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What Are Blackout Curtains?

If you are wondering what are blackout curtains and how can they benefit me and my home, you have come to the right place.


What Are Blackout Curtains?

As you have most likely guessed, blackout curtains are perfect for blocking out light. It could be the artificial glow of streetlights outside at night while you are trying to sleep, or the bright glare from the sun. Blackout curtains also have other benefits that you might not know about. They are brilliant for helping to reduce outside noise and for insulation and absorption to save you some money on your energy bills. We all want to save ourselves a bit of money, don’t we.


How You Can Benefit From Blackout Curtains

Investing in some blackout curtains is a great idea if your sleep is disturbed by artificial or natural light. These curtains are particularly useful to those of you who work shifts to help you sleep. They also make great curtains for mobile homes, motorhomes and caravans etc, where it can be difficult to keep the light out.

These curtains are ideal for if you would like to save a bit of energy, And therefore, save a bit of money on energy bills. They help to keep the heat inside your home during the cold Winter weather. It can also keep your home cool in the summer by trapping the hot air outside. Blackout lining is even more effective when used with interlining, creating more thermal properties.

To get the full benefit from this type of curtains, I would advise to avoid eyelet or tab top curtain headings as these still let the light through at the top.


Curtains For Your Home

If you’re looking for some blackout curtains for your home, please contact us for more information or to book your free, no obligation curtain design consultation. We make beautiful curtains Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Buckinghamshire and throughout the UK, completely tailored to you and your home. However, if you are looking to have some curtains lined with blackout lining, we can also help with that.

Also, if you are looking for some beautiful home accessories to go with your new curtains or roman blinds, please have a look at our homewares website.



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