CURTAINS AND BLINDS
CURTAIN - DECORATIVE
FABRIC COMMONLY HUNG TO
REGULATE THE ADMISSION OF
LIGHT AT WINDOWS AND TO
PREVENT DRAFTS FROM DOOR
OR WINDOW OPENINGS.
A BLIND IS A TYPE OF WINDOW
COVERING . A TYPICAL WINDOW
BLIND IS MADE UP OF SEVERAL
LONG HORIZONTAL OR VERTICAL
SLATS WHICH ARE HELD
TOGETHER BY CORDS THAT RUN
THROUGH THE BLIND SLATS. A
WINDOW BLIND IS ALSO KNOWN
AS A WINDOW SHADE
•Curtains are used to block incoming sunlight.
•They are used as a divider, or partition, between rooms
within a residential setting.
•They are used in musical and
• These types of curtains are
exponentially bigger than
"regular" curtains as they serve
to cover up the entire stage in
•A curtain may be used for
providing a privacy façade,
blocking what is going on from
one room to the next.
• Functions by impeding the
water that is reflected and
dispersed when an individual
takes a shower.
• It saves people the hassle of
having to clean up the water
that otherwise would end up
on the floor due to the
trajectory and reflection.
FITTING AND FIXTURES
• Decorative and practical accessory.
• They are used to hold open the
curtain panel from the window to let the
• Different types and styles: Bows, cords,
tassels, fabric (in many forms and shapes)
• A decorative rigid form of tie back,
usually made of metal, brass or iron.
• They are attached to the wall on the
side of the curtains.
• The curtain fabric is drawn back and
placed behind the hold back to keep the
fabric in place.
• A device used to
• Materials: wood,
• Rings used for holding
up a curtains to rail or
• Materials: plastic,
REMOTE CONTROL CURTAIN SYSTEMS
A remote controlled curtain system allows you to have the
convenience of opening and closing your curtains at the touch of a
-It works by the remote control sending an
infrared signal to a receiver on the curtains.
-This infrared receiver is installed into the
curtain track of curtains.
-When finished hooking up the curtains to
the track, the remote may be used. When
the remote is used an infrared signal is sent
to the infrared receiver on the curtain track.
-This receiver receives the signal from the
remote and passes it to a microprocessor,
which goes about closing the curtains by
using the curtain tracks.
Curtains shall be machine sewn
throughout and where two or more widths
are joined they shall have an over locked
Standard heading tape should be 75mm
pencil pleat type unless otherwise specified.
Side seams shall be bag lined. Valences-
side and bottom hems shall be bag lined,
return face cloth to lining side by a
minimum of 25mm.
Care and Laundering instructions must
be stitched onto the curtains.
SPECIFICATION FOR CURTAINS
CURTAIN TRACK UNCORDED
Tracks to be securely fixed either into the lintel or into
new existing battens with wood screws of suitable gauge and
brackets to be fitted at maximum intervals of 600mm or to
the manufacturer’s specification, with appropriate number of
runners and end stops.
Cording sets typically shall comprise of 2 master runners, one
double and one single pulley, 2 end stops and continuous cored
weight complete with cord as specified by manufacturer
Battens shall comprise of planned softwood chamfered on all
face edges, suitably prepared to suit clients requirements.
To be securely fixed with countersunk screws of suitable gauge
and length at minimum 450mm centres to walls by drilling and
plugging or according to base structure.
SPECIFICATION FOR BLINDS
Roller blinds are made from the
highest quality fabrics. To operate,
simply use the chain at the side of the
blind which will raise and lower it to the
height you prefer.
They are to be capable of side fixing as
required using metal brackets.
The blinds shall have side edges
finished free of snags or loose fibres.
The bottom edge shall have plain
stretcher bar of sufficient weight to
ensure blinds remain in vertical position
Vertical blinds are made from high quality fabrics in
89mm and 127mm width strips, which are called louvers.
The louvers hang from the head rail and are linked by a
chain at the bottom.
Vertical blinds have two controls. One allows the blind
louvers to be tilted to the left or the right. This means you
can block the light out, let it in, or filter it by tilting the
louvres to an angle.
The other one lets you pull the louvres fully back, either
to the left or the right. Or they can split in the centre like a
pair of curtains
All vertical blinds come with a white headrail and white
Venetian blinds includes slats made from either aluminium
or wood. Choose from slat widths ranging from 15mm to
50mm to suit the size of the window or the effect you wish to
There are two controls to operate aluminium Venetian
blinds. A cord controls the height of the blind and either a
cord or a wand controls the angle of the slat. 50mm
aluminium Venetians come with a cord to tilt the blind,
whereas 15mm and 25mm aluminium Venetians come with a
rod to tilt the blind.
Slats shall be in the open position when the blind is raised
For Wood Venetians there is a tolerance when
manufacturing of up to 3mm on width (either way) and
between 2 to 4cm on drop (depending on slat size) to allow for
Pelmets for curtain track system
A pelmet (also called a "cornice
board") is a framework placed
above a window, used to conceal
curtain fixtures. These can be
used decoratively (to hide the
curtain rod) and also help
insulate the window by
preventing convection currents.
A pelmet can be made of
plywood, and may be painted, or
•Design the cornice to fit your home
•Select materials and
collect key tools
•Assemble the basic
•Apply the trim
•Smooth and finish the
•Mount the cornice over
Adding window or door cornices will bring freshness and
style to any room décor. They’ll hide ugly curtain rods
and add a touch of custom-made detailing that makes an
ordinary window or door look like something special.
There are many different and fabric combinations that you can use
for a curatin. But should choose material that are fade resistant,
especially if the room gets a lot of light.
Some of the material available in Nagpur are-
Cloth- Available per metre.
Price: 75 Rs/m.
Tissue- Available per metre.
Price: 185 Rs/m for plain tissue.
250 Rs/m for embroidered
Net-Available per metre.
Price: 65-450 Rs/m.