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Common Window Tinting Myths Debunked

common window tinting myths debunked

If you are unsure about getting your windows tinted, you may be uncertain about the actual benefits of window tinting.

Window films can provide a whole host of benefits, such as protection against UV rays and reduced energy costs, to increased security and privacy. However, if you are still unsure about getting your windows tinted, you may be a bit uncertain about the actual benefits of solar tinting. You may have possibly heard of some myths surrounding window films and how they will impact your home. Today we will ease some of that uncertainty by debunking some common myths about home window tinting. 

Tinting Makes Your Windows Too Dark

There is a small bit of truth to this myth, security film will make your windows slightly darker but it will not impact your ability to see out of the windows. Window films can come in tinted and transparent forms, so you can definitely opt for the transparent tint if you prefer your windows to remain unchanged. In fact, the different types and shades of window tints can offer you more choice and personalization when it comes to choosing your tint.

Window Tints Don’t Last Long

When you pay for quality window tints, you will not have to worry about your tints deteriorating after a short time. When applied correctly, window film can last for the lifetime of your windows. However, if you experience any peeling, air bubbles, or color changes we here at American Solar Tinting can repair or replace your window tinting and have them looking just like new!

Tinted Windows Can’t Be Cleaned

Tinting your windows will not prevent you from cleaning them. In general, you can clean your tinted windows as you normally would. However, it would benefit you to check with your window film supplier for any special instructions. In fact, cleaning your windows will help your window film to last longer.

Window Tinting Can Damage Your Windows

When done correctly, applying window film will not damage your windows. Therefore, it is critical that you contact a professional when looking to install window films. Professional window tinting companies know the ins and outs of window tinting, which will help to minimize the chance of breakage and other issues. Also, reputable businesses offer a warranty on their products, along with insurance for their work, so if anything does go wrong during the installation process, you can be sure that you are completely covered.

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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