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Thanks! And do you know if there is just a standard curtain "rail" system or several kinds? I haven't paid attention to how it is mine exactly and I can't go back now to check
They seem fairly standard from my very limited experience, but the gliders are very cheap so for once in Switzerland it would not be an expensive mistake if you just bought a pack!
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They seem fairly standard from my very limited experience, but the gliders are very cheap so for once in Switzerland it would not be an expensive mistake if you just bought a pack!
That sounds weird for Switzerland, yes This is what they look like:



The strange thing is that it doesn't look like there is any way to take out the hooks, or to put new ones. It seems like they placed the bar with all the hooks inside and it goes until it reaches the wall without any holes.
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Three possibilities on the photo -

1. one end of your rail has a plastic 'stopper' - take that out and you can slide the curtains out of the railing

2. get up close and try to turn the plastic bits 90 degrees.

3. you leave the gliders in the rail, and you just remove and replace the curtain part - the curtain side of things has little hooks...

(hope you've got a decent ladder or a very tall family member )
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Re: curtains

try a place called Heytens. They have very nice curtain and also custom made them. They are a bit pricy!!! or just buy fabric from Modesa Tissus and make them yourself. It is not difficult. They have everything you would need to make the curtain. Good luck.
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I got my curtains at CATCHET, Lowenstrasse. They a light like a net curtain and let the light through, but are fab colour. They were 53chf for the pair. There is also one down near the Opera house. No website. They tend to sell ethic gifty things, with some furniture and some curtains with a good array of colours. They sell the glidey things for the track too.
If no-one finds the shop, because I couldn't remember the name, I've amended that!
I went back to the store yesterday, and discovered I got the the name wrong!
My curtains are still there!
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If no-one finds the shop, because I couldn't remember the name, I've amended that!
This one - it's one of my favourites too, for little bits and pieces...
http://www.cachet.ch/
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Re: curtains

My rails were not so standard I looked everywhere but in the end the only practical option was to have curtains made to measure, with the special gliders. I went to Manor, good selection, decent prices. They come to your place so you can see the fabrics in your home.

Of course we're talking well outside the Ikea price range here, but they were about 50% cheaper than Pfister I'm very happy with the result and couldn't have done without them as my apartment is facing south and does not have sunshades
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Is there any chance that you could post a photo of your curtains or would be prepared to pm me one? I've had a look at the website you gave, but still don't quite get how it would work. Thanks very much in advance.
http://www.bonprixsecure.com/ch/Schi...703-0-4d867eb6
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