There are always new trends coming and going when it comes to all sorts of design be it clothes, accessories and even interior design. The only difference is that when these old trends are revived, they are more polished and refined compared to the last time they in trend. Blackout blinds happen to be one of those revived trends in interior design.
The early renditions of blackout blinds were mostly limited to curtains and their material felt like heavy polyester but it is now softer. The colors in at first were only limited to dark colors which did not make for an attractive look. Now, they are available in a variety of lighter colors including white as well.
What makes blackout blinds stand out is the numerous advantages that come with them. As the name suggests, they help to block out almost all sunlight from entering inside the window and this helps in multiple ways. First of all, by preventing sunlight from entering into the room, the interior of your house is being protected from UV and sun damage, so you prolong the life of your house’s interior.
Secondly, by using blackout blinds during summers, by blocking the UV light from entering your house during the day, you are effectively keeping your house’s interior cooler, this allows you to save up a significant amount of money when it comes to your electricity bill. This also makes blackout blinds a more eco-friendly option given how it cuts down the use of electricity to keep the house cooler.
Blackout blinds are more considerably expensive compared to other materials or drapes etc. but the extra cost pays off in the long run when you are saving money in terms of your electricity and energy bill. Ultimately, the many advantages of blackout blinds outweigh any of the negatives or setbacks.