Solar Shades – Comfort Indoors and Outdoors
Porches, patios, and decks allow you to connect with the natural beauty of the outdoors and extend the living space of your home. With the addition of exterior solar shades, these areas can be comfortably protected from intense sun and excessive heat. Exterior window shade systems are designed to control heat and glare while maintaining the view of the outdoors, and are the most effective shading solution for outdoor living spaces. They allow the view to be unobstructed while providing glare control so your patio or porch area is more comfortable and enjoyable. We also have “all-weather” fade resistant drapery and upholstery fabrics that can create a personalized coordinated decor for your outdoor patio.
Exterior solar shades block the sun’s rays before they reach the window glass, preventing the solar heat gain which increases the interior temperature of your home. For this reason, exterior solar shades can dramatically reduce air conditioning bills, glare and solar heat gain. And there’s no need to worry about the exposure to the elements as many screen shades fabrics are now available with weather resistant vinyl coated fiberglass yarns.
The benefits of solar screen shades are:
- They reduce glare.
- They reduce heat by filtering the sun’s rays.
- They preserve your connection with the outdoors as you can see through the material.
- There are motorized options available for added convenience.
- There is a wide selection of fabrics to choose from in a variety of colours, textures, densities and performance ratings.
- There are optional cable guides available which are designed to hold the fabric in place.
Come by our Victoria BC showroom or book your at-home consultation online so our designers can come by and show you how solar shades would look in your house.