For all those people who love the summer and were complaining that we hadn’t really started to have summertime weather, you’ve finally gotten your wish. But for the people who would much rather be indoors with the AC running, it is pretty hot and miserable out there. If your HVAC system can’t keep up with the heat, there actually is something you can do to give it a hand. Installing UV filtering window films on your existing windows can help. Installing window films is much cheaper than replacing all of the older windows that you have. Plus, having these window films professionally installed will help you to avoid the common DIY issues that arise with the product and you will still get a product that helps save you money on the cost of cooling your home or commercial building.
The Benefits Of Window Films
There are many potential benefits of window films for both homes and commercial buildings. Window films can improve the overall look of a building and increase the curb appeal. Uv blocking and tinted windows can protect everything in the home from damage caused by UV radiation. They can also help to regulate the temperatures inside the building, especially close to the windows. This can cut down on the cost of cooling the building and also ease the summertime stress on your HVAC system. Window films can also provide additional privacy if they are tinted dark enough or have a decorative design that blocks the view. Some window films even make windows safer, by limiting the spread of glass shards in the event that the window is broken.
The Reason Window Films Should Be Installed Professionally
Window tinting is a process and it is one best left to the professionals (and not DIY’d). You have to start with very, very clean windows. The type of window film will dictate the exact manner that it is installed, which a professional would know and you might not. There are also specialized tools that make the process quicker and easier, and you may not have access to them. In the end, window tinting is an investment, and if you want the longest life out of your tinted windows, you should also invest in professional installation.
Window Films Require Very Little Maintenance
The biggest maintenance tasks for window films involve keeping them clean, and even that’s not terribly difficult. Typically you can clean them with a mild detergent or a gentle cleaner like Windex. Make sure that you don’t clean the films in direct sunlight as the sun might warm and soften the films, making it easier to break them. Additionally, when you wipe the films, go “with the grain” not against the edges. Finally, remember to keep them dry as much as possible, so don’t let the cleaner sit on them or pool in the window wells.
Contact American Solar Tinting Today for Residential Window Tints
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.