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 …
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 …
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, …
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 …
When you want to update the look of your windows, curtains and window blinds are usually the first thing to come to mind. But when you’re wanting something a bit different, that’s when decorative window film could be the answer.
Most people think decorative film is just for that – decoration. But it might surprise you to learn it has uses for so much more.
Let’s look at 10 creative uses for decorative window film that is more than just …
Most window film doesn’t require much maintenance.
When you do have to clean them, the job doesn’t take a lot of work. But it’s not the same as cleaning normal windows. Abrasive cleaners that are ammonia-based can damage and scratch your tinting.
Keep reading to learn these cleaning tips for window tint on your windows.
Window Tint Curing Time
After installing your window film, it might look hazy or blotchy. This is normal. Moisture can get trapped between the window …