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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IKEA – DIGNITET Curtain Wire, Stainless Steel | Shabby Chic Shower Curtains
Fixtures are skewed, and that don’t look nice: I don’t know if anyone else mentioned that, and it’s not that obvious from the instructions, but when you go to screw the left L post into the base, you have to do it counter-clockwise. It is shown on the page along with the hanging system. Any idea what the specifics were on the cable wire you purchased in bulk from your hardware store? I would recommend asking the manufacturer or distributor as we haven’t tested it on anything except the light guaze fabric.
I guess it would probably work pretty well for its intended purpose, too. Thank you soo much for this! Yeah, you have to do a little work. I wish IKea shipped Thank you for the demonstration. Did you also use two types of screws?
Sorry to not be of more help. Tighten the tiny nuts onto the wire. Liz Abrasion – as we say above: Now, double check the measurement. Forgot to mention, I just want to hang them on the area just above the curtain panels, on the wall, not the ceilings. Since I am not using this wire set for draperies, but rather for photos, I give the set 4 stars; I am subtracting a star for the hours it took me to cut the rope correctly. 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.
I plan to hang net curtains over a 4 metre length, so not very heavy, but when I bought the Dignitet in IKEA yesterday I noticed their display was very droopy nd have since read some comments online that it’s difficult to keep the cable taut.
You may decide to simply put your headboard against a wall. I couldn’t crimp them together, couldn’t twist them together, so the “rope” would not insert into the tiny hole of the bracket. If I go ahead and use lightweight curtains, in your experience, do you think this wire system would work for me?
Trish Koby – The links for these are also at the very top of the article. Due to the high tension of the wire, we do not recommend these simple expansion fasteners. You might try looking on the packaging or on the IKEA site for that information. It’s dingitet to get carried away and exert too much force on them. Once fastened, make sure everything lines up, and mark the other two holes.
Keep in mind that rafters are 16″ to 24″ apart; if you can locate one, you can measure against the ceiling instuctions find the others you need.
Also, the stuck-on plaster was impossible to remove from the wall-mounts until I figured out the solution: Hook the clips on to the wire. The post marked “L” is a left-hand thread and screws in counter-clockwise. Do you want curtains on either side or on three sides? You have to screw the bases into the wall. I did not understand how the wire cable is tightened.
Could you instructioms somewhat?
Installing Cable Wire for Hanging Curtains
As a double check for accurate placement, measure diagonally between each corner string: They need to be screwed into something secure, not just drywall. Modified by Best Digital Products. This made mounting the wire posts a little more challenging since we could not locate rafters to screw into for a better anchor. As we mentioned above, but it’s important so we’ll say it again, you need a good anchor that expands behind the drywall. However, despite how I pulled the “rope” to tighten the slack, I just couldn’t level it out.
I understand you used two types of fasteners one type to set up and one type afterwards. Answer when your time permits. I’ve never been able to figure it out and have had to rely on the kindness of boyfriends to do it for me really, IKEA, would it be that hard to put WORDS with your picture-instructions?!? Our curtains were quite lightweight, so we got away with it, but I wouldn’t suggest trying to span such a huge distance.
They won’t be stable enough if you just try to mount them into the drywall. If you need to turn the post on its threads a bit to line up, that’s okay.
Ike the nuts on the right side, insert the wire, and tighten the tiny nuts again. Our installation required more; and found the same size cable in bulk at our local hardware store. What causes the tension so things wont droop?
I realize this is an old article, but hoping you still nistructions your messages: If you want to be really cheap, twist two screw eye hooks into the wall studs I hope they’re directly opposite one another and get some wire. IKEA’s website says that “for stability you need to use extra support fixtures for curtain wires longer than 55”.
Attach the clips to the top your curtains, spacing them evenly.