Curtains and drapes provide a certain level of privacy while also increasing the aesthetic factor of a home. There are different types of curtains including pleated, double pleated and three pleated. Although drawing the blinds will cut off light and air flow, this will provide the inhabitants with much needed privacy. Cotton blended and synthetic materials are commonly used for curtains. Cotton clothes may fade fast due to light, so make sure you change them once in a while. Cotton blended fabrics on the other hand are easier to clean and lasts longer.
Curtains should be hung 6 in above the window sill. If you want the curtain rods to be invisible, you can try using curtain with frills at the top end. There are frills of many different varieties available in the market now. Most people prefer cloth pelmets. Bedrooms will be more suited to half curtain. This will provide both privacy and airflow. Kitchens should preferably have thick curtain. The curtain should be selected according to the paint and decor of each room. Big windows are best adorned with plain ones. Avoid bright colors or bold patterns on them, as this will draw all the attention otherwise. The dining areas are best fitted with curtains of pastel colors. The bedrooms can be adorned with curtain of red or pink color that exude romance and love. Children’s room can have bright colored with cartoon character prints. Teenager’s rooms can have dark colors and kitchens can have checkered curtains.