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Room Darkening Window Treatments

Room Darkening Window Treatments

Room Darkening Window Treatment
Room Darkening Window Treatment

Need to darken your bedroom to help you sleep more soundly? Or reduce glare on your television when watching a movie?

Bright Line Custom Blinds offers a range of Hunter Douglas window treatments to achieve just the right amount of room darkness. While every Hunter Douglas product allows you some measure of light control, some products offer more room darkening benefits than others.

Room Darkening Window Treatment
Room Darkening Window Treatment

Key considerations are fabric / material type and color: Sheer and light fabrics typically soften and filter sunlight, while darker, semi-opaque and opaque fabrics and materials block sunlight.

Fabrics and materials designated as 'semi-opaque' (with Hunter Douglas' Privacy & Light Control rating of '4') will block the view and darken the room when closed.

Room Darkening Window Treatment
Room Darkening Window Treatment

If you want to block out as much natural light as possible, look for Hunter Douglas window treatments designated with the highest Privacy & Light Control rating of '5.'

These products not only offer 'opaque' fabrics and materials with maximum light-blocking qualities, they are also uniquely designed to minimize light gaps, seams and rout holes, such as the de-Light™ feature on many horizontal blinds from Hunter Douglas.

Room Darkening Window Treatment
Room Darkening Window Treatment

If you are looking for optional room darkening capabilities, consider a room darkening liner available on many of our shades. The liner can be sewn directly to the face fabric, or for ultimate flexibility, it can operate independently.

Hunter Douglas Silhouette® A Deux™ window shadings combine a Silhouette shading and a room-darkening roller shade in a single headrail, providing you with three choices of light control: translucent, light dimming and room darkening. The A Deux™ room-darkening roller shade feature is also available with our Nantucket™ window shadings.

Contact the team at BrightLine Custom Blinds to learn more or get started with your project!

We are your local Hunter Douglas Dealer in the Des Moines area

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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Friday, December 6, 2019

General

What Are Smart Glass Windows?

What Are Smart Glass Windows?

We now have smart cars, smart appliances, smart beds, smart doorbells, smart toilets, and yes, even smart glass windows. Well, hold on to your curtains, Batman, because smart glass windows are nothing short of amazing. You can ditch your curtains altogether. Since smart glass goes from transparent to opaque at the touch of a button, you won’t be needing them anymore. 

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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Prepping Your Windows for an Iowa Winter

Prepping Your Windows for an Iowa Winter

Every winter seems to bring a bit more brisk to the air than the year before, especially here in the Des Moines, Iowa area. Even if the sun is out and shining, there's still a chill in the air that makes you want to cuddle up in several blankets until you can feel all your fingertips and toes again! Especially here in Iowa, where the cold is no stranger during winter. Even in a heated home, there are still ways for the cold to creep in and make it slightly uncomfortable throughout the day (and night, especially). Your windows have a lot to do with the temperatures inside your home! There are several ways to prep your windows for the winter season in Iowa to keep your home comfortable and not too cold.

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Monday, September 16, 2019

General

Autumn Weather in Des Moines

Autumn Weather in Des Moines

Here in Des Moines, we know winter weather too well. Thankfully there's a sweet spot right before the snow falls that many Iowanians live for. The weather this Autumn in Des Moines is set to be nice and warm, with just a small hint of rain. Perfect weather for traveling around the great state of Iowa, especially here in Des Moines.

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