Blackout Blinds

Blackout blinds are more than just window coverings; they're a lifestyle enhancement. They ensure deep, rejuvenating sleep by eliminating external light, making them perfect for bedrooms and nurseries. These blinds also promote relaxation, reducing stress by creating a serene, darkened environment. Additionally, they improve your home's energy efficiency by insulating windows, keeping spaces cooler in summer and warmer in winter, which can lead to lower energy bills. For ultimate privacy, blackout blinds offer a fool proof solution, keeping prying eyes at bay and ensuring your personal spaces remain just that—personal. With options for every window, including innovative no-drill and thermal varieties, blackout blinds are an essential addition to any home seeking comfort, privacy, and efficiency.

Improve your sleep with our extensive range of blackout blinds 💤

Blackout Roller Blinds

Discover the ultimate in light control with our Blackout Roller Blinds, a top choice for ensuring your rooms remain dark and serene. Ideal for bedrooms and media spaces, these blinds are not just functional but stylish, available in a spectrum of colors including the ever-popular white blackout blinds and sophisticated grey blackout blinds. Made to measure for a perfect fit, our blackout roller blinds in the UK are crafted from high-quality materials, ensuring durability and effectiveness in blocking out unwanted light.

Blackout No-Drill Roller Blinds

Our innovative Blackout No-Drill Roller Blinds offer a hassle-free installation, perfect for renters or those seeking a quick update to their space. These stick-on blackout blinds provide the same level of darkness and privacy as traditional options but without the need for tools or permanent fixtures. Available in a range of colours, they're an ideal solution for any room, combining convenience with the effectiveness of blackout technology.

Blackout Pelmet Roller Blinds

Elevate your decor with our elegant Blackout Pelmet Roller Blinds, featuring a sleek pelmet that hides the roller mechanism for a tidy look. These blinds are perfect for achieving total darkness in your bedroom or home cinema, thanks to their snug fit and superior blackout fabric. Choose from a variety of colors, including classic white and modern grey, to tailor your space to your taste.

Bloc Out Blinds

BlocOut™ Blinds

Experience unparalleled darkness with our Total Blackout Blinds, featuring a 4-sided cassette frame designed for complete light elimination. Ideal for cinema rooms, bedrooms, or any space requiring absolute darkness, these made-to-measure blinds ensure a perfect fit and sleek style, transforming your room into the ultimate sanctuary of tranquillity and privacy.

Blackout Cordless Roller Blinds

Experience the ultimate in safety and simplicity with our Blackout Cordless Roller Blinds. These blinds are designed with a spring mechanism that eliminates cords, making them a safe option for homes with children and pets. The cordless design also contributes to a clean, uncluttered look, perfect for creating a serene and safe environment in any room. With the added benefit of blackout material, enjoy complete darkness and privacy at any time of day.

Blackout Electric Roller Blinds

Step into the future with our Blackout Electric Roller Blinds, offering the perfect blend of technology and comfort. With just the click of a button, you can control the amount of light in your room, making them perfect for hard-to-reach windows or for adding a touch of luxury to your living space. These motorised blinds provide the same blackout benefits as traditional blinds but with the added convenience of remote control operation, available in a range of stylish designs.

Blackout Children's Roller Blinds

Create the ideal sleeping environment for your little ones with our Blackout Children's Blinds. Designed with fun, child-friendly patterns and colors, these blinds not only ensure a restful night's sleep by blocking out light but also add a playful touch to bedrooms and playrooms. The blackout fabric is perfect for nap times and early bedtimes, helping to maintain your child's sleep routine in a cheerful and inviting setting.

Blackout Thermal Blinds

Our Blackout Thermal Roller Blinds combine the best of both worlds, offering superior light blocking capabilities along with enhanced thermal insulation. Designed to keep your room dark and comfortable, these blinds are perfect for maintaining privacy and regulating indoor temperatures, making them ideal for all seasons. With their sleek design and energy-saving benefits, these blinds are a smart addition to any space, ensuring a restful environment while helping to reduce your energy bills.

Blackout Roof Window Blinds

Transform your attic or loft space with our Blackout Roof Window Blinds, specifically designed to fit the unique angle of roof windows. These blinds provide an effective barrier against sunlight, turning your roof space into a versatile room suitable for sleeping, working, or relaxation at any time of day. Crafted with precision, they fit snugly within the window frame, ensuring no light seeps through the edges. Available in a variety of colours and patterns, they not only enhance the functionality of your roof windows but also contribute to the overall aesthetic of your space.

Blackout Vertical Blinds

Our Blackout Vertical Blinds offer a sleek and versatile window covering solution, ideal for larger windows and patio doors. These blinds provide excellent light control, allowing you to adjust the slats for privacy and sunlight filtering during the day, and complete darkness when needed. With a range of colors and textures to choose from, they can seamlessly integrate into any room's decor, providing both functionality and style.

Blackout Replacement Slats

Refresh your existing vertical blinds with our Blackout Replacement Vertical Blind Slats, a cost-effective way to upgrade your window treatments without replacing the entire system. These slats are available in blackout materials to enhance your room's darkness and privacy, making them perfect for bedrooms, offices, or any space where light control is essential. Easily installable, they offer a quick and simple way to rejuvenate your space with minimal effort.

Benefits 

So what are the benefits of blackout blinds?

Improved Sleep Quality: By blocking out all light, these blinds can help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer, leading to more restful and rejuvenating sleep.

Reduced Stress Levels: When you're well-rested, you're less likely to feel stressed, anxious, or irritable during the day. Plus, the darkness provided by blackout blinds can create a calming atmosphere that promotes relaxation and stress relief.

Improved Energy Efficiency: Because blackout blinds block out so much light, they can also help improve the energy efficiency of your home. By reducing the amount of heat that enters or escapes through your windows, these blinds can help lower your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint.

Enhanced PrivacyWhether you live in a busy city or a quiet suburb, having the ability to completely block out prying eyes can give you peace of mind and help you relax.

    Shift Workers

    Shift workers are faced with many unique challenges, one of which is getting quality sleep during the day. When the sun is up and the world is awake, it can be difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep, leading to fatigue, irritability, and a host of other health problems.

    Exposure to daylight can interfere with the body's natural circadian rhythm, which is responsible for regulating sleep and wake cycles. This can lead to feelings of fatigue, difficulty falling asleep, and an increased risk of developing health problems.  Blackout blinds create a dark and comfortable sleeping environment whatever time of day it is.  In addition to improving sleep quality, made-to-measure blackout blinds can provide other benefits for shift workers. They can help reduce outside noise, such as traffic or noisy neighbours, which can be especially disruptive during daytime sleeping hours.

    Shift Workers

    Shift workers are faced with many unique challenges, one of which is getting quality sleep during the day. When the sun is up and the world is awake, it can be difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep, leading to fatigue, irritability, and a host of other health problems.

    Exposure to daylight can interfere with the body's natural circadian rhythm, which is responsible for regulating sleep and wake cycles. This can lead to feelings of fatigue, difficulty falling asleep, and an increased risk of developing health problems. Blackout blinds create a dark and comfortable sleeping environment whatever time of day it is. In addition to improving sleep quality, made-to-measure blackout blinds can provide other benefits for shift workers. They can help reduce outside noise, such as traffic or noisy neighbours, which can be especially disruptive during daytime sleeping hours.

    Get Some Sleep 💤

    Blackout Blinds FAQ's

    It does depend on your situation and what you want from a blackout blind. Traditional blackout roller blinds let light in around the edges so they are great for people who don't like a pitch-black room which is surprising quite a lot of people. Others like total darkness. Blinds like our Cassette blackout roller blinds with side tracks offer 100% blackout if you are light-sensitive and need total darkness.

    The cassette blackout blinds with side channels are the belt and braces answer to total darkness in your bedroom. Affordable, easy to measure and fit they are our number one for total blackout blinds.

    Everyone's sleep preferences are different, and some people may prefer a slightly lit room or may not experience any sleep disruption from external light. Additionally, some individuals may have difficulty adjusting to a completely dark room and may find blackout blinds uncomfortable. Ultimately, the decision to use blackout blinds for sleep should be based on individual preferences and needs. But on the whole sleeping with blackout blinds

    Blackout blinds can make it harder to wake up if you rely on natural light to help regulate your sleep-wake cycle. Exposure to natural light in the morning can help to signal the body to wake up and be alert. If you like to be woken up naturally by the sunlight it may be an idea to invest in electric blackout blinds that you can set on a timer to open at your chosen time.

    shop blackout blinds


    Installing the blackout blinds outside the recess can be a good option if you want to block out as much light as possible, as the blinds will cover the entire window frame and surrounding area. However, you will achieve a neater and more stylish look if you fit your blackout roller blinds inside the recess.

    Blackout blinds can help to reduce heat gain in a room by blocking out sunlight and UV rays that can contribute to the warming of the indoor environment.  Please take a look at our thermal blackout blinds for more information on this. Make sure you use your blinds correctly by having them closed during the hot summer's day which prevents the heat from entering in the first place. If you close your blinds once the room has heated up then you will trap heat in your room.


    Blackout blinds and BlocOut blinds are both designed to darken rooms, but BlocOut (or Blockout blinds) are cassette blinds with side tracks.  This design makes blackout blinds a better light-blocking solution as blackout blinds let light leak around the sides.

    Thermal blackout blinds are a specific type of window treatment that combines the features of both blackout blinds and thermal insulation. They are designed to block out light and provide enhanced thermal insulation for a room. 

    The combination of blackout and thermal insulation properties in these blinds offers several benefits, including:

    1. Light Blocking: Thermal blackout blinds effectively block out sunlight and external light sources, creating a darker and more conducive environment for sleep, relaxation, or audiovisual activities.
    2. Thermal Insulation: By reducing heat transfer through the windows, thermal blackout blinds help to regulate indoor temperature. They can prevent excessive heat from entering during hot summer days and keep warmth inside during colder months, contributing to energy efficiency and potential cost savings on heating and cooling bills.
    3. Noise Reduction: The multiple layers of fabric in thermal blackout blinds can also help to reduce noise transmission, providing a quieter and more peaceful environment.