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Blackout Blinds & Shades 2019-04-25T07:55:36+00:00

If you are looking for the ultimate solution for blackout window coverings, Herbert’s Workroom 101 carries the Hunter Douglas Duette® LightLock™ system. The Duette LightLock system fits securely into the window and is the only shade of its kind that provides such unparalleled darkening effects. LightLock’s U-shaped side channels are completely innovative and feature a ridged, black interior surface to trap and absorb light from all angles in order to achieve near darkness in rooms where you need it.

The Duette Honeycomb Shades with LightLock offer the benefit of almost complete darkness that contributes to better sleep, which in turn is essential for better health. Duette Honeycomb Shades with LightLock also help you save money by improving your home’s energy efficiency. When it comes to window coverings, Cellular shades are one of the most energy efficient on the market today. Duette Honeycomb Shades with LightLock are constructed with a series of cell pockets that trap the air around your windows and keep your rooms warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer.

Herbert’s Workroom 101 has the Duette® Honeycomb Shades with LightLock in a wide array of patterns, colors, and textures to coordinate with any decor. The luxurious fabrics create beautiful window treatments that will enhance your interiors and provide providing light diffusion, privacy, and superior energy efficiency.

Blackout blinds and shades offer the most in lighting control for your home. Selecting the right blinds or shades can be tons of fun with so many styles, colors, textures, patterns, and features to choose from. At workroom 101, we can provide you the perfect solution for your blackout needs without sacrificing style.

Which Blackout Blinds & Shades Are Best?

Selecting the right blackout blinds or shades for your home starts with your needs. The advantages of blackout shades include lighting control, privacy, energy efficiency, and protection of art and valuables. Blackout shades can also provide sufficient darkness for media rooms, baby nurseries, and bed rooms. Knowing and prioritizing your needs will help you determine which blinds or shades to choose. The next step is to compare features and styles to determine the perfect blackout shade solution for your home. For example, different fabrics offer varying degrees of light protection, so if better sleep is your main goal, you may want to consider Hunter Douglas’ Duette LightLock™ system which includes light absorption technology to block 100% of window light. If energy efficiency is your primary concern, you may want to consider honeycomb shades such as Hunter Douglas’ DUETTE® Honeycomb Shades which provide you with two layers of energy resistance to make the most of your energy efficient window covering needs. No matter your requirements, workroom 101 has the right window treatment for you along with design expertise.

Do blackout shades work?

Depending on your needs, blackout shades and blinds provide a complete array of natural light control with some offering 100% complete blackout conditions, and up to 99% UV filtering.

Are blackout shades or blinds energy efficient?

All blinds and shades offer some degree of energy efficiency. Honeycomb shades are generally the most energy efficient window covering on the market today. Honeycomb shades are so effective that they have qualified for U.S. energy efficient tax credits in 2011. For more on energy efficient blinds and shades, click here.

How do blackout shades or blinds work?

The function of blackout shades or blinds depend on the type of product. Blinds, for example, use slats of wood or other materials (called louvers) that open and close as needed to block out light. Numerous types of shades function to provide sun blocking capabilities by lowering or closing your window treatments. For the ultimate shading solution, tracks can be installed along the window opening to provide a type of seal providing a complete blackout environment.

Can blackout shades or blinds be automated with Google Assistant or other voice assistants?

For the ultimate in blackout control of your blinds and shades, consider automated systems that will open and close your window coverings with the touch of a button or scheduled on demand. There are numerous systems available that work with all of the major voice assistants including Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple HomeKit. In addition, there are plenty of apps available to provide one touch and remote control of your blackout shades and blinds. These apps can also be used to schedule different settings throughout the day. For more on blackout shade home automation and motorization solutions, click here.