FAQs

3-Fold French Pleat

Three narrow vertical folded pleats at the top of the drapery.


Blackout Fabrics

Impenetrable to outside light source, energy saving and noise reducer.


Characteristics of a Fabric

Inherent characteristics of fabric include random slub features.


Cleaning Instructions

Vacuuming and light brushing is a preferred maintenance recommendation for controlling and minimizing dust accumulation. It is recommended that your custom drapery be dry cleaned. Please refer to the Cleaning Instructions Card provided with your custom drapery.


Color Variations

There can be slight color variations from the photo images and the actual fabric. Dye lot variances are also normal from one production run of the fabric to the next and may produce slight color variations.


Custom Drapery Fabrication Allowance

A fabrication allowance of 1'' on the width specification and 1/2'' on the height measurement is standard.


Dimout

Dimout fabrics enhances privacy and light control but is not a blackout fabric.


Fabric Care Icons

Dry Clean Only
Water temperature should be no higher than 30C (85F) in the washing machine.
Iron using steam or dry. Temperature should not exceed 110C (230F).
Hang from line, but do not hand shape them.
Fire Resistant.

Flame Retardancy

The rules and regulations of flame retardancy for drapery furnishings apply to public places only.  Public spaces refer to theatres, schools, restaurants or any other public gathering place. 

There are no official federal regulations or requirements regarding this issue of flame-retardant drapery fabric but a national standard has been developed by the National Fire Protection Association for draperies used in public spaces.  As each State and each venue have different flame ignition standards, it is important for the user to specify and test the fabrics for compliance of requirements.  (See AlohaDrapery.com Warranty)


Fullness

200% Fullness is the equivalent of the panel measurement of the fabric multiplied by two times the track size. 170% Fullness is the equivalent to the panel measurement of the fabric multiplied by 1.7 times the track size.


Height

The height is from the top of the pleated drape to the bottom of the bottom hem.

Note: It is highly recommended that a professional window treatment installer be used to assure accurate measurements. For specifics on warranty, please refer to our Warranty and Return Policy section of our website.


Hooks

Drape hooks are used to connect the drape to the rod or track. The hooks are attached to the top back of the drape and behind the French Pleats.


Hook Settings

The placement of hooks on a drapery. The drapery hooks are set at 1-1/2'' from the top of the drapery.


Inherent Flame-Retardant Fabric

Fabric that is woven with flame retardant fibers which resonates in the inherent and permanent designation of a flame retardant fabric.


Measuring

Refer to Width and Height.

Note: It is highly recommended that a professional window treatment installer be used to assure accurate measurements. For specifics on warranty, please refer to our Warranty and Return Policy section of our website.


Pair

Two panels used to make up the pair that opens in the center and separates to each side of the window.
Refer to photo below.


Panel

One-way draw drapery that opens from one side. Refer to photo below.


Sample Swatches

Sample swatches will be mailed within 7 working days of your request. Click here to request.


Sound Reduction

Drapery lining either attached or separate, will minimize and defuse noise but will not eliminate it completely.


Spacing

The spacing between pleats is 4-1/4'' - 5'', depending on the entire width of the panel.


Status of Order

A Confirmation Email will be sent to you upon receiving your order and payment

A Notification email will be sent to you upon shipping in approximately 15 calendar days of your custom drapery order.


Topical Flame-Resistant Fabric

Fabric that is topically treated with a chemical fire-retardant process after the fabric has been woven. 


Width

The width is the measurement across the front of the face of the rod or track from left to right.

Note: It is highly recommended that a professional window treatment installer be used to assure accurate measurements. For specifics on warranty, please refer to our Warranty and Return Policy section of our website.