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The best small curtain rods for compact spaces

You want any window treatment to look great and a curtain rod is an important part of the finished aesthetic. These small curtain rods come in a variety of styles and colors, and with their adjustable design, you can get a perfect fit.

It’s easy for traditional curtain rods or even small shower curtain rods to overwhelm a smaller window, looking out of place and distracting from your window’s view. These small curtain rods are appropriately sized for smaller windows, adding a delicate touch, which enhances, rather than detracts, from the space. They’re easy to install, too! Let’s take a look at our favorites.

Decopolitan Window Treatment Rod Set

Best for Window Curtains

The Decopolitan Window Treatment Rod Set offers plenty of options so you can get the exact size and style that you want. The 18- to 36-inch size is ideal for small window curtains and the one-inch diameter steel rod can support heavier fabrics. Choose from seven finishes, including bronze, antique white, and black. All installation hardware is included.

H.VERSAILTEX Magnetic Curtain Rods

Best for Metal Doors

The H.VERSAILTEX Magnetic Curtain Rods are an ideal solution for installation on metal. These magnetic rods install in just seconds with no tools required. Use them to hang curtains on metal doors, window casings, and any other metal surface. These rods come in two sizes and adjust for the perfect fit. Choose from four finishes to match your color palette.

Kenney Davenport Petite Café Decorative Curtain Rod

Best White Curtain Rod

With the Kenney Davenport Petite Café Decorative Curtain Rods, you can quickly dress up your small kitchen and bathroom windows. This ½-inch diameter rod is adjustable, and the 28- to 48-inch size is perfect for small spaces. The metal rod features resin finials for a classic touch that looks just right in a smaller space. All of the mounting brackets and installation hardware are included.

The right curtain rod can enhance even your smallest windows. While a small curtain tension rod gets the job done, these curtain rods add a stylistic touch and a sturdier mount. Don’t your little windows deserve the same attention and treatments that the larger ones get? These curtain rods make that easy.