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- What is Magic Blackout Blind?
- How does it stick and will it leave any marks?
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- How many times can Magic Blackout Blind be reused?
- What type of windows can you apply Magic Blackout Blind to?
- Who uses Magic Blackout Blind?
- How dark will Magic Blackout Blind make the room?
- Can the Magic Blackout Blind sheets be folded up after use?
- How many sheets are on a roll?
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- Does it work on windows prone to condensation?
- Does Magic Blackout Blind work on double glazed windows?
- Is Magic Blackout Blind recyclable?
- What is it made of?
- How heavy is each roll of Magic Blackout Blind?
- Is Magic Blackout Blind patented?
- Can it be used as a baby blackout blind?
- Can Magic Blackout Blind be used by cameramen and film producer to reduce light when filming?
- Can teachers use Magic Blackout Blind to stop light coming into classrooms?
- Can you overlap the Magic Blackout sheets? Do they still cling to glass when overlapped?
- Can you used Magic Blackout Blind on holiday?
- Can you use Magic Blackout Blind as travel blackout blinds?
- Can you use Magic Blackout Blind for blacking out windows while window dressing in shops?
- Can you use Magic Blackout Blind in caravans?
- Can you use Magic Blackout Blind in static caravans, mobile homes and log cabins?
- Does Magic Blackout Blind stop light coming into bedroom windows?
- Does Magic Blackout Blind work on Velux windows?
- Do you have a video clip that shows how to use Magic Blackout Blind?
- Have you recently moved home, ordered new curtains and are waiting for curtains to be fitted?
- I have blackout blinds and blackout curtains but they let in light, does Magic Blackout let in light
- I have struggled hanging blankets over curtain rails to block light,is Magic Blackout Blind easier?
- I keep getting woken up by neighbours security light at night. Will Magic Blackout stop this?
- I'm going on holiday and the curtains in the cottage are thin? Will Magic Blackout Blind work
- I'm looking for temporary blinds or temporary curtains,is Magic Blackout Blind what I'm looking for?
- I own a boat and my boat curtains and boat blinds don't keep light out, does Magic Blackout work?
- Is Magic Blackout Blind like using blackout blinds?
- I suffer from jet lag, will Magic Blackout Blind help me sleep better?
- I use cut out piece of cardboard or towels to blackout light, is Magic Blackout Blind better?
- My children often stay at grandparents but they don't have blinds - will Magic Blackout Blind work?
- My children won't go to bed because it is still light at bedtime, will Magic Blackout Blind work?
- My children won't go to bed because they say "it's not bedtime, it's not dark outside"
- My kids are visiting their grandparents who don't have curtains will Magic Blackout Blind work?
- We are a car dealer and want to blackout car showroom windows for new car launch - will this work?
- We want to create a mood room and sensory room for babies - will Magic Blackout Blind work?
- What if my windows are bigger than sheets?
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We are introducing Magic Blackout Blind following the success of Magic Whiteboard on Dragons Den. It allows you to blackout windows - anywhere, in seconds. Magic Blackout Blind is a temporary blackout blind window covering that allows you to quickly and easily blackout light. Magic Blackout blind is a new type of blackout material. No tools are required. Magic Blackout blind is ideal for blacking out light from bedrooms, offices, children's nurseries, shop windows, boats, cabin cruisers, caravans, classrooms, TV studios, new homes, new builds, holiday accommodation and apartments, rented accommodation, student houses and flats. Magic Blackout Blind is quick and easy way to blackout windows. Click here to see a 1 minute video demonstration of how to use Magic Blackout Blind.
Because Magic Blackout Blind is statically charged it will stick to glass and windows without needing tape, bluetac or glue - so it never leaves any marks! It’s incredibly simple to fit and no tools are required. Magic Blackout Blind is quick and easy to fit and stops all light.
Please note that Magic Blackout Blind is for temporary use ONLY and should not be applied permanently, it is advised that the film be removed daily. Magic Blackout Blind is designed to be used early evening until morning and for afternoon naps. Do not leave on windows in direct sunlight for prolonged periods of time.
The exact time depends on how many times you take it down and reapply it. The sheets will typically last 6-8 weeks. When not on the window store on a hard flat surface like a wall or wardrobe door.
To recharge the static in the sheets rub with a fibre cloth - this will generate static. The sheets will naturally display creases after a period of time due to exposure to heat and the sun.
Magic Blackout Blind is a temporary blackout blind window covering that can be reused on a daily basis (the exact number of times depends on how often you take it up and down), just peel off and reuse. Typically the sheets will last for 6-8 weeks and will naturally crease over time due to exposure to heat and the sun.
If you intend to use at night and remove from the window in the day we recommend that you place the sheet on a wall or waredrobe door. This will help keep the static on the sheets. If the sheets lose the static you can recharge them by placing near a TV or rub the sheets with a fibre cloth - this generates static , the static will transfer onto the sheets. Magic Blackout Blind easier to fit and will save you time.
Magic Blackout Blind can be safely applied to normal single glazed or double glazed windows, the type you would find in a house or office.
DO NOT apply to laminated glass, windows that are strengthened with wire, textured or patterned glass, tripe plane glass or Velux windows or similar roof lights . (Please refer to Safety information on main page). Magic Blackout Blind is a temporary blackout blind that is designed to be removed on a daily basis. Velux windows and roof blinds are usually positioned at 45 degree and the film may not stick or stay in place due to gravity.
Our customers include – parents with babies who have trouble sleeping, children’s nurseries, caravan and mobile home owners, people who have moved into new homes, parents on holiday with young children (as a portable travel blackout blind) , teachers who want to darken rooms when using projectors and interactive whiteboards, photographers and camera men who need to blackout bright light, AV companies, film makers, construction worker. Magic Blackout Blind is also popular with customers who live in rented accomodation who are not allowed to put up curtains and blinds in the property.
Any room or children's nursey will go dark immediately. See some photos of Magic Blackout Blind in our photo gallery. These were taken on a very hot summers day with very bright sunshine. The room in completely dark. See photos at http://www.magicwhiteboard.co.uk/gallery/magic-blackout-blind/ .
No light will come through the glass, even around the window edges. Magic Blackout Blind is quick and easy to fit, and stops all light, even round window edges.
Yes, the Magic Blackout Blind sheets can be folded after use. Many customers take the sheets off the window when they don’t need to blackout the light and place the sheets on a wall.
Each roll contains 10 perforated sheets, the roll is 8 metres long. Magic Blackout Blind is lightweight and poratble. Ideal for taking on holiday to stop children waking at 5am.
Each Magic Blackout Blind sheet measures 60cm wide and 80cm deep or 24 inches by 32 inches. There are 10 sheets on a roll, enough for 5 standard double windows. Magic Blackout Blind very easy to fit, tear off a sheet of Magic Blackout Blind and place on the window. Cut to Magic Blackout Blind to size using scissors, no other toold are required.
For best results use on Magic Blackout Blind on dry windows.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind works on double and single glazed windows. Magic Blackout Blinds are an easier and cheap alternative to blackout blinds or blackout curtains.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind is fully recyclable, place in the plastics recycling container. It has been designed and produced using environmentally friendly methods. Magic Blackout Blinds are also reusable.
Magic Blackout is made from statically charged polypropylene film.
Each roll weights just 0.60 Kilograms. It’s perfect for blocking out light in rooms. If you take a few sheets on holiday with you it will make a great practical travel blackout blind. Ideal if there are no curtains or blinds in the accommodation.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind was patented in 2000, this will expire in 2020.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blinds make a fantastic baby blackout blind, you can blackout windows instantly. Just tear off a sheet and place on the window. Magic Blackout blinds will stop bright sunshine coming into bedrooms and baby rooms and nursuries. You can also take on holiday with you. Magic Blackout blind is portable and lightweight and stops all light even around the window edges.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blinds are very effective in reducing light when filming on location and when on a film set. Magic Blackout Blind comes on a lightweight roll and you just tear off a sheet and place on the window. This sheets sticks using static and leave no marks on surfaces. You don't need gaffer tape and the Magic Blackout Blind sheets are reusable. It is also easier and quicker to fit. It takes seconds. If you are currently using arrotek sheeting or bolton blackout cloth then Magic Blackout Blind is a quicker and cheaper alternative. Magic Blackout Blinds are very popular in the film industry for reducing unecessary light and reducing glare. Some customers are using it to stick to ceilings to darkness down rooms, you don't have to paint the wall. Just place the Magic Blackout Blind sheets on the surface and peel off when finished.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blinds are temporary blackout blinds that are fitted in seconds. The sheets cling to classroom windows using static. Simply place on classroom windows and remove when not required. Magic Blackout Blind helps teachers and students see the interactive whiteboard more clearly.
Yes, you can overlap the Magic Blackout Blind sheets to make them fit your exact window size. The sheets can be placed on top of each other and will still stick to the window. Magic Blackout Blinds are easier than blackout blinds to install, no tools are required. Just cut the Magic Blackout Blind sheets to size using scissors.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind is ideal for taking on holiday to stop bright sunshine coming through windows, especially if you are travelling with children or kids. Magic Blackout Blind is portable and lightweight. Magic Blackout Blind only weighs 600 grams. Magic Blackout blind comes on a convenient roll and will fit in a suitcase or you can tear off a few sheets, fold or roll the Magic Blackout Blind sheets and put them in your luggage. An easy way of ensuring parents don't get woken but by children at 5am or dawn. Magic Blackout Blind helps children and parents sleeping longer.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blinds are portable and lightweight travel blackout blinds. You can take a few sheets on holiday with you just in case their are no curtains. Magic Blackout Blind was designed to be taken with parents whenever they travel with young children or babies. Magic Blackout Blind is a new type of blackout material and an alternative to a blackout blind. No longer will you have to hang blankets, sheets and pillowcases from the curtain pole.
Magic Blackout Blind is a portable blackout blind and window covering. You can cover a window in about 10 seconds. It's quick and easy to fit. You can also use Magic Blackout Blind in cars when traveling as a sunshade, simply place on the car windows.
Magic Blackout Blind will keep bright sunshine from shining on your children and baby. Magic Blackout Blind is a lightweight portable travel blackout covering and blackout blind.
For any parent who has ever struggled hanging blankets over curtain rails to block light from a child's bedroom, babies room or nursery. It will keep your child and babies in the dark and help them get better sleep and you! Children benefit from sleeping past dawn, Magic Blackout Blind stops the sunshine coming into their bedrooms and nurseries.
Magic Blackout Blind keeps out the sunshine and will allow your child to sleep without being disturbed by the early morning sun. This is essential if your child's room faces east.
Magic Blackout Blind helps keep out the light which means your child can have a nice nap in the afternoon without sunshine keeping them awake.
Magic Blackout Blind is a best selling an indispensable travel accessory.
Incredibly simple to fit, Magic Blackout Blind clings to windows using static, giving the closest possible fit to keep out the longest summer evenings & the earliest dawns.
Magic Blackout blind is also useful if you've got streetlights near your home - these can create a strange colour light through normal blinds and curtains.
As your child grows older you'll also find Magic Blackout blind useful in summer evenings when it stays light so late and the kids want to stay up because they can see the sunshine peeping through curtains.
You might also find Magic Blackout blind useful for your own bedroom if you're going to need naps in the afternoon too!
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind works really well to temporarily blackout shop windows while store staff are changing a window display. We have many customers who use it while window dressing. Magic Blackout Blind is quick and easy to fit, and you will blackout a large shop window in minutes. After the window has been dressed you simply peel off the Magic Blackout Blind sheets. No marks will be left on shop window and you can reuse the Magic Blackout Blind sheets for another window when required.
Yes, you can use Magic Blackout Blind to stop sunlight coming into caravans. It is popular with static caravans and mobile caravans. It can also be used in motorhomes to stop light coming into vehicles. It very useful to have on holiday to stop children waking up at dawn. It will help you get a couple of hours extra sleep.
Yes, you can use Magic Blackout Blind to stop sunlight coming into static caravans, mobile homes and log cabins. It is ideal if you are going on holiday to a caravan park or a holiday home. It will help children stay in bed longer and parents will get a couple of hours extra sleep. Simply tear a sheet off roll and place on windows, no marks will be left of glass.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind will blackout bedroom windows and stop light coming in bedrooms. This will help you get a good nights sleep. Magic Blackout Blind is an easier and cheap alternative to blackout blinds. Ideal if you are waiting for curtains to be made and in children's nurseries.
Due to the specific construction of Velux windows DO NOT USE Magic Blackout Blind on Velux Windows or similar roof blinds. Due to the 45 degree angle of these windows, the film may not stick and fall off. Magic Blackout Blinds are designed for temporary use and should be taken down on a daily basis.
Yes, we have produced a 1 minute video clip that demonstrates how to use Magic Blackout Blind. To see the video click here
If you have recently moved to a new home and ordered new curtains and you may be waiting for your new curtains to arrive. These can often take 4 to 6 weeks. Magic Blackout Blinds can be fitted in seconds and requires no screws or manual installation . Simply place the Magic Blackout Blind sheets on the window and it will blackout all light. Sheets can be removed in the day or when not in use, simply place on a wall or cupboard door. Also, no marks will be left of glass.
I have blackout blinds and blackout curtains but they let in light, does Magic Blackout let in light
Unlike blackout blinds and blackout curtains that often let in light around edges of windows and window frames, Magic Blackout Blind will blackout all light. It is also incredibly easy and simple to fit, just place the sheet on the window. You don't need to do any drilling or screwing to fit Magic Blackout material. No light will come in, Magic Blackout Blind stops all light even around the top and sides of window edges.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind is really easy to fit and really easy to take down, tear off a sheet and place on a window. Magic Blackout comes on a lightweight roll (it weighs only 600 grams) so you won't need to struggle fitting blankets to the curtain poles. Magic Blackout Blind will also stop all light and look much better than blankets or cardboard. Magic Blackout Blind is easier to fit than normal blackout blinds and blackout curtains.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind will stop all light and will stop you getting woken up and disturbed by motion detected security lights that come on in the middle of the night. Magic Blackout Blind stops all light so you will not be woken up by flashing security lights.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind stops all light and is ideal if you are going on holiday or travelling and don't know what type of curtains will be in the room. Place a sheet of Magic Blackout Blind on the window and no light will come through the window. Never again will you have to try and fix towels and sheets around the window and curtain pole.
I'm looking for temporary blinds or temporary curtains,is Magic Blackout Blind what I'm looking for?
Magic Blackout Blind is a simple and effective temporary alternative to blackout blinds and blackout curtains. We have lots of customers who use Magic Blackout Blind who live in rented accomodation, or have recently moved and are waiting for their new curtains. Magic Blackout Blind is fitted in seconds, so if you need temporary blinds or temporary curtains this is just what you need to blackout light. Magic Blackout Blind is an easier and cheap alternative to blackout blinds or blackout curtains.
Yes, we have lots of boat and cabin cruiser owners who use Magic Blackout Blind to stop the light and sunshine coming into the lounge cabin. Often existing boat curtains and boat blinds are not very effective. Magic Blackout can be quickly and easily placed on boat windows and it will stop light entering the cabin. This will help you and your guests sleep for longer. Magic Blackout Blinds works on vertical windows and windows which are at an angle. You can cut Magic Blackout Blind to the shape of your windows with a pair of scissors.
Magic Blackout Blind temporary blackout window covering that is much easier and quicker to fit. It is a new type of blackout material. It also blacks out all light, unlike some blackout blinds. No tools are required. You simply tear off a sheet and it will cling to the windows. No marks will be left on the glass and you can remove it in seconds. You can fold it or keep it on a nearby wall when you want light in the room. Magic Blackout Blind is a temporary blackout window covering that stops all light, even around the window edges.
Yes, customers have brought Magic Blackout Blind because it is so lightweight when travelling. They take a few sheets and fold them up and put them in with their luggage or take the roll. On arriving at your travel destination, simply unfold the Magic Blackout Blind sheets and place on the windows. They will stop all light. Magic Blackout Blind is really useful if your hotel or accomodation has thin curtains that don't stop light coming through.
Yes, Magic Blackout blind is more effective than sticking cardboard and or covering windows with towels because it will blackout all light even around the edges of windows. Magic Blackout Blind is also less unsightly and looks professional. Magic Blackout blind will stop all light coming through windows.
Yes, we have lots of grandparents who use Magic Blackout Blind when their grandchildren come to visit to temporarily blackout light in bedrooms. Often grandparents don't want to fit a permanent blackout blind or blackout curtain. Magic Blackout Blind is better and more effective than trying to pin sheets and blankets to the window frame or over the curtain pole. Magic Blackout Blind in the November edition of Good Housekeeping, page 132 was recommended by the Good Housekeeping Institute, tried, tested and trusted team. Magic Blackout Blind has also been recommended by The Sunday Times Travel section and Which magazine.
Yes, by placing Magic Blackout Blind on your children's windows it will stop all light (even round the window edges). This will create an instantly darkened room. Our daughter used to do this. When we stuck Magic Blackout Blind on the windows she thought it was dark outside and thought it was bedtime. Magic Blackout Blind also helps stop children waking up at 5am in the morning when the sun rises.
This is a very common question when the clocks go forward in the Spring and throughout the summer months. Magic Blackout Blind will help create an instantly dark bedroom when you are struggling to get your children to sleep when it is still light outside at their bedtime. Magic Blackout Blind stops all light and will convince them it is dark outside and time to go to bed. Useful when travelling and when on holiday.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind is very popular with grandparents and parents. When visiting grandparents take a roll roll of Magic Blackout, tear off a sheet and place on their bedroom windows. You don't have hassle of fitting and blind. Magic Blackout Blind is a great temporary solution if you are visiting someone else house for the weekend. Magic Blackout Blind will help stop children waking up really early in the morning due to bright sunshine. Magic blackout blinds will help everyone get more sleep in bed.
Yes, Magic Blackout Blind would work well to blackout carshow room windows for a new product launch. Magic Blackout Blind is a temporary window blackout covering. It is very easy to fit and no marks would be left on glass when you take Magic Blackout Blind down. Using Magic Blackout Blind will also create interest because customers will be curious why the car showroom windows have be blacked out. Mitsubishi have used Magic Blackout Blind over a weekend to stop customers looking in showroom and to generate interest in the product launch.
Yes, customers buy Magic Blackout Blind to create a better sensory experience, ideal if you are trying to create a mood room or sensory room in a school, village hall, hospital or hospice. Some customers use to create better baby sensory experiences.
You can overlap the Magic Blackout Blind sheets over each other. You could also not tear the sheet at the perforation and then cut to size with a pair of scissors. Each roll is 8 metres in length.