Amazingly, there are four roller shade blackout components that can be added to any roller shade in addition to blackout fabric! Each of these components are designs to prevent light leakage to ensure guests can rest assured. Keep reading to learn about these four blackout components!
1. SIDE CHANNEL: “U” shaped channel installed along the side edges of the window openings that encapsulates the edge of the roller shade. Used to prevent light leak.
2. SILL CHANNEL: “U” shaped channel installed along the bottom of window openings that encapsulates the edge of the roller shade. Used to prevent light leak.
3. BACK FASCIA: Added to the rear of the shade to minimize light leakage over top of treatment.
4. CENTER CHANNEL: Double sided channel used to address light leakage with coupled shades.
With these four blackout components and blackout fabric, there will be none to minimal light leakage. Communicate communicate communicate with your Project Manager to ensure you receive the design and comfort desired. We hope this brief overview is helpful in all your endeavors!