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Before it was even introduced to the mainstream market, blackout blinds and curtains are just for teenage angst. Revamping the stigma, the new curtain style is back with a modern twist that will excite you to hang them up in your home.
Doing some throwback, in 1939, Britain enforced a mandatory blackout due to the threat of enemy air strikes. Residents were forced to hang thick curtains made of black cotton over their windows at night so that not even a spark of light could penetrate.
Imagine, even car headlights must be covered by small patches of this black cloth. Even though that these times are the darkest ones, homeowners get used to the privacy and peace the blackout curtains provide. They soon decided to keep the curtains up even after the war was over.
After decades, the purpose of these black drapes has now renewed from being a safety blanket for the house. Commercially, the available blackout curtains are woven extra-tight, and are able to block 99% of light and UV rays. They do not only trap the sunlight, but it also keeps your house from the heat outside.
These stylish roll-up blinds now come in sleek cut out designs that can turn any window into a famous scenery such as New York and London city skyline. Moreover, it still lets minimal light into your home. Check out the best ones in the market and order now!