Do blackout curtains keep room cool?
Blackout curtains and shades will reduce the amount of heat which is transferred via your windows by as much as 24 percent, keeping the rooms where they’re installed cooler in summer and warmer in winter. This will allow you to use your heating and cooling system more efficiently and save energy.
Should blackout curtains be lined?
Not only will adding blackout lining to your curtains or shades help keep your home cool during the summer, it will also reduce energy costs by cutting the amount of sunlight and UV rays that enter the room.
How do you fix Blockout curtains?
Squeeze some white bathroom silicone into a small, disposable container, such as a paper ketchup cup. Using a small craft paint brush, dab the silicone onto the black felt marker repair. Smooth the silicone to a thin layer, feathering it lightly out past the black to blend into the surrounding cloth.
How do I attach lining to curtains?
Lay the lining on the curtain, wrong sides together. Overlap the top edge of the lining and the bottom edge of the curtain facing by 1/8 inch. Overlap the side seams at the outside seams 1/8 inch. Pin the lining in place across the top of the lining.
How do you add blackout lining to existing curtains with hooks?
If curtain track is fitted with hook gliders, attach them to appropriate hook position on curtain tape. Then, insert a standard curtain hook into lining tape, pull through ring at the foot of the hook glider, so downward arm of the curtain hook lies over face side of lining.