No Holes to Drill
Using the EZ-Snap™ 3M Adhesive Fasteners, do-it-yourself installation requires no special tools or experience. Window & Skylight Shades are held with peel-and-stick snaps, not screws.
Block the Heat, Not the View
Snap on Shades that block up to 90% of the sun’s heat. Protect residential windows & skylights, RV’s & Yachts.
Quality without High Cost
Forget adding extra frames for solar shades. Do it Yourself with EZ Snap cut-to-size shade screens & Fasteners in a kit shipped right to your door.
Fits All Windows
Featuring our non-fray Shade mesh fabric. Allows you to cut shades to size and snap onto your window frame without needing to hem or bind edges.
EZ Snap™ shade mesh is an Optical Grade of exterior window shading screen. Most shade cloth or solar screens provide significant shade, however, many of them also distort your vision.
We have designed our mesh to block the heat, not the view using a unique weave method.
EZ Snap™ shading mesh has a very high amount of U.V. ray protection built in. This ensures a durable product even in the most severe sun exposure applications.
Block up to 90% of the sun’s heat, but still lets lots of natural light into your home.
Watch the video demo and you will realize that our skylight shade kits are the quickest and easiest way for you to block the heat from entering your skylight, without blocking the natural light.
Our skylight shade kits will fit any skylight from the smallest size skylight, all the way up to 6′ x 50′.
Make your own exterior solar screens and RV sun shades using EZ Snap Fasteners.
So simple and effective to use that anyone can do it.
These fasteners let you adjust the shading mesh until it’s wrinkle free. Then they lock together to form a strong, durable and removable snap.
EZ Snap Reviews
Exterior Window & Skylight Shade Testimonials from EZ Snap Customers.
We used the material to install a drop down shade to our existing awning. When extended, the snaps allow a quick and simple installation to the awning roller to provide a superior "sun shade" for cool occupancy under our awning. And, with the snaps providing quick removal, we retain the quick operation of our factory awning. Buckie & Larry <">. <">
EZ Snap® Team - Sounds like a great idea. Maybe you can email us a few photos?
We live in our 35 foot motorhome. Our home base is a RV park roughly half hour east of San Diego, CA.
Most of the year temperatures are regularly in the 90s or above. During winter months temperatures at night are regularly in range of 30s-50.
We have a large one piece windshield which radiates summer heat inside coach. After installing the sunshade material it dramatically reduced the amount of radiated heat from the windshield and large side windows.
After installing skirting (had use 3 different product sizes) our floor was 15 warmer during winter months. We spent one winter in WA roughly an hour north of Seattle and the skirting really helped on heating costs when temperatures were below freezing.
Heartily recommend the ezsnap products.
Installation is definitely a DIY project as product is purchased in bulk so user MUST plan installation and measure accurately...
EZ Snap™ Team - Thanks for the update John.
First, the customer service provided was excellent.
I accidentally found this product one week before we were to leave for the desert for three months, so I called and asked if it was going to be possible to get it in time. My order was processed that evening and very quickly shipped. I received it two days before leaving on our trip!
We got it installed easy enough. I would say you need two people to install, when doing a large piece like the full RV windshield. (I rounded the corners off when cutting the screen. I think it looks much better that way.)
The hardest part was deciding exactly where I wanted to stick the snaps.
Our campsite was situated where the windshield never got full sun so I cannot speak to how well it keeps the heat out yet.
It did keep passing campers from seeing inside the RV which allowed us to keep the curtains open all day.
I would add that we had some very strong wind gusts, lots of rain, big temperature difference and the snaps and shade screen stayed on!
We are very pleased with our purchase.
EZ Snap™ Team - Great to hear! Thanks Staphanie.
We had an unusually hot 2016 summer even for Phoenix AZ.
The inside of the RV felt much cooler and was easier for AC to keep up. I am very happy that I purchased the RV window shades.
I am an elderly solo-full timer and I had no problems installing the screens.
EZ Snap™ Team - Thank you for taking the time to review EZ Snap. Happy to hear that our Shade Screens made a difference in your RV.
We purchased the 25' window shade kit with white 3M adhesive stud in May, 2015 so have used the windows shades for two summers now. They have proven to be effective in reducing the heat generated by the mid and late afternoon sun in our seven west facing windows. Without the shades, even with our lo-e windows you could feel the heat on the inside of the glass but with the shades in place the glass is cool to the touch. We now live in Campbell River on Vancouver Island, BC however we should have had these on our home in the Okanagan as well where we lived for 20+ years.
Installation was straightforward. The shade material is easy to cut to size and the adhesive studs definitely stick. Removing the shade for winter storage you exert some force on the studs and none of them budge. Two summers of 30 C+ and two winters of some sub-zero temperatures and they remain in place. We store the shades in winter by labelling which window they come off and mark the lower right corner with masking tape making it easy to reinstall the following summer (we remove the masking tape on installation). For winter storage we stack the shades and roll them on the cardboard roll the shade was shipped on, wrap the whole thing in plastic and store in our heated crawl space.
As an added bonus the shades provide daytime privacy into our living areas without having to close or tip blinds so we can still enjoy the view into our backyard.
We are very pleased with our purchase and would recommend the product as an easy do-it-yourself project for anyone looking to reduce the sun's heat on their windows, with the added benefit of daytime privacy and preserving views.
EZ Snap™ Team - Thanks for your great review Julie. Glad to hear that your EZ Snap Shades are working for you.
This product was very easy to install.
Instructions were easy to follow.
Product has the feel of a durable quality material.
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After Beige Patio Shade Mesh Installation:
EZ Snap™ Team - Nice work Lance... Beige was definitely the best choice for your patio screens.
We live in Santa Fe, NM, at an elevation of 7500 feet—very close to the sun!
Our Pueblo-style, double-wall adobe house has a flat roof, and 15 skylights. What it doesn’t have is air-conditioning! In the summer, our house gets very warm, as you might imagine.
After living with the problem for a few years, we finally got desperate! We bought some shade screening at Home Depot, and cut it to fit over each of the skylights. Originally we used bricks to anchor the loose netting to the roof, but it was damaging the roof so we needed another solution.
After reading about your product online, we decided to give it a try—what did we have to lose?! We used your products (the EZ snaps) on the metal frames of the skylights, about 12” apart, and then stretched the screening and anchored it onto the snaps.
This system has worked perfectly for several years, and my husband continues to be impressed at my resourcefulness!
It is so easy to remove the screening in the late fall, and reattach it in the spring—your product makes our home so much more comfortable, I can’t imagine being without EZ Snaps!
EZ Snap™ Team - Happy to hear about your success. Thanks for your feedback.
Just finished installing my Sun Shades on my two sky lights and I can't say enough good things about them.
I am really picky when it comes to products I use on my home. This product is fantastic.
Installation was very simple and the improvement was immediate. No more heat build up coming through my sky lights yet I can see through them just as the product advertised.
Can't wait to spread the word.
EZ Snap™ Team - Great feedback Ken. We appreciate your support.
I was worried that the 3M studs would not stand up, as I had read some negative reviews on the web about them. The more I researched though, I realized that the negative reviews were all about the product that Coolaroo use to sell.
Apparently, the EZ Snap studs that Coolaroo was selling was a discontinued product and used the original version of the studs.
The new and improved studs are bigger and are made differently.
I have had the studs I bought from EZ Snap installed for over 8 months now and they are all sticking just fine. The studs that EZ Snap sold me are 7/8” across and the old Coolaroo ones are only ¾” in diameter. Make sure that where ever you buy your EZ Snap, that they are the new larger ones.
I used the 3M EZ Snap Studs and shade cloth to cover 2 skylights in the bathroom off our bedroom. The heat reduction has been substantial and the A/C is not coming on near as much.There was hardly any change in the light coming in, in our opinion.I had extra EZ Snap shade cloth and so we decided to cover a large southwest-facing dining room window. (I was able to purchase additional E-Z Snap connectors in the accessories section of the EZ Snap online store.)We are so happy with the results, that we have re-ordered so we can do more windows. I’m now able to keep my blinds open this summer to admire our beautiful view, without so much heat pouring in.
Great product for keeping the sun’s heat out. It has lowered the temperature in both rooms that I put it on.
Great product. Delivered on time by UPS.
This product is what I'd expected. Very easy to install. Thank you.
What a difference! Easy to install and looks great on my windows. I would recommend this to anyone that needs to protect the inside of their home or floors from damaging UV rays in the summer. The adhesive snaps work well on glass or metal, just make sure you wait at least 24 hours for the adhesive to really bite onto the surface, before you install the shade cloth material that comes in the kit.
My husband attached it on the outside of our skylights, my kitchen window and the living room. This helps to alleviate a lot of the extra heat from the intensity of the summer sun. We are very happy with this product. Would very much recommend it to other.
Everything turned out exactly as we hoped. Easy to install and very effective. We allowed the base studs of the snap to set for three days before installing the shades on the exterior windows of our yacht. So far, they have survived a summer in Baltimore, Maryland and an Atlantic Ocean and ICW trip down to St. Petersburg, Florida. If you follow the directions and clean the window and use rubbing alcohol on the area where you will adhere the snap and allow it to cure, all you should be fine.
Trying to find a solution for our skylights....$900 to get the shades with solar remotes seemed too perfect solution, but very high cost. Came across information about this material that seemed too good to be true....keeps the view and stops the heat before it ever hit the window! Just put the fabric over the skylight a week ago....the four season room was starting to heat up and the air conditioning could not keep up, since it had no return air in the room. Very happy to report its doing a great job....and using the snaps made install pretty easy. Will post pics as well if this will let me. VERY pleased at this point....room is getting light the furniture is not hot in the least...it's all working so far!
We are really happy with the EZ Snap System screen. Our house has a room with a with a very large window facing east. I placed a thermometer in that room through the summer. On sunny days, the thermometer commonly read 30c (86f). This was the reading, even though the air conditioner was running and other rooms in the house were being maintained in the low 20 degrees Celsius.
We made sure all vents were completely open in the room. We first installed interior solar shades and even blackout window blinds. These two items did help some, but the room was still unusable and very hot.We even paid for a HVAC company to do an inspection. They said the insulation, ducting etc was good. The problem was the heat load from the window. This window was only 3 years old and so we thought the only way to fix this would be to replace the window with a smaller one. That solution solution was going to be a huge project, as well as very expensive, as that section of the house has a stone exterior.
Before we downsized the window, I thought I would research one more time and look for a less expensive option. I found the EZ Snap exterior shades and figured for less than $200, it was worth a try, especially compared to the new window, which was going to cost thousands.
THIS SHADE SYSTEM IS FANTASTIC.The shades look good on the house, although I noticed that when I installed them that I put a few wrinkles into the fabric in the corners. Most important though is that they are the functionality and they work. We put the shades up on a hot Summer weekend.
On day 1 (Saturday), before the screens went up, the room was 29 degrees by 10:30 AM.The outside temperature was 25 degrees Celsius.
On day 2 ( Sunday), with the screens up, the room never got warmer than 23 degrees.The outside temperature was also 25 degrees Celsius.
ONE MONTH LATER.Since installing EZ Snap, the thermometer in that room shows the temperature is now remaining the same as the rest of the house. I'm a little shocked every time I walk into the room, as I expect to be hit by a heat wave. Problem Solved.
Love this stuff, made a huge difference in the heat allowed into the house.