This works perfect! Our apartment came with cheap mini blinds in the small bathroom window. They became an eyesore. Using this tension rod and one small curtain panel - the eyesore issue is solved. in addition...we have privacy again. Works great for something light weight.
Mainstays 18-28 in. Adjustable Spring Tension Curtain Rod, 7/16 in. Diameter
Arrives by Wed, Jan 22
In stock at San Leandro, 1919 Davis St
- Easy, no tools installation
- Slim, 7/16 in. (1.11 cm) diameter
- In white finish
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About This Item
- Easy, no tools installation
- Slim, 7/16 in. (1.11 cm) diameter spring tension curtain rod is ideal for hanging lightweight curtains such as tier curtains or valances
- White finish with non-scratch rubber ends
- Wipe clean with damp cloth
- Includes one spring tension curtain rod
The Mainstays Adjustable Spring Tension Curtain Rod is a versatile and easy to use solution for hanging your curtains. It is quick and easy to install with no tools required, making it a perfect solution for areas where installing traditional curtain rods is not an option.
The slim 7/16 inch (1.11 cm) diameter Adjustable Spring Tension Curtain Rod is an ideal solution for smaller windows in your kitchen or bathroom. Use it with a lightweight valance or tier curtain set. The spring tension rod adjusts from 18 inches to 28 inches (45.72 cm - 71.12 cm) to fit your window. Easy to install, the Mainstays Adjustable Spring Tension Curtain Rod mounts inside your windows casing, with no tools required. The non-slip, non-scratch rubber ends hold the rod in place while protecting the mounting surface from marks and scuffs. It is ideal for use in dorms, apartments, or any room where a simple solution is needed.
This drapery set contains one adjustable spring tension rod.
They do the job
These are meant for the very sheerest of curtains and will not hold much weight. That being said: Pros: They get the job done. I placed two sheers on each rod and they held up fine. They are small enough that the rod is easily hidden under the sheer. If your expectations aren't high for beauty and just want to get your windows covered, these do the job. Cons: the directions are crap. They tell you how to make tension less but not how to extend the rod. Once I figured it out, I was annoyed at myself because it seemed obvious after the fact. Before I figured it out, I was ready to throw them to the curb. Anyway, just twist in the opposite direction that are in the directions until you're sure your going to break them. They'll make a clicking/springing sound and then they'll easily extend with twisting. The rod casing is pretty flimsy and you can see the springs where the casing comes apart a bit. Easily hidden by the curtains, but kind of ew nonetheless. I overlook this because I paid less than $3 each
I'm not sure how to review this item. I was expecting a rod with a larger diameter. The picture is very misleading. I will likely need to return it - or try to find some use for it around the house. The diameter is about the size of a jumbo pencil (about 1/2 inch). I probably should have just read the diameter carefully and put it against a ruler. 7/16 inch is very small. I know, I shouldn't give this a low rating because of my lack of understanding. So, I still give it 4 stars. It looks nice, but this thing is small.
You get what you pay for...
I can't drill holes in the home I rent, so the landlord suggested tension rods. Being a one income family, I like a good deal; however, that's only if the deal works. Compared to others I have, these stick and are harder to turn when placing. Also, they don't hold much weight. I bought double panels that are medium thickness and they fell a few times. I finally got them to work...if nothing touches or goes near them. For the price I didn't return them, but for those considering them, invest the couple extra dollars for higher quality ones.
JUST SLOWLY STEP AWAY....
Don't bother to even look at these. These are the flimsiest rods I've ever come across. They buckle when you get them tight enough to even stay up so you have a U shaped rod, and even then it is hit or miss as to whether they stay in place. I am constantly readjusting them to stay up. Fortunately, I only use them in the winter to put up thermal panels so next winter I will replace them. Don't say I didn't warn you....
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