5 Great Uses for Blackout Shades

Blackout shades are not just for blocking out the sunlight in bedrooms. They can be used in a variety of ways around the home in different kinds of spaces. Here are some of the most common ways that people use blackout shades in their homes.

1. Bedroom

Whether you work the night shift and need to get sleep during a bright day or you’re a regular afternoon napper, or you simply like to sleep in late, blackout shades are the perfect solution for creating a dark and sleep appropriate environment during the daylight hours.

2. Home Theater

Blackout shades are also perfect for creating the perfect movie watching setting anywhere in your home. You can block out any sunlight completely and dim the lights to create that perfect movie theater ambiance. Blackout shades are also useful because they will cut out any annoying glare that would otherwise interfere with your ability to see the TV or projector screen.

3. Photography studio

If you’re a photographer setting up a studio in your home, you can use blackout shades to block out any incoming sunlight allowing you to fully control the your studios lighting.

4. Computer workspace

You may feel like your home doesn’t need blackout shades, but if you work on your computer often enough, blackout shades might be the perfect accompaniment to your workspace. Blackout shades block out incoming sunlight and get rid of any glare that would otherwise become a nuisance on your computer screen.

5. Nursery

If you have a baby or young child, you know that it’s important that they get enough sleep. Blackout shades can help by creating the perfect environment for sleeping. A dark room can help a young child sleep better, and you always have the choice of supplementing with a night light or drawing up the shades again as needed!

If you’re interested in blackout shades, call us at 905-691-4455 (Oakville and nearby), 905-594-0220 (Grimsby and nearby) or 519-341-3446 (Guelph and nearby) or fill out our online form on at our website!