What are Blackout Curtains?

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They are heavy fabric curtains used to block out outside light.

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Do blackout curtains also block noise?

No, they do not. Blackout curtains are hung on your windows and simply block out light.

Who invented blackout curtains?

God.... God invented curtains.

Can you wash curtains with blackout lining?

You need to check if the curtains came with any labels. The label will tell you if the fabric is washable. Generally curtains with blackout lining are washable at 40 degrees.

Can you purchase the black out curtains that you find in hotels?

Yes, blackout curtains - commonly used in hotel rooms - are available for purchase. Sometimes called a drape liner, blackout curtains are available in a variety of colors and sizes.

Why did they use blackout curtains?

They had to use blackout curtains because if there were German planes flying above and saw a tiny shine of light they would know where to bomb their bombs.

Do blackout curtains come in all different colors, or just dark colors?

You can get blackout curtains in a variety of colors and styles. Here is a site to help you out: Blackout curtains don't only come in black color there are many different colors. Here is a link to a web page with very good details and information about them. It's www.

Where can I find blackout curtain suppliers?

Blackout curtains are curtains that block out most light from outside when they are drawn across the windows. You can find them in most furniture or stores that sell home furnishings.

Where can I find the most affordable blackout curtains?

The BedBath Store at has a terrific selection of patterns and colors of blackout curtains that range in price from $16 to $55, which I consider very affordable. Most of the other blackout curtains I found started at around $60 and averaged closer to the $100 and above range. You could check to see if they have any available at a lower price.

What side of the thermal fabric goes towards the window when making thermal blackout curtains?


What is the meaning of blackout shades?

Blackout shades or blackout curtains were utilized during World War Two by England's citizenry to make it more difficult for the Axis' bombers to target their location. Blackout shades or blackout curtains are made from two or three layers of cloth. Thick black cloth for the outside layer, thick white cloth for the inside or middle layer, and an inside thick layer of your color of choice. Many were just two layers, as there was a war going on. These curtains or shades could act as thermal or sound dampers as well.

What is the best material for curtains that are continuously in direct sunlight, in order to avoid fading?

Any heavy material, such as those used in blackout curtains will be great for resisting fade.

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