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EasyShades Questions

  1. The EasyShade solar screen can be opened from 0 to 7 feet, or anywhere in between.

  2. The fabric is a plain weave, vinyl-coated polyester that blocks 90% of sun glare.

  3. Cleaning is easy and requires no special cleaning products. We recommend a mild detergent, water and light scrub brush.

  4. Yes! Anyone, with a few simple tools can install a SunSetter EasyShade easily. All you have to do is follow the easy steps in the Installation booklet we provide. If you need help, call our Toll Free Installation Hotline: 1-800-876-2340. We have experts on hand who have helped homeowners of all skill levels install their EasyShade.

  5. Yes. We provide the necessary hardware to install onto wood. We recommend you consult a local hardware store for hardware specific to your masonry or brick application.

  6. No. If you close the EasyShade while the fabric is wet we recommend opening the EasyShade the next sunny day to allow the fabric to dry completely to prevent mildew from forming. The fabric itself is mildew-resistant, however mildew can form on dirt, pollen, etc. that may be present on the fabric.

  7. No. All SunSetter EasyShades are outdoor products that can withstand freezing and wintry conditions. Just roll the fabric into its protective aluminum housing and let the sun warm your house, helping you save on heating costs.

  8. The crank wand for the Manual EasyShade is 47 inches. If the area is not easily accessible to operate with a crank wand, consider purchasing our plug-in motorized or our solar-powered model, which can be operated with a remote from anywhere, including from inside the house.

  9. You have the option of requesting the 12 foot long power cord (motor) on the left or right end of the Motorized EasyShade. Left or right is as you are facing the point of installation from the outside of you home, looking toward your home.

  10. Each Motorized EasyShade you purchase comes standard with a multi-channel radio controlled remote control. You can program all of your EasyShades to operate individually or simultaneously on the same remote.

  11. The battery pack is warranted for three (3) years not to fail under normal conditions if maintained, operated, used, and stored in accordance with the instructions contained with the product.

  12. A replacement battery pack can be purchased directly from SunSetter.

  13. The Solar Panel is warranted for three (3) years not to fail under normal conditions if maintained, operated, used, and stored in accordance with the instructions contained with the product. It can be easily replaced and can be purchased directly from SunSetter.