Choosing Curtain Materials Made Easy
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If you are thinking of an easy to maintain easy to find material, polyester may just be the right choice for you. One of the most common fabrics used for curtains because of its durability and easy maintenance, it will make a perfect fit for your bedrooms and living rooms. However, depending on the location you wish to place your new curtains, the materials you choose may need to be suited to that location. Take for example, avoid using polyester fabric for kitchen curtains as the fabric absorbs odours and the material is flammable. Not so good to be cooking beside polyester!
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Another fabric you can look in to is cotton, as it is the perfect fabric to fit in with a modern decor but can also suit a traditional style with its versatility. Using cotton will give your curtains a clean, crisp feel that adds freshness to any room. The amazing thing about cotton is the range of weaves you can get, making it a very customizable fabric to suit your needs. You may choose a tighter weave if you want some privacy or to block sunlight, opt for sheer cotton if you want to make a room feel light and airy.
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Despite it being a billowy fabric, Linen is still able to offer a tailored look. Making it great for dining rooms or a modern living room. If you are a sunlight loving person, the sheerness of the fabric will allow a good amount of sunlight to stream through, filling any room with natural light. However, the fabric can wrinkle easily so it isn’t the best choice to use it for decorating your children’s room or rooms with a lot of traffic.
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As you would expect, silk adds a luxury to anything it is made from. If you would love to exude a heighten sense of indulgence or creating a romantic setting, you may consider using this valued fabric as one of your options. Draping excellently and flawlessly, its softness and flow is pleasing to the eyes and touch as well! However, do note that it may get a little pricey in terms of maintenance and is vulnerable to sun damage so you may want to consider adding a lining to the silk to protect the fabric.
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Velvet is another luxurious fabric that gives the feel of “royalty”, making it a perfect match for formal dining rooms, traditionally styled living rooms or grand master bedrooms. It drapes well and because of the thicker quality of the fabric they can insulate draughty windows while also blocking out sounds and sunlight.
The list of fabrics in highlight may not be the most extensive, but we hope that this basic guide can help you better understand and find the right curtain material for your home. Happy hunting!