Blackout blinds


Blackout blinds

What are blackout blinds?

Blackout blinds are more familiarly known as ‘room-darkening’ or ‘dim-out blinds,’ which use an opaque fabric to reduce light levels.

Where are blackout blinds used?

Most commonly these types of blinds are supplied in a roller format, and are used for both domestic and commercial applications, including:


  • Home cinema rooms
  • Bedrooms
  • Living rooms.


  • Lecture theaters
  • Conference rooms
  • Schools.


Blackout blinds in Chester from Dencas

The Dencas ‘Zip’ Room Darkening System is established as one of the most effective, reliable and trouble-free solutions for areas where a high degree of light exclusion is required.
This blackout-style system is manufactured from extruded aluminium sections with mild steel end caps that can be anodised or powder coated, to co-ordinate with fabrics and the surrounding decor.

Benefits of blackout blinds include:

    • Easy installation and maintenance
    • A wide range of flame retardant, coloured fabrics
    • Various methods of operation, including internal spring, beaded side chain, folding handle gear, electric motor, switch, radio control or infra-red remote
    • Vertical, sloping or horizontal applications.

Installation is carried out by our own fully trained fitters operating from our Chester-based showroom, covering Cheshire, North Wales and the Wirral. Get in touch if you’d like to find out more about our range of blackout roller blinds.