This is sold as a double curtain rod set but it is not. Double curtains should mean that you can hang one curtain behind another. The way this comes is the bay window rod in 3 pieces. Other reviews have found this to be a perfectly acceptable solution, and I agree. The problem comes with the "double" part. Overstock includes one Extend-a-rod. That would be sufficient for a regular window, but this is a bay window with 3 sections. Who only wants to put 2 curtains on 1 section of their bay window? That makes no sense. The only way to make this a double curtain rod is to pay for 2 more Extend-a-rods (about $20/piece) and some how cobble them together up there, even though there really isn't any place on the sides to hang 2 more rods. I really don't know who this would work for, unless you for some reason just wanted 2 curtains on one of your windows.
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Right on
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Fine
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate, but useless
This as a whole was a good product - sturdy, can hold weight. Make sure to check the type of curtains you have before ordering the width of the rod. Mine fit, but it was a tight fit. I thought I was going to be able to slide the curtains back and forth between the front curtain rod and the sides, but with the supports, you cannot do that. So, in many ways (and maybe it's just my bay windows), it's similar to having 3 separate rods. I do, however, like the way it looks much better than 3 rods. Good product, fairly easy to install and put together and I did it by myself so shouldn't be too difficult for anyone else!
- How did the color on site compare with the actual product? Accurate
- Please tell us about the quality of the product. Good quality product, sturdy and felt it could hold weight
- How accurate was the on site description of the product? Accurate
It is incredible to think that a bay window curtain rod is so hard to find. Thanks to Overstock our search came to a successful end. The unit is sturdy, good looking and very functional. Until we received it I did not realize that the end pieces of the side windows would also be securely anchored. Really love this product. Easy to install too.
I was a little apprehensive ordering this unit as our window area in one of our bedrooms is not a "full" bay window. After receiving the rod and laying out the installation I was pleasantly surprised that it was exactly what we needed, Installation was a snap and the rod functions as required.
I purchased the pewter rod and the first one they sent me was gold, it even said gold in giant bold letters on the outside of the box. Overstock.com's customer service was awesome and shipped me out the correct one that day, before returning the original one. Sad to say, I should have measured better because my window was much longer than 70 inches. Even though I never hung it, and don't know what it looks like on the wall I would still recommend it just off looks alone. The pewter color is beautiful! I wish the made an extension for the middle rod!
We would have not gotten to hang our curtains if not for this product. I was skeptical because of the price at first but when it came I am so glad we bought it. Our bay window dimensions are horrible and this was the ONLY thing on the market that would work. I tried to make other things work and ended up with a mess and holes in my wall. This solved every problem. Worth the money-