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
On the header or above on the wall?
The same for every window?
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.
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.
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 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
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