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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, July 6, 2020

General

A Brief History of Hunter DouglasĀ®

A Brief History of Hunter DouglasĀ®

In Düsseldorf, Germany, Henry Sonnenberg started a tool distribution and manufacturing company in 1919.

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Monday, May 25, 2020

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What Not To Do When Choosing Window Treatments

What Not To Do When Choosing Window Treatments

There are different reasons to install window treatments in your home. One, to minimize sunlight coming in, another to decorate the window and make your home look more pleasing, and also to help with privacy. They say function is more important than form, but it doesn’t have to be that way. You can still keep the sunlight out and make your windows a beautiful accent piece for all to enjoy. However, there are some things to steer clear of when choosing the right window treatments for your home. 

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Monday, April 13, 2020

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Blackout Shades vs. Blackout Blinds

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.

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