Enter the distance of your window recess from wall to wall into the calculator to determine the net curtain distance.

Net Curtain Formula

The following equation is used to calculate the Net Curtain width.

NCW = WW * 2

  • Where NCW is the width of the net curtain (in)
  • WW is the window recess width (in)

To calculate the net curtain width, simply multiply the window recess width by 2.

What is a Net Curtain?


A net curtain is a piece of cloth that people hang over their windows to stop people from seeing into a building or home.

How to Calculate Net Curtain?

Example Problem:

The following example outlines the steps and information needed to calculate Net Curtain distance.

First, measure the width of the window recess. In this example, the window recess is measured to be 50 inches.

Next, the final and last step is to use the formula above to calculate the net curtain width.

NCW = WW * 2

NCW = 50 * 2

NCW = 100 inches