A solar screen typically consists of an aluminum frame and a specialty fabric that blocks up to 90% of the sun’s heat from penetrating windows.
Absolutely! The solar screen is designed specially to allow the ‘light’ to pass through but not the ‘heat’.
We build your screens on site to ensure the perfect fit We can typically schedule your installation within 3-4 days after your order is placed.
Absolutely not! Our screens are designed specially to allow light to pass through but not the heat.
We offer five color options for screens. Black, Tan, Gray, Dark Brown & Stucco.
We have five color options for screen frames. White, Tan, Dark Tan, Bronze & Silver.
Yes! Most screens are attached using 4 clips that make removing the screen very easy. It should take no more than 30 seconds to remove or re-hang a screen.
Price varies depending on the type of screen used and the quantity of screens ordered. Pricing typically starts at $4.00 – $5.00 per square foot but may vary based on your specific requirements.
Give us a call with your window measurements and after answering a few questions we should be able to provide an estimate. (210) 777-3003
Screens help to:
– Keep your windows clean by preventing much of the dirt and rain that would otherwise come in contact with the windows.
– Block UV rays that can quickly discolor and destroy blinds/shutters/carpet/countertops etc.
– Provides daytime privacy, so people can not see in your home.
– Reduces much of the glare you see on your TV or computer screen.
Energy providers list solar screens as the most efficient way to conserve energy in the summer. In some cases, solar screens can reduce cooling costs by up to 33%.
No, the solar screen provides protection from heat as well as keeping insects out.
That is up to you, it is all about personal preference.
Texas Solar Screens carries the highest quality products, custom-creates on site, and gets the job done right the first time.
Call us with the approximate dimensions of your screen and we can typically provide an estimate within 1 hour. If you need us to come out and measure we can typically schedule for the same day.
We are a fully equipped mobile service, meaning we come to you to build and install your screens.
We use the highest quality 1” thick frames. The thinner frames offered by other companies will often bend and bow in a short amount of time and the screen will become waved.
We offer 3 strengths of heat blockage protection, 70%, 80% & 90%.
To get the most benefit, we recommend you put them on all your windows. However, any window that gets direct sunlight through it during any time of the day should be considered the top priority.
Yes! We custom-build sliding doors to fit the exact height and width of your entryway.
If the width of the frame is 1”, we can re-screen your frames with our solar product. Any smaller size frame would not hold the weight of the product and over time you would find the frame compromised.
Color is a personal preference. Typically,customers prefer contrasting colors (i.e. if you have a light-colored home, choose dark screens. If you have a dark colored home, light-colored screens look fantastic!)
Unlike most competitors, we do not collect a dime until the job is done and you are 100% satisfied. A word to the wise: NEVER pay someone for work they have not yet begun.
Window tint and window film are not designed for dual pane windows and may void the manufacturer’s window warranty. Additionally, no window film/tint available today has the heat-blocking capabilities of solar screens.
We only use Phifer brand screen. It is widely considered the highest quality product of its type available on the market.
Though every home is different, typically solar screens pay off after one or two South Texas summers. The added value is the reduced workload placed on your A/C unit and the reduction of UV rays on your blinds/draperies/flooring etc.
Windows account for nearly 50% of all heat coming into your home. None of the other variables come even close to this.
Yes, the screens are specifically designed to allow airflow.
If you are a DIY’er and are not quickly frustrated, give it a go. If you have any questions while building your screens, give us a call at (210) 777-3003.
We offer a specialty screen that can block out 90% of heat from passing through your windows.
We have done much research on this, and to date we have found no HOAs that will prevent you from using solar screens. Solar screens are only available in natural toned colors so they add class to the appearance of the home rather than being an eye sore.