Honeycomb shades or Cellular shades blackout fabrics, with aluminium foil inside, which provide maximum light blockage, are great for nurseries, media rooms, and even bedrooms when you want to sleep in.
Blackout Cellular Shades fabric
· Best choice for complete darkness
· Blocks 99% of incoming light
· Excellent for insulation from heat or cold as well as noise reduction
· Great for bedrooms and home theaters
· Tight-fitting aluminium foil inside mounts block the most light
· Many styles to darken your space
All colors can be customized or choose from ZHONGYANG collection book
How to chooose a honeycomb shade fabric?
1. Shape of Cells
Honeycomb shades, aslo known as cellular shades, come in different cell shapes, traditional H shaped cells and D shaped cells. D shape cells are designed to hold the accordion shape better. Our soft touch Single Cell shades fabric, Double Cell Shades fabric and Triple Cell shades fabric are manufactured with the D shape cells.
2. Type of Material
Cellular shades black out fabric or honeycell blackout fabric typically come in two types of fabric, spun lace with aluminium inside and point bond with aluminium inside. Spun lace(HSLB series) is a softer, heavier duty material than point bond (HTMB-P series). Spun lace is more effective in insulating heat and coldness than point bond. For the bigger cell, such as 9/16″(38mm) and 3/4″(45mm) . Spun lace(HSLB series) is better, because it looks thicker. For 3/8″Cells(25mm) both of them has their own feature. HSLB, the color is softer. But The outline of HTMB-P is more stronger.
3. Number of Cells
The more cells a honeycomb shade has the better insulation it will provide. Cellular shades blackout fabric are excellent for insulation from heat or cold as well as noise reduction. A double cell shade will provide better insulation than a single cell shade.
4. Light Filtration
Blackout cellular shades fabric and room darkening cell shades fabric are excellent at blocking undesired sunlight and keep the sun away so that everyone at home can get more sleep. They're also perfect for media rooms, cutting down the light and preventing those pesky glares that ruin your favorite movies, video games and sporting events.
5. Pleat Size
One of the reasons that cellular shades make for excellent blackout shades is because of the hollow, honeycomb design. The cells are constructed in a way that makes it easy for them to catch air and insulate your windows,the most popular sizes are as below:
Small Cellular Shades: 3/8″Cells(25mm)
Mid-Size Cellular Shades: 9/16″(38mm)
Large Cellular Shades: 3/4″ Shades (45mm)