8 Ways Window Tinting Can Keep Cooling Costs Down

You may have read somewhere that residential window tinting can save you money on your cooling costs. Well, according to the website energy.gov, this is certainly true. Window tinting is listed as an energy-efficient window treatment. 40% of the heat buildup in the home comes in through it's windows. Window film helps by blocking the heat and harmful UV rays that cause furniture and carpeting to fade or look bleached in spots. During summer one of the biggest expenses of the month is your cooling bill. One of the best ways to lower your cooling costs is to not use your air conditioner as often, but that may be an impossible task depending on where you live. Of course the less you use of something, the less it costs. What you can do, if you can't turn off your air conditioner completely, is to lower the thermostat a few degrees during the hottest part of the day. Covering sun-facing windows in the afternoon blocks heat and keeps down humidity making your cooling system work m…
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How Residential Window Tinting Can Reduce Your Utility Bills

You may have already heard that residential window tinting can give your home more privacy and a greater sense of comfort. While that's true, residential films can also lend an aesthetic quality to your home and allow you to customize the particular tint and hue that goes with your room's layout. A residential film can also give you more privacy while reducing glare and harmful UV rays. The really surprising thing about window film, though, is its ability to reduce your utility bills 365 days a year. Going Green with Residential Window Tint  Residential window tint is a great way to help save the planet and your own personal financial ecosystem at the same time. As Americans spend, and in some cases squander, hundreds of dollars on heating and cooling during months of more extreme weather, something needs to be done to put more money back into homeowners' pockets. The solution is coming from an unconventional player: residential window film. The Environmental Protection…
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Reasons to Give Decorative Window Tinting a Try

Installing decorative window tinting can reduce glare, lower your utility bills and block harmful UV rays from entering your home virtually overnight. Since residential window tinting comes in a spectrum of hues and patterns as well, you could easily apply a  no-nonsense, dark tint in your living room and a stained glass tint in your bathroom, or mix and match to suit your aesthetics and home's decor. Decorative Window Tinting  Window tinting need not be dark and one-size-fits-all. You can find window tints that emulate stained glass or tints that have a frosted look and seamlessly create privacy in your home. Stained Glass Window Tint.  Mom and pop shops around the country already use these kinds of window tint to beautify their brick-and-mortar storefronts and create more privacy for customers. Stained glass window tint is a great decorative option for home bathrooms as well. A lot of these stained glass films are static cling, which means that you don't need to use an…
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