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How Solar Shades Work

Solar Shades Block the Sun, But Not the View! Solar shades are often available in a wide variety of colors, styles, and strengths to help meet almost any criteria for your home or living area.  Fabrics for solar shades fall into three categories; dark fabrics, light fabrics, and high performance reflective fabrics, all of which provide: Glare Control Heat Control Natural Light Management View through connection to outside Manage Light UV Protection High Performance Solar Shades High performance solar screen fabrics are designed to outperform light and dark fabrics when a project requires excellent heat control, glare control, UV protection and view through characteristics.  High […]

Save Energy (and Money) with Solar Shades

One of the biggest expenses any homeowner faces on a daily basis is energy use, regardless of the season.  A home’s energy consumption adds up quickly, leaving many homeowners wondering how they lower their monthly bills.   Solar shades are a great, “green” addition to your home and windows to help reduce energy loss through windows and doors. But, just how energy efficient are solar shades? The answer? Completely. Solar shades require no energy or electricity to fully function and start protecting you and your family by filtering out harmful UV rays from entering your home while insulating your living […]

Solar Screens Add Form & Function

Solar screens provide the interior of your home with a unique blend of form and function. Unlike traditional window treatments, solar screens provide protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays and added privacy to your home, all in classic style and while saving you money on energy costs. Did you know that more heat and cold is lost through windows than any other part of your home? And most importantly, what are you doing to maintain your home’s energy efficiency while also adding some stylistic appeal? Solar screens maintain the look and feel of a room with their low profile […]

Let Retractable Screens Improve Your Life

Retractable screens are a fantastic addition to any home. With different options and colours, they blend into the home exterior and can easily be opened and closed to match your need for shade and privacy. Our screens are durable and reliable, and they have multiple benefits as window coverings or for your outdoor living space. These screens are very different than what our customers may have experienced in the past with blinds and permanently installed screened in porches. There is no comparison and, when you consider all the advantages, you will see why. Blocks the Sun Not the View If […]

Stay Comfortable with Roll Up Window Shades

There are many benefits to having a house with a lot of large windows. It creates open spaces, ensures that your home is full of natural light and allows you to enjoy the beautiful views of your community or natural surroundings. On the flip side, you may feel a loss of privacy; see increased cooling and heating costs, and constant glare throughout your home. Fortunately, Eclipse Shading Systems provides roll up window shades that are the solution to these issues while allowing you to still enjoy the benefits of your windows. Seeing Clearly What is the point of having large, […]