Amazon Basics vs Sleepout Suction Cup Blackout Curtains Comparison

Amazon Basics vs Sleepout Suction Cup Blackout Curtains Comparison

We all understand the importance of a good night's sleep, especially if you're here doing your research on the ideal suction-cup blackout curtain. But not all blackout curtains are created equal. Today, we'll compare Sleepout's high-quality suction cup blackout curtains to Amazon Basics, examining the differences in light blocking, dimensions, material toxicity, suction cup quality and ease of care. 

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Amazon vs Sleepout: Blackout Curtain Product Feature Breakdown


Amazon Basics

Sleepout Curtains

Dimensions 50” x 78” 52” x 76"
Hanging Versatility Longway Only 
Longway and Widthwise
Item Weight .39 kg 0.88 kg
Materials 100% polyester material

Cotton flocking and soft microfibre finish.

Sound Blocking 

No  Yes 

Thermally Insulated

No  Yes 
Certified Non-Toxic  No  OEKO-TEX®, SGS®, and Greenguard® certified quality, non-toxic and free from harmful substances.
Suction Cup Certifications No certifications

BPA-free industrial-strength suction cups with strong reliable fastener strips.

Care Instructions Machine wash cold, line dry Machine wash cold, machine dry on delicate cycle
Extras None Comes with a durable carrying bag

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Reviewing the Features of Amazon Basics Blackout Curtains

Amazon Basics blackout curtains are made of 100% polyester. They measure 50” x 78” and weigh a .39 kg. While lighter than Sleepout Blackout Curtains, this actually indicates the degree of blackout capabilities of this curtain. They lack additional features such as sound blocking capabilities and thermal insulation which can be attributed to their thinness and low weight. They also must be line-dried and do not come with a carrying bag. Furthermore, they don't offer versatility in installation and have no safety certifications in terms of materials. This is especially concerning since blackout curtains are often used in nurseries. 

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Why Sleepout's Suction Cup Blackout Curtains Stand Out

In contrast, Sleepout's curtains measure 52” x 76" and weigh 0.88 kg (1.95 lbs). The superior quality Thermaguard™ fabric not only provides excellent blackout capabilities but also doubles up as a heat and sound barrier. 

The care instructions for our curtains are just as uncomplicated: a delicate machine wash cycle with cold water and mild detergent, followed by a machine dry on a delicate cycle or hang drying.

Where Sleepout truly shines is in its additional features and certifications. Our curtains are thermally insulating and sound-blocking, enhancing your comfort and tranquility. Sleepout also prides itself on being OEKO-TEX®, SGS®, and Greenguard® certified, guaranteeing quality and non-toxic materials, free from harmful substances.

Unlike Amazon Basics, our suction cups come with reliable certifications, made of 2 BPA-free industrial-strength materials with strong fastener strips. And our curtains provide installation versatility, with fastener strips on both the long and short ends, allowing you to install Sleepout curtains both ways. They are also compatible with glass doors and atypical window shapes, thanks to our modular suction cups.

One of the distinctive features of the Sleepout blackout curtains is their convenient, durable carrying bag, equipped with duffel straps and a reinforced zipper. They fold up to be the size of a paperback book, making them extremely portable, especially since the entire kit weighs less than 2 lbs.

In terms of availability, Sleepout goes beyond providing just 1-Pack and 2-Pack sets – we also offer a 4-Pack set for those who need more coverage. Plus, our 1-year warranty matches that of Amazon Basics.

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Summarizing The Key Qualities of High-Quality Curtains 

  • Materials and Care: Sleepout's curtains boast superior Thermaguard™ fabric, which can withstand high temperatures and also blocks heat and sound.
  • Installation Versatility: Sleepout curtains have fastener strips on both the long and short ends, making them more versatile than Amazon's curtains, which only install the long way.
  • Certifications: Unlike Amazon's curtains, Sleepout's are OEKO-TEX®, SGS®, and Greenguard® certified, which assures you of their quality and non-toxic nature.
  • Suction Cup Qualities: Sleepout's suction cups are made of industrial-strength BPA-free materials and come with a strong fastener strip for ease of installation. Amazon Basics customers often complain of suction cups detaching only a couple hours after installation. 
  • Extras: Sleepout's curtains come with a handy carrying bag, making them perfect for travel.
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Happy Sleeping With Sleepout Blackout Curtains

When it comes to choosing the ideal suction-cup blackout curtain, not all options are created equal. In our comparison between Sleepout's high-quality suction cup blackout curtains and Amazon Basics, several key differences stood out. When it comes to quality, durability, versatility, and portability, Sleepout's Suction Cup Blackout Curtains clearly outshine the Amazon Basics. 

Amazon Basics blackout curtains lacked the additional features and certifications that Sleepout offers. These curtains also lacked sound-blocking and thermal insulation features, making them less suitable for creating a peaceful and comfortable environment in nurseries. 

Sleepout's suction cup blackout curtains surpassed Amazon Basics in several crucial areas. The superior materials, installation versatility, certifications, suction cup qualities, and the added convenience of a carrying bag make Sleepout curtains the clear choice for those seeking optimal blackout performance and overall quality. Consider adding the most recommended blackout curtain by sleep specialists in North America! Use the code WELCOME10 for $10 off.

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