Should 84 inch curtains touch the floor?
When you buy them in stores or online, there are two standard lengths: 84 inches and 95 or 96 inches.
If you buy 84-inch-long curtains, the rod must be mounted roughly 84 inches from the floor if the curtains hang from the rod without rings.
This lets the hem of the curtains brush the floor..
Should bedroom curtains be long or short?
How Long Should Curtains Be? Floor-length is the way to go, unless there’s a radiator or a deep sill in the way. Ready-made panels are available in lengths from 63 to 144 inches. Measure from the floor to where you’ll hang the rod, then round up.
What is the proper height to hang curtains?
4-6 inchesDO Hang High The higher the curtain rod, the taller the window will appear, so fix your curtain rod closer to the ceiling than the top of your window, if you can. One rule of thumb is that they should sit 4-6 inches above the window frame.
Are 84 inch curtains long enough?
For rooms with ceilings over 10-feet high it can be difficult and extremely expensive to find longer curtain panels. In that case, hang the curtain rod about 10-12″ above the window frame and use 94-96″ panels. Unfortunately, most standard 84″ curtain panels are not long enough for floor length curtains.
How high should you hang curtains with 8 foot ceiling?
This will require longer curtain panels. For an 8-foot ceiling, your curtain panels should probably be about 91 inches long. If you don’t want to get custom window panels, you can buy 96-inch ones and hem them so they are floor to (almost) ceiling. No high-water curtains, please.