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The advantages and hazards of blackout curtains

Views: 49     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2021-08-04      Origin: Site

In the summer, the sun is very abundant. Although sun exposure is good for people, if excessive sun exposure is actually harmful, it is necessary to avoid some sunlight at home. Some items need to be added. The most effective in the near future is blackout curtains. From the name of the curtains, they have strong shading ability. So what are the advantages and harms of blackout curtains? What are the materials of blackout curtains?

The advantages and hazards of blackout curtains

The main advantage of blackout curtains is that they have good shading effect, which can block 80% of ultraviolet radiation. Therefore, blackout curtains are widely used in homes. However, in the process of using low-quality blackout curtains, after exposure to sunlight, excessive methanol is contained in them, and the toxic components in them will be released over time, causing harm to the human body.

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1. Thermal insulation

Blackout curtains can block the heat radiation of the outside sun, so it has a good heat insulation effect and is often used during decoration. Especially in summer, it can isolate the hot sun from the outside and you will not feel the heat indoors.

2. Decorative

Blackout curtains also have a strong decorative effect. Like other curtains, they have rich patterns and can well decorate families. And blackout curtains are widely used, and can be seen in homes, hotels, office places and other occasions.

3. Odor

Shading cloth curtain fabrics generally contain non-ironing agents and flame retardants, which release formaldehyde and pose a threat to human health. The more complex and decorative curtains, the more formaldehyde contained. Even if it is silver-coated and white-coated shading cloth, it is sprayed with a layer of treated chemicals on the cloth, covering the original cloth for shading effect, after sun exposure, in a confined space, curtains will emit some smell , it is difficult to guarantee that it will not affect the body.

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4. Difficult to clean

Also, the curtain is close to the window, so dust is indispensable, and it will breed a lot of bacteria, posing a hidden danger to the safety of the human body, so it is important to clean at ordinary times, but this kind of shading cloth is not only unsightly, but also easy to wrinkle. Cannot be washed yet.

What are the materials of blackout curtains

1. Cotton and linen curtains

Curtains have good moisture absorption and breathability and soft feel. As curtain fabrics, they can absorb dust in the air to a certain extent; they lack elasticity and are not stiff, and they are easy to wrinkle after washing.

2. Yarn curtain

It is highly decorative, can enhance the sense of depth in the room, has good light transmittance, and is suitable for use in the living room and balcony.

3. Flannel curtains

Environmental protection and health; novel and fashionable, easy to clean, dyes and fibers chemically react, can penetrate deep into the fiber, soft hand feeling, good drape, deep coloring on the reverse side of the fabric, and strong color fastness.

4. Plastic aluminum blinds

Venetian blinds have good shading effect and strong air permeability, but the effect of blocking mosquitoes and flies is not as good as fabric gauze. Therefore, the blinds are more suitable to be installed in the kitchen at home, and the oil can be washed off with water.

Blackout curtains are a kind of better-looking curtains, and because curtains need to have light-shielding properties, they have also been upgraded compared to the previous ones, but they have many advantages at the same time, and there are indeed some hazards. So everyone has to fully consider them.

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