Measuring for a Curtain

The tools you will need are Tape measure (metal ones are best), pen and paper. Take all your measurements in millimetres (mm). Check for any obstructions such as window handles, tiles, skirtings and take their position into account if necessary, to ensure a perfect fit

Make sure your floor coverings have been installed, if not allow for the floor coverings when measuring the drop size.

Select the look that you want to achieve.

Simple Measuring

Decide where you would like to position your curtain track.

1Measuring the width

Measure from the point where you want the Curtain Track to start and finish. We recommend that you overlap the window recess by at least 100mm on each side.

Measuring Curtain Width

2Measuring the drop

Measure the drop. We recommend that you overlap the window recess by at least 100mm on each top and bottom.

Measuring Curtain Drop

Measuring Curtain Below Cornice to Floor

Decide where you would like to position your curtain track. In our case we are positioning the curtain track below the cornice and the curtain above the floor.

1Measuring the width

Measure from the point where you want the Curtain Track to start and finish. We recommend that you overlap the window recess by at least 100mm on each side.

Measuring Curtain Width

2Measuring the drop

Measure the drop in 3 places and use the smallest measurement. Use the smallest measurement. Our factory will make deductions on the drop by an approximately 10-15mm. Your curtian will finish approximately 10-15mm above the floor.

Measuring Curtain Drop

Need an advice? If you have inconsistent drop measurement and has 10mm variation. Please send us a message by clicking the HELP button at the bottom right of your screen or give us a call on 1300 699 041.


Measuring Below Cornice to Floor and Wall to Wall

Decide where you would like to position your curtain track. In our case we are positioning the curtain track wall to wall and below the cornice.

1Measuring the width

Measure the width from the left wall to the right wall. Our factory will make deductions on the width by an approximately 10-15mm to make sure the the track will fit.

Measuring Curtain Width

2Measuring the drop

Measure the drop in 3 places and use the smallest measurement. Use the smallest measurement. Our factory will make deductions on the drop by an approximately 10-15mm. Your curtian will finish approximately 10-15mm above the floor.

Measuring Curtain Drop

Need an advice? If you have inconsistent drop measurement and has 10mm variation. Please send us a message by clicking the HELP button at the bottom right of your screen or give us a call on 1300 699 041.