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Curtains and blinds

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Curtains and blinds

  1. 1. INTERIORINTERIOR DESIGNDESIGN CURTAINS AND BLINDS
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION 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
  3. 3. APPLICATIONS •Curtains are used to block incoming sunlight. •They are used as a divider, or partition, between rooms within a residential setting.
  4. 4. •They are used in musical and theatre productions. • These types of curtains are exponentially bigger than "regular" curtains as they serve to cover up the entire stage in between acts. •A curtain may be used for providing a privacy façade, blocking what is going on from one room to the next.
  5. 5. SHOWER CURTAIN: • 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.
  6. 6. FITTING AND FIXTURES TIEBACKS: • Decorative and practical accessory. • They are used to hold open the curtain panel from the window to let the light in. • Different types and styles: Bows, cords, tassels, fabric (in many forms and shapes) with hooks. HOLD BACK: • 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.
  7. 7. CURTAIN RODS: • A device used to suspend curtains. • Materials: wood, metal, plastic. CURTAIN RINGS: • Rings used for holding up a curtains to rail or rod. • Materials: plastic, wood, metal.
  8. 8. 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 button. WORKING: -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.
  9. 9. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS  Curtains shall be machine sewn throughout and where two or more widths are joined they shall have an over locked seam.  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
  10. 10. CURTAIN TRACK UNCORDED  Tracks to be securely fixed either into the lintel or into new existing battens with wood screws of suitable gauge and length;  brackets to be fitted at maximum intervals of 600mm or to the manufacturer’s specification, with appropriate number of runners and end stops.
  11. 11. CURTAIN CORDED  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  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.
  12. 12. SPECIFICATION FOR BLINDS ROLLER 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
  13. 13. VERTICAL BLINDS  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 components.
  14. 14. VENETIAN BLINDS  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 create.  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 or lowered.  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 slat movement.
  15. 15. CONSTRUCTION DETAIL  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 fabric covered.
  16. 16. •Design the cornice to fit your home •Select materials and collect key tools •Assemble the basic box •Apply the trim •Smooth and finish the cornice •Mount the cornice over the window 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.
  17. 17. MARKET SURVEY SHOP- Saboo Fabrics, Dharampeth.
  18. 18. 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 tissue. Net-Available per metre. Price: 65-450 Rs/m.
  19. 19. Jute- Available per metre. Price: 185-350Rs/m. Shower curtains- Length: fibre quality: 48 inches macro quality: 56 inches Height: 7 feet Price:185-800 Rs. Beads: Length: 4 feet Height: 7 feet Price: 350-1200 Rs Lace: Length: 4 feet Height: 7 feet Price: 650 Rs
  20. 20. Tie back: Available in pair. Price: 200 Rs/pair. Blinds: Curtain rods: Available in various styles ranges from 30- 1000/- or more per rod or in pair.
  21. 21. BLINDS
  22. 22. CURTAIN RODS
  23. 23. CATLOG
  24. 24. SHOWER CURTAINS
  25. 25. INTERIOR USE

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