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Not sure about what to do next? Let us help! Simply follow our comprehensive instructions below. We'll take you through the process, step by step, ensuring that your curtain fits perfectly by accurately measuring your window. Have any queries or hesitations? Reach out to our team of blind and curtain experts, and we'll provide all the assistance you need.

Alternatively, if you prefer a more personalised touch, we offer in-home consultations with our expert consultants in Auckland and Waikato regions. Our consultants will work with you to find the perfect solution to your curtain and/or blind needs. They will also take care of the measurements, ensuring a tailored solution that meets your exacting needs.

how to measure for curtains

You've got everything you need right here! Take a look below for printable measuring instructions, a sheet to note down all your measurements and a link to our online quote form.

Remember, if you need any further assistance, don't hesitate to contact us. We're here to help you ensure that your curtains fit perfectly.

curtain design tips

Before you start measuring, take a moment to consider the design factors below. They'll help you determine the length, width, and mounting position of your custom-made curtains.

For options on heading and hem types, plus hanging length, explore our curtain design options page. These decisions will influence the overall look and feel of your curtains.

We highly recommend that you take advantage of our free fabric sample service. This way, you can ensure that your curtains are the exact colour and texture you're looking for. Don't hesitate to reach out to our knowledgeable customer service team if you have any questions or need further assistance - we're here to help!

curtain height

Curtains offer versatile styling options: they can hang just below the window for a relaxed, casual look, or extend all the way to the floor for a more sophisticated, designer touch.

Floor-length curtains can even create the illusion of larger windows & higher ceilings, adding an elegant touch to any space.

The price typically remains the same regardless of the length you choose, giving you the freedom to select the option that best suits your aesthetic preferences & space requirements.

curtain width

Your curtains should ideally stack over the wall when open to maximise your window space.

If your space allows, consider extending your curtains to cover the entire wall space. This creates a seamless and sophisticated finish, elevating the overall look of the room.

Looks for obstructions such as heat pumps, alarm sensors, ceiling scotia and other items that may need to be allowed for when deciding on the position, width and stacking of your curtains.

mounting position

You have the flexibility to hand your curtains in two distinct ways: either above the window on the wall, or directly from the ceiling.

By mounting curtains from the ceiling, you can create the illusion of taller walls, which in turn can make the room feel more spacious & airy. It's a simple yet effective technique to enhance the visual appeal & overall ambiance of your space.

To discuss your mounting position options, or any other design elements, please do not hesitate to contact us.

more about us
100% kiwi owned & operated

100% kiwi owned & operated

Based in Auckland, we are a locally owned retail manufacturer selling blinds & curtains direct to both residential & commercial customers across NZ.

New Zealand wide shipping

New Zealand wide shipping

No matter where you are in the country, we'll ship our NZ-made blinds & curtains straight to you from our Auckland manufacturing facility.

extensive warranty

extensive warranty

Buy with confidence. We offer a 5 year warranty on all blind fabrics, blind & curtain components & workmanship, along with a 3 year warranty on all curtain fabrics.

easy installation

easy installation

Our blinds & curtains are easy to install and come with instructions. If you need further information regarding measuring & fitting, see our ‘how to’ section or contact us for assistance.

free sample service

free sample service

Get the fabric colour and texture that you want for your blinds or curtains by taking advantage of our free fabric sample service.

best price guarantee

best price guarantee

Find a better price for the same blinds or curtains? We'll beat it. You'll get quality custom-made blinds or curtains for your home at the lowest price.

Who are we?

Proudly kiwi owned and operated blind manufacturer and retailer with a facility in Auckland serving both the domestic and commercial market across New Zealand.

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