The benefits of home window tinting


The sun is equally a blessing and a curse. It affords us the sunny weather but at the same time can bring plenty of misery if homeowners aren't ready to deal with the heat and sun rays. Of course, installing an air conditioner is one of the first things to do when dealing with hot, sunny temperatures. Not unless you have no qualms wasting money away, another effective solution to cutting down on your energy expenses and unwanted glare is to consider home window tinting. Note that we're not referring to the type of window tinting synonymous with secret service vehicles. Home window tinting is available in a wide range of styles from opaque to transparent window films. This article highlights the benefits associated with installing privacy window films in your home.

Heat reduction

Privacy window films are designed to fend off thermal rays radiated by the sun. Newer, sophisticated, window tinting is basically spectrally-selective. In other words, the film only permits the penetration of radiation wavelengths that produce natural light while fending off those wavelengths that produce heat. 

Energy savings

By reducing the amount of heat making its way inside your home from the sun rays, it's a no-brainer that you are also going to make some cost savings. With less heat inside your home, your air conditioner will have less workload, thus reducing your monthly energy expenses. 

Protect your furnishings Thermal heat and ultraviolet rays produced by the sun are responsible for fading your furniture. Window tinting blocks ultraviolet rays in addition to reducing heat, which means your home furnishings are not exposed to harmful sunlight. 

Glare reduction Try watch TV or work on a computer inside your home on a bright sunny day . Often, you'll see some unwanted glare on your TV or computer screen which is a great nuisance. However, by installing a quality privacy window film, you can open your curtains and let the light in. You don't have to worry anymore about the annoying glare of the sun on sunny days. 

No need for window replacements Rather than spend a lot of money buying new replacement windows to help enhance the energy efficiency inside your home, why not spend only a fraction of that cost on having a privacy window film installed in your existing windows? Besides being a cost effective alternative, the tint will deliver the energy savings you are searching for.  In conclusion, there's a lot more to home window tinting than what the eye can see. Talk to a professional window tint installer today and discuss the best window film options for your home. 


5 April 2017

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Hello, my name is Colin and this is my construction blog. When people think of the construction industry, they often just imagine guys in hard hats building brick walls. While this is a popular image of the industry, it doesn't reflect the true diversity of different contractors and tradesmen who are involved in a construction project. Lasy year, my wife and I decided to construct our dream home. I had to arrange visits of plumbers, roofers, electricians, surveyors and home builders in order to get the job done. I learnt a lot during that experience, so I decided to start this blog.