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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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Monday, March 18, 2019

Sleep well with blackout shades

Sleep well with blackout shades

Sometimes a good night's rest is hard to come by. Especially when it's the weekend and the only thing you want to do is sleep in, but the sun comes up, and soon enough your room is lit up, and you're wide awake. Thankfully there are always advancements in home comfort that can help with little problems like that — introducing the blackout shade! Now sure most of us have known people who have them or even had one/some at one point; but do you know all the uses and benefits to having a blackout shade installed in rooms throughout your home?

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Pirouette & Wood Blinds Mixed Styles

Pirouette & Wood Blinds Mixed Styles

Today’s project included mixing blind styles within the same space. We wanted to highlight the door within the room, opting for a style that allowed a view through. The Pirouette and wood blinds work perfectly together in this space.

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Friday, February 22, 2019

Palm Beach Shutters

Palm Beach Shutters

One last peak of the shutter job we completed this week. I love the elegance and design these Palm Beach Shutters added to the Master Bedroom. They also allow for the perfect amount of privacy and light control with the ability to close half the slats.

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