I live in an apartment with vertical blinds that I'm not allowed to remove. Any ideas on how to hang curtains in front of them since the blinds stick out so far from the wall?
By Danielle from IA
If your vertical blinds stick as far out as the ones on my patio door, the standard curtain rod brackets won't stick out far enough. The vertical blinds in the bedrooms are mounted inside the window frames. Here if I buy a curtain rod and drapes the maintenance man can take the vertical blinds out and put the other rod up for me, but when I got to pricing stuff for a patio door, I decided to put up with the vertical blinds. (12/22/2009)
You could buy a ceiling mount curtain rod (they sell them at J C Penney's) and then you would have drapes that hang from the ceiling to the floor. (12/23/2009)
By Patty Lynn
I have a patio room in our house and our windows have the honeycomb blinds. When the blinds are up we have no privacy. I found a web site that sells tension rods for half the price of what the stores sell them for since I needed 15 tension rods. I put the lace curtains on the rods and put the rods behind the blinds. The blinds still go up and down with no problem and now we have our privacy. Go to www.curtainandbathoutlet.com. for some great prices. (12/27/2009)
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