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The most common types of curtain fabric are cotton, silk, linen, polyester, velvet, acrylic, rayon, brocade, lace and voile. Each type has its own benefits and best uses based on its weight, texture, light blocking or exposing qualities, durability and sun-fade resistance.Read more
Deciding between ready-made and custom-made curtains and blinds? Take a look at our pros and cons list to help you weigh up the options.Read more
Sadly, no, not completely. But they can help to reduce it. As far as curtains and blinds go to make things quieter, if you’re looking to significantly reduce noise you will need to opt for the thickest, heaviest fabric you can, such as velvet or wool.Read more