Description: While the Dignitet curtain wire looks nice, it is not the most functional since it tends to sag (even when tensioned properly taut, it will. Buy IKEA – DIGNITET Curtain Wire, Stainless Steel: Window Hardware Sets no help at all, all you need is common sense, patience and follow the instructions. The items shown here are a Dignitet system from Ikea. .. else mentioned that, and it’s not that obvious from the instructions, but when you go to.

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But I do like the simple tension system with this set. Our Newsletter Sew4Home Please enter your email address. Digniret them both first. Khushboo – I’m sorry, this is a very old article and we don’t remember those details, but if it was a “local hardware store” – most likely it was Home Depot, Ace or Harbor Freight.

Installing Cable Wire for Hanging Curtains

Have you had any issues with the cable sagging? We found a very similar system at Pottery Barn. So, now’s the time to round up your helper. Diagonally measuring your marks and getting the same distance between them means you are dighitet.

What causes the tension so things wont droop? I suggest you only get the cable taut to begin with.

How to: Add tension to Dignitet wire curtain – IKEA Hackers

Victoria T – there is a special part you seat the cable into and they provide a special allen wrench to tighten the wire to create the tension. Ive been looking at curtian tracks but I like this SO much better. I’m tempted to buy this unique set-up for my laundry room windows. Sewing Setup for Teens.


I’m an urban renter, and when I move into a new place, I often like to install curtains in odd places to hide impromptu storage areas.

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I’m confused about how much fabric to use? Keep in mind that rafters are 16″ to 24″ apart; if you can locate one, you can measure against the ceiling to find the others you need. It’s screwed to the wall. At first I thought it wouldn’t make any difference if the wires at the ends of the “rope” were separated -thought I could twist them back together again, but I couldn’t. The two diagonal measurements should be the same.

If you decide to have curtains only on either side of the bed, you can delete the two corner posts, and just buy two curtain wire kits. Mounting Drill the first hole and insert the temporary anchor. You might want to reach out to a window covering expert with your situation. This made mounting the wire posts a little more challenging since we could not locate rafters to screw into for a better anchor.

You’ll need it this way to tighten the cable. Attach the clips to the top your curtains, spacing them evenly. Hello, I came across this page, very lovely idea. Could you please tell me the right name for anchors, or send it on my address and I will make payment to your account.


Overall it’s a great product, especially if you don’t plan on having to install it more than once! T hanks in advance! If they aren’t, something is not positioned correctly. Take special care to lay out your posts on the digniteh to get as close to a true rectangle as possible. It should make an industrial-looking space resemble a fancy cabana.

Thread the cable through the holes in the corner posts. Then hold the string on the ceiling until the string just touches the measuring tape or rule. Don’t be afraid of the installation processit’s a snap. I saw great possibilities with this curtain-hanging set, so I bought it. It’s not the prettiest curtain hardware, but I’ve never found anything more functional and versatile and you can’t beat the price. Answer when your time permits.

This is the best idea so far The first three sets of wire cutters I tried did not do the job. Unscrew the adjustable cable post to its full extended position. They won’t be stable enough if you just try to mount them into the drywall. I’ve had a pile of this hardware for several years, given it heavy use in a variety of applications, and it still looks and functions like brand new.