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Eclipse Shading Systems® Outdoor Solar Screens Intercept the Sun

Stop the heat of the sun at the windows by not letting it in. Up to 14% of that heat radiates through the windows and raises the indoor temperatures. Eclipse solar screens absorb and reflect up to 95% of the heat, glare, and UV rays. Exterior solar window screens made by Eclipse intercept the sun and reduce heat gain by as much as 77% by deflecting the sun and its glare before they enter your home through the windows. Eclipse exterior solar screens will prevent the sun’s rays from fading your furniture and carpets, and keep indoor temperatures cooler, which […]

The Eclipse Retractable Awning and a FREE Somfy Motor!

This month, when you purchase any one of these three Eclipse Shading Systems® retractable awnings – Eclipse, Total Eclipse, or Eclipse SC, you can participate in our end of season offer of a FREE standard Somfy standard motor. The Eclipse retractable awning offers maximum value so it’s no surprise that it’s our most popular model. Eclipse Shading Systems can mount the Eclipse retractable awning to almost anywhere on your home. Although a manual crank is available, with the Eclipse and your FREE Somfy motor, you’re just the touch of a button from the shade you want and need to protect […]

Eclipse SC & Eclipse SCII – Shade at the Touch of a Button & Awning Fabric Protection

What could be better? The Eclipse SCII, is the next generation of retractable awnings from Eclipse Shading Systems®. The Eclipse SC and SCII are wall, soffit, or roof mount applications with attractive smooth, clean lines and powder-coated aluminum frames, stainless steel hardware, and 900 pounds of spring tension in the lateral arms. The clean lines and added protection of the cassette hood join the family of Eclipse retractable awnings boasting no unsightly poles and no costly seasonal take down with cooling shade at the touch of a button. The Eclipse Semi Cassette has five projection ranges up to 11’6” and […]

E-Lite Retractable Awning – Affordable High Performance from Eclipse

It’s that awesome time of year when summer is in full swing and everyone is having fun. It’s also the time of year when you walk up to the front door, take out your key and reach for the door handle….and burn yourself! From late morning until late afternoon, the sun’s rays beat down on the entry side of your house and every time it happens, you recall that the year before you promised yourself you would do something about it before the next summer. Shading your home with the Eclipse Shading Systems® E-Lite retractable awning is one of the […]

Awning Industry Advanced Belt Technology – The Difference is in the Belt

The best retractable awnings in the awning industry have Advanced Belt Technology (ABT), a revolutionary tension system developed to replace traditional chains and cables. Old-fashioned pulleys, cables, and chains cannot provide the power and durability of the ABT system. ABT is a breakthrough technology designed especially for the awning industry. The difference is in the flat flexible belt, which enables the tension transmission of the arm, giving it the strength to outlast all other awning systems. Add nine high carbon steel cables enclosed in poly carbon UV resistant (PVC) covering and you have the strongest retractable awning system in the […]

Eclipse Shading Systems Products will Keep the Entire Family Cool & Comfortable

Everyone deserves to have a shady place they can go to cool off on sunny hot summer days, including your furry family members. It’s just as natural for your pet as it is for you to need a shady place to go to escape the heat of the sun’s rays. In fact, without shading systems, your porch, patio, or deck can become unusable during the heat of the day. If it is hot enough to burn your feet, it’s not likely your cat or dog will feel comfortable walking on the surface either. If you leave your pets in the […]