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How much to install bay window tracks?

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Clarabellawilliamson Tue 11-Aug-20 09:19:01

Morning all, have any of you had curtain tracks installed for a bay window? I know it will be cheaper just to buy a track from somewhere like dunelm and bend it and install it myself but that just sounds like a massive faff!

I've been quoted £210, a bit more than I wanted to spend but don't know if it will be worth it! Does this price sound about right? Thanks!

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TiddleTaddleTat Tue 11-Aug-20 10:25:16

Has the person quoting seen the job in person?
It seems a bit steep to me but then we've done all our bay window tracks ourselves. How difficult it is depends on the wall on to which you're fixing , sometimes battens are needed when the plaster is looking a bit dodgy.
If you have a hammer drill and spirit level though it's generally a simple job and shouldn't take more than a couple of hours, so I'd get another quote from a handyman.

TiddleTaddleTat Tue 11-Aug-20 10:25:32

(Or handywoman)

Clarabellawilliamson Tue 11-Aug-20 15:20:14

I've sent measurements and photos. They will have to be ceiling mounted as the frames go right to to top. I'm worried if I do it the weight of the curtains will just pull it out the ceiling!

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