The length of the curtains in the living room depends on the operation of the curtains and the style of the room itself. The long and luxurious curtains that accumulate on the floor enhance very formal style of decor, while crisp pleated shades and only rub the floor highlight a more modern and functional room.
How do you open and close the curtains? The weight of the curtains should be considered, including the fabric , lining and interlining. To increase functionality, long curtains finish 1/2 inch (1.2 cm) above the floor work best.
If the curtains are lowered manually, need more frequent cleaning if were lowered by ropes and pulleys. The floor length curtains should be dry cleaned because they generally have a large amount of fabric for household washing machines can clean them properly. The curtains that touch the floor need more cleaning than that do not touch the floor.
The effect of the curtains that accumulate on the floor, which have 12 inches (30.5 cm) or more of fabric , can be very beautiful, but the functionality is limited. The curtains can not be opened and closed easily and to clean the floor, probably have to get up and folding curtains. The current trend of the breakdown of the curtain is a consequence of this older trend. Cracking The curtains usually have 1 or 2 inches (2.5 to 5 cm) of extra long and can be lifted by hand or with a rope.
In a room with electric temperature sensors under the window, the curtains should be short enough to not obstruct the sensors. In a casual room, curtains usually reach below the sill. In the formal living rooms are usually long or longer hang curtains. If the floor in the room is not exactly level, it may seem that the curtains that barely touch the floor have an uneven hem.