Just about everyone has experienced the following scenario: They’re desperately trying to get in a little bit more sleep when all of a sudden sunlight begins to creep through their curtains. Now there’s nothing for them to do but get up. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to happen that way. With the proper set of curtains, now anyone can get a little bit of extra sleep.
Of course, a great pair of blackout curtains aren’t just suitable for the bedroom. These curtains can be used anywhere in the home. They can be used to make a room a little more private or to prevent sunlight glare from interfering with prime-time television viewing. And I’ve found ten of the best blackout curtains, so just about everyone can choose their favorite.
My Picks for The 10 Best Blackout Curtains
#10 Amazon Basics Room Darkening Window Curtains
Before I talk about what a good job these curtains do at darkening a room, I would first like to say that I’m impressed that these curtains are made in an OEKO-TEX Standard 100 facility, which means that these curtains meet very high environmental and safety standards. Another thing to like about these curtains is that they also save energy by providing an insulating barrier between the room and the window. And although they don’t block out sunlight, they do block out quite a bit of sunlight, certainly enough light to get a good night’s rest.
#9 H. Versailtex Primitive Thermal-Insulated Curtains
This curtain set is made with a primitive course surface that gives a nice look to many different rooms, especially since it comes in several beautiful colors. This set features two panels that have a combined size of 104×84-inches, and each panel is manufactured using anti-rust grommets. These curtains are available in colors that white, dove grey, navy, natural and taupe, so they can bring together just about any room. And because they block out 100% of all sunlight and UV rays, they are true blackout curtains.
#8 Wontex Room Darkening Bedroom Curtains
Manufactured from 100% polyester fiber and available in an assortment of wonderful colors, these curtains are not only durable but do a great job of bringing a room together. These curtains are available in colors such as taupe, red, burgundy, turquoise, royal blue, off-white, light blue, and mint green. They are also wrinkle-free, they insulate the windows against winter cold and summer heat, and they block out sunlight. This set includes 2 panels that are 52×84-inches in size and can be used on any standard curtain rod.
#7 Shield Creator Thermal Insulating Curtains
One of the things that struck me about these blackout curtains was the quality of the materials they were made from. These curtains have a nice feel to them and help to insulate a window. They’re capable of holding in keeping in cold air conditioner air during the summer months and warm heated air during the winter months. They also blackout approximately 95% of all sunlight and UV rays, so annoying TV glare can be a thing of the past. It also means that they’re not only useful for living or dining rooms but are also suitable for sleeping areas as well.
#6 Pony Dance Bedroom Light-Blocking Curtains
These imported bedroom curtains might not cost a whole lot, but they’re still capable of delivering great value to anyone who uses them. They are capable of blocking out up to 95% of all sunlight and come in an assortment of colors, so they can be used in any room of the home. Each set comes with two curtain panels, 42×45-inches, and are easy to use. And once they’re installed on a window, they block out sunlight, reduce noise levels and help to insulate the window, all while adding a bit of privacy to the room.
#5 Easeland 99% Light Blocking Curtain Set
These curtains are made out of quality polyester and are available in not only 3 different sizes, but also 9 different colors, too. They’re available in sizes that include 52×63-inch, 52×84-inch, and 52×95-inch sets. They’re also available in colors such as black, beige, dark grey, light grey, navy, burgundy, khaki, and turquoise. Best of all, they manage to block out 99% of all light, so when they’re used in a bedroom, the homeowner can rest assured that they’re going to get the best sleep of their lives.
#4 Nicetown Triple Weave Microfiber Curtains
Anyone who believes that blackout curtains have to be black to be effective had better take a good hard look at these curtains. That’s because they’re not only capable of blocking out 99% of all light and UV radiation, but they’re also available in an assortment of bright colors. These curtains are available in canary yellow, silver-white, baby pink, blue, burgundy, green, and an assortment of other brilliant colors. And since they’re thread-trimmed and are made from a wrinkle-free polyester, they’re virtually maintenance-free as well.
#3 BGment Bedroom Thermal Blackout Curtains
These blackout curtains not only block out quite a bit of light, but they’re also heavy enough to provide windows with a little bit of added thermal insulation. These curtains are available in an assortment of fine colors such as light blue, ash grey, burgundy, royal blue, fuschia, or orange. The curtains with lighter colors can block up to 85% of sunlight, while the darker colored curtains can block up to 99% of sunlight and UV radiation. And since these curtains are a bit heavy, they also help the homeowner maintain their room temperature all year long.
#2 Rose Home Fashion 100% Blackout Curtains
How can these blackout curtains come in breezy colors such as chocolate, tan, grey or white and still manage to block out 100% of sunlight? That’s a question that’s asked by anyone who sees these curtains and it’s quite an easy one to answer. These curtains are capable of blocking out sunlight completely because they have a sewn-n liner diffuser that softens daylight and a double-layer lined layer that blocks out the light. That allows these curtains to have a nice light-color to them but still do their job extremely well.
#1 Nicetown Blackout Curtains With Liner Backing
These polyester curtains prove that curtains don’t have to have a pitch-black color to effectively block out sunlight. These curtains are available in several different colors, including royal purple, burgundy, brown, lavender-pink, teal, taupe and white, and still manage to block out 100% of all sunlight. These curtains are also available in an assortment of different sizes, so a person can choose the perfect one for their windows. And since they also insulate the windows as they block out light, they can help to bring down energy bills as well.