Blackout shades: Do they really block out the light?
Within the entire window treatment industry, Blackout style shades have one purpose. To block out as much light as possible, thereby darkening a room. There’s no fancy history behind the product. And most of what you see and hear about this type of shade is all marketing. In this article we’re going to try to cover the reality of blackout shades vs the myth that’s often marketed to the masses. As always, if you want to skip ahead:
Blackout vs Room Darkening Shades
Are blackout shades roller shades?
Do these shades make the room 100% dark?
Do shutters darken a room as well as blackout shades?