Different Kinds Curtains for Your Home

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One of the most important things that everyone needs in their home is curtains. Curtains are practically used in every room as long as the room has windows in it. For long-time homeowners, you would know how important it is to have curtains. It does not only shield and moderate light. It also regulates privacy, insulates and also prevents dust from going into the house. For first-time homeowners, it must be said that curtains are one of the first things that you need to have. Here are the most common kinds of curtains for your home. 

1. Regular Curtains
These are used in almost every part of the home. It can be seen in living room windows, bedroom windows and if you have, dining area windows. These come in various materials. Some heavy and some are lighter. It also varies in length depending on what you want. Standard sizes come in full-length, mid-length and short-length. Again, depending on your preference, you can add on drapes or lining. In any case, these can be easily bought as there are a lot of standard curtains in various sizes, materials and designs available in the market. 
2. Kitchen Curtains
These are usually what people forget. However, kitchen curtains are also essential to help regulate light and dust from coming in. Kitchen windows are generally smaller in terms of length. This is why kitchen curtains are under a different category. Also, due to its exposure to food and other cooking materials, kitchen curtains are usually made from a different material that can handle this abuse. When buying kitchen curtains, remember to purchase more than 3 sets, as you would be replacing these more frequently than regular curtains. Also, try to get sets that can be machine washed so that you can clean it up right away. 
3. Shower Curtains
If your bathrooms do not have a glass panel to separate the shower area from the rest of the bathroom area, you would definitely need this type of curtains. Shower curtains are made from water proof fabric or even plastic. You cannot use regular curtains here because shower curtains need to shield your bathroom from water. If you plan on buying plastic, you must take into consideration that plastic curtains get destroyed over time. If you’re buying fabric, make sure that you have an alternate for it so that while the other one is in the washer, you can still shower without creating a mess. 
These are the most common types of curtains. The complexity of what you’d have will greatly depend on what you want. All these can be easily bought but if you wish to have it made, it is possible too. It would just take time. Whichever way you choose, just remember to take measurements of your windows and your bathroom’s shower area. 
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This article was published on 2011/10/01