Ceramic vs Carbon Window Tint

Ceramic vs Carbon Window Tint

Window tint comes in multiple options, varying in the types of materials or chemicals used to coat the underlying, transparent film – including ceramic and carbon. These tint layers change the exterior aesthetic, as well as the tint’s performance. Of course, products also range in price, depending on the strength and durability of the layer’s attributes.

So, while dyed window tint works well and is the most affordable option on the market, other products such as ceramic and carbon …

Regular vs Ceramic Window Tint

Regular vs Ceramic Window Tint

Up until the past 10 years or so, the majority of window tinting products were dyed or metallicized to provide all of the benefits window tinting offers for buildings, cars, and homes. Now, newer products have entered the market – and at notably higher price points. It’s important to learn about the pros and cons of each as you determine which window tint product makes the most sense for the application and your budget.

In this post, we’re exploring …

Preparing Your Home’s Windows For Window Film Installation

Preparing Your Home’s Windows For Window Film Installation

California has one of the highest electricity rates, making it one of the priciest states to live in. In January 2019, residential rates averaged 18.32 cents per kilowatt-hour.

Granted, Californians use the least amount of electricity (6,536 kWh per person in 2016). But that still means each consumer pays almost $1,200 a year for electricity alone!

So, it’s no wonder that the state was the first ever to include window film use into its building code. And it’s …

Which To Choose: UV Window Film Or Window Replacement

Which To Choose: UV Window Film Or Window Replacement

Losing and gaining heat through windows is responsible for 25%–30% of your home’s energy use. That is a big percentage of your monthly energy bill that is wasted.

And, it also means that your AC and furnace has to work harder to keep your home at the set temperature. But is new windows the answer?

Read on to learn why UV window film may be a better choice for making your windows energy efficient.

What is UV Window Film?

The glass …

Is Privacy Window Film Eco-Friendly?

Is Privacy Window Film Eco-Friendly?

Privacy window film is the answer you’ve been looking for, but haven’t known to ask for.

If you live in a particularly cold or warm climate, you know that energy bills can get quite high. No one likes soaring utility bills in the dead of winter or the peak of summer. 

This is why many people have started to seek more energy-efficient options for their household, including a privacy window film. For those interested in this affordable but effective window treatment, …

How Does Residential Window Tint Increase The Value Of Your Home?

How Does Residential Window Tint Increase The Value Of Your Home?

Replacing your windows with energy-efficient ones can cost a small fortune. On average, Americans pay up to $2,000 for each installed window.

Some windows can be even pricier. If you opt for a low-e coating, you can expect to add 10-15% onto your cost. Many experts say it’s worth it because of the added value to your home. But, there has to be another way to do this, right?

The good news? There is.

Instead of pricey window coatings …