Curtain rod placement?

I just replaced all the windows in the house and had them trimmed inside with 6 " header.
Where should I place the black iron curtain rods, I have enough for every window.
On the header or above on the wall?
The same for every window?
CathyLee
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I'd put them on the header and since it is a large header, I'd let it show.
Yes, I'd do them all the same.
That said, there is no reason you cold not do it some other way if you like that effect better. If the header is something that is nice, why cover it up? If the header is to cover up some other problem, cover it and give the illusion of a longer window.
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CathyLee wrote:

It depends on how it looks. Hang on one window and take some time to decide if that's what you want. Don't install four curtain rods without showing your wife, resulting in her asking you to move all of them up about 2 inches. Trust me that's a real pain in the ass.
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If using drapes you already have the correct answer is wherever you achieve the desired floor clearance.
If you are making new draperies the standard is that the top of the drape should at least cover the top of the casing. If using iron poles with rod pocket drapes you might be able to mount on the window casing.
Almost always when using rods and rings you have to mount above the window because the top of the drapery is usually about an inch below the bottom of the rod.
The higher the rod the more "important" the window becomes and it also tends to "raise the ceiling".
These are just the industry standards. Your house and you can do as you wish.
Colbyt
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