Buyer's Guide: What Type of Solar Screens are Best?

This depends on what you would like to accomplish.  The table below outlines the benefits and characteristics of the different choices of Solar Screen Material.

  • Provides up to 80% blockage of the sun’s heat
  • Has an Openness Factor of 25%.
  • Available in a variety of colors to match the exterior of your home.
  • We typically recommend SunTex® 80 as the all-around best value, providing excellent protection at a moderate price.

 

  • The ultimate heat blockage, providing up to 90% blockage of the sun's heat.
  • Has an Openness Factor of 10% (which makes the house darker and slightly restricts visibility)
  • Available in a variety of colors to match the exterior of your home.
  • SunTex® 90 is recommended for western sun exposed areas and will provide a high level of protection, but at a bit more costly price.

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