Hanging Heavy Duty Curtain Rods
Heavy duty curtain rods – Curtains made of heavy materials can block the light from entering your windows more efficiently than a clean and light material curtain, but heavier curtains have its drawbacks.
Measure the width and height of the window; you will hang the curtains over. Your heavy duty curtain rods should be at least 5 inches longer than your window is large. Purchased a robust curtain rod that can support the weight of your curtains.
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Run a stud sensor over the wall where you will hang the curtain. Heavy duty curtain rods need a strong anchor; you must connect your curtain rod brackets directly to studs in the wall. Measure the length of your curtains to know how high you need to place the bracket. If curtains reach down to the floor, they can cause problems. Install your curtain rod brackets to hang your curtains at least 3 inches from the floor while still covering the entire window.
Keep your wall mounts that you intend to install them. Hold the bracket in place. Place curtains to the curtain rod. Various curtains will have different hanging methods, so review your curtains to decide how to hang on a curtain rod. Lift the rod into the brackets and let it rest on them.