DF Mirror Charcoal Flame Retardant Curtains
Currently 3-4 Weeks. Made to Order. Manufacture time may increase. Order Soon to Avoid Disappointment
|Flame Retardant Certified Rating||N/A|
|Washing / Cleaning Information Face Fabric||40 Degrees|
|Delivery||Currently 3-4 Weeks. Made to Order. Manufacture time may increase. Order Soon to Avoid Disappointment|
|Fabric Width (cm)||140|
|Pattern Repeat Vertical (cm)||1|
|Composition||100% Inherent Flame Retardant Polyester|
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Piece of paper
For recording your
Someone to assist if your
windows are large .
As this will allow you to get a
rigid full length measurement.
The first step is to decide whether you want your curtains to hang from, whether you go for a curtain track or a curtain pole, both of which should be positioned 15cm (6 inches) above the window and extend 15-20cm (6-8 inches) either side.
You want to measure the total width of the track or pole, excluding the finials as these will not be covered. Then add a small amount on to allow for an overlap of your curtains.
When you are ready to measure, you have to make a decision about where you want the curtains to finish. The choices are whether to go to the sill, below the sill or to the floor. We suggest that:
- Sill length curtains finish 1.25cm (1/2 inch) above the sill.
- Curtains that fall below the sill should finish 15cm (6 inches) below or just above the radiator to stop heat loss.
- Floor length curtains finish 1 - 1.5cm (1/2 inch) from the floor (although you can create a shappy sheak look by having them puddled on the floor, but that is personal preference).
It is essential that you double and triple check your measurements as if you have measured incorrectly your curtains will not fit properly and if they are made to measure / custom drapes they cannot be changed.
Measure the exact width of the recess in three places; at the top of the recess, in the centre of the recess and near the bottom - then take the smallest size.
Measure the exact drop of the recess in three places on the left hand side of the recess, in the centre of the recess and on the right hand side of the recess - then take thesmallest size.
We will take one cm (half an inch) off the finished width size you have given us, to allow for the blind to pull up and down easily. The amount of fabric required will be more than this finished size, This is to allow for fabric hemming.
Measure the width of the actual recess plus an additional amount – Usually from 7cm-15cm (3" - 6") whatever you think looks appropriate.
Measure the exact drop of the recess. The blind would be fitted above the recess, so check the space above and add an amount on to the drop – usually from 15-20cm (6" - 8")
These sizes you have taken will be the size of the finished blind. The amount of fabric required will be more than this finished size this is to allow for hemming.
Curtain Fullness Calculation
Curtain fullness is the amount of pleating that will be in your curtain. This is based on the width of the space you wish to cover. For an example we can use a track width of 200cm. If you wanted a heavily pleated curtain then you would use 2x the track width rounded to the nearest width of fabric. As it is a waste not to use the full width.
Track width 200cm, Pencil Pleat Heading = 200cm x 2 = 400cm. Divide by the fabric width eg, 140cm = 2.85 widths. We therefore use 3 widths of fabric and 1.5 widths per curtain.
For Pinch pleat curtains you have to use 2.5x fullness for the finish otherwise with the pinches there will not be enough fullness for the finished width of the curtain
Made to Measure Curtains
Our made to measure curtains are produced by our trained seamstresses who produce the very finest curtains for both commercial and domestic environments. All our curtains use the finest tapes and linings and this means you get a super finish to your window dressings. Our custom made drapes use double fullness for pencil pleat and 2.5x fullness for pinch pleat. We round up to the nearest full width for all our curtains as we don’t like skimped windows. We offer a pulling and hooking service so all our curtains are ready to hang so you get the perfect pleats in your curtains as they are already pulled up to the track width you specified.
Nationwide Fitting and Installation
We have a nationwide team of experts who will come to your site. Please see the full details here. We can do check measures of your windows and provide you with dressing advice.
Flame Retardant to British Standards
This fabric is flame retardant to British Standards. The flame retardant standards are certified for use in commercial environments, including; care homes, hotels, schools, pubs, restaurants and more. All our fire resistant products come with certification from UK registered testing houses. Please check the additional information tab for the flame retardant standards this particular product complies to. We ensure all our stated fire resistant curtain fabrics are certified to BS5867 Part2B or 2C. Upholsteryfabrics are certified to BS5852 and the bedding to BS7175, but please check the additional information to ensure the fabric you are viewing is fit for the purpose you require.
Made to Measure in the UK.
Our made to measure curtains and blinds are manufactured to your exact specification which means you get a quality custom finish for an incredibly low price because as you are buying direct. We use your measurements to make everything to your requirements using our team of UK manufacturing facilities. If you have a specific requirement then please speak to the team and we will customise your products exactly how you would like them making.
Full Bespoke Quotations & Invoicing Available
We offer a full service for all our products so if you need advice or help please speak with our well trained team. You can speak directly with our sales agent who has over 20 years’ experience in the soft furnishings industry. We are here to help.
We offer clients an invoice which they can pay via bank transfer as well as card over the phone. We try to make the payment process as simple as possible.
Free Product and Fabric Samples
We offer a full range of free fabric samples for all of our clients. Simply click the "order free sample" button above and select the options you would be interested in and you will get a samples added to your "shopping cart" bag in the menu.