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Top 7 reasons to upgrade to solar screens that ensure the energy efficiency of home.

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Energy-Efficient Solar Screens for Windows Keep the Heat Out & Save You Money!

You too can beat the heat this summer with solar window screens!!! Save money by reducing the usage of air conditioners and lower your energy costs due to heat gain through windows and doors. Plus these innovative solar screens add the benefit of keeping your home cool during those hot summer months in desert climates like Las Vegas, Phoenix, or Palm Springs.

What are solar screens?

A Solar Screen is like a magic mesh that keeps out the harsh sun rays while still letting some natural light inside.  Exterior Solar screens are mounted over the entire window to also block out up to 80 to 90% of the sun’s UV rays. Best Custom Screens uses exterior solar screen fabrics like the Suntex 80, Suntex 90, and SunScreen material by Phifer. 

You can also get superior protection from solar rays using solar screens by installing them into patio sliding screen doors as well as front screen doors. We recommend on the sliding screen door that you use a double sliding screen door that utilizes a double top channel and track to protect the entire glass slider door. 

So let’s dive into the world of Solar Screens…

1. Reduce electricity bill:

Solar Screens are very effective to control electricity bills. It reduces almost 10% to 15% electricity bill annually and a significant percentage of 20% to 25% during the summer.  While we purchase various home appliances that consumes less electricity then why not installing sun screens.

2. Block UV rays:

During the Spring and the Summer UV rays are most strong.  We all take essential care to avoid from sun or UV rays in both the season as we all know that UV rays increases the risk of skin cancer. While going out we take several measure to avoid UV rays like sunscreen lotions, wearing full sleeve shirts etc. But what we never consider is the Sun gives the same ray at our home too. Using sun screen shades can help us to keep away from sun glares.

3. Keeps the furniture and curtains from fading:

Every year we spend enormous to remodel our home by purchasing new curtains and polishing furniture.  Sun rays play the key role for fading furniture and fabric deterioration.  Sun screens or Solar screens keep out the sun in the first place and keeps your furniture and fabric from fading for years.

4. Environment Friendly:

We all want to keep the environment clean and green but on the other hand use air conditioner all day long at home and office which emits CFC or Chlorofluorocarbons. Chlorofluorocarbons destroy the ozone layer of the earth and make our environment uninhabitable. Solar screens naturally decrease the heat inside the home and make the home cooler subsequently we can reduce the use of air conditioner and cooler.

5. Tough and long lasting:

Suntex  solar screens are made to last. Best Custom Screens uses  solar screens made in the United States by Phifer that gives the durability for 10 to 15 years or more.

6. Serves as same as other insect screens:  

solar screens serves as same as other insect screens.  It maintains the view and airflow while keeping the dust, pests and insects out from home.

7. Easy to clean:

Most of the time there is a chance to rip the screen off when we clean the window screens or screen doors. Solar screen are extra tough so the cleaning job become easier as you don’t have to worry about if it tearing off during the wash.

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