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Solar Screen Frequently Asked Questions

Do your solar screens come with a frame?
No, our solar screens are frameless. This allows for simple, do-it-yourself installation, cheaper shipping costs and increased versatility. You can easily install or un-install your solar screens as the seasons change.

How do the solar screens attach to the window?
You can attach the solar screen to either the window glass or window frame, depending on your preference. Each solar screen we sell comes with plenty of Easy-Attach Dual-Lock Pads that you attach to the screen and to the window/frame. This allows for exact placement wherever you wish. And don’t worry about the Dual-Lock Pads coming loose – they are specifically designed to endure even the harshest of environments so your solar screen stays put.

Can I attach these to my sliding glass doors?
Yes, you can use these for sliding glass doors. You’ll need ¼” clearance if you want to put them on the outside. If you don’t have the ¼” clearance, you can simply put one on the outside of one door and the other on the inside of the other door – so either way you are good.

What if I live in a high-wind area? Will the screens hold fast?
We are confident that if the solar screens are installed correctly, they will hold fast even in high wind areas or gusty conditions. However, a simple solution to this perceived problem is to install the solar screens on the inside of your windows. You get the same sun blocking effect, but the screens are safe from harsh weather.

How much are your solar screens?
Our solar screens are priced by the square foot. Simply navigate to the particular item you would like to purchase, fill in the width and height in inches and the price will auto-update. All prices exclude sales tax and shipping costs. Sales tax will be charged for any shipment to the state of Nevada (8.1%).

What is the difference between the 80% and 90% solar screens?
The 80% solar screens block 80% of the sun’s rays, but allow a little bit more visibility than the 90%. Alternatively, the 90% solar screens block 90% of the sun’s rays, but the visibility is less then the 80%. If your main concern is maximum protection, then purchase the 90% solar screen. If visibility is your main concern, then purchase the 80% solar screen.

You can always purchase different screens for different parts of the house. For example, if you have an area of your home that receives maximum exposure to the sun throughout the day (south facing), it might be a good idea to use the 90% on those windows. If, however, you have an area of your home that is minimally exposed to direct sunlight (north facing), you might go with the 80% on those windows.

Will I be able to see out my window? Will others be able to see in my window?
Both the 80% and 90% solar screens allow visibility from the inside. During the daytime, you will be able to see outside your home just fine, but others cannot see into your home. At night, if the light is on in the room, then the effect is reversed. Solar screens do not offer privacy at night if the light is on inside the room.

What if I have an arched window? How do I measure for that?
We only cut our solar screens in square/rectangle dimensions. It would be up to you to cut it to match your arch. Here’s how to measure. Simply measure the height of the arch at its highest point in the middle and measure the width along the widest part (probably at the bottom). We will then send you the square/rectangle piece for you to cut to match your arch.

Can I use your solar screens on my RV or Boat?
Yes! You can use our solar screens on Recreational Vehicles, Boats, Patios and Skylights.

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