The curtain rods are available along with finials, which in turn are available in several designs like wrought iron, wooden, crystal, glass, ceramic, copper, brass with adjustable telescopic rods and competed with brackets and rings. The high quality of the curtain rods proves to be sturdy, durable and quite easy to install.
There are varieties of curtain rods available in the market today, all of which serve a different purpose.
Following are the different types of curtain rods:
Café rods - available with or without rings. These are available with several finishing touches of enamel and brass and are used for tie-tab curtains, hand-drawn windows and unique draperies.
Sash rods - here you can use shallow mounting brackets that offer the curtains to remain close to the glass windows and doors. These are commonly used for stretched curtains on doors.
Wide curtain rods - are usually available in 2-1/2" and 4-1/2" widths. They have corner connectors that make these rods suitable for special bay and corner windows.
Narrow curtain rods - are used for typical rod-pocket window treatments. They are available in clear and translucent plastic material that does not show the curtain fabric.
Curtain rods are the most crucial items for hanging curtains. So you have to select the ones that will perfectly suit the window and doorframes.
You can also make curtain rods of your own at home. Just measure the width of the windows and doors and then get the rods with few extensive inches on either side. Get finials, hooks, unfinished dowels, and curtain rings to make your desirable curtain rods. Cut the dowel, paint it and then screw the large hooks into the wall over the window. Thread the beautiful curtain rings over the dowel, fasten the knobs at each end and hang some wonderful curtains to complete your home decor.