decorative mirrors, towel bars and shower curtain rods that add an appeal
when designing your bath. Since your bathroom is a very intimate place,
it is important that you feel comfortable there.
Even though Safety
glass or plastic shower doors have replaced many shower curtains in recent years, there are still a
number of homes and even hotels that use shower curtains and have the need for the best shower
curtain rods. So while you are planning to buy your double swag, tropics or even a set you need to
read up about the rods you can use to accentuate their great look.
These nuggets tend to a great impact on how you
feel while taking a shower. Generally, they are meant purely to be functional, but with some
little imagination, they can impart a new look to your shower curtains and consequently your
Shower curtain rods are
generally round and are made of metal,
aluminum, or very light steel e.g. steel with chrome finish. Some use a plastic cover in order to
cater for a wide variety of colors.
Painted ones are generally best
paired with plastic rings, since other types will usually scratch them. They are normally placed 74 to 78 inches above floor
level. You can also find some with
concealed screw brackets in
stainless, brass, and chrome and neo-angle. We discuss the varieties in the next
There are many great styles for you to choose from. They come in
straight or curved styles i.e. They can be straight, D-shaped, circular or rectangular
or even a U-shaped. All these shower curtain rods are ideal for corner showers.
Outfitting your bathroom with unique shower curtains hung on a curved shower
curtain rod help create some space around your bath - they give you the sense of a larger tub and
an extra elbow room.
For example some rods like the Tension shower curtain rods can
extend to fit the width of your tub. So whatever your requirement, you can find most of them
adjusted, either by extensions or by reducing one or both ends, depending on the shape. You can
find those that are designed to be cut to size and fit corner showers. The good part is, installing
curved shower curtain rods are easier than you think, most of the time they come
complete in a package.
Some examples of the best include, the Tubular neo angle shower curtain
rods, which has mounting brackets, straight and tubular brass with die cast
wall flanges and mounting hardware.
You can find the latter in designer finishes. Some more include, Trak
rods that are made of aluminum with plastic glide pins and Dynasty Shower
curtain rods. By the way they should be shipped with mounting
Normally, shower curtain
rods can be purchased at any hardware or home improvement store. Discount and bed and bath stores
also carry a variety of rods. It is interesting to note that these items can be
purchased for just a few dollars but look like a million bucks when used appropriately.
As mentioned earlier Whatever
may be your requirement these accessories are easily adjustable, either by extensions
or by reducing one or both ends. So when you are out looking for your dragonfly, country, pooh, Frog shower curtain or whichever make
and print-art you love, remember how important it is to also give a careful consideration to the
shower curtain rods you would be using.