Sunlight in the home can be great at specific times of the day, but if you have areas where the sunlight is an annoyance, window tinting may be for you. If you have to move around your living room to get out of the sun and move your television around as well, it's time to get window tint.
Window tint will look great when applied professionally, and it can also help to protect your home and lower your cooling costs. Here are a few reasons why you want to get quotes to get the windows affected tinted.
No More Glares
The tint will prevent direct sunlight from glaring off your television, computer screen, phone, and other electronic devices. This allows you to use these screens in the rooms affected at any time of the day, and you don't have to move around, or move the devices, to try to avoid glare and distraction.
Discoloration and Damage Prevention
UV rays can do a lot of damage over time. When UV rays are directly reaching inside the home, this can cause:
- Fabric discoloration and fading
- Melted items
You want to protect your flooring, furniture, décor items, and all electronics throughout the house that are in direct sunlight during the day. Tinting prevention can prevent costly replacement needs later on.
Up to 76 percent of the sunlight that hits your windows throughout the day will become heat. Shielding the UV rays from entering the home helps to keep the house cooler in the summer and will reduce your air conditioning needs. The extra layer of protection on the windows can also help to trap air inside the home, improving HVAC appliance efficiency all year.
Have at least two different window tinting services evaluate the windows to give you a quote for the work that you need done. You can do just the windows that are a problem, or the entire side of the house so looking out the windows is the same from that entire area inside the home.
Window tinting isn't going to make it dark inside the home. With the tint you should still be able to enjoy a bright and open space, you will just be shielded from direct sunlight. Look through the quotes to see what level of tint each company recommends for your property, and what the costs will be to get the job done.