Window film is a thin laminate that can be installed on car windows and windshields, house windows, or buildings. It can be placed in the interior or exterior surface of the glass and serves as protection against intruders or the sun’s harmful UV rays.
Window films have a variety of ways to protect you from the harmful effects of UV rays. In automobiles, it is used to reduce the glare of the sun. It also helps in reducing heat inside our automobiles and houses.
Here are some of the best benefits of using window films:
- Prevent fading of furniture
Window films reduce the fading of furniture resulting from sun exposure as they reduce the number of UV rays that enter our homes. Although it does not prevent the harmful effects of the sun 100 per cent, it does reduce it up to 99 per cent. Because of that, treated windows help preserve your furniture.
- Protect from harmful UV rays
When you install window films in your home, not only do they protect your furnishings from UV exposure, but most importantly, they protect you from the harmful effects of UV rays. Though indoors, harmful UV rays can still enter through the windows. One harmful effect of UV rays on the skin is premature aging and skin cancer. That is why it is best to have window films installed on your house windows and so on your cars.
- Cut electricity bill
When your homes and car have quality window films, you can save on your energy bill. When installed in your homes, it will help bleed less heat or keep the cool temperature inside. A treated window will help conserve the heat during winter and can repel heat during the summer, giving your HVAC system a rest. Because of that, you save on fuel and electricity costs.
- Prevent window damage
You cannot predict when accidents will happen; that is why it is best to protect your home. You’ll never know when a stray softball or baseball will hit your windows. Window films can help minimize the damage because they provide an extra layer of protection to the windows. They help eliminate the risk of shattering, preventing shards of glass from scattering and causing injuries. Window films can also help reinforce the window or glass doors, making it difficult to tamper or break-in.
- Prevent glares from the sun
During family gatherings, movie watching, karaoke singing, or even video gaming, window films will prevent glares from the sun. You can have a warm and bright interior that is free from blinding sunlight.
- Add low-cost privacy protection
Decorative window film is becoming popular nowadays, especially with the rising costs of etched privacy glass windows. Using a decorative window film is much cheaper than using a glass-stained window with mosaic design. It is a cost-effective way to add privacy to your home without breaking the bank. It can also add style to your windows. With hundreds of styles to choose from, you may install a frosted window film without sacrificing the inflow of natural light inside your home.
Window films provide a lot of benefits, not just aesthetically but also in terms of protection and safety. While some may think that installation and materials require a hefty investment, the benefits far outweigh the initial cost.
If you are looking for quality window film tints for your home in Sydney, get in touch with Premier Tint today! We can arrange an obligation free quote.