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Tracking enables you to slide curtains from side to side. Tracking rails are similar to what is used for hospital privacy curtains and tracking is undermounted to some surface. Assembling track is like the old Hot Wheels track you may have played with as a child. Curved tracking and tracking splices allow you to create virtually any configuration for any desired length. Cut your final piece with an ordinary hacksaw. Tracking hardware must be ordered.
There are a couple of tracking sizes to choose from. Here is a comparison between the 2 and a video to help assist you in deciding which is better for you.
Learn more about Heavy Tracking
Velcro® panels are fixed in place and do not slide. You can still enter and exit through magnetic doorways even though the top is stationary. Velcro® tape mounted curtains will have a 5/8" loop-sided Velcro strip that is double-stitched to the top binding of the curtain. Velcro is side-mounted to some surface as undermounting is a weak hold. You simply "peel and stick" a corresponding hook-sided Velcro® tape strip (included in your attachment kit) to your surface.
Yes. The attachment is difficult to pull away from the center. The weak spots are the two upper corners of a given curtain panel that need to be reinforced with marine snaps. With marine snaps, the curtain won't have the opportunity to blow open a flap and slowly start a chain reaction where, in a few hours, your curtain would otherwise fall.
Most applications require Rectangular Panels that can be ordered directly online. Since these are Custom-made, we can also cut notches and sloped panels. If you can think it, we can probably make it!
Tracking is like the old Hot Wheels track you may have played with as a child. Curved tracking and tracking splices allow you to create virtually any tracking configuration for any desired length. Cut your final piece with an ordinary hacksaw. Tracking hardware must be ordered.
Quite often, you don't need a 90-degree radius curved track, at all, and can have 2 straight tracks meet at a right angle (Fig D) which is the cleanest way to handle any corner.
Because the right angle track is not continuous, the panel must draw TO the right angle but will not flow PAST a right-angle configuration. This works for most people since they want to draw curtains to the outer porch corners any ways. The only way to draw from one leg of the angle around the corner to the other leg is with curved track.
It is a sleek and clean look using two straight tracks that come together at a hard right angle (or ANY angle). Curtain panels can straddle this type of angle with a portion of the curtain panel on one tracking leg and the other portion on the adjacent tracking leg. The tracking gap at the angle is simply bridged by the curtain panel itself!
Since you must draw both legs of the curtain panel to the hard angle, you can marine snap the top and bottom binding of the curtain to the column as well as stretch elastic cord along the inside of the corner column for a nice crisp edge.
Right angle gap
With elastic cord
With elastic cord
Creativity With 135-Degree Track
Sometimes irregularly shaped columns create obstacles at corners where the 90-degree curved track won't clear a column cap. A 135-degree curve is an Octogon Angle. Two 135-degree tracks spliced together eventually form a "right angle" that completes a 90-degree curve. Using a combination of curves and straight track, we can clear most any column cap obstruction. We can also create custom bends if necessary at any angle.
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When you get into any of the tricky configurations below, it is best to order the track first and mount it rather than try to figure out all of the trigonometry. Once it is up, measure the track to determine panel widths. It takes an extra step, but it is a whole lot easier.
Large Corner Column Cap
Odd Snaking Using 4 Curves
Cut Track to Length
Cuts with a Hacksaw
One-Time Silicone Spray
Screw Track to Ceiling
Splices Join Tracks
Insert Snap Carriers
Insert End Caps
Simply side mount a 2" x 2" board and then under-mount the track to the 2" x 2".
Heavy gauge tracking is for tall curtains taller than 10ft. It is made of PVC plastic for highly corrosive environments where even aluminum will oxidize. The heavy track is more "forgiving" when installing and harder to make a mistake and is easier to undermount to masonry surface. Standard track has a narrow channel to fit screws and without a careful touch can be "nicked" this a drill bit. The heavy track is very hard to get wrong. Because the PVC track is more flexible than aluminum. You can twist and torque it without much consequence and can be mounted on surfaces that may not be even. Installation for the heavy gauge tracking is conceptually identical to the standard tracking with straight tracks, radius curves, end caps, and carriers.
Peel and Stick
Staple every 12 inches
Create Limited Doorways
Top is Stationary
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