Fleece lining curtains- a non flammable alternative?

(4 Posts)
legitsuperhero Tue 04-Nov-14 09:02:49

It's getting colder now and I am determined to line my pathetic bedroom curtains this year. Cheap fleece from Ikea is an obvious route but the molten plastic at the windows in the event of a fire is a worry...

I had thought I saw some fire retardant fleece material online from a UK based company a few months ago but I can't seem to find it again. Has anyone seen this or have any opinions on using it?

Alternatively any less flammable material that would do a decent job?

OP’s posts: |
MadMonkeys Tue 04-Nov-14 11:37:13

A flame retardant curtain lining?


TheSpottedZebra Tue 04-Nov-14 11:40:41

Wool is less flammable - could you scour your charity shops for old woollen blankets and use them? They'd be heavier though.

legitsuperhero Tue 04-Nov-14 18:51:28

Remembered I had an ancient lanaircell blanket in the loft actually and have hung that up over the curtains as a test tonight before I embark on the work grin Think my mum has more so this could be my solution. It is heavy though so hoping the spindly rail holds up. Thanks both smile

OP’s posts: |

Join the discussion

To comment on this thread you need to create a Mumsnet account.

Join Mumsnet

Already have a Mumsnet account? Log in