Who invented curtain rods?

Answer An African American named S.R. Scrottron invented the curtain rod. It was patented by Scrottron under the US patent number 481,720 on August 30th 1892. The original rod was a long metal tube open a... Read More »

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How to Select Curtain Rods?

What difference does it make if your curtain rod is visible or not? A lot! Just like the necklace, scarf or tie you pick to complete your day’s outfit, your choice of curtain rod completes your w... Read More »

How to Install Curtain Rods?

Before you install a curtain rod, you should have the curtains you want to hang from it. The curtain will not only determine the height of the rod, but what kind of rod to buy and whether to instal... Read More »

How do I hang wooden curtain rods?

Measure From the Window FrameUsing a steel tape measure, measure 2 to 4 inches on each side of the outer edge of the window frame and again above the frame at the top of the window. Installing the ... Read More »

How do I hang curtain rods level?

Measure the WindowUse a steel tape measure to measure 2 to 3 inches beyond the window molding on each side and 2 to 3 inches above the molding at the top. Draw a light pencil mark to indicate the m... Read More »