Now is the time of year when people often start looking into ways to control the efficiency of cooling their homes. At the same time, many people are also interested in improving the privacy and security of their homes. If you have done any research at all, you have probably already heard of window tints films.
There is so much information about window tint available and so many options to choose from, its hard to know where to start. Today, we will discuss the various options available for your home and what might be the best option for you.
Home window tint also called solar window film, is a thin layer of film similar to what is used on car windows. Just like car window tinting, home window tinting can block out the sun’s damaging ultraviolet rays and reduce the heat coming through the windows.
In the past, older versions of window tinting for your home might have been aesthetically lacking, but with newer technology, there has been a lot of advancement in solar window films making them less visible, more effective, as well as smart and even decorative!
Sun Glare/Heat Reduction
There are many benefits to using window tinting film on the windows in your home. The obvious benefit is that it will reduce the suns damaging ultraviolet rays from coming through your windows and fading your furniture and carpets. It's also great to beat the heat in the summer months.
Depending on the type of window tinting you choose, you could also benefit from a dramatic increase in privacy. Just like with car window tints, if a dark or reflective film is used it can prevent people outside from looking in your home while preserving your view from inside the house. It’s an excellent option for people who prefer not to use curtains or drapery since it provides lots of privacy but doesn't obstruct your view.
Security is another exceptional benefit to tinting the windows in your home. Security film can protect your home from extreme weather and other natural disasters. This durable and strong film even offers protection from flying glass during an earthquake or explosion.
Quality security film installed by a professional can protect your home from criminals, looters, and break-ins because it can withstand multiple blows even with a club or bat.
Solyx Decorative Window Films
These quality films not only add character and class to your home, they also provide you with exceptional privacy. There is a beautiful selection of original SOLYX® window films is available and a wide variety of options. Now you can achieve that stained glass or decorative look for a fraction of the price of stained glass without compromising quality!
CoolVu Transitional Window Films
This window film adapts from clear to tinted when exposed to sunlight. It maximizes daylighting by darkening when the sun is out while remaining clear on dark, rainy days.
It conserves energy and lowers cooling costs by blocking out much of the heat coming through your windows. It protects your family from harmful UV radiation and provides shatter-resistant windows to boot. It also improves your comfort level by reducing the sun's glare.
3M™ Sun Control Window Films with Night Vision
You can enhance your view, increase your comfort and save money with 3M Sun Control Window Film. The night vision series not only blocks damaging UV rays, but it reduces glare, and rejects up to 71% of the sun’s heat! Made with a scratch-resistant coating to ensure clear views, Night Vision films allow 15% to 35% of the natural light into your rooms by day, and thanks to a low interior reflectivity, you can still enjoy the view out by night.
If you would like to take advantage of any of these amazing benefits then contact Emerald City Tinting today! Our installation process is easy and you’ll be enjoying the perks of your new home window tint in no time at all.