Window Film Installation
The main reason that homeowners choose to install window film is because of the energy savings it produces. Window film can actually reduce your heating and cooling bills by up to 60 percent, which means the investment for adding this great product to your home actually pays for itself in as little as 2 to 5 years, and continues to save energy thereafter.
The popular choice for homes is to install clear window film to homes because it doesn’t actually change the exterior look at all. Even without tinting, this film does still reduce glare reflecting off of your home devices like your television and computers as well. Clear window film has great benefits. While the “clear” version doesn’t necessarily offer privacy, it does offer great UV ray protection, blocking up to 99 % of harmful sunlight from entering your home and possibly damaging your walls, floors, and furniture.
Window tinting is more common in commercial buildings or businesses than it is in residential areas because it is usually impractical in appearance for homes. Most window tinting options also offer the same or similar benefits as window film, like energy efficiency and UV ray protection as well. Window tinting tends to block some of the natural light coming into a space, which can be beneficial in office settings where glare becomes a problem. There are many different shades to choose from that will also add privacy because they are fairly difficult to see through from the outside. Sometimes using window film that is slightly tinted can add privacy to a home in a crowded neighborhood, and can sometimes flow with the exterior look of the home. Many offices choose this type of window film to give their employees more privacy from passersby, or from nearby buildings that may have visibility.
Another popular option is using mirrored tint to create a completely private window. With mirrored tinting there is no visibility to the inside of your space from the outside, so privacy is not an issue.