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curtains

Custom-made Curtains

Investing in custom-made curtains is an investment in your living space aesthetics, functionality, and overall comfort. With a wide selection of fabric choices, styles, and customization options available, you can create curtains that reflect your personal taste while perfectly fitting your windows.

Whether you’re looking for blockout curtains or soft sheer curtains, wave curtains, pinch pleat curtains or eyelet curtains, custom curtains define the interior design of a room and have an abundance of practical benefits which allow you to have complete control over your home’s environment and design. The visual and practical benefits of our curtains make them a wise investment that adds value to your home.

Curtains can transform and enhance a room's environment. Seamlessly framing windows, they create the illusion of height and add a layer of warmth and softness to a space.

 

Pairing curtains with the right blinds or shade can assist with energy efficiency and help achieve the perfect balance of view-through as well as day and night time privacy.

Adding Extra Features

  • Motorization -  Remote-controlled curtains offer convenience, especially for hard-to-reach windows.

  • Blackout and Thermal Lining - Enhance privacy, control temperature, and reduce outside noise with specialized lining options.

  • Valances and Swags - Add decorative top treatments to enhance the curtain's aesthetic appeal.

  • Pulley Systems - When the cord is pulled, the curtain moves, and the pulley helps guide it smoothly and evenly along the track. 

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Made to measureCurtains

  • At The Window Boutique our curtains are proudly made in our own workshop,  which means you can be sure of a high standard of quality, more variety and better service. We manufacture extra lenth curtains in a two week turn-around time.

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  • The Customization Process

  • Consultation - Work with a professional curtain designer who will understand your needs, preferences, and the functionality required for the curtains.

  • Fabric Selection - Choose from an array of fabrics, considering factors like color, pattern, texture, and durability.

  • Style Choices - Decide on the curtain style, whether it's traditional drapes, modern panels, or something unique like swags and valances.

  • Hardware and Accessories - Select curtain rails, curved curtain rails, Heavy duty rails and hospital rails.

  • Measurement and Design - Precise measurements are taken to ensure a perfect fit, and the design is finalized based on your preferences.

  • Couture Curtain Taylors- Experienced artisans bring your vision to life, creating curtains that are both functional and beautiful.

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  • Curtains offer you

  • Ultimate light control

  • Complete room darkening

  • Total privacy

  • Thermal and sound insulation

  • UV protection for your flooring and furniture

  • Made for South African Coastal conditions

  • Variety - Choose your transparency, colour, finish, control type, curtain rails and accessories

  • Custom designed and manufactured

  • Highest quality fabrics and components (coastal grade)

  • Choose child and pet safe controls

  • manual, pulley operated curtain rails, draw rods, automated curtain rails for smooth, quiet and easy to operate solutions

When it comes to decorating your space, tall windows can present a unique design challenge. Extra-length curtains offer a hassle-free way to transform these windows into stunning focal points while maintaining the perfect balance between style and practicality.

Tall windows can create an imbalance in a room if not appropriately dressed. Extra-length curtains are specially designed to provide full coverage, enhancing the proportion and visual appeal of your windows.

Extra-length curtains, a thoughtful subset of window treatments, play a pivotal role in adorning and harmonizing spaces with taller or oversized windows. These curtains are meticulously crafted with extended dimensions, ensuring they gracefully cascade to the floor, providing an air of sophistication and balance. Beyond their aesthetic allure, these curtains offer practical solutions for rooms with high ceilings, adding vertical emphasis that creates an illusion of heightened space. Extra-length curtains are designed to cater to various design preferences, offering an array of fabrics, patterns, and colors that seamlessly integrate into the existing decor. By elegantly draping from ceiling to floor, these curtains captivate attention and transform tall windows into captivating focal points, delivering an instant touch of refinement while maintaining a harmonious blend of style and functionality.

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Types of Curtain Rails

  • Curtain Tracks -  These discreet options are usually mounted on the ceiling or wall and are suitable for a clean and minimalist look.

  • Curtain Rods - Often more decorative, curtain rods come in various materials, such as metal, wood, and acrylic, and can feature decorative finials at the ends.

 

Materials and Finishes

  • Metal Curtain Rails - Durable and versatile, metal rails are available in different finishes like brushed nickel, bronze, and chrome, complementing a range of interior styles.

  • Wooden Curtain Rods - Exuding warmth, wooden rails bring a touch of natural beauty and can be stained or painted to match your decor.

  • Aluminium Curtain Rails - coastal grade aluminum curtain rails are a practical solution for maintaining the elegance and functionality of curtains in coastal areas. With their corrosion resistance, durability, and compatibility with various curtain types, these curtain rails ensure that your window treatments withstand the challenges of saltwater exposure and other harsh coastal conditions while enhancing the beauty of your living space.

 

Choosing the Right Curtain Rails

  • Weight Capacity - Consider the weight of your curtains when selecting curtain rails. Heavier curtains may require sturdier rails or additional support brackets.

  • Aesthetic Compatibility - Choose rails that align with your interior style. For example, traditional decor might call for decorative wooden rods, while a modern space may benefit from sleek metal tracks.

  • Functionality - Determine if you want your curtains to open and close manually or through motorization. Some rails support both options.

Automated curtain rails, also known as motorized curtain tracks or electric curtain rails, are innovative solutions that add convenience, sophistication, and a touch of luxury to window treatments. These advanced systems allow you to control the opening and closing of your curtains with the press of a button or through smart home automation.

 

Features and benefits of automated curtain rails.

  • Remote Control Convenience - One of the primary advantages of automated curtain rails is the convenience they offer. With a remote control or smartphone app, you can easily operate your curtains from anywhere in the room without having to physically reach for the curtains. This is especially useful for high or hard-to-reach windows.

  • Customizable Operation - Automated curtain rails often provide various customization options. You can adjust the speed, direction, and extent of curtain movement to suit your preferences. This level of control allows you to create different curtain configurations for various lighting and privacy needs

  • Two operating options - Manual control or Automated Curtain Rails. The manual curtain rails you have the option to have a pulley system or wand control which allows you to hand draw the curtain along the track to open or close the shade. The stylish clear acrylic wand is available in a variety of lengths for flexibility across all window sizes, and can allow for left stacking, right stacking or centre opening options.

For ultimate convenience, opt for the Somfy Glydea Motor which offers precise control across a variety of different products, via a Remote, smart device or voice control through Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa  integration. Somfy Glydea is effortless to operate with the click of a button to set to your favourite “my” position.

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Installation Proper installation is almost as important as the product itself—an improperly installed window treatment can be tough to open and can get damaged easily. The Window Boutique has a professional installation crew that comes to your home and installs your window treatment precisely, making sure that each one operates perfectly. ​ Our office will arrange with you to set up an installation day and time that works for your schedule. Before the installers arrive, you will need to have removed all old window treatments and move furniture out of the way. This makes it easy for our installation team to get right to work on your new window treatments. ​ If you have any questions about product operation when we’re in the home, don’t hesitate to ask your installer, or you can always call the store. ​ Warranty Like all window and door blinds and shutters offered by The Window Boutique, our products come with a warranty against any and all manufacturing defects in material, design, workmanship and installation. Cords and mechanisms are covered for 3 to 5 years (please check this with each brand you request a quote for as this differs with each brand. Fabric and any automation is covered for 3-5 years. Shutters 5 - 20 year warranties. (Please check with each brand you get a quote for)

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