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Blackout Shades vs. Blackout Blinds

Waking up in the morning can be easy or very difficult for people. Sometimes, the amount of light that comes into our room when we sleep or wake up could make sleeping peaceful, or not.

Many windows in houses have either blackout blinds or blackout shades. A blackout blind has strips of material, called louvers, which rotate to help control the amount of light being emitted into a room. They can be lowered or raised, or even partially lowered or partially raised. 

Blackout shades are usually made of a one-piece material, that can be lowered or raised, but not made out of strips like the blackout blinds. These are preferred during the summer or winter, to insulate the heat or the cold. Using these, no light is being emitted at all, unlike some blackout blinds

Researchers say that exposure to light while sleeping can affect one's quality of sleeping harshly. Some people work the night shift and need to work during the day, and blackout blinds or shades are what they need to have a comfortable and well-rested sleep.

Blackout shades and blackout blinds can be used in almost any place, like conference rooms, hotel rooms, and school auditoriums. These can help a home or office to control the amount of light that is being permitted into the room. Blackout blinds and blackout shades are essential for many things and help us in ways we never think about.

Bright Line Blinds can help you find the perfect shades for your home. Contact us today.

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BrightLine Custom Blinds offers a large selection of custom Hunter Douglas window treatments, including sheers and shadings, honeycomb shades, shutters, horizontal blinds, vertical blinds, Roman shades, roller shades, and woven wood shades.

We serve all the Des Moines metro area and surrounding communities including Altoona, Ankeny, Clive, Granger, Grimes, Johnston, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, West Des Moines, and Waukee. Please contact us, and let us know how we can help you.

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Enjoying the Benefits of Cross-ventilation

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It is always lovely when the weather cools down a bit to open a window and let the fresh outside air in your home. Breathing fresh air has many health benefits and well as removing stagnant air that has been trapped in your house.

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A Brief History of Hunter DouglasĀ®

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