Rear Door Windows, Side Port Windows, Rear Windscreen and Sunroof Snap Shades
Will Snap Shades obstruct my view?
We have specially chosen a perforated fabric which does not block the driver’s blind spots. Snap Shades should be removed when vision is impaired.
Please note: Visibility out of windows does differ for everyone and depends on a variety of factors including but not limited to: angle looking out, tinting and lighting/weather conditions.
Can I still wind my windows down with Snap Shades installed?
Absolutely! You still have functionality of your windows with Snap Shades installed. You can partially wind down the windows (maximum halfway) even when driving at reasonable speeds (approx up to 70 km/hr). We do not recommend windows to be wound down completely when the vehicle is in motion.
Please note: Our recommendation assumes you only have the rear door windows open partially when driving, it does not take into account other windows of the car or wind speed or direction.
How do I know if my vehicle requires Snap Shades with any magnetic mounts or clips?
The product listing for your model will specify “magnetic mounting clips included” in the description if your model requires magnetic mounts for installation.
Some vehicles require magnetic mounts for the installation of the shades as the car window frame has plastic/rubber trim (non magnetic). The magnetic mounts have double sided adhesive tape that sticks to the trim of the window frame. If required, magnetic mounts are included with your purchase.
Side port window shades, rear windscreen shades and sunroof/panoramic glass shades use different type of clips/mounts for installation. Generally these clips are non-adhesive type clips that slip into the trim of the vehicle to help hold the shade into place.
Please contact us if you require further information on what types of mounts/clips are required for installation for your vehicle.
I have factory built-in shades on the rear doors and/or port windows of my car, will Snap Shades still work on my windows?
All Snap Shades are designed to be installed on windows without any factory built-in shades. However there are some models where Snap Shades can work in conjunction with factory built-in shades. If you would like to purchase Snap Shades and you have factory built-in shades, please contact us with some photos of your windows so we can confirm whether Snap Shades would suit.
How do I remove the magnetic mounts or clips that have adhesive?
The 3m tape used on the back of the mounts/clips that require adhering to the car is automotive grade 3m tape and has been tested at length. In our testing, we have found that they can be removed without damage to door trims with minimal residue that can usually be removed easily with alcohol wipes. Unfortunately we are not able to cover every scenario in our testing. For example, pre-existing trim condition, pre-existing deterioration of leather trims prior to adhering mounts, temperature/ weather conditions, amount of force used to remove mounts to name a few.
To remove mounts/clips with 3m tape, we recommend slowly removing (with a little strength if required). It is also easier to remove on a hot day/when temperatures inside the car are increased. With any residue left behind from the tape, use alcohol wipes to gently wipe the surface to remove.
What are Snap Shades made of?
Snap Shades are made of high quality mesh material with high strength magnets embedded in the shade frame.
Where are Snap Shades made?
Snap Shades are made in China.
Front Windscreen Shades
What are Front Windscreen Shades made of?
Our Front Windscreen Shades have a triple laminate construction with a foam core centre that acts as an insulator, a reflective layer on the outside, soft felt backing on the inner side and are finished with a stylish black binding.
How do I install my Front Windscreen Shade?
Our Front Windscreen Shades are easy to install and remove. They are simply placed into the front windscreen area when the car is stationary. The shade does not necessarily sit flush to the glass. You will need to utilise your sun visors to ensure they stay in place.
Does the Front Windscreen Shade work with dash mats, dash cameras and other devices installed on my windscreen?
Our Front Windscreen Shades do not have to sit flush to the glass. Dash mats can affect the fitment of the shade as it can cause the shade to sit a little higher than if there was no dash mat installed. We usually make allowances around the rear vision mirror for items such as E-Toll tags and dash cameras. If you have a dash camera, phone holder, GPS holder or other device installed on the front windscreen, our Front Windscreen Shade can usually be installed over the device if it is small, utilising the sun visors to keep the shade in place. Unfortunately if your device protrudes a significant distance from the glass, the shade will not be able to be installed. Please contact us if you wish to confirm whether our Front Windscreen Shade will be suitable with your devices.
How well fitted are Front Windscreen Shades?
We provide custom-fit Front Windscreen Shades to your windscreen to provide maximum protection from harmful UV rays and damaging heat. Our custom sun shades block out a significant amount of light and UV rays that enter from the front windscreen, however due to the angle of the front windscreen and additional sensors or different mirror shapes/sizes available for different models, there may be gaps around your rear-view mirror or sides to allow the sun shade to fit and to ensure installation is quick and easy.
How do I store my Front Windscreen Shade when not in use?
The unique folding design allows for easy installation and removal. We also provide a handy storage bag for storage of your Front Windscreen Shade when it is not in use.
How effective is a Front Windscreen Shade?
Our Front Windscreen Shade reduces interior vehicle temperature by up to 15 degrees Celsius and reduces interior surface temperature by up to 45 degrees Celsius. It also aims to help prevent fading and cracking of car interior over time.
Where are Front Windscreen Shades made?
Our Front Windscreen Shades are made in China.