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August 12, 2017 18:06

Rod for the curtains in the bathroom : angular , semi-circular , installation instructions

Rod for the curtains in the bathroom
  • Choice manufacturing material
  • Selection form
    • Standard - straight
    • angular or arc crossbar
    • Special non-standard
  • classification structure
  • Rings for curtains in the bathroom
  • Whybetter secure the post for curtains
  • installation telescopic rod
  • Installation using fasteners

curtains for bath - comfortable and stylish accessory that allows you to divide the room into several functional areas, as well as to reliably protect the floor from water splashes.First used for hanging curtains string, but this option attachment, which can not be considered reliable and aesthetic, now completely changed rod for the curtains.

The wavy bar for curtains

Choice manufacturing material

rod for curtains - it is more reliable and durable than the string holder, which are made of different materials:

  • plastic rod. They are the most easy and affordable.Curtain rod movement by plastic almost silently, but this accessory has significant drawbacks: quickly wear resistant material is short-lived and eventually ch
    anges the color.
  • metal rod. belong to a higher price category.The rungs are made from chrome-plated stainless steel and aluminum, have a higher strength, resistance to corrosion, moisture, temperature extremes, as well as have a more presentable appearance.
  • Combined rod , made of metal with enamel or plastic coating.This is the best option that combines the reliability of metal products and plastic practicality.
  • rungs of wood.Although moisture-impregnated wooden rod composition, the piece of furniture and belongs to an exclusive use in designs where the beauty tends to prevail over functionality.
Plastic rod for bath
Metal rods
Metal , plastic coated

Regardless of material goods, cornices needs periodic maintenance.If regularly cleaned structure from moisture and watch for corrosion, this piece of furniture will last you a long time and with dignity.

Round bar bathroom

Selection form

to perform well, for the curtain rod should ideally repeat the bathroom line.The shape of the rails are divided into standard straight and angled design and special custom made to order.

Standard - straight

standard straight bar is a fixed-length or telescoping.This uncomplicated, versatile, and therefore the fitting popular design, the abutting walls at both ends without any corners or bends.

Direct bar bathroom

angular or arc crossbar

angular arc or beam - this is the optimal modification for showers or trays placed near the wall.Arc beam has a certain rounding radius and the shape of a semicircle.

Corner bar may consist of one or more angles.

most common:

  • L-shaped model having one right angle;
  • more complex Rod U-shape, which is used in cases where the bath is adjacent to one wall.
Corner bar bathroom

Special non-standard

Special non-standard bar is usually made to order for individual bath shape and can have a variety of lines: wavy, arched, asymmetrical, in the form of a trapezoid, or hexagon, andalso consist of several parts and levels.

Fantasy designers and architects has no limits and allows to involve in the process of creating such booms atypical for such a cornice materials: wood or glass.

Custom rod for the shower in the bathroom

Flavor mount blinds must be based on the style and design of accessories and sanitary ware, as well as the general style of bathroom design.

Fittings for curtains

classification structure

Among the variety of interior comfort for everything in the bathroom you can find a variety of models for holders of curtains, different from each other in material, shape, style and color scheme.

The curved bar bathroom
Serried rod shower
Cornice U-shaped

Consider what the crossbar will optimally match the design and functionality of your interior:

  • For classical, the oversight of the bath wall fitstraight or curved rod with a slight curve.
  • angular and curved bath, as well as pallets draped using angular eaves T- and U-shaped.
  • spacious rooms, where the swimming area is often arranged in the middle, bath closed closeness (round, rectangular, arcuate) pole.

When selecting a cornice for curtains should also take into account the load capacity: as a plastic rod to be harmonious with the light curtain vinyl, and metal - with a massive cloth curtain.

Rings for curtains in the bathroom

rings for curtains in the bathroom are selected depending on the bar material.Metal rings stronger than plastic, but they can hardly move when driving along the eaves, which leads to premature wear of the mounting and emit a loud clanking noise.Rings made of plastic moving quietly, but they are much faster metal lose their appearance.The most practical material for making rings for rod experts considered metal with polymeric coating.It combines the reliability and metal holders, plastic and quiet.

Ring holders for curtains in the bathroom
Massive curtains for the bathroom
Rings for the rod

What better secure the post for curtains

holder curtains can be mounted on their own, but before its installation should carefully determine the place of attachment. The following installation options:

  • wall mount.
  • Mounting to the ceiling.
Installation of the ceiling

For angular rods in the fold is recommended to carry out hedging attachment to the ceiling surface as a curved support rods to two opposite walls is not enough.In addition, if the bathroom fitted ceilings, installation of elements of fastening to the ceiling surface is not possible.

Additional fixing for the corner of the bar

For maximum protection of the floor bathroom from spray and moisture, it is important to hang the rod so that the curtains about 15 cm covered with a bath.Also, do not mount the bar close to the surface of the ceiling - is to withdraw from it at least 10-15 cm

installation telescopic rod

Telescopic handle -. A kind of cornice, consisting of two inserted into each other tubes of larger and smaller diameter, it is recommendedfor use for light curtains of polyethylene and vinyl.The advantage of the telescopic arm is that it does not have the size, as its value varies due to the modular design.

The telescopic arm

telescopic boom can be easily attached and removed from the pipe, and it is impossible to damage the wall.

Installing telescopic boom does not require drilling walls and consists of only three steps:

  • Selection of the desired height - enough to blind 'sign up' for the bath surface 15 cm;
  • Select the desired length ;
  • Fastening and fixing the eaves.

for mounting the telescopic arm is sufficient to push the bar to a length which is 1-2 cm longer than the distance between the wall and, using a ladder, insert the ledge between the wall surfaces.As a result of the internal spring rod will act as spacers.This type of mount is hardly reliable, since a strong physical impact beam can be easily dislodged or fall and is not recommended for installation in bathrooms used by children.

Installation using fasteners

Installing cornice for curtains

Set cornice for curtains with wall or ceiling mount is much more complicated.This requires tools such as a drill, hammer or drill on concrete, tile drill bit, a Phillips screwdriver and a pencil.

sequence rod fasteners to the wall following:

  • Attach the rod for the curtains to the edge of the bath, and designate the place of contact with the wall surface;
  • Using a level, to raise these points in the 150-160 cm upwards, considering the length of the curtains.If the area of ​​fastening the bar coincides with the tile seam, then transfer it to some distance away, to avoid permanent damage tiles.Get
  • came with the end of the holder and aligning them to the wall, mark the point where you need to drill holes.
  • Make a hole of the desired diameter of about 40 mm deep and with a hammer gently put in their plugs so as to leave a free portion of their length of approximately 1 mm.When mounting the beam in the wall of drywall use special anchors, which is popularly known as "butterfly".
  • Align fasteners with the wall, and fix them with screws;
  • Loosen the clamp screw, put on the decorative caps and insert the crossbar in the end members.
Installed Rod

If necessary, the rod assembly to the slab of glass or porcelain, you will need a diamond drill.