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Choosing net curtains for non-standard sized windows

If you are looking for a stylish way to add some privacy and elegance to your home, then net curtains are a superb option. Our range of made to measure net curtains offer the opportunity to do just that, and this is certainly the case even if you have a non-standard sized window.


The first step before you choose which net curtains you would like is to take the measurements. The one key point we always advise is to use a metal tape measure as this gives the most accurate measurements.

When measuring the width, it depends if it will be hanging inside or outside the window recess. If it will be inside, simply measure the length from one end of the window frame to the other. If it will go outside of the recess, then the pole or rail needs to extend 15cm either side of the window. Please note that net curtains shouldn’t hang flat, so it is advisable to order 2 to 2.5 times the width you measure.

When it comes to measuring the drop required then it is more of a personal preference, based on how you would like it to look. Ideally, net curtains should hang to just above the window sill for the best look.


Once you have your measurements, browse range online and select the net curtains you love the best. We stock a wide selection, including cheap net curtains that still offer fabulous quality. Our net curtains are expertly hand-cut from the roll and sold by the metre, which is ideal for any non-standard sized windows. Net curtains can be additionally customised with the choice of slot top and tape heading, and side hemming. also offers free samples so you can test out various net curtains before you buy to make sure you get the right one for you. With free delivery on orders and a fast alteration service (usually received in 5-7 working days), we offer the best in customer service as well as choice. Call 01322 529 273 or order online today to get the perfect net curtains for your home.