How Curtain Poles and Curtain Tracks are Different
Selecting the right curtain hardware is important from both aesthetical and practical perspectives. When deciding the hardware to be used to hang the curtain and draperies, curtain poles and tracks are often used interchangeably. But they are quite different.
Curtain poles often called curtain rods are usually round and are made of metal or wood. The curtain poles are either fed through the curtain heading or through a set of curtain rings to which the curtains are attached to.
They are a popular choice amongst people for they add decorative elements to their curtains. They are generally designed to be visible once the curtains are hung. Curtain poles are available in a variety of styles, colours, and finishes. Also, a wide range of finial options is available to further enhance their appearance.
Curtain track uses an internal tracking system with either glides or carriers to attach the curtain. Most tracks are made of aluminium and come in a variety of styles, colours, and sizes, ideal for residential and commercial applications.
They are affordable and give a cleaner and minimalist look when used with curtains. It is also smoother to operate than the poles that make use of rings.
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