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What diameter curtain pole do I need for eyelet curtains?

Eyelet Size Standard ready-made curtains tend to use a 40mm eyelet and as such we could recommend a 28mm curtain pole. A 35mm pole will fit but you may just need to help your curtains along the pole. A 50mm eyelet is recommended for a 35mm curtain pole.

Can you use any pole for eyelet curtains?

The only real difference between an eyelet pole and a normal metal curtain pole is the curtain pole rings. So if your pole is 28mm diameter or slightly smaller then it will be fine for your eyelet curtains.

What size curtain rings do I need for 28mm pole?

The rings have a 42mm (1 5/8″) internal diameter which is ideal for 28mm (1 1/8″) diameter poles as it ensures the curtain rings will not snag on the pole while you pull them to operate your curtains.

Are curtain eyelets a standard size?

Curtain eyelets are available in four sizes to suit all curtain pole diameters, they are 25mm, 40mm, 50mm and 66mm.

What size curtains do I need for a 240cm pole?

For example, if you have measured a pole or track length of 240cm (94 1/2”), then you would enter your required curtain width as 240cm (94 1/2”). Your measurement consists of the window recess (A) and an addition amount to accommodate the curtains when they are opened.

How high do you put a curtain pole above the window?

DO Hang High The higher the curtain rod, the taller the window will appear, so fix your curtain rod closer to the ceiling than the top of your window, if you can. One rule of thumb is that they should sit 4-6 inches above the window frame.

What size eyelets do I need?

Grommet and Eyelet Sizing Chart

Size Outside Diameter (in millimeters) Inside Diameter (in millimeters)
#00 (3/16″) 9mm 4.5mm
#0 (1/4″) 11.5mm 6mm
#1 (5/16″) 17.5mm 7mm
#2 (3/8″) 19mm 9mm

How are eyelet curtains measured?

Measuring for Eyelet Curtains Simply measure between the finials (the decorative ends) to obtain the width. Drop: The inner edge of the eyelet is set down 3cm from the top of the curtain so you need to allow for this when measuring or your curtains will be 3 cm too short!

How much wider than the window should eyelet curtains be?

You should buy a pair with a total width close to this measurement — 20% smaller or bigger than that measurement is fine. The bigger the curtains, the more folds the curtain will have, and the fuller it will look.

How big of a curtain pole do I need for 40mm curtains?

Yes, we suggest 28mm curtain poles for the majority of ready made eyelet curtains (40mm eyelets) you can buy and 35mm curtain poles for eyelet curtains with larger 50mm eyelets. Once you have found the curtain pole you like, you can select “no rings” on most of our 28mm and 35mm metal curtain poles.

How to measure the length of eyelet curtains?

For Readymade Eyelet curtains measure from the top of the curtain pole down to where you want the curtains to finish. Full length should finish 1cm above the floor floor and window sill length 10cms below the window sill. When you order your PolesandBlinds ready made curtains, it is easy to choose a drop closest to your measurements from the range.

What kind of curtain rod do you need for heavy curtains?

Heavy curtains require a larger diameter curtain rod – 35mm and 50mm for metal poles and 45mm to 63mm for wooden curtain poles. Metal curtain poles are our most popular range and for good reasons.

Which is the best company for Curtain Poles?

Fendow offers a great wooden curtain pole selection and a massive metal curtain pole range with fabulously decorative crystal curtain poles or simple stud and ball curtain poles. We also offer a fantastic choice of colours from a sleek black curtain pole to painted and stain wooden curtain rods which will co-ordinate or contrast with your decor.