How to Restring a Curtain Rod






You can restring your own curtain rod with only a few simple tools and the information presented in this video. It’s easy to do it yourself.




Restring a center draw traverse rod
How to restring a center draw traverse rod

If you have to replace the cord in a two-way draw traverse rod, here's a video that will show you how it's done. This guy has obviously done this before.

And I thought I was the only one who knew about the old paper clip trick!

 

There is one more step in the process that he doesn't cover. When you are ready to rehang your drapery, you will need to anchor the second carrier to keep it from slipping so that the curtain panels will always come together in the center of the window. There is a good article about how to center a two-way draw curtain rod at RepairWindowBlinds.com.

If you need to replace some broken or missing traverse rod slides you can order those here in packs of 12 from RepairWindowBlinds.com.

front view of plastic traverse curtain rod slide
Traverse Slide Front View
side view of plastic traverse curtain rod slide
Traverse Slide Side View
Traverse Rod Slides
pack of 12 white plastic slides
$3.25 + $2.00 shipping