Do solar shades block UV rays?
Solar shades are an excellent window treatment option for windows in rooms that are exposed to the sun. Besides simply blocking the light, solar shades also reduce glare, protect against harmful UV rays, and prevent fading from the sun on carpets, furniture, and household surfaces.
Do roller shades block UV rays?
If a screen roller shade has a 5% openness factor, the solar screen shades block 95% of the UV rays from passing through the fabric. The tighter the weave the lower the openness factor and the more UV rays the screen shades block.
Do solar roller shades block heat?
Solar shades can help reduce heat in a window, but they will not block cold. They reduce heat by blocking the amount of sunlight coming into a space, and making the windows more energy efficient. This heat reduction can help you save money on energy costs during the hot summer months.
What percent solar shade should I get?
A solar shade with medium openness factor (7%-10%) will preserve the view and provide protection against UV rays that could otherwise cause damage to you interior finishes and furnishings. A high openness factor (14%) of a solar screen results in the best visibility and significant glare reduction.
What’s the difference between a roller shade and a solar shade?
Roller shades are made from a range of textiles, often woven light filtering fabric or vinyl, to control a room’s light. Solar shades are made from a mesh material screen designed to combat the sun and block UV rays without entirely blocking the view.
What is the difference between Roman shades and roller shades?
Roman shades and roller shades are both made with a singular piece of fabric that you can raise or lower, depending on how much light and privacy you want. The difference is, roller shades have a sleek, minimalist look on a flat panel where the fabric of a Roman shade is offered in different fold styles.
What is the difference between a solar shade and a roller shade?
What is the difference between solar shades and roller shades?
What is the best color for solar shades?
Optical Properties/View Through Dark colors absorb more light, therefore reducing glare. This also translates to view through. People are always surprised to learn that dark colors in solar screen offer superior view through and are best if you wish to preserve your view.
What is a 5% solar shade?
5% is the typical medium openness factor. These shades offer a balance between the benefits of low and high openness factors. They provide protection from the sun’s UV rays without making the room too dark.
Do roller shades look cheap?
Fabric roller shades are one of the most affordable window covering options and give windows a clean look. They truly work with all home styles, but are especially suited for modern homes.
What is a Wand operated roller shades?
Wand Operated Roller Shades allow you to smoothly raise and lower your shade with a hand crank mechanism. Wand Operated Roller Shades allow you to smoothly raise and lower your shade with a hand crank mechanism. Wand Operated Roller Shades allow you to smoothly raise and lower your shade with a hand crank mechanism.
Can I still get bulk solar screen fabric?
We have phased out this product, but you can still get bulk solar screen fabric here. Phifer Suntex Solar Screen Fabric with 90% sun blockage is great for interior or exterior installations. The 90% blockage factor provides superior comfort and heat blockage while still maintaining visibility and daytime privacy.
What are simplesimple lift roller shades?
Simple Lift Roller Shades put functional shade at your fingertips with a one-handed simple lift operation. Spring Operated outdoor roller shades feature our smooth, one-handed, self-retracting operation.
What is the difference between springspring operated and easy release roller shades?
Spring Operated outdoor roller shades feature our smooth, one-handed, self-retracting operation. Designed with your convenience in mind, Easy Release Roller Shades offer a one-handed, self-retracting operation.