Bought these curtains 2 years ago, hung them up and forgot about them. The latex type coating (white side) seems to work perfectly. These are a bit heavy, so they will block any breeze from coming in as well.
It was all fine, till one day, after 2 years, I decided to wash these. Absolutely horrible! The latex layer comes off as soon as it comes in contact with detergent, and gets stuck to whatever surface it touches. The fabric also gets stuck to itself, and the curtain is then unusable.
Would have given one star....but, I managed to use them for 2 years, so....
Primera lavada y se llenaron de hoyos. El plástico a prueba de luz se derritió y se convirtió como en chicle lo cual derivó en que se llenarán de hoyos y fueran inservibles. No las recomiendo por lo mismo, pero en el año que las usamos son lavar funcionaron bien.
Funcionaron muy bien mientras no las lavamos, sobretodo considerando que las compramos en un super sale y nos salieron muy baratas. Pero una vez que las lavamos (en lavadora, lo cual viene especificado en la etiqueta como lo recomendado) el plástico que las hace a prueba de luz se pego como chicle consigo mismo y al intentar despegarla se rompió dejando hoyos por toda la cortina volviendolas inusables.
Entonces nos duraron un año (el año que no las lavamos) y de ahí tuvimos que tirarlas y cambiarlas por nuevas. No volveremos a comprarlas de aquí ya que quisiéramos cortinas más resistentes.
La calidad es como de plástico forrado en tela sintética.
I bought two pairs of curtains from this exact same range at the exact same time in the same order, both with the colour name 'beige'. One was this length and one was the longer length. On the packaging, one was called 'Beige' and one was called 'Grey Beige'. The colours are obviously different. This was a lazy mistake on the part of the packing staff as they clearly didn't even really look at the colour codes.
It was too much effort to send back as they are only going up for a year in a temporary apartment otherwise I would have.
Curtains block out light well. However I agree with other reviewers in that they are not attractive to look at but they fulfil the purpose of blocking out light.
I bought these for many windows. They are thick but feel hard and have not gotten softer. They seem like something a hospital or a hotel would use. The tie backs make them look even worse. I was hoping they would get better after being hung but they still look and feel commercial grade...too bad. If I can go back in time, I would not purchase and should have returned all. I already had to return a couple of these due to bad quality.
At first, I liked these curtains, but now I noticed that after a few weeks, they are giving off a strange smell, just like another pair I purchased from another store. Has anyone else noticed this with these curtains? Please let me know. I have a sensitive nose so I am wondering if the sun makes them give off a weird smell...??? I will probably have to return them now as I don't like the smell.
Their wash instructions are ridiculous. I followed them to a T and still had the coating powder come off. I don't understand why they'd sell something like this. Buy it, use it and ditch it. Don't bother breaking your head over how to wash it.