The Eclipse™ 5/8" Diameter Room Darkening Rod features a unique bracket design allowing the curtain to wrap around the side of rod to block window sidelight. The wrap around feature also enhances privacy and reduces outside noise and drafts. The oval-shaped brackets conceal the mounting screws when the rod is installed. When installed, the rod projects 3 1/8 inches (8.0 cm) from the wall. The eclipse™ 5/8" Diameter Room Darkening Rod is adjustable to accommodate your window size. To maximize energy efficiency, pair with thermal curtains. To maximize light control, pair with room darkening curtains. Mounting hardware and installation instructions are included.