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Frequently Asked Questions About Residential Window Tinting

Frequently Asked Questions About Residential Window Tinting american solar tinting

It is important to be well informed about the window tinting process before you decide if it is right for you.

By now, you are aware that window tinting can be added to your home as well as your car. Residential window tinting has a variety of benefits, including energy efficiency and protection from UV rays. It is important to be well informed about the window tinting process before you decide if it is right for you. Here are some common questions about residential window tinting.

How Do I Choose the Right Window Film?

There are various of window films out there, and they all have different functions. Before you decide which one you want, consider what your needs are at home. Do you want to lower your energy consumption? Are you tired of the Sun causing your furniture to fade? Your answers to these questions will help you determine which window film is best for you.

How Dark is the Film?

That is ultimately up to you. Window tints come in a range of shades, from dark to completely transparent.  If your goal is privacy, you could choose a darker window film. Some businesses incorporate decorative patterns, which can provide both privacy and design.

How Long Do Window Films Last?

Window films are designed to last several years, sometimes as long as 20-25 years. A window film that is professionally installed by American Solar Tinting will last many years, the exact time depending on the kind of film, size, glass type, climate, and level of care after installation. 

Will I Save Money Energy Costs?

Window tinting is an excellent way to save money on your energy bill. This is the case for both residential and commercial spaces. This wonderful product limits the amount of heat entering your home during the summer months and helps retain heat in the winter. This reduces the need to run the air conditioner or heater. You will be able to recognize a significant difference in your monthly energy bill.

Does it Prevent Fading?

This is one of the main reasons homeowners decide to install window tinting. High-quality window films are made to filter out the harmful UV rays that cause furniture, wood floors, and paint to fade over time. In fact, they can even extend the life of some of your interior furniture.

Can it Reduce Glare?

If you have large windows that get a lot of sunlight, window tinting is a great way to reduce glare in your home. It is designed to cut down the amount of sunlight that enters a room and makes a room feel much more comfortable and inviting.

Contact American Solar Tinting Today for Home Security Films

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, YouTube, and Pinterest.

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