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Natural light is essential, but you may need blackout curtains to control that light in specific rooms ; blackout curtains for your bedroom are crucial, since sunlight may get in the way of the things you need to do. If sunshine, moonshine or the light of a streetlamp is interfering when you’re trying to nap, work at your computer or watch TV, you need blackout curtains.
A lot of our blackout curtains for windows have thermal properties that in the winter help reduce heat loss by minimizing drafts and in the summer keep heat out by blocking the sun’s rays, helping you cut energy consumption costs. They also help keep the sun’s damaging rays from fading your furniture. You can find the perfect fit with either short or long blackout curtains..
A perfect pick for city living, the best blackout panels have maximum light-filtering abilities to block out the glow emitted by neighboring office towers, billboards and street lights. Made of heavyweight fabric, they also help with noise reduction, so the heartbeat of the city (think car horns, train tracks, late-night bar-goers) that comes with urban life can stop being an issue. Bonus: The white lining of these curtains meets condominium requirements and brings a unified look for the exterior of any dwelling. White blackout curtains or black blackout curtains remain a popular choice as blackout curtains for the bedroom.
Find the best blackout curtains. For your room, darkening blackout curtains maximize their light-cutting effect by making sure you do it correctly. Choose from our wide variety of curtain rods to find the ones that suit your style. A single rod is great for holding one pair of panels and a double rod can hang two sets – a good choice if you plan on hanging a pair of sheers with your blackout curtains. Either way, make sure your rod is long enough so that when you open your curtains, they can be entirely pulled out of the way so you can let in light when you want to..
When closed, your blackout curtains should cover the entire window, extending beyond the limits of the frame by a few inches all around. For even better results, use a blackout rod. What makes a blackout rod superior to regular rods is that it’s designed with curved ends that allow your curtains to wrap around the corner of the rod so they can get up close and personal with your wall to block out the sneaky light that tries to sneak in at the edges. Trust us; a blackout rod will enhance the effectiveness of your blackout curtains.
So whether you work the night shift and need to sleep during the day, love a good sleep-in, have a baby who naps or are just really serious about watching TV in a glare-free environment, blackout curtains are a must in every room. Take your pick today when it comes to blackout curtains in Canada.
What are the various drop effects for curtains?
- The floating style: Let your curtains hang a maximum of 1” above the floor.
- The kissing style: Have your curtains barely make contact with the ground.
- The puddle style: Add drama to your space by letting the curtains gently pool on the floor.