Did you know that 50% of the heat that enters your home comes through the
window? The big trend now in Arizona, is shade screens, also called solar
screens. These are the most affordable way to cut your cooling costs for
your home. Shade screens can protect your home in ways you never thought
possible like your carpet, couches, chairs, and curtains by blocking the
UV rays and heat up to 90% (we also offer 80% for more clarity). So shades
really are more helpful then we could have ever imagined. Learn about
the latest trends and money savings screens can provide.
Shade screen mesh is extremely durable woven high strength PVC coated polyester
yarn. The manufactures often use are Textilene or Phifer. These two types
of meshes offer good ventilation and let soft light in while reducing
the glare so that you can comfortably read a book or watch some television.
They provide day time privacy which means you are able to look out and
passerby's cannot see in.
Did you know that you can also get shade screens that help avoid glass
breakage when you live on a golf course? These screens protrude away from
the window 2 3/8", and with the durability of the mesh it deflects
the golf ball. We all know how costly glass replacement can be. This is
an inexpensive way to preserve your glass and windows from the stray golf balls.
When purchasing new sliding glass door screens make sure they are built
with steel rollers and handles that make opening and closing the screen
very easy. These screens are available in standard frame or heavy duty
frame which is made of extruded aluminum. Look to see if they have mitered
edges. These special edges help the frames from not bending and creasing.
With metal interior corners rather than plastic clips that can dry and
break it helps to ensure a longer lifespan for your shade screens. The
newer screens are even bacterial and fungal resistant along with easy cleaning.
Sun screens are easily maintained, clean with mild soap and water, or if
you wish just rinse them down with the hose. Your sun screens should be
easily removed with unscrewing the screw and a turn of the clips, in winter
months can be removed to let more light into the household. They are easily
installed in spring time and summer months to begin your protection against
the UV rays from the sun and heat. Or you can keep them on all year around
the shade screen is versatile fabric that will endure years of outdoor
use. The experts recommend that you check to see if the screens are flame
resistant mesh and fade resistant mesh.
Shade screens come in a variety of colors three traditional colors are
white, bronze and adobe frame. It is often possible to match the frame
color that you currently have on your home. A few of these choices include
a variety of colors: black, dark bronze, desert sand, beige, stucco, gray,
white and brown. In addition, the experts offer grids to match the pattern
in your window, and arches if you have an arched window. Even if you want
to add something a little different to the front of you home. Shade screens
offer a pleasing addition to your home. If your shade screen is a large
one, a spreader bar should be installed so that you have the durability
in the screen to help prevent any bowing, bending or sagging in the future.
Did you know that some companies will create your screen for you to install
yourself? All you have to do is take your measurements. Shade screens
are very economical, the one option that pays for its self in more ways
than one. This will surely be the best decision you will ever make to
protecting yourself and your property from the harmful UV rays and heat
of the summer sun here in sunny Arizona. What are you waiting for? Call
the ToFixIt experts today.