How Residential Window Tinting Can Lower Energy Costs

How Residential Window Tinting Can Lower Energy Costs

Even though the summer solstice falls on June 21st this year, the sun’s rays will be turning up the heat much sooner than that. While spending the day basking in the hot sun is great when poolside, it’s less enjoyable when you’re inside and trying to relax. Higher temperatures outside drive interior temperatures up as well, meaning a hotter (and more expensive) home for you. Summer energy costs can easily break the bank if you’re not prepared. We can help …

Window Tinting vs Sunscreens for Your Home

window-tinting-vs-sunscreens-for-your-homeWindows help the home’s interior feel spacious and allow in welcoming natural light. However, sunlight through windows can also heat the home up, significantly, which leads to higher cooling bills. According to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a home’s windows account for nearly 40% of unwelcome heat gain. In addition, sunlight fades home furnishings. Adding window tinting or sunscreens are two ways to reduce the sun’s glare and heat. Adding either is better than no protection at all, but …

Window Film and the Weather

window-film-and-the-weatherThere are several good reasons why residential window film is recommended especially during the hottest and coldest months of the year.

Higher Energy Prices

In today’s world, the cost of supplying energy to homes has continued to increase, which has homeowners considering options to lessen monthly utility bills. While sealing cracks around doors and windows will help, as well as adding or replacing insulation, one area that has a direct effect on loss of energy are the windows.

With window …

Why Your Business Should Invest In Window Film

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There are several reasons why you should consider investing in commercial window film. Today, the purpose is to explore six common factors that indicate your business needs to invest in commercial window film. Let’s get started!

1. Asset Deterioration

The sun’s ultra-violet rays are the primary contributor to fade and deterioration of furniture, carpets, upholstery, wood flooring, and even artwork. This can significantly depreciate the value of your assets, leading to loss of hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars if …

The Benefits of Window Film During the Chilly Months

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Winterizing a home is important to prevent heat energy loss during the chilly months. Even newer residential homes can benefit from reducing energy loss through windows, thus saving money and reducing the overall demand for energy. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, up to 25 percent of your heating loss occurs from windows and while efficient windows will reduce that loss up to 10 percent heat, an application of residential window film will reduce that even further. Modern …

Does UV Protection Fade Over Time?

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Protection from Ultra Violet (UV) rays from tinted windows will last as long as the window’s tinted film remains in good condition. Top quality products are suppose to last from ten years to a lifetime maintaining their efficacy for UV protection. Tinted windows are both protective and energy efficient.

Most window tint products for homes are designed to protect people from up to 98% percent of the sun’s harmful rays. This protection helps with the following:

  • Protects skin from continual