Blockout curtains are window treatments made from high-quality curtain fabrics that enhance your home décor and provide superior light control and complete privacy for your space. Browse our range in-store or online to find the perfect fit for your home.

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How do blockout curtains block light?

Blockout curtains are designed to create a dark environment in your room. They are made from densely woven, heavy fabrics that prevent sunlight from penetrating.

Unlike other curtain types used in living rooms, kitchens and bath areas, which let some light through, these window treatments are the ultimate light blockers. These curtains often have multiple layers, which allows the curtain fabric to create the perfect room-darkening effect.

At Carpet Court, we offer a wide range of blockout curtains. Whether you need them for your bedroom, living area or any other space, our collection provides functionality and style. Check out our extensive selection of curtains online or drop by our showroom to find the perfect window furnishings for your Australian home.

What are the benefits of blockout curtains?

Adding blockout curtains to your home can enhance your living areas. These curtains offer practical benefits that go beyond simple aesthetics. They can transform your living room, bedroom or any other space by enhancing comfort and functionality.

Here's why we recommend these top-quality curtains:

  • Improve light control, making it easier to sleep during the day or watch TV without glare.
  • Enhance privacy by preventing outsiders from seeing into your home.
  • Boost thermal insulation to maintain a more comfortable temperature year-round.
  • Protect furniture and wall art from fading due to UV exposure.
  • Lower energy bills by reducing the need for heating and cooling.
  • Complement home décor with different curtain styles to match your interior design.

Visit us in-store at one of our locations across Australia to see our best sellers and new arrivals in stock. You can also browse our selection online, where you can find online exclusives and online-only deals.

Can blockout curtains help you sleep better?

Improving sleep quality often starts with creating the right environment. Blockout curtains are an effective way to achieve this by blocking out unwanted light and reducing noise. This can be especially helpful for those who sleep during the day or live in brightly lit areas.

The dense, top-quality fabric makes sure your bedroom remains dark and quiet for a more restful sleep. These curtains even provide added insulation to maintain a comfortable temperature throughout the night. This can make it easier to sleep without interruptions.

Blockout Curtains vs. Thermal Insulated Curtains

When it comes to improving your home's comfort, blockout and thermal insulated curtains offer unique benefits. 

Blockout curtains are designed to keep your room dark by blocking out all light. This makes them ideal for bedrooms, especially if you need to sleep during the day. They also help reduce noise by making your space quieter and more peaceful.

Thermal insulated curtains focus on maintaining the temperature inside your home. They are made with materials that trap heat, which keeps your rooms warmer in winter and cooler in summer. Some thermal curtains come with an acrylic coating to enhance their insulating properties.

Both types of curtains can enhance your home’s comfort, but selecting the right one depends on your specific needs.

Top Materials for High-Quality Curtains

The right materials for blockout curtains offer effective light control and insulation. Top-quality options are made from dense and durable curtain fabrics that help create a dark and comfortable environment. These curtains block out sunlight and reduce noise, which makes them perfect for bedrooms, living rooms and home theatres.

We offer a range of blockout curtains made from quality curtain fabrics. If you like the look of pencil pleat curtains or pinch pleat curtains, you will also find plenty of stylish alternatives in our collection. 

Our selection of window furnishings includes sheer curtains, S-Fold curtains, roller blinds, S-Wave curtains, Roman blinds, vertical blinds, Venetian blinds and panel blinds and more!

How to Find the Perfect Size for Your Curtains?

Finding the perfect size for blockout curtains is key to achieving a stylish and functional look. Accurate measuring guarantees a clean installation and flawless operation of your curtains.

These are some of our tips to make sure your curtains are the correct size:

  • Decide on the style you prefer, such as floor length or a slightly longer length for a fuller look.
  • Let our experts measure the width of your window or door frame and add extra width so the curtains can fully cover the window when closed.
  • Allow our professionals to measure the height from where you want the top of the curtain track to the floor, considering whether you want a gap or a puddled effect at the bottom.

For the most accurate measurements and a perfect fit, book our free measure and quote service for your made-to-measure blockout curtains. Our experts will visit your home to make sure your custom-made curtains look and function perfectly. They'll take care of all the details and guarantee a seamless experience from start to finish.

Colour Options for Blockout Curtains

The right colour for your blockout curtains can transform the look and feel of a room. With a wide range of shades available at Carpet Court, you can easily find curtains that complement your existing décor or add a new accent to your space.

Our blockout curtains come in different shades to suit any room. Whether you're looking for something neutral or a bold statement, we have plenty of options. Here are our tips for helping you select the right curtains:

  • Go for neutral tones for a clean, timeless look.
  • Opt for darker colours to create a cosy, intimate atmosphere.
  • Add a pop of colour with vibrant shades to brighten up the space.
  • Match your décor by selecting colours that complement your existing furniture and accessories.
  • Consider the room's purpose when selecting colours, such as calming tones for a bedroom or lively hues for a living area.

To complete your room’s look, add a matching window topper to your curtains for a cohesive look.

For a touch of coordinated style that extends outdoors, check out our collection of outdoor rugs. These durable and weather-resistant rugs create a add visual aesthetic for outdoor dining or relaxing on your patio. Enhance your outdoor space with an ottoman and a side table for added comfort.

Why Get a Professional to Install Curtains?

Getting blockout curtains professionally installed by Carpet Court can significantly improve their performance and appearance. Professional installation means your curtains will be perfectly fitted and function optimally, providing you with the best possible results.

Leave the installation to our experts. Here are some reasons to consider Carpet Court for your blockout curtain installation:

  • Achieve a perfect fit with accurate measurements and adjustments by our experienced team.
  • Install curtain rods and curtain tracks securely and correctly for lasting performance.
  • Avoid damage to walls and window frames with careful and precise installation.
  • Create a polished look with the right curtain header style and placement tailored to your décor.
  • Save time and effort by letting our professionals handle the entire process efficiently.

Trust our experts to install your blockout curtains perfectly, enhancing the functionality and aesthetic of your space. Our curtains provide excellent light control and privacy and add a touch of elegance to any room.

Check out our FAQs for more information, or contact our friendly staff if you have any questions. We’re happy to help you find the perfect blockout curtains for your needs!