Are windshield shades worth it?

Are windshield shades worth it?

The short answer is yes. Car sunshades do work in reducing the overall temperature inside your vehicle. The traditional reflective models work by reflecting the sun’s solar rays and harmful UV rays while non-reflective shades absorb them. Some tests have shown a decrease in interior temperature of 30 degrees or more.

Which side of my windshield shade faces out?

The black side faces toward the inside of your vehicle, and the silver side faces out towards the sun. We hope this helps, thank you.

Are silver sun shades better?

The data showed that the white sunshade kept the car the coolest at an average of 51.325 degrees Fahrenheit. The black kept the car colder than the Silver Sunshade and no sunshade at an average of 59.475 degrees Fahrenheit. The Silver Sunshade made the car cooler than with no sunshade with an average of 69.625 degrees.

Why do people use windshield shades?

Windshield sun shades (also known as sun-screen shades, sunscreens, sun car shades, sun shields, heat shields, or UV shields) are protective shields attached to a car’s windshield or side window to keep the sun from reaching the interior and help reduce the temperature inside it.

What’s the best color for a sun shade?

Economy-minded consumers who want protection from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays — but rather not pay premium prices for sun-protective clothing — should think blue and red, rather than yellow.

Should I use a sunshade in my car?

Protect the interior: The sun can also do a lot of damage to your car’s interior. Dashboards and seats can fade as the sun saps the color out of them. They can even crack and warp from the extreme temperature. A small investment in a sun shade can help your car’s interior stay looking like new for years to come.

Can you use a sunshade in the winter?

The obvious use for a shade sail in the winter is as a means of shelter from the elements. Whether it’s wind, rain or snow, these structures can provide a protected spot that allows you to continue enjoying being out in the garden.