Exterior Solar Shades

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Exterior Solar Shades make it easy to enjoy the benefits of Solar Shades year-round. Manufactured with exterior-rated components and fabrics, they are installed to the outside of your window or patio to block the sun's rays before they reach your window.

  • Ideal for patios, decks and south-facing windows
  • Stops heat transference to keep interior cool
  • Reduces air-conditioning costs
  • Maintains view to the outside
  • Blocks UV rays to protect furniture, carpets and belongings
  • Light colors block more UV rays, dark colors provide a better view to the outside
  • Choose low openness (5%) for better UV blockage and privacy, select high openness (10%) for a better view to the outside
Product Ratings for Exterior Solar Shades
Definitions

Price

*Based on average window size of 48" x 60"

$

Least expensive

$$

Minimal expense

$$$

Moderate expense

$$$$

Most expensive


Privacy Levels

Minimal

Images are visible through shades.

Moderate

Increased privacy; images appear as vague shapes or shadows.

Complete

Maximum privacy; images are not visible through shades.

Light Control Levels

Sheer

Allows light to enter.

Light Filtering

Diffuses light for a screened view. Deeper fabric colors offer more light control.

Room Darkening

Deeper fabric colors darken a room; light colors filter and diffuse bright sunlight.

Blackout

Blocks all light from entering. All fabric colors provide maximum light control.

Energy Efficiency

Good

Provides some level of insulation.

Better

Provides moderate level of insulation.

Best

Provides highest level of insulation.
Price
$$$
Privacy Levels

Minimal

Light Control Levels

Sheer

Light Filtering

Energy Efficiency
Good
  • Collection: Lattice
  • Color Name: Alabaster
  • Color Number: 51502
  • Options Shown: Exterior Solar Shades with Continuous-loop Lift and White Cassette Valances
Exterior Solar Shades
Exterior Solar Shades

Like standard Solar Shades, Exterior Solar Shades maintain your view to the outside while protecting your interior from UV rays and reducing glare. Choose darker colors for a better view, lighter colors for better temperature control.

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10% Openness

‡Shoji
Alabaster
51602
‡Shoji
Espresso
51608
‡Shoji
Slate
51609
‡Shoji
White
51601
 
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7% Openness

‡Boxwood
Oak
40241
‡Boxwood
Ozark
40248
‡Tropics
Caramel
40002
‡Tropics
Cream
40004
‡Tropics
Crepe
40006
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‡Tropics
Rattan
40003
‡Vineyard
Drumlin
40204
‡Vineyard
Harvest
40206
‡Vineyard
Lexington
40205
‡Vineyard
Off White
40203
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‡Vineyard
Toffee
40201
       
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5% Openness

‡Boxwood
Appalachia
40247
‡Boxwood
Birch
40249
‡Boxwood
Grinnell
40246
‡Lattice
Alabaster
51502
‡Lattice
Espresso
51508
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Please note that due to variations in devices and printers, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of colors shown. All swatches are samples of the color ordered; swatches do not represent actual product size or type.
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