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Best Blackout Curtains

Blackout curtains are a great solution to your indoor decorating needs. They may come in handy in areas of hot summers as they tend to keep the heat out. They also darken the room significantly and may be the perfect choice for those who need sleep during the day. You should look for curtains that not only fit your window but successfully block out all light. How well they drape and look in your room is also another important consideration. With this in mind, I’ve come up with a list of the top five blackout curtains.

Maytex Faux Suede Blackout Panel

This blackout panel by Maytex is made of faux seude so it will lend your room a luxurious look. This panel should provide 100% blackout, providing you the environment needed to sleep soundly. Its energy-saving capabilities will result in less dependence on home appliances, saving you money in the long run. Customers note they do block out virtually all light and look expensive too. It's advised you purchase two panels as these curtains don't come in a set.

Maytex Velvet Blackout Panel

Made of a luxurious solid black velvet, this blackout panel by Maytex will keep the light out. You'll reduce dependence on your home's heating system with this blackout curtain that is energy-efficient. It also contains a buffer from outside noises. For window hanging, a curtain rod pocket is provided. Customers noted that although they are velvet and a little stiff, they do block out all light. If you're looking for a blackout curtain that does what it's supposed to, this Maytex curtain is a great choice.

Eclipse Suede Thermaback Blackout Panel

The Eclipse Suede is a single Thermaback Blackout Panel with a foam backing. It’s tested to block 99% of light, 40% of noise, and uses 25% less energy. If you’re someone who wakes up easily, this curtain will reduce unwanted noise and light and provide you with a better night’s sleep. For optimal coverage, use two window panels on a standard or decorative rod. They are also energy-efficient in that they keep the hot and cold out, resulting in less use of energy. Customers like their nice suede feel and note they create a lot of privacy. They also create a rich feel to whichever room you decide to put them in.

Solid Grommet Top Thermal Insulated Blackout Curtain

This thermal, insulated blackout curtain will bring warmth and style to your home. The grommet gives the curtain a modern touch while providing energy efficient comfort. This high-quality curtain is extremely soft and comfortable as well. It’ll block out light and save you energy in the process. Customers note these curtains are effective and the sun doesn’t even peek through in the morning. They also enjoy that they’re not stiff and look very good too.

Redi Shade 1617201 Black Out Pleated Shade

This shade by Redi is customized to fit any window. It's perfect for a variety of rooms including an infant's room, bedrooms, and media entertainment rooms. It has a stylish, pleated look and contains no cords for your safety. Since it requires no nails or screws to install, it is an economical option that works by peeling and sticking. Customers note these shades are heavy and durable and install easily. They also perform their function of blocking out light very well too.

Stephanie Hamilton

I'm always on the hunt for latest emergences in indoor living and the lifestyle niche - reading the blogs and even trying out the highly recommended products. I'm a visual designer by trade, and have worked with clients including Martha Stewart, collecting a wealth of knowledge in the process on what makes a product truly functional.

I do consulting work on the side in addition to being a Bestcovery writer. Whenever possible, I like to share my experiences and research with my readers to help add value to their lives. Let my experience go to work for you as you explore the best of indoor living.

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