After you have chosen the perfect fabrics and drapes for your window treatments you will need the right equipment for the next phase of your job; hanging your drapes. This will require drapery hardware. Equally as important to the selection of materials and colors for your window treatment is the correct drapery hardware.
Similar to drapery fabrics, there are many different types of drapery hardware to choose from. Again, it is important to choose drapery hardware that complements your drapes as well as the overall design of the room and hardware that suits the location of the curtain. There are collections of straight drapery rods for regular windows and specialty hardware for custom styled windows. Corner windows require the proper hardware while arch windows require bow shaped hardware. You can also use drapery hardware for other decorative ideas, such as a bed canopy made from ceiling mounted drapery or decorative drapery hardware mounted on the wall to display quilts or ornamental wall hangings. The uses for drapery hardware are only limited by your imagination.
There are many makers of drapery hardware and drapery hardware accessories, such as; traverse rods, standard rod, wire rods, sconces, brackets and many other hardware pieces that will help complete your window treatment. Hardware can include decorative solid brass drapery poles and rods for an elegant look, to several other types of finishes. The room style will determine which type and finish to use for your drapery hardware selection.