Blockout Curtains


Blockout curtains, also known as blackout curtains or drapes offer a range of benefits, including light blocking, privacy, energy efficiency, noise reduction, sun protection, and design versatility. They provide an effective solution for creating a dark and comfortable sleeping environment, ensuring privacy, and enhancing the overall functionality and aesthetics of a space.

We also offer the option of adding lining to your curtains for extra blockout and thermal properties. This feature is particularly useful for those who prioritise privacy, light control, and energy efficiency. With a range of styles and colors to choose from, our blockout curtains are an excellent and versatile solution for any room in your home.

My Blinds & Screens offer a convenient service where we bring our entire product range directly to your doorstep, allowing you to make your selection from the comfort of your home. We will take care of the measuring process and provide you with an accurate quote based on the measurements. Additionally, we will handle the installation process, ensuring that your window treatments are installed correctly.


Benefits of Block Out Curtains

Light Blocking

The primary benefit of blockout curtains is their ability to block out external light sources. They are designed with a thick and tightly woven fabric that effectively blocks sunlight, streetlights, and other sources of external light. This is especially useful for bedrooms, home theaters, or any space where complete darkness is desired, such as during daytime naps or for night shift workers.


Blockout curtains provide a high level of privacy. Due to their dense fabric, they prevent people from outside the room from seeing inside, even when there is light on the other side. This makes them an excellent choice for bedrooms or ground-level windows where privacy is important.

Energy Efficiency

Blockout curtains offer insulation benefits by reducing the transfer of heat between the room and the outside. They help to keep the room cooler in summer by blocking out sunlight and preventing heat gain. In winter, they act as a barrier to retain warmth inside the room, thereby reducing energy consumption and improving energy efficiency.

Noise Reduction

The thickness and density of blockout curtains contribute to sound insulation properties. They can help reduce external noise from traffic, street sounds, or noisy neighbors, creating a quieter and more peaceful indoor environment.

Sun Protection

Blockout curtains provide protection from harmful UV rays. They can help prevent fading or damage to furniture, carpets, and other interior furnishings that may be exposed to direct sunlight. By blocking UV rays, they can also contribute to maintaining a cooler and more comfortable indoor temperature.

Versatility in Design

Blockout curtains are available in a wide range of colors, patterns, and styles, allowing for versatility in design and compatibility with different interior aesthetics. They can be chosen to complement and enhance the overall decor of a room.

Customization Options

Plantation shutters are available in various sizes, materials, and finishes, allowing you to customize them to match your specific preferences and complement your home's design.

Easy Maintenance

Cleaning plantation shutters is relatively simple. Most shutters can be easily wiped down with a cloth or duster, eliminating the need for extensive cleaning routines.

Increased Property Value

Installing plantation shutters can enhance the value of your property. Their durability, functionality, and aesthetic appeal make them an attractive feature for potential buyers.

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My Blinds & Screens offer a convenient service where we bring our entire product range directly to your doorstep.