How to Add 100% Blockout to Ready-Made Curtains

Blockout Tape Tutorial

There’s nothing quite like 100%  Blockout for screening out unwanted light from a room when it’s not needed. Although often the most convenient and cost-effective option, some ready-made curtain products might not provide the level of blockout required for spaces that are subject to harsh direct sunlight. We’ve developed the perfect solution for adding 100% blockout lining to your existing taped curtains! Keep reading to see how quick ‘n easy this product is to use.

The ready-made Blockout lining product is designed with a special tape that fits easily into your existing ready-made taped curtain. In a few simple steps, you’ll have 100% Blockout without having to install a second track or purchase a new set of curtains. See the step by step guide below:

* Please note this product can only be used on ready-made taped curtains. It is not suitable for use on eyelets.

HOW TO USE THE 100% BLOCKOUT LINING TAPE

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STEP 1

Purchase the Stuart Graham Fabrics 100% blockout lining curtain HERE

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STEP 2

Lay your existing ready-made curtain face down on a clean, flat surface. Ensure the curtain has already been gathered to the desired width.

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STEP 3

Lay the lining product over the ready-made curtain and connect together using a single curtain hook. DO NOT connect through the gathering strings. Use the slit in the bottom of the curtain tape for a secure fit.

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STEP 4

Flip the curtain hooks round and hang on your tape track as usual.

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VOILA!

Instant 100% blockout for your ready-made curtain.

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TOP TIP

When using curtain rings to hang your taped curtain, simply attach the rings on the top side of the tape, while attaching the lining to the bottom of the tape.

Credit goes to Stuart Graham for compiling this smart tutorial