Tracks-Direct Blog

Blog about interior design, curtain tracks and poles

  1. Silent Gliders Black

    Silent Gliss Gliders: Choosing Between Standard Gliders and Roller Gliders

    If you're in the market for curtain tracks and accessories in the UK, chances are you've come across Silent Gliss. With a reputation for quality and innovation, Silent Gliss has been a trusted name in the world of window treatments for decades. One common dilemma faced by UK retail customers is choosing between Silent Gliss's standard gliders and roller gliders. In this guide, we'll walk you through the key differences and help you make an informed decision for your window dressing needs.

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  2. living room with long floor length curtain

    Curtain Length Dilemma: What's Right for Your Space?

    Determining the ideal curtain length involves considering various factors, such as window size, decor style, and personal preferences. When you're in the market for new curtains, here are some key considerations that can influence your choice of curtain length.

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  3. Image of a bespoke shower curtain

    Case Study | From Concept to Creation: The Journey of a Tailored Shower Curtain Pole

    Did you know that we offer custom-made poles for purposes beyond window treatments? Our skilled team recently took on a unique project: crafting a made-to-measure shower curtain pole for a large, oval-shaped freestanding bath.

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  4. woman measuring a bay window

    How to Measure a Multi-Angled Bay Window

    Bay windows with numerous angles and ample glass panes can be absolutely stunning. However, it's also the very complexity of their design that can make measuring them seem daunting. But fret not! In this post, we'll guide you through the step-by-step process. With our assistance, you'll have the precise dimensions in no time.

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  5. living with bay windows

    Why Bay Window Curtain Poles Matter: A Comprehensive Guide


    Bay windows are a splendid architectural feature that can add a touch of elegance to any home. However, when it comes to selecting and installing the right curtains or blinds for bay windows, challenges often arise. The unique angles and corners of bay windows can make finding the perfect ready-made curtain poles a daunting task. In this blog post, we'll explore the solution to this predicament – bespoke curtain poles tailored to your specific bay window requirements. From choosing the perfect colour and finish to determining the right size, we'll guide you through the process of making your bay window truly shine.

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  6. Large room, electric curtain tracks, cornflower blue velvet sofas

    Choosing Between Battery-Powered and Wired Electric Curtain Tracks: A Guide for Beginners

    Electric curtain tracks have gained popularity for their modern convenience and functionality. They make it effortless to open and close curtains, whether through a simple touch or even voice commands. But when it comes to deciding between battery-powered and wired electric curtain tracks, there are critical considerations for those just starting their journey.

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  7. living room with autumn interiors

    Making Your Home Ready for Autumn with Window Treatments

    Autumn is a season of change, and what better way to embrace it than by updating your home's interior to match the warm and cozy vibes of the season? As the leaves start to turn and the temperatures drop, it's the perfect time to consider refreshing your window treatments. Not only will this enhance the aesthetic appeal of your home, but it can also provide functional benefits, such as improved insulation and light control. In this blog post, we'll explore some creative ideas for making your home autumn-ready with the right window treatments.

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  8. Window Dressing Trends: What's In and What's Out for Autumn 2023

    Window Dressing Trends: What's In and What's Out for Autumn 2023

    Autumn is the season of change, and it's the perfect time to update the look and feel of your home making it feel warm and cosy as the nights start to draw in. One of the most impactful ways to do this is by refreshing your window dressings.

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  9. Natalie Friquich

    Welcoming Natalie to the Tracks Direct Team

    We are thrilled to have welcomed Natalie Friquiche to our busy sales team here at Tracks Direct. Nat is always on had to help our customers, so we thought it would be nice to put a face to the name.

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  10. living room with silent gliss corded track

    Why Choose Silent Gliss 6840 or 3840 Tracks

    Choosing the perfect curtain track for your home involves considering various factors, and two popular options that combine style and functionality are the Silent Gliss 6840 and 3840 tracks. These tracks boast a sleek round profile and are compatible with various curtain heading styles, excluding eyelet curtains.

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