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VIDEO: DRAPERY HARDWARE | THINGS TO KNOW

VIDEO: DRAPERY HARDWARE | THINGS TO KNOW

Sometimes, for budget purposes, there may be a need for using existing drapery track hardware when refreshing the drapery design in a hotel. When working through the design process, there are some limitations as to what you can do, depending on the drapery pleat style used.

Watch this short video and find out why ripplefold drapes can’t be hung on pinch pleat hardware and vice versa.

RIPPLEFOLD VS. PINCH PLEAT

RIPPLEFOLD VS. PINCH PLEAT

A majority of the time in the industry, designers and hotel owners are choosing between ripplefold and pinch pleat drapery for their guestroom treatments. A majority of the time those same individuals are coming to us asking for the skinny on what is better. Our answer is they both are and here is why…

WHAT IS DRAPERY FULLNESS?

WHAT IS DRAPERY FULLNESS?

Fullness, simply defined, is the ratio of fabric used to cover a set space. Fullness asks the question, 'if I have 100” of space to cover, do I need 100” of fabric, or 150”, or maybe 200”? What will these changes in the amount of fabric mean for the overall aesthetic? This is the essence of fullness.

CAN I USE RIPPLEFOLD DRAPERY AND NOT SEE THE HARDWARE?

CAN I USE RIPPLEFOLD DRAPERY AND NOT SEE THE HARDWARE?

Often times customers come to us with a dilemma about ripplefold drapes. They want drapery with a ripplefold style but they don’t want the hardware to show. The unfortunate answer to this dilemma is that you can’t have your cake and eat it to.