The Power Of Solar Control Window Film For Your San Antonio Home

Likely the most common uses for solar control window film are glare reduction and temperature control.  However, as a powerful technology, there are many other application for these specialize sun control films.  Beyond stopping a pesky afternoon glare or getting rid of hot and cold spots, it also has a drastic effect on the way your most prized home furnishings age.  In other words, it reduces fading. That’s right, solar control window film is also extremely effective reducing sun exposure to your wood floors, carpets, upholstery, and artwork.  But just how does window film accomplish this monumental task? Read below to get a better idea of the facts behind fading fabrics and furniture and how to stop it.

What Causes Furniture and Wood Floors To Fade?

Nearly everything is at risk of being damaged by the sun, your skin and your furniture notwithstanding.  In fact, if you have ever removed a rug that has been on your floor a long time you have probably seen the extreme fading for yourself. While there is very little you can do to completely stop sun bleaching–window film is the strongest defense you can get.  This is because window film addresses the 3 main causes of fading: Ultraviolet Rays 40%, Visible Sunlight 25%, Solar Heat 25%.

How Does Window Film Stop Fading Of Furnishings?

Window film blocks 99% of the sun rays.  So you can be sure, that the possession you have worked hard to acquire stay defect free for years to come.  It is also a much better alternative than keeping your curtains drawn or blinds down, which leave your home dark and depressing. Things like wood furniture, artwork, carpets and upholstered chairs are expensive!  So keeping them looking good with window film is the least you can do! And happily, it is a relatively low-cost addition for your San Antonio home. One that is specifically engineered to protect and preserve the things you love the most. Furthermore, when you add in the incredible energy savings–window tinting just makes good sense.

Contact us at Custom Tint Solutions today to learn more about keeping your home furnishings looking beautiful with window film!

Mike Kinsey uses his knowledge of window film products and industry innovations to help customers find simple, versatile solutions for meeting their architectural goals. As the Operations Manager for Custom Tint Solutions, he is the head of sales, customer relations, and product education and also personally oversees all window film installs from start to finish. His fifteen years of experience combined with his background in construction and project management sets him apart as an expert in his field. Mike's qualifications are extensive and are backed by certifications from 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education.