Once upon a time blinds were an almightily cheap option for our windows and in most cases, they were merely a piece of fabric attached to a system. Now, advancements in the industry mean that the general consensus is that they are almightily expensive. Fortunately, this still isn’t always the case.
Admittedly, the window treatments industry has progressed at a rate which was probably once seen as impossible. However, it still retains budget products that can satisfy the needs of most consumers and as the title of this guide has suggested, they can certainly satisfy the need of the person who just wants a good night’s sleep.
Let’s start with one of the simplest products; the blackout blind. This is the window treatment that can block out all natural light that threatens to peak through the window. As countless studies have proven, one of the main ingredients for a good night’s sleep is pure darkness – so something as simple as a blackout product can achieve this relatively easily. Due to the fact that these products have been on the market for such a long period of time, the costs are low and you can therefore get your forty winks without splashing out an arm and a leg.
Of course, a good night’s sleep isn’t all about darkness. For some people, it might be related to sleeping in a comfortable temperature. Particularly if you reside in a hot country, the process of tossing and turning and embarking on a general battle with the duvet because of the heat is one that is frustrating to say the least. While in extreme cases you might need to tap into something like an air conditioning system, it’s also possible to manage the problem through smart window treatment options. The blackout blind can again work wonders as this can block out the heat during the day, while if you want to permit at least some natural light to filter through in the daytime choose something like a solar shade.
It’s also possible to control another sleep-defying factor via the windows; this time involving noise pollution. As we all know, glazing is the thinnest part of our property so this also means that it’s the easiest route for noise to find its way through. Most modern window solutions are able to combat this though and if we turn to the insulated shade, this is probably the most effective way to block out most of the distractions from the outside. If you’re on a tight budget, a single cellular approach will work, while those who want to drain almost every last little bit of sound should consider a thicker alternative.
As you can see, blinds are one of the easiest ways to tailor your bedroom to become a sleep-haven. Additionally, it’s still possible to achieve this with most of the budget blind solutions – meaning that you really don’t have to spend the earth for a good night’s sleep anymore.