Windows - Not just for dressing up!
Curtains and blinds should be practical as well as beautiful....
Window dressings come into their own in the cold and Winter months - with the correct linings and interlinings they provide warmth and help retain heat and in the summer, helps keep rooms cool.
Blackout and Thermal Linings - Around 33% of heat is lost through windows, attaching Blackout lining to your cutains or blinds can save 25% of this energy. Not only will you keep fuel costs down but you'll also be doing your bit for the enviroment.
Blackout lining is a heavy and tightly woven fabric which can block out day light effectively - ideal for the summer months when daylight begins as early as 4.30, helping you sleep more comfortably. Blackout lining also helps to reduce noise levels significanlty.
Blackout linings will also help keep your curtains immaculate for many years; they will not only improve the drape and finish but will protect fabrics from fading and becoming limp.