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Why Blockout Curtains are an essential when designing your TV Media or Home Theatre Space

Posted by Jane Dodge BA Fashion Design RMIT: Textile Designer Quickfit Blinds and Curtains on 7th May 2015

Create the perfect darkened room with some cost effective solutions.

The TV, media or home theatre room has become an essential room for modern day living. Whether you have created a specific room for this purpose or you are utilising an existing lounge space, we all find great relaxation and entertainment watching a movie, your favourite soap opera, or playing a video game on the large screen.

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It is a fairly simple and easy exercise to create the perfect environment. The key is providing:

  • elimination of external light
  • an optimal acoustic environment

Blockout Curtains will achieve both of these. They are readily available in all sorts of colours, fabrications, and styles to suit almost every conceivable interior decor. A Blockout Curtain is just that, they block out light and absorb sound. There are several options on the market, but the simplest are made from a woven fabric with 3 layers of foam coating applied to the reverse. The coating is white in colour which provides good street appeal from the outside and reflects the sun. They are available in almost any fabrication, style, and colour. Whether you are after a modern, no fuss look like the eyelet style curtain or a more traditional curtain with pleats and gathers, there is sure to be a style for you. 

Ready Made Curtains are an easy solution and are very cost effective with prices starting from under $25.00 a panel, or if you are after the lush very full look then Custom Made to Measure Curtains can be made starting at $95.00 and delivered to your door within 2 weeks.

You can find over 100 designs and styles of curtains online right here. So why wait? Take a look today, and create the perfect media or cinema room environment.