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What blinds or shades would be the best to buy for a HT room to make it dark during the day?
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I use blinds from Home Depot and black out fabric behind curtains from Target.


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Might want to consider a Roman Shade with strips of magnetic rubber along the edges. They mate with magnetic rubber on the window frame and give a tight seal. Most Roman shades have insulating material inside that provide a good light block.

Most conventional solutions need to have some tolerance for movement and thus have some significant light leakage around the edges.
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Room Darkening roller shades inside the window frame with blackout curtains..

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What color paint are folks using on the walls (besides BLACK)? Thanks. SJ
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Use a dark color that accents your seats and other furniture.
Navy Blue, Brown, etc if you can't use black.


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Very dark red (maroon) on the walls with brown trim and ceiling
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Thanks guys all good tips
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Deep burgundy on walls with a black carpet wainscoting half-way up the wall to help absorb sound. Burgundy carpet.
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