Did you know that window tints were not only the preserve of the office environment anymore? That now, more and more home owners are also choosing them for their own interiors?
And they are not the slightly prone to peeling product that they were of yesteryear – now window films are often guaranteed for up to ten years. This means manufacturers are pretty confident that their product is going to last the distance!
Edmonton is home to several quality window tinting firms and our directory can provide a full list of providers for them.
Here are ten reasons that people are choosing tinted windows for their homes.
TO PREVENT FADING
You might have noticed how furniture and objects placed in a window that gets a lot of sun can sometimes fade. Sometimes this fading is very noticeable and it particularly effects curtains – sadly, usually the most expensive fabrics and the deepest dyes!
Placing a darker tint on your windows can help prevent against the fading that can occur in direct sunlight. When you think about it like that, why wouldn’t you install them?
TO ENHANCE YOUR HOME
There are more reasons than just preventing fade and glare to choose window films.
Nowadays, there are such a variety of patterned tints to choose from, as well as a huge spectrum of colors, that the aesthetic benefits of a tint are also well worth investigating.
The good thing about window films is that they can easily be removed, should you have a change of heart about the décor!
TO SAVE ON NEW WINDOWS
Instead of having to buy safety or tinted glass, you can simply apply a film for a fraction of the cost.
TO GUARD YOUR PRIVACY
Having a window that looks out onto a busy scene can be a double edged sword. You get a great view and can do some quality people watching, but, unfortunately, they can also look inside.
If you are tired of your home resembling a giant goldfish bowl, then a darker window tint can ease the access that the prying eyes have.
To go one better, get a mirror tint applied to the glass – it is not only offices who can do this!
TO MAKE A ROOM CHILD PROOFED
Glass, whether it is stylish and chic French windows, opening out into the garden or beautifully stylish glass interior doors, can be a hazard, especially when you throw small children into the mix.
First time parents who live in a luxurious, but completely un child proofed house, may look around in terror at the expanse of glass windows and doors and wonder what they can do to prevent an accident occurring.
Safety window films mean you no longer have to choose between compromising your family’s safety and having beautiful things. This can stop broken pieces of glass spilling out, where they may be dangerous. It can also bring your windows up to safety standards.
TO PERSONALIZE YOUR WINDOWS
These days, a window tint can be personalized and some firms even allow you to design your own!
TO INCREASE SECURITY
Security films will reduce the likelihood of break in, as it makes it harder for thieves to gain access to your home.
TO REDUCE GLARE
Reducing glare is a major reason for choosing window films. This means you can use a room comfortably in the summer, without being blinded by the sun.
TO MAKE A ROOM WARMER IN THE WINTER
Window tints don’t just cool a room down, they can also warm it up in the winter months. This means you spend less on heating and save money in the long run!
TO ENHANCE YOUR FAMILY’S HEALTH
UV rays are carcinogenic, so if you spend a long time sitting in front of a sunny window – perhaps in a conservatory – you might have to cover yourself in sunscreen to protect yourself. A window tint helps filter out up to 99% of UV rays.