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Stay Cool Outdoors This Summer With Exterior Solar Shades

Whether it’s to totally block out the light or filter the light and heat, Eclipse Shading Systems has a shading solution that will perfectly complement your home or business.  With a summer being so short, you’ll want to enjoy every moment that you can outdoors. Eclipse Shading Systems has solar shades, retractable screen doors, awnings, pergola covers, and offer the option of motorized or manual. With the click of a button, you can transform your patio into your desired outdoor living space.   Patio shades block heat, wind, and dirt, creating a great outdoor entertainment space to enjoy regardless of weather. You can […]

Get Solar Shades Installed Before the Summer

The cooling temperatures of winter and spring tend to make us forget about those uncomfortably hot days we experience in the summer months. This can be an even worse scenario for homes that are Non energy efficient in any way. Most households manage to beat the heat by using an air conditioner, but this comfort is a costly choice. Household utility bills in the summer months tend to be much higher than those of any other season simply due the constant running of an air conditioner. While many still choose to hesitantly use their air conditioner during the summer, countless […]

Save Energy (and Money) with Solar Shades

One of the biggest expenses any homeowner faces on a daily basis is energy use, regardless of the season.  A home’s energy consumption adds up quickly, leaving many homeowners wondering how they lower their monthly bills.   Solar shades are a great, “green” addition to your home and windows to help reduce energy loss through windows and doors. But, just how energy efficient are solar shades? The answer? Completely. Solar shades require no energy or electricity to fully function and start protecting you and your family by filtering out harmful UV rays from entering your home while insulating your living […]

Solar Screens Add Form & Function

Solar screens provide the interior of your home with a unique blend of form and function. Unlike traditional window treatments, solar screens provide protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays and added privacy to your home, all in classic style and while saving you money on energy costs. Did you know that more heat and cold is lost through windows than any other part of your home? And most importantly, what are you doing to maintain your home’s energy efficiency while also adding some stylistic appeal? Solar screens maintain the look and feel of a room with their low profile […]

Let Retractable Screens Improve Your Life

Retractable screens are a fantastic addition to any home. With different options and colours, they blend into the home exterior and can easily be opened and closed to match your need for shade and privacy. Our screens are durable and reliable, and they have multiple benefits as window coverings or for your outdoor living space. These screens are very different than what our customers may have experienced in the past with blinds and permanently installed screened in porches. There is no comparison and, when you consider all the advantages, you will see why. Blocks the Sun Not the View If […]

Sun Shades for Decks Help You Reclaim Your Outdoor Spaces

Enjoy the comfort, elegance, and privacy that our sun shades for decks provide without the commitment to a bulky permanent fixture, hassle with hardware, and subpar design and quality. A deck, patio or any outdoor space, can quickly become underutilized when the weather conditions are not ideal. It may be too hot in the summer or too cold in the winter. Either way, trying to spend time outside can lead to discomfort and eventually relocating indoors. Adding shade to your outdoor spaces will increase their use and enhance your home’s overall appearance – and this can be done with the […]