Are you considering purchasing window solar shades? If so, then you will want to tune in to watch this video first. This video goes over what you should know before you buy solar shades for your home. Now, let’s get into it.
Solar shades are meant to protect your home from harmful UV rays and save you energy on your electric bill. They are not going to block out the cold or the heat from coming into your home.
The reason for this is that they don’t have insulation within the shade.
There are some things that window solar shades will do for your home. They will be able to regulate the temperature coming through your windows. These solar shades come in different openness options. They can range anywhere from 1% to 14% openness. If you want the most UV rays blocked, then you will want to go with a shade that is closest to 1%. If you are looking for a shade option that lets in more light, then you should choose an openness of at least 5%. For spaces like a kitchen, using a shade with more openness is a great idea. For spaces like your bedroom where you want more privacy, try going with a shade that’s more opaque.