Sunshades reflect sunrays by blocking the sunlight coming through the windshield, helping to reduce the heat and block 99 percent of damaging UV rays. Additionally, the use of a sunshade helps protect a car's interior, preventing possible fading, cracking or discoloration.
"Using a sunshade and other sun-protection products in your vehicle are simple and effective ways to help keep you and your car cooler," said Laurie Stevens, director of marketing for Auto Expressions™ accessories. "It's vital that drivers take extra precautionary steps to help protect themselves, their passengers and their vehicle from the sun's damaging rays."
Tips to Help Beat the
• Park in the shade whenever possible.
• Use a sunshade to help reduce the heat buildup.
• Use a fabric-based steering wheel cover to help protect your hands.
• Open doors and let the air circulate in the car for a few minutes before getting into the car.
• Set your air conditioner to "regular or fresh air" before switching to "maximum."
How to Reduce Car Damage
• Use a sunshade to help reduce heat and sun-damage in your vehicle.
• Protect steering wheels, dashboard and seats with covers.
• Wash your vehicle regularly and use a wax with a UV absorber.
• Maintain vinyl and leather interiors with a UV absorbent cleaner/protectant.
• Have your cabin air filter and air-conditioning systems serviced annually.
To find out more about tips and products to reduce rising temperatures within the car this summer, visit www.auto-expressions.net.
Auto sunshades are a simple and effective way to keep your car cool.