Tandem Curtain Track

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Tandem Curtain Track
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  1. Features & qualities

    Our Tandem Curtain Track is innovative and appealing, ideal for heavy curtains, and available to buy online today.

    A heavy duty curtain tracker for superior strength

    Our Tandem Track is a high performance, heavy duty track for weighty curtains. Ideal for use with pencil pleat curtains because of its innovative design, the tandem track features a pre corded telescopic curtain track that will support your curtains with ease.

    Please note: This product is subject to stock availability.


    • Brand Dunelm
    • Colours available One colour available in White
    • Material Metal
    • Pack size One curtain track with fittings
    • Sizes available L 122cm to 218cm (48" to 86"), L 168cm to 305cm (66" to 120"), L 218cm to 381cm (86" to 150")
    • Window type Suitable for all windows
  2. The delivery options available to you at the checkout may vary according to other items you purchase within the same order. Unfortunately, you are unable to select more than one delivery method per order.
    In some instances, we will despatch your order in several parts, you will be notified of this when you checkout.

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Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

TBDTandem Curtain Track
 
2.7

(based on 18 reviews)

29%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive design (5)
  • Quality construction (5)

Cons

  • Difficult to hang (8)

Best Uses

  • Bedroom (8)
  • Living room (8)
  • Kitchen (3)
  • Sliding glass doors (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (15)

Reviewed by 18 customers

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5.0

Others almost persuaded me against this!

By ChrisJ

from Kettering

About Me Midrange Shopper

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Sturdy Metal Construction

Cons

  • Awkward Installation
  • St

Best Uses

  • Living Room

We needed a sturdy rail in order to hang some heavyweight curtains and valance. Other reviews were not too helpful and we were almost persuaded against this product. Careful reading of the instructions is definitely required and familiarity with the components is a must. We are really pleased with this purchase.

  • Product Quality:
  • Excellent
  • Value for Money:
  • Good
 
3.0

Rubbish valance rail mounting

By Chris

from Kent

About Me Midrange Shopper

Pros

    Cons

    • Difficult To Hang

    Best Uses

    • Bedroom

    This was the only curtain/valance rail I could find for our length of window. The curtain track is easy easy to hang if you follow the instructions and have someone to help. but the valance rail end mountings are rubbish. All there is is a hole in the rail and a peg on the end mount. When you're hanging the valance the rail will pop off the peg The only solutions I could see are either to use blu-tac, or to tie the rail on, which is what I did. It all stays together, and the finished effect is good, but I begrudge having to cobble together something like this. Having had to do this detracts from my enjoyment of the curtains. If you can find an alternative I'd go for that.

    • Product Quality:
    • Average
    • Value for Money:
    • Average

    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    The worst twin track design........EVER!

    By Sagalout1954

    from Milton Keynes

    About Me Midrange Shopper

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Difficult To Hang

      Best Uses

        This is a good quality product for a decent price with an APPALLING design flaw.

        Takes a little studying of the instructions to establish what to do, unlike 5 previous Harrison Drape twin tracks we have which had been easy to fit years ago. Dunelm have clearly revised the instructions with marginally better ones though, (we bought 3 tracks and the instructions with 1 are really, really bad in comparison to the other, haven't opened package 3).

        There is no contents list on the packaging so you will unpack it before you realise it has valance hooks but NO curtain hooks! The curtain track is pretty good, easy to add more track gliders even once the track is up and a sturdy construction, good heavy duty draw strings and a natty 'tensioner' to fit to the wall, all good so far.

        However, here comes the completely negative bit......the valance track is totally impossible to fit properly. It has only 2 arched, supporting fitting brackets placed at approx. 1/4 and 3/4 way along the track, BUT there is little to NO support at either end of track. Nothing to support the last couple of feet or the curving ends of the track.

        At the very ends of the valance track there is a tiny hole, you are expected to 'push' this onto a small 'fitting location' and snap it into place. Trouble is this 'fitting location' sticks up a mere 1 1/2 mm, yes I do mean mm not cm. There is barely enough there to tuck into a hole let alone snap into place, certainly not enough to provide any support whatsoever to the curved end and 2 further feet at either end of the valance track.

        What we ended up with on completion was sagging valance barely supported for a couple of feet either end, with the centre sections fully supported to such an extent the track arched along the centre. Looked rubbish, though the curtain track was perfectly straight, the valance brackets fit to it so no reason why this shouldn't be straight as well - completely let down by the saggy unsupported ends.

        The two remaining products are being returned to the store. Have been obliged to undertake a bit of DiY adaptation to make this one vaguely acceptable but may yet tear it all down and return it as 'not fit for purpose'.

        Good quality, rubbish design, buy at your peril. We are experienced at curtain hanging and the various fittings of tracks, this is by far the worst, most unacceptable EVER.

        Product design would only be acceptable if it included 2 further valance brackets at either end, just before the curves of the valance, leaving the 'fitting location' thing to hold only the very ends of the track in place against the wall.

        • Product Quality:
        • Good
        • Value for Money:
        • Good

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great item-Put up by a non DIY'ing girl!

        By flutter

        from Chester

        About Me Midrange Shopper

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Hang
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Bedroom
          • Kitchen
          • Living Room
          • Privacy
          • Sliding Glass Doors

          I don't agree with the reviews about it being difficult to put up at all. I don't do DIY at all but it only took me 15 mins to do-just requires basic common sense. Great item really pleased.

          • Product Quality:
          • Excellent
          • Value for Money:
          • Excellent

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Poor instructions

          By Ethelmac

          from Ballymena

          About Me Midrange Shopper

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Bedroom
              • Living Room

              Product fair but impossible to fit as instructions confusing and diagrams to small and vague to understand for the average person. Frustrating and time consuming. Would not recommend to a friend.product appears adequate but impossible to assemble.

              • Product Quality:
              • Fair
              • Value for Money:
              • Fair

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              REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

              TBDTandem Curtain Track
               
              2.7

              (based on 18 reviews)

              29%

              of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

              Pros

              • Attractive design (5)
              • Quality construction (5)

              Cons

              • Difficult to hang (8)

              Best Uses

              • Bedroom (8)
              • Living room (8)
              • Kitchen (3)
              • Sliding glass doors (3)
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              Reviewed by 18 customers

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              4.0

              Good track, Rubbish Instructions

              By Mickeyb1

              from York

              Pros

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Good job for you lot on here. couldnt get to grips with the valance from the instructions[...]

                    • Product Quality:
                    • Good
                    • Value for Money:
                    • Good

                    (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    Good quality, and not difficult to fit

                    By Kes

                    from Worcestershire

                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Quality Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Bedroom
                      • Living Room

                      This is a fairly well-made and robust product, although perhaps the 122/218 mm size coud do with two centre supports instead of one. The instructions are clear, with rather small diagrams.

                      The valance rail is not the most solid, but perfectly adequate. With a little thought the method of fixing can be deduced, and is mentioned in another review. Fit the valance brackets so that the pointed sides are perpendicular to the wall, remove the plastic plugs from the end of the valance rail (those marked 'Remove'), tilt the rail up slightly at the front, thread the top spike of the bracket into the end of the rail and through the topmost hole. Fold the rail down to the horizontal. Done.

                      You can add additional sliders to the rail, and fitting the curtain hooks is no more difficult than with any other rail. A good product I'd use again.

                      • Product Quality:
                      • Good
                      • Value for Money:
                      • Good
                       
                      1.0

                      Instructions very difficult to follow

                      By Dissapointed user

                      from Wigan

                      About Me Midrange Shopper

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                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            It took hours to make sense of the instructions they are very difficult to follow. I am sure it does not need to be so awkward a job, we would not use this again, there were not even any hooks for the curtains. It looks nice now it is up, but is not worth the effort, if we had read the reviews first we would not have used it.

                            • Product Quality:
                            • Average
                            • Value for Money:
                            • Average

                            (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                             
                            3.0

                            It's not impossible! It's a good product

                            By Steve

                            from Swindon

                            About Me Budget Shopper

                            Pros

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  The instructions and the web photo are misleading. [...]The flat bracket gets slotted behind the wall bracket, with angled bits pointing away from the track, held to the wall under the main fitting. The pelmet rail clips over the flat brackets (there are holes in end of pelmet rail, these locate over the pointy bit of the flat bracket and click into position)Easy when you know how!! They look great and work a treat.

                                  • Product Quality:
                                  • Good
                                  • Value for Money:
                                  • Good

                                  (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                                   
                                  2.0

                                  Frustrated and puzzled:

                                  By Frustrated and puzzled: Cardiff

                                  from Cardiff

                                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                                  Pros

                                  • Attractive Design
                                  • Quality Construction

                                  Cons

                                  • Difficult To Hang

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Bedroom
                                  • Kitchen
                                  • Living Room
                                  • Privacy
                                  • Sliding Glass Doors

                                  The instructions are difficult to follow. Diagrams are small and unclear.
                                  The valance rail is next to impossible to fit. Even consulted the picture on the web site and that is completely confusing; in fact I would strongly suggest it is wrong because the position of the valance rail in the picture is impossible to achieve

                                  • Product Quality:
                                  • Average
                                  • Value for Money:
                                  • Average

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                                  TBDTandem Curtain Track
                                   
                                  2.7

                                  (based on 18 reviews)

                                  29%

                                  of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

                                  Pros

                                  • Attractive design (5)
                                  • Quality construction (5)

                                  Cons

                                  • Difficult to hang (8)

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Bedroom (8)
                                  • Living room (8)
                                  • Kitchen (3)
                                  • Sliding glass doors (3)
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                                    • Midrange shopper (15)

                                  Reviewed by 18 customers

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                                  2.0

                                  impossible to work out

                                  By steve frustrated

                                  from nottingham

                                  About Me Midrange Shopper

                                  Pros

                                  • Attractive Design

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      i am sitting typing this comment because i have no idea how to fix the valance rail

                                      • Product Quality:
                                      • Average
                                      • Value for Money:
                                      • Fair
                                       
                                      1.0

                                      No spare gliders

                                      By GgrannyG

                                      from Londonderry N Ireland

                                      About Me Midrange Shopper

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                        • Difficult To Hang
                                        • Spares

                                        Best Uses

                                          I agree with other reviews, this was not easy to install, but my main criticism is that it is not possible to add extra gliders. The number supplied is not sufficient to allow the curtain to hang properly, and I had expected to be able to buy spares and add them to the rail, as I have done with other brands of rails. [...]

                                          • Product Quality:
                                          • Fair
                                          • Value for Money:
                                          • Poor
                                           
                                          1.0

                                          just rubish product , do not buy it

                                          By kookoo

                                          from leicester

                                          Pros

                                            Cons

                                            • Unattractive Design

                                            Best Uses

                                              just not good at all , i wont recommend to anyone. put your money to toilet rather than buying this product

                                              • Product Quality:
                                              • Poor
                                              • Value for Money:
                                              • Poor
                                               
                                              1.0

                                              Great Idea ... shame about the execution

                                              By Miriam Binder

                                              from Brighton

                                              About Me Midrange Shopper

                                              Verified Reviewer

                                              Pros

                                              • Attractive Design

                                              Cons

                                              • Difficult To Hang

                                              Best Uses

                                                My neighbour installed the rail for me and I got the running commentary. The instructions are, as stated by another reviewer, sparse and incomplete.

                                                Another issue is that once the rail is up, try and figure how I attach the curtain hooks to the rail is well nigh impossible. I've been at it for over an hour and am still no closer to a working solution.

                                                Great idea, well made but not user friendly. It is for the lack of user friendliness that I would say it is poor value for money.

                                                • Product Quality:
                                                • Excellent
                                                • Value for Money:
                                                • Poor
                                                 
                                                1.0

                                                disapointed

                                                By gesa

                                                from london

                                                About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                Pros

                                                  Cons

                                                  • Difficult To Hang

                                                  Best Uses

                                                    horrible product, impossible to put it together, lack of instructions!!!!!!!

                                                    very disapointed!!!

                                                    • Product Quality:
                                                    • Poor
                                                    • Value for Money:
                                                    • Poor

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                                                    TBDTandem Curtain Track
                                                     
                                                    2.7

                                                    (based on 18 reviews)

                                                    29%

                                                    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Attractive design (5)
                                                    • Quality construction (5)

                                                    Cons

                                                    • Difficult to hang (8)

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Bedroom (8)
                                                    • Living room (8)
                                                    • Kitchen (3)
                                                    • Sliding glass doors (3)
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                                                      • Midrange shopper (15)

                                                    Reviewed by 18 customers

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                                                    4.0

                                                    Not Easy

                                                    By 2 sent mad.

                                                    from Mersyside

                                                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                    Verified Reviewer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Good Product

                                                    Cons

                                                    • Difficult To Hang

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Bedroom
                                                    • Living Room

                                                    This is not a easy Rail to hang, because the instructions are very bad and there is no contents list. My freind and I had a hard time working out how the vallance rail fitted to the curtain track. We are both good at DIY and Have a lot of experince I am 62 My freind 76 and a retired Tradesman in building etc. If you buy this product try to find out how the vallance fits to the rail before leaving the shop, as it could save you a good few hours of going mad. once it is compleated you will be happy with it im sure.

                                                    • Product Quality:
                                                    • Excellent
                                                    • Value for Money:
                                                    • Excellent
                                                     
                                                    4.0

                                                    Excellent curtain rail-Dreadful pelmet

                                                    By Eric

                                                    from St. Andrews

                                                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                    Verified Reviewer

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Attractive Design
                                                    • Great Colour
                                                    • Quality Construction

                                                    Cons

                                                    • Difficult to affix
                                                    • Poor instructions

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Bedroom
                                                    • Living Room

                                                    The product is well designed for the hanging of curtains and is very robust,but the pelmet rail instructions are so poor I have no idea how to fix the rail to the ends of the curtain rail. I am an experienced DIYer and a technician by trade and after studying the product for over an hour, I still could not see how to achieve a positive fix for the rail.

                                                    • Product Quality:
                                                    • Good
                                                    • Value for Money:
                                                    • Good

                                                    (7 of 10 customers found this review helpful)

                                                     
                                                    4.0

                                                    Not for DIY

                                                    By sdgray22

                                                    from Leicester

                                                    About Me Midrange Shopper

                                                    Pros

                                                    • Quality Construction

                                                    Cons

                                                    • Difficult To Hang

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Bedroom
                                                    • Kitchen
                                                    • Living Room
                                                    • Sliding Glass Doors

                                                    This is not a product that a layman should try to hang. It needs precision to hang the rail at the correct height for existing curtains. You need a baton you cannot drill this many holes into lintels above windows and you need a heavy duty drill not your usual DIY elctric drill from B&Q if you decide to try. The instructions are very difficult to follow. The rails cost over [$] for three and the fee I had to pay to get a builder in for a few hours to fix them doubled this easily. Not a cheap option!

                                                    • Product Quality:
                                                    • Good
                                                    • Value for Money:
                                                    • Good

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