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How Window Tinting Adds Curb Appeal to your Home

Monday, February 18th, 2019

Adding a tint to your home’s windows offers a wide variety of benefits that help make your home more comfortable, more efficient, and more attractive.

When you’re looking for ways to improve your home this spring, window tinting should be at the top of your list. Adding a tint to your home’s windows offers a wide variety of benefits that help make your home more comfortable, more efficient, and more attractive. Today we’ll walk you through all of the ways that adding window tinting to your home helps to improve your curb appeal.

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Sun Exposure: The Good, Bad, and the Ugly

Friday, December 14th, 2018

Residential window tinting can help protect you and your home from excess sun exposure!

Everybody loves a bright, sunny day. Even though there are some health issues related to prolonged sun exposure, there is also evidence that we need exposure to the sun for a variety of health benefits. At the end of the day, we are all going to be exposed to the sun in some capacity, so it’s important to stay informed about the sun’s benefits, drawbacks, and even how to protect yourself from too much sun exposure.  (more…)

Tips for Cleaning Your Window Film

Friday, December 7th, 2018

You want to be sure you are cleaning your window film correctly to keep it in the best condition possible!

Whether for office buildings, retail, restaurants or residential homes, window tinting is a great way to make your space more comfortable, beautiful, and energy efficient. However, adding a window tint means you must take special care when cleaning. Cleaning chemicals like vinegar and ammonia can cause the adhesive layers of your window film to crack, peel and deteriorate. Meanwhile, paper towels and similar items can cause scratches and tears. This may have you worried, but never fear, there are ways to safely and effectively clean your windows.   (more…)

3 Reasons to Tint Your Residential Windows

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Window tinting isn’t just limited to cars. In fact, tinting your residential windows has a lot of great benefits!

Window tinting is a practice that you may think about when it comes to cars, but it may not strike you as something you can do to your home as well. If you find yourself closing the blinds during the day to prevent heat, harmful UV rays, or glare in your home, you may be a great candidate for residential window tinting. Maybe you have noticed that you are turning your air conditioner down colder and colder in the summertime to prevent a hot home. Window tinting could be perfect for you too. There are numerous benefits that come with residential window tinting- keep reading to learn about them all!  (more…)

A Simple Guide to Window Tinting: What You Need To Know

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

Learn how car window tinting works.

If you’ve been considering adding a window tint to your car, there are several things you will want to know in advance. Not only are there a few options you will need to consider, but there are care aspects to take into account as well. While adding a window tint is a great way to make your car more comfortable, it’s important to know what your options are and how to make sure you don’t damage your tint on accident. (more…)

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…)

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