same, i've got hunter douglas in the main living spaces, love itHunter Douglas Top-Down Bottom-Up
The handles keep breaking, but otherwise I like them a lot. Can have the top portion open letting in light while keeping privacy. Also don't have the strings on the sides.
lol we have these in our master as wellIkea Blackout curtains
We have one room with this colot
VILBORG Room darkening curtains, 1 pair, gray, 57x98". The curtains darkens the room and provide privacy by preventing people outside from seeing into the room. Effective at keeping out both drafts in the winter and heat in the summer.www.ikea.com