5 Good Reasons Why You Should Get Blackout Curtains

Blackout curtains are usually the last thing that comes to mind when we think of buying new drapes for our homes. People often regard them as patternless, thick, and just dark – a gloomy house is the last thing anyone wants to have.

But that’s where we’re all wrong about blackout curtains. Here are some benefits you should know about having these thick, dark drapes:

1. They make your room quieter

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Blackout curtains helps with noise reduction because they’re made of dense material. This is a great investment if your place is near a highway or a busy road. Those who work from home will really benefit from these drapes as well.

If you’re keen on receiving quotes for curtain making/installation, we have professionals on Kaodim who can assist.

2. They help you save on bills

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Believe it or not, these dark curtains retain and keep out heat at the same time! Malaysia can get really hot sometimes, and most of us tend to like to leave the air conditioner on all day to stay cool. These drapes can help to keep the heat out during hot days, which means you can save on your air conditioning bills!

3. Blackout curtains help you sleep better

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Dark drapes will help you sleep better. Our bodies can never fully rest when there’s sunlight coming into the room, which is why you should sleep with the lights off. These opaque curtains can help block 99% of light from entering your room, so you can enjoy a good night’s sleep and wake up energised.

4. They give you maximum privacy

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Silhouettes can be seen when the interior is brighter than the outside, and sometimes the drapes can even become semi-transparent! With its thick and dense material, blackout curtains can really shield the insides of your home from prying eyes.

5. They last longer

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Unlike most curtains, blackout ones come with coatings. The coatings are the components responsible for blocking out light, at the same time ensuring its durability. They have a better lifespan as compared to other curtains, which make them a good investment.

Thinking of getting a set of blackout curtains? Let our professional service providers know here. Complete the form, specify the number of curtains you want to get, and we’ll send you some quotations and service providers’ profiles for you to choose from!

written by Esther Chung