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What do you call a widget that holds the side of a curtain against a wall?

I moved into a house and found these handy widgets screwed into a bedroom wall. These widgets each consist of a hook-shaped piece of metal with a small clip that fastens a window curtain to the hook. ...
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Is this type of curtain track solid enough for children?

I'm considering purchasing this plastic curtain track. However I am concerned regarding the robustness of the hooks which attach the track to the wall. These look a bit like this one: But what if ...
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What curtain pole for a bay window?

I have a bay window similar to the 1st photo below. When I moved in this house, there was a curved curtain rail system and 3 separate pieces of curtain for the 3 windows of the bay. As it was very ...
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Putting up a curtain rail on a dormer wall

We have a loft conversion with a dormer and a window in the wall of the dormer. I'd like to put up some curtains, but I'm not sure how to attach the curtain rail. The dormer walls are described as: ...
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How to install this cheap metal curtain rod?

I bought one of these cheap curtain rods for my home theatre blackout curtains: But it doesn't appear to have come with any instructions. I mean it appears that I'm supposed to just screw those ...
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How can I thoroughly blackout a bedroom window on a budget?

I am renting a house that has beautiful wooden venetian blinds - that I can not remove or replace - but they are not very effective at blocking the ambient night light that is abundant on my street. ...
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What is the safest way to fix a curtain rail?

What is the safest way to secure a curtain rail? It is sloping on one side and could fall.
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Need advice, Curtains, blinds, Shades? which to use, whats in currently?

i need to purchase curtains/blinds or shades for all my windows in my apartment. I have 5 windows - 1 being a bathroom. Its a small apartment and view outside the window isn't onto the main road but ...
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How do I make a curtain rail on a curved bay window easy to use?

We have a bay window with a curved curtain rail that goes round the bay. At present it is very hard to pull the curtain along the rail, as the curtain hooks get stack often on the curve. Solutions ...
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How do I repair a curtain rod anchor that was ripped out of the wall?

My children managed to pull on the curtains hard enough to yank the bracket which attached the curtain rod to the wall out. What is the best way to repair this? Here's what it looks like: