Darken any room at any time of the day, blocks out sunlight and street lights. Save energy by regulating room temperatures and reduce heating and cooling costs. Insulate from heat and cold, reduce outside noise. Ensure total privacy, conceal your silhouette from prying eyes and passing traffic. Protects furniture, prevents sun from damaging upholstery. Machine washable for easy care. Machine wash cold with like colors, use only non - chlorine bleach when needed. Tumble dry low, use warm iron as needed.