Hanging curtain rods and curtains is one of the most deceivingly difficult tasks. On the surface, it is quite simple. After all, you might say how difficult it can be to screw two brackets and hang a rod between them.
Well, if you won’t be bothered with crooked or slanting curtains, it is fairly simple. A fool’s job really.
However, if you don’t want your spouse to remind you every waking hour about your sloppy job, then it is fairly a tricky task, which must be done with utmost care. And, by the way, your pesky neighbors will notice your messy and slack work.
Types of Curtain Rods
Before we proceed, let’s take a brief look at the type of curtain rods.
Classic or Standard Rod
This is most commonly used curtain rod and is more functional than decorative.
This inexpensive rod has an adjustable pole with ornamental end caps, often called finials, which can be attached to the wall with brackets.