Collection: Room Darkening Cellular Shades
9/16" Classic Single Cell Blackout Cordless BlindsSold out NewRegular price$98.99Sale price$98.99Regular price
9/16" Classic Single Cell DAY/NIGHT Cellular Shades CordlessSold out NewRegular price$132.99Sale price$132.99Regular price
1/2" Budget Single Cell Blackout Cordless Top-Down/Bottom-UpSold out NewRegular price$100.99Sale price$100.99Regular price
1/2" Budget Single Cell Blackout CordlessSold out NewRegular price$79.99Sale price$79.99Regular price
5/8" DAY/NIGHT Cellular Shades Single Cell CordlessSold out NewRegular price$102.99Sale price$102.99Regular price
Room-Darkening Cellular Shades
You settle down in front of the TV to watch a movie. It’s a beautiful day outside, but you’ve been looking forward to this film for a long time. The screen goes dark for a moment, and then you see it – your own reflection. And it only gets worse from there as the light streaming into your room casts shadows and reflections all over the TV.
You need blackout shades.
Undoubtedly, room-darkening cellular shades are one of the best choices. These shades feature the classic cellular style while using heavier materials that block up to 99% of the light from entering your room. That makes them ideal for your living room or media room, in addition to making them a great choice for bedrooms.
The Benefits of Room-Darkening Shades
They block the majority of light from entering your room.
However, there are several other benefits of these window shades that you need to know about:
- Room-darkening cellular shades are remarkably easy to fit to your window, especially if you use our guide on how to install cellular shades.
- With their top-down, bottom-up design, cellular shades are easy to operate using a cord or remote.
- Speaking of remotes, you can get cordless room darkening shades that keep children or pets safe from dangling cords.
- If you opt for cellular window treatments, you get exceptional energy efficiency. The shades prevent warm air from leaving your home in the winter. And in the summer, they keep cool air in while ensuring sunlight doesn’t heat your home.
Are room-darkening cellular shade better insulators?
Though it depends on which specific window treatments you compare them to, cellular shades are generally good insulators. For example, they may not insulate as well as curtains, but they offer more insulation than pleated shades. Check out our Pleated Shades vs. Cellular Shades guide to learn more.
How to choose room-darkening cellular shades?
There are several things to consider when choosing cellular shades. Room darkening is a top priority, especially when installing the shades in media rooms or bedrooms. However, you also have to consider the aesthetic appeal of your window covering. Thankfully, cellular shades look great and mesh with most interior design choices.
What are room darkening cellular shades?
As the name implies, room-darkening cellular shades are designed to block the majority of light from entering a room. The best of these shades can block up to 99% of light. This blocking ability makes them different from standard cellular shades, which usually diffuse light rather than block it.
What makes a cellular shade room darkening?
The materials used for the shades help them with room darkening. Regular cellular shades are made using fairly thin materials, which are often woven to allow some light to filter through. Room darkening shades feature thicker materials with fewer gaps.