If you have decided that you would like to invest in high quality drapes for your home, there are a number of very good reasons why you should consider paying a little extra for a custom drapery service. Buying readymade drapes from local stores may well be the less expensive option in the short term but the superior fit and quality of custom drapes means they may actually cost you less in the long run. See below for a list of the most common reasons our customers cite when asked why they insisted on tailor-made drapes for their homes.
The Benefits Custom Drapery Has to Offer
Some people favour modern décor and prefer blinds rather than curtains or drapes but for those who value the high quality that traditional fixtures and fittings have to offer, a set of drapes made by an expert in the field are very difficult to beat.
1. Extremely Decorative – The richly coloured and beautifully patterned fabrics from which custom drapes can be made ensure that they are an extremely decorative addition to any room in which they are hung. When comparing custom drapery to thinner curtains or modern functional shades, there really is no competition as far as decoration is concerned. If you wish to make a real statement in the main reception rooms in your home, choose bespoke drapes every time.
2. Durability – Whilst thin curtains and modern blinds may look good when they are first fitted, they tend to lose their aesthetic appeal more quickly than custom drapery. This is because of the high quality, thick fabrics that are used to make bespoke drapes and the quality of the stitching that an expert seamstress can produce. When you compare these to the cheap fabrics and machine stitching of store-bought curtains, or the finish of mass produced blinds that you can buy in your local hardware shop, you will notice a huge difference. This difference will be even more apparent in a few years’ time when the cheaper options start to look shabby and literally come apart at the seams!
3. Perfect Fit – Even if you can find good quality drapes in a local store, the fact that they are not made to fit the windows in your home will make hanging them properly a more difficult task. They will almost certainly need altering and even then, it will take an expert to hang them just right. Whatever type of window coverings you are thinking of buying, made-to-measure ones will always provide better results and will be much easier to fit.
If you would like to see some figures before you decide whether custom drapery is right for your home, please call us to let us know your requirements and we will be more than happy to put together a detailed quotation for your perusal. We have a great deal of experience making beautiful drapes to our customers’ specifications and can help you to choose the best fabrics and designs for your property if you wish.