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Why choose VELUX blackout blinds?

When it comes to creating the perfect ambiance in your home, the control of light plays a pivotal role. This is where VELUX blackout blinds come into the spotlight. The blinds are not just a stylish addition to your roof windows; they're a functional necessity for enhanced comfort and privacy. Below, we cover some of the key questions asked about VELUX blackout blinds and uncover why the blind could be the best choice for your home.

1. What is the point of blackout blinds?

Blackout blinds are designed to completely block out external light, completely darkening any room when needed. Ideal for bedrooms, nurseries, or home cinemas, VELUX blackout blinds ensure uninterrupted sleep day and night and create the perfect setting for movie nights or relaxation without the glare of the outside world.

2. Are blackout blinds worth it?

Absolutely! The primary benefit of blackout blinds lies in their ability to provide complete darkness, essential for a good night's sleep no matter when you need it. Besides improving sleep quality, they also offer privacy and contribute to thermal insulation, making them a worthy investment for any homeowner. VELUX blackout blinds provide the best blackout on the market and are characterized by high-quality components and durable, reliable operation.

3. Are VELUX blackout blinds good?

VELUX blackout blinds provide the best blackout on the market. The blinds are designed for seamless integration with VELUX windows, ensuring a perfect fit and smooth operation. Made with durable materials and designed to offer both functionality and aesthetic appeal, VELUX blinds are a top choice among homeowners and industry experts alike. Using our configurator you will be sure to select the blind that perfectly suits your window and your needs.

4. How do I operate VELUX blackout blinds?

VELUX blackout blinds come in three different operation methods: manual, electric and solar-powered. Manually operated VELUX blinds are operated by hand, by pulling on the operation bar at the bottom of the blind. The blind runs in high-quality aluminium side rails to allow for flexible positioning of the blind anywhere in the window.

Electric and solar-powered VELUX blinds can be operated remotely from anywhere in the room using the included wall-switches. Electric blinds work with electric roof windows while solar-powered blinds can be installed on most VELUX roof windows as no wiring is needed. Solar-powered blinds hold up to 600 operations on one charge and recharge even in cloudy weather. Both electric and solar-powered blinds are compatible with VELUX Intelligent Home control products for ultimate convenience.

6. How long do VELUX blinds Last?

Durability is a hallmark of VELUX products. The VELUX blackout blind with its robust construction and high-quality materials, is designed to last for years. Regular maintenance, such as dusting and gentle cleaning, can further extend their lifespan, making them a long-lasting addition to your roof windows. All VELUX blinds purchased on our web shop come with a 3-year warranty.

7. Can you see through blackout blinds at night?

One of the key features of VELUX blackout blinds is their opaqueness. These blinds are designed to be completely opaque, ensuring that no light penetrates and, importantly, no silhouettes or shadows can be seen from the outside at night, providing complete privacy.


VELUX blackout blinds are an excellent investment for any homeowner looking to enhance their indoor environment. Offering unparalleled darkness, beautiful designs and lasting durability, these blinds go beyond mere window dressing. They are an essential component for creating a comfortable and private home. Whether it's for a peaceful night's sleep, a cozy movie night, or simply to enjoy a serene personal space, VELUX blackout blinds are the choice for your roof windows.

If you need more information on VELUX blackout blinds or any of our other products, please do not hesitate to reach out to our customer service team for further advice.