Home Window Tinting

If you are looking for an inexpensive and effective way to improve your home, consider having professional home window tinting installed. While there are hundreds of types of window tints, below are our four most popular types of home window tinting and each of their unique benefits.

Solar Control Window Film

Contrary to its name “solar”, solar film does not store energy like solar panels. However, it has a similar function in that is helps save you money. Solar home window film is an adhesive film that is applied to glass surfaces. As the sun’s rays hit the window, the window film acts as a “sunscreen” to reflect and regulate the levels of heat, light and even UV rays entering the home or office. The amount of heat, light and UV rays that are rejected is all dependent upon the type of window film you select. The best part about this window film is that you can still enjoy your beautiful views, unlike having to use a curtain.

Benefits of Solar Tinting

  • Reduces heating and cooling costs
  • Reduces intense glare
  • Provides more privacy
  • You can still enjoy your views (unlike using curtains)

Stop Artificial Turf from Melting

If you are like many water-wise homeowners who have made the transition to artificial turf, you’re already enjoying the benefits of easy maintenance, and aesthetic appeal. However, most people don’t realize that artificial grass can start to melt due the intense heat given off the reflection of their home’s windows. Think of it like a magnifying glass effect. Luckily you can simply apply high performance turf shield window film to the outside our your windows and voila…no more melting!

Benefits of Turf Shield Home Window Tinting

  • Stops artificial turf from melting.
  • Still enjoy your natural light.

Decorative & Frosted Window Films

Windows are the heart and soul of any home, allowing you to enjoy the views and enjoy the natural light. However, having a lot of windows can sometimes come with a few downsides, like limited privacy. Our solution is adding frosted window film for added privacy, or decorative window film if you’re wanting to add a touch of your own personal style.

Benefits of Decorative & Frosted Film

  • Added privacy without losing natural light.
  • Add uniquely patterned film for creative style.
  • Architectural films allow you to either restore a current look or add an all new look without breaking the budget.
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Security Window Film

Safety and security window films are truly amazing. This film protects people from broken glass shards, but most importantly, makes it very difficult for any intruder to penetrate your home. These films have a proven track record of saving lives and property from intruders. It is important to note that if you need to break the glass from the inside, you can still do so since the sticky part of the film is facing outside. This film is ideal for schools, churches, businesses and homes!

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Benefits of Security Film

  • Keeps glass together on impact and protects people from glass shards.
  • Makes it very difficult for intruders to break the glass.
  • Can still be broken from the inside should you need to get out through the window.
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  • Reduces fading of carpets, upholstery, and interior furnishings
  • Rejects from 98-99% of the sun’s harmful UV rays
  • Reduces your energy bill thereby helping to keep warmer in winter and cooler in summer
  • Increases your comfort by helping to eliminate “hot spots”
  • Rejects up to 80% of the sun’s solar energy
  • Reduces the sun’s glare
  • Increases your level of privacy
  • Enhances the appearance of a building by creating a uniform appearance
  • Provides improved safety when glass is broken

One aspect to consider when talking about the drying time of window film is the time of year. Cold and non-sunny weather conditions can lengthen the dry-out time. Warm weather and direct sun light exposure will shorten the dry-out time. If slow drying occurs, do not be alarmed. The trapped moisture will dry-out completely.

Some safety and security window films will always have a longer dry- out period due to their increased thickness. Thicker films and a less than perfect drying climate will lengthen the dry-out period. Dry-out times can vary from a few days to as long as several months.

Window film creates an efficient vapor barrier between the glass and the film. During the installation process, your window tinting installer will remove as much of the mounting solution as possible by using a squeegee, although a small amount will remain. Trapped installation moisture can cause small water puddles and/or a slightly cloudy look. This is normal and should be expected. Do not attempt to pierce a water puddle during the dry-out period. This water and cloudy look will eventually dissipate. Attempting to pierce a water puddle in an effort to drain moisture will damage your film. This damage would not be covered by warranty.

Many windows, especially those on storefronts, have stickers, decals, burglar tape, and other such items on the glass. Depending on the circumstances, these might have to be removed.

Your window tinting professional should discuss the potential problems with you and determine what to do with any decals. If they are not highly raised above the glass, window film can be applied over them. However, this will create a poorer bond on the decal than on the glass. More highly raised stickers should be scraped off.

Burglar tape and alarm contacts are also found on windows. Tape is usually only slightly raised above the surface of the glass. Film can be installed over such an irregular surface, but customers should be advised that the installation will not be tip quality. Alarm contacts, however, should be removed before applying film, but should not be done by the window film installer. It is better to ask you, the customer, to contact your security company to remove and replace the alarm contacts.

Below are a few definitions to help you understand how to choose the best window film for you:

  • Total Solar Transmittance: The percent of incident solar radiation to be directly passed through a window system
  • Total Solar Reflectance: The percent of incident solar radiation to be reflected by a window system
  • Total Solar Absorption: The percent of incident solar radiation to be absorbed by a window system
  • Visible Light Transmittance: The percent of total visible light to be passed through a window system
  • Visible Light Reflectance: The percent of total visible light to be reflected by a window system that can be seen visually
  • Percent Ultraviolet Transmittance: Percent of total ultraviolet light to be passed through a window system
  • Percent of Total Solar Energy Rejected: The percent of incident solar energy rejected by a window system, equals solar reflectance plus the part of solar absorption which is reradiated outward

Most window films are applied to the inside glass surface of a window. As the sunlight hits the glass surface, four basic things occur:

  1. Sunlight hits the window and a part of its energy is reflected away from the window.
  2. The glass absorbs some of the sun’s energy.
  3. A portion of the sun’s solar energy is transmitted thru the window film into the room.
  4. Part of the sun’s energy is absorbed by the window film and part is re-radiated in and out of the room.

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