FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions
Suspended ceiling curtain tracks are specially designed tracks that are installed onto the ceiling to hang curtains. They are typically used in areas where the ceiling is too high to mount a traditional curtain track directly onto it. Suspended ceiling tracks are a practical solution for commercial and public buildings, as well as in residential homes with high ceilings. Direct Fabrics offers a range of suspended ceiling curtain tracks suitable for various applications.
Yes, Direct Fabrics offers customized suspended ceiling curtain tracks that can be tailored to fit specific requirements. Our team of experts can help you design the perfect solution to meet your unique needs. We offer a range of materials, colors, and finishes to choose from to ensure that the final product matches your specifications. Contact us to discuss your project requirements and get a quote for your customized suspended ceiling track.
Suspended ceiling tracks are suitable for a wide range of curtains, including light-weight curtains and heavy-duty draperies. The type of curtains suitable for a particular suspended ceiling track depends on its load-bearing capacity. Direct Fabrics offers a variety of suspended ceiling tracks that can support different curtain weights. Our team of experts can help you choose the right track for your curtains and provide guidance on the most suitable type of curtains for your suspended ceiling track.
As a family business, we at Direct Fabrics aim to provide a uniquely professional and personalised service for all our customers, however big or small. We work within contract furnishings sectors and have over 60 years of experience, ensuring we provide unparalleled quality in all projects we assist in. We are only too aware that each customer will have individual requirements, whether it’s a metre of fabric or a contract for a hotel, school or nursing home, we’ll be able to tailor our service for you.
All members of our customer service team pride themselves on giving every customer clear concise advice and informing you, whatever stage your order’s at, from quick quotations to receiving free samples, and then post-order. When you pick up the phone, you’re able to speak to the team between 9am-5pm from Monday to Friday. You may even speak to the Director himself as he plays a keen role in the day-to-day operations of the company.
Our humble story started with Joe Simon commenced trading in 1947, his market stall was the place to buy velvet in the North East. The chances are that if you are from the North East, a member of family will remember the ‘curtain men’, Joe and son Martin, from the early days. Nowadays Direct Fabrics is a third-generation family business; for over 60 years we have expanded our business with loyal and dedicated staff.
ECS Enterprises Ltd’s trading entity, Direct Fabrics, still prides itself on the same ethics that Joe and Martin Simon stood by. We share our passion for textiles with all our clients to make your projects run smoothly and ensure the quality of soft furnishings you expect from a British manufacturer. We continue to provide you with a comprehensive range of quality fabrics including bedding, towels and restaurant linens, all at competitive prices. We’re preferred by some of the most prestigious hotels including the Marriot, Sheraton, Hilton and many more.
We look forward to doing business with you and we look forward to receiving any questions or comments you may have.
Edward C. Simon
ECS Enterprises t/a Direct Fabrics
Company Registration - 08543363
VAT Number 181905107
Our fabrics that feature sound absorption coefficients and an acoustic rating have these scores as a result of extensive laboratory testing alongside SRL Acoustics.
Contract curtains are required by law to be flame retardant, they must meet the BS5867 Part 2 Type B/C standards. We at Direct Fabrics offer a large range of fabrics that BSI have accredited with these standards.
Some other accreditations held by our several flame retardant fabrics include:
- NFPA 701 Part 1 & 2
- European EN 13773
- Italian Classe Uno
- IMO FTP Code 2010 Part 7
Suspended Drop Ceiling Curtain Tracks
A suspended ceiling is a ceiling that has been installed below the standard ceiling for a space. The void created is usually used for services including air conditioning, wiring, plumbing and other elements that are needed usually in commercial sites for quick and easy access. Usually these suspended ceiling are created from a grid system that is made from a metal aluminium frame that is durable and sufficiently strong to hold the tiles plus any additional weighting.
our curtain track systems can be attached with the use of a noggin a behind the ceiling, this allows for the tracks to be attached and secured.
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