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Maintenance Tips for Your Residential Window Film

Thursday, October 25th, 2018

A soft cloth or squeegee is best used for cleaning your window film!

Window film is a great investment for any home because it helps keep to reduce your energy bills as well as protects you and your furniture from the sun’s harsh UV rays. When you invest in window film, you want it to last as long as possible. Here are some easy maintenance tips for your residential window film.

Cleaning Tips

After your window film has been installed, it is advised to wait at least a week before you do any type of cleaning. When you do clean your window film, all you need is an ammonia-free window cleaner and a soft cloth or squeegee. Foam cleansers are good options because they don’t leave streaks on your windows. When cleaning your film, be careful not to scrape it with anything sharp or use any harsh chemicals because they can scratch and damage your window film.

Curing

While your window film is curing, it is best to avoid any contact with it. When window film is first installed, there will be moisture build up between the film and the window itself. Curing is the process of the window film drying completely. During this time, the moisture can cause your window film to look hazy or streaked, but this is perfectly normal. You want to give your window film several days for the moisture to completely evaporate. Once this happens, you should be able to see clearly out of your windows. After your window is cured is when you may begin cleaning it.

Damaged Film

You want to be very careful with your window film because you don’t want it to get scratched or chip. Window film that is damaged can’t be repaired. Rather, the entire film has to be removed and replaced. Often times, there are warranties on window film so that the cost of replacement is covered for a certain amount of time. However, taking precaution and proper care when handling your window film can avoid this altogether.

Contact American Solar Tinting Today for Your Residential Window Film!

Tinted windows from American Solar Tinting will provide your workplace and employees protection from the sun’s harsh UV rays. American Solar Tinting has the expertise and equipment to keep your home or business decorative and beautiful with window film. We have almost 60 years of experience serving our wonderful customers without the Maryland and Washington, D.C. area.  We offer a variety of solutions for you, whether you need residential window or glass tinting, logo graphics, or security films. For more information on how we can help you and your business, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-969-0100. For more tips and tricks for your home and business, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and Pinterest.

The Benefits of Window Tinting for the Cooler Weather

Friday, September 21st, 2018

You may think that window tinting is only beneficial when it’s warm, but there are a lot of great benefits during the cooler seasons as well!

With the summer finally coming to a close, cooler, more relaxing weather will finally be coming. You will no longer have to worry about cranking up the air conditioning since the cooler weather is here now. However, just because it is no longer the summer does not mean you should no longer consider window tinting for the cooler weather. If this idea seems absurd to you, here are just a few benefits of window tinting for cool weather.  (more…)

The Different Types of Window Tint Film

Thursday, August 30th, 2018

Window tint film is a great, cost-effective way to improve the quality of your home’s interior.

Window tinting is a cost-effective, convenient way to improve the quality of any home’s interior. It helps to increase the amount of privacy you have while also reducing glare and protecting you and your furniture from the sun’s UV rays. It keeps the heat out in the summer and helps keep it inside during the winter to save you some money on those energy bills. If you have decided to invest in window tint film, here are some of the common types to make your decision easier.  (more…)

How to Protect Your Furniture from the Sun’s UV Rays

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Over time, the sun’s UV rays can cause your furniture to fade and wear out prematurely.

You recognize the signs of direct sun exposure on furniture from the lightened color and dry, dull tone that it takes on. You can even tell the difference from one side of a chair to the other depending on how it’s situated near a window. It takes the life and style away from your furniture and it’s a condition that is difficult to repair or restore. Follow this guide for protecting your furniture from the sun’s UV rays.   (more…)

How to Choose the Best Window Tint for Your Home

Friday, July 27th, 2018

Not all window tints are made equal, so make sure you do your research and decide which window tint best suits your needs!

Tinting your home windows may seem as simple as just choosing how dark or light you want the tints to be. However, there are a lot of factors to consider when choosing a window tint for your home. Depending on what you are buying window tints for will affect which type of window tint you decide to purchase. Here are a few types of window tints to help you decide which is best for your home. (more…)

Tips for Keeping Your House Cool on Those Hot Summer Days

Friday, June 22nd, 2018

The summer is finally here and that means the temperatures are rising!

The summer is finally here and that means the weather is heating up. It can be very costly to run your air conditioner at high levels all day long. It’s good to know other ways to keep your house cool when it starts to get really hot. Here are some tips for keeping your house cool on those hot summer days. (more…)

How Residential Window Tinting Can Improve Your Way of Living

Friday, June 15th, 2018

People may think that window tinting is just for aesthetic appeal, but it can really improve your way of living as well!

Often times, when we think of window tinting, we think of it as an aesthetic enhancement for a car or home. However, window tinting actually provides a lot of benefits that aren’t just visual. Here is how residential window tinting can improve your way of living.  (more…)

4 Types Of Residential Window Films

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Enhance the look and privacy of your home with residential window films!

There are several options to choose from when deciding which type of window film you want for your home. The type of film you choose depends on what type of look you want for your home as well as the purpose you want it to serve. Here are four types of residential window films to help make your decision easier.   (more…)

Why Your Home Needs Tinted Windows

Friday, March 23rd, 2018
Tinted windows not only make your home look nice, but they have a lot of practical benefits as well!

Tinted windows not only make your home look nice, but they have a lot of practical benefits as well!

A lot of people just associate tinted windows with a nice car. On the contrary, tinted windows can be a great addition to your home as well. You want your home to be as safe and comfortable as possible. One way to increase these elements is to invest in tinted windows. Here are just a few reasons why your home needs tinted windows. (more…)

Why It’s Okay To Let Natural Light In

Friday, January 5th, 2018

Lighting is a crucial part of any home. In the winter, the days become shorter and darkness sets in faster, and you end up using a lot of energy on lights. For this reason, and many others, it’s entirely okay to let natural light in the home. In fact, it’s probably the preferable method. With effective tinting in place, you have free reign to let in any amount of natural light that you see fit. The impact of letting it shine through the home has plenty of benefits. (more…)

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