Best Blinds to Block Out Light

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One of the primary uses for blinds is to keep out light, so when you’re looking to get some blinds, you want something that’s going to do the job. Now of course, all blinds keep light out, but there’s no denying that certain kinds are a lot better at this than others.

Blackout blinds

With blackout blinds, there’s no messing around – they are 100% opaque, giving you full and complete protection from the light. They ensure that absolutely no light passes through them, which would be ideal for a place that requires complete darkness, like a photography darkroom for example. While blackout blinds might be a little harsh for your home, they could be ideal for industrial properties that have different purposes.

Wooden blinds

Wooden blinds come in slightly varied formations, however the point is, wood is a material that is particularly good for keeping out light. Not only this, they look stylish and subtle and so would be perfect for your household. When it comes to keeping out the light, they do the job just perfectly. Wooden blinds often come in slats meaning that each part of wood is close together and stops light creeping through as much as it can. So, even if you didn’t shut them completely, they’d still do a pretty good job of preventing exposure to light.

Other solutions

Don’t think that you are just limited to these two types of blinds, there are other ways to keep out the light. For example, venetian and roman blinds are still notoriously good for the job, and are a great touch inside any home. Furthermore, you could try some of the curtains we have available, as these are generally made from a thicker material.

If you’d like some advice on what kind of blinds would suit your property the most, you can speak to us today on 01925 653 971 and we will provide you with information about the high quality fabric used to make our blinds and curtains and how these could benefit you. Our service is available across several locations in the North West including Wigan, Leigh, Newton le Willows and Warrington.

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In early 2014 the standards regarding the manufacture, supply and professional installation of internal window blinds changed significantly. It is now illegal to supply or professionally install a window blind which does not comply with the child safety requirements of BS EN 13120:2009+A1:2014.

If your current blinds do not comply with the child safety standards, do not hesitate to contact us, via our contact us page, or call 01925 653971 for a quote!

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