Winter is right around the corner, and the temperature has already begun to drop. One way you can keep your home warm this winter is by investing in window tints. Energy-saving window tints are made from a thin layer of film that is adhered to the glass. These tints can stabilize the temperatures in your home during both the summer and winter months. Let’s go over how window tints can keep your home warm in the winter.
Reduces Energy Consumption
Many homeowners depend on their HVAC system to heat their homes during the winter. But, if your windows are not properly sealed or protected, a lot of that money will go to waste. In the winter, windows can be one of the biggest causes of heat loss in the home. Installing window tints is an excellent way to reduce your energy usage and save some money. Window tints can contain the heated air inside while also keeping the cold air outside.
Protection from the Sun
The Sun constantly emits harsh UV rays that can have harmful effects on our bodies, homes, and furniture. The Earth is closer to the Sun during the winter, increasing exposure to its damaging UV rays. But window film allows you to enjoy the natural light while protecting your home and furniture. Window film also decreases glare, which can be more of an issue in the winter when UV rays reflect off the bright snow and into your windows. Ultraviolet light can cause furnishings to fade faster, but also because it is considered a carcinogen.
Which Windows Should You Tint
If possible, it is recommended to have all of your windows tinted to get the best results. But if your budget does not allow for that, you should focus on the windows that get the most sunlight. The ideal areas for window tinting are east and west facing windows. These windows get direct sun exposure in the morning and afternoon and have a reduced solar heat gain in the winter and increased heat retention in the summer. South facing windows are often tinted as well, which helps considerably with heat retention in winter.
No matter the number or size of your windows, investing in quality window tinting services is an excellent way to keep your home comfortable and save money. Reach out to us today to learn more!
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