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· 4th January 2024

Choosing the best blackout blinds for your home

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When it comes to creating the perfect ambience in your home, the right window dressing plays a huge role. Blackout blinds are an excellent option if you are looking to enhance privacy and control light. There are however countless options available, so choosing the right blackout blinds for the different rooms in your home can often take a little more time and effort than expected. In this guide, we’ll explore different types of blackout blinds and help you make a decision on the best blackout blinds for your home based on your preferences and the requirements of each room.

Roller blinds

Roller blinds are a popular choice for homeowners seeking versatility. These blinds are highly effective in blocking out light and providing privacy. One of the key advantages of roller blinds is their streamlined appearance, making them a popular choice. They work particularly well in bedrooms, living rooms and home offices.

Consider opting for neutral colours or patterns that complement your existing decor while ensuring maximum light control.

Skylight blinds

Skylights are a great aesthetic feature in any home but controlling the light that filters through them can be difficult. Skylight blackout blinds are specifically designed to address this issue. We offer these in various styles including, pleated, cellular and roller all of which provide optimal light control giving you privacy when necessary but still allowing you to access natural light when required.

You might consider opting for motorised skylight blinds for increased convenience, especially for those harder-to-reach skylights.

Roman blinds

Roman blackout blinds are a customer favourite. The fabric panels add timeless sophistication to your home while still providing the benefits of the blackout functionality. The vast options available make them a great option for any room in your home but are most popular in bedrooms and living areas.

Perfect fit blinds

Perfect fit blackout blinds are a practical but stylish solution for UPVC windows and doors. Perfect fit blinds are designed to seamlessly integrate with your window frames, eliminating the need for any additional hardware.

These blinds are also available in various styles and are an excellent choice for bathrooms, kitchens and conservatories due to water resistance features and the ease of maintenance.

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Choosing the right blinds for different rooms

Bedroom: for the bedrooms in your home we recommend that you prioritise blinds with maximum light control and blackout features, such as Roman, or depending on your windows, skylight blinds.

Bathroom: perfect fit blinds are ideal for moisture-prone areas such as your bathroom while still providing a seamless, clean look with effective light control.

Home office: opt for blinds that minimise glare and provide privacy. Roller blinds or skylight blinds are great options for your home office depending on your windows.

The key to choosing the best blackout blinds for your home lies in understanding the requirements of the room and choosing a style that complements your decor. Our team is here to help with all of this. Contact us today to discuss the best blackout blinds for your home.

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