Bedroom window along the common corridor

Olivia Chng
5 years ago
last modified: 4 years ago

Hi! I just moved into a 3-room flat with a friend, and I got the bedroom that has a window along the common corridor. Even with blackout blinds like the one in the photo (disclaimer: this is not our flat), the harsh corridor lights still manage to shine through and keep me awake. If you have a similar situation, how are you dealing with it?

Comments (3)

  • PRO
    Innova Home Deco
    5 years ago

    Hi Olivia Chng,

    If you are facing this kind of problems, you could try to install curtains on your bedroom. Normally blinds is not really suitable for bedroom, because blinds cant really fully cover the lighting. Blackout curtains (100% blocking the light) or Dimout curtains (80%-90% blocking the light). Adding curtains to the windows (and even doors) gives you an additional layer of insulation and can even bring down your power bills in the long run.

    Since you already installed blinds, you can try to combine with curtains, please check the following link for more information:


    I hope my reply can solve your current problems. Feel free to contact us if you need further solution about window dressing.

    Thanks & Regards,

    Innova Home Deco

    Olivia Chng thanked Innova Home Deco
  • PRO
    5 years ago

    Hello Olivia!

    There could be a possibility that the blinds are placed further away from the window hence there are lights that could still come in from the sides. For blinds with 100% coverage such problems will always occur.

    The best solution is to do a full width and height curtain covering the windows up fully. Reducing any lights that could come in because of the reflection between fabric and wall.

    Check out our website at http://www.softhome.sg/catalogs/blackout-curtains/ for more info.

    Have a great week ahead!

    Olivia Chng thanked SOFTHOME
  • PRO
    4 years ago

    Hi Oliva,

    From what you explained above its recommend that you get full length thick faux silk blackout curtians. This will not just block out the lights but also provide some minimal level of sound reduction of common corridor noises. Hope it helps :) For more information, you may like to contact us to view our range of blackout curtains https://blindssingapore.net/blackout-curtains/

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