What Is a Washer?

This piece of hardware is a flat disk of metal or plastic with a hole in the middle. It may not look like much, but it packs a punch when it comes to holding things together.
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  • Mary Insana Mary Insana on Feb 22, 2014
    When I make custom window treatments for my home I use washers in the bottom corners as weights to help them hang nice. There are so many sizes and weights. Large heavy washes are great for heavy weight drapes and small light washers work for lightweight drapes.