Why do you require 3 inches of wall space for your faux shades?
It's necessary to be able to install your decorative rod and finials. You'll have to look at alternative options if you don't have the 3 inches of free wall space, as explained in the measuring guide.
Can I give you my window measurements and then you decide what size I need?
We cannot do that because everyone's window is different. Please follow our measuring guides and use the calculators whenever available to find what installation type and size is best for your own unique situation.
Should my faux shade be the same length as my window?
Probably not because then your window will always be fully covered by fabric. Most of our customers allow their faux shades to cover the top part of their window only. Please read the measuring guides to help you specify your desired length in...
Why do some of your shaped valances only go up to 52 inches wide? Can you make them wider?
Unfortunately, we cannot because that's how wide the manufacturer makes the fabric. A 52-inch wide shaped valance will fit a window that's 38 to 42 inches wide. See this post for the full measuring instructions for shaped valances.
Why do some of your faux shades only go up to 52 inches wide? Can you make them wider?
Unfortunately, we cannot because that's how wide the manufacturer makes the fabric. We recommend looking through our wide selection of faux shades here since we have plenty of options in fabrics there too.
Do I need to add the extra width to my valance when adding side flaps?
No. You measure the valance as usual, following the measuring instructions and calculations provided. Side flaps are another feature and have nothing to do with the width of the valance.
How do I measure?
Measuring instructions are on all of our product pages. You can also read the measuring instructions to our most popular products here.
Are rod pockets measured separately?
No, rod pockets are already part of the length. For example, if you order a 20-inch long valance, you'll receive a 20-inch long valance regardless of the size of the rod pocket.