Unless the glass is treated to block UV rays, any large area of glass will bring sunlight, heat, and air into your home. Patio doors are particularly vulnerable in this regard. Installing a sun/wind shield at patio doors will make your home more comfortable, protect your furnishings from fading, provide additional home security, and reduce your heating and cooling costs by making your home more energy efficient. Several types of sun/wind shields are available, including models that retract at the touch of a button. These shields will help to keep out wind and sun, making your home more comfortable. Many models can be installed by most do-it-yourselfers.

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