Window films have become popular among homeowners due to their versatility, affordability, and many practical benefits. Unlike replacement windows, which require structural changes and lengthy construction, they are fast and easy to install. The installation process is relatively straightforward and can usually be completed in a single day. That being said, if you’re considering window film for your Atlanta home, you probably have some questions. This list of FAQs will provide you with some useful insight.
Window Film Q & A for Atlanta Homeowners
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If you’re a first-timer, you probably have some questions. We hope that this list of FAQs will provide you with some helpful information to prepare you for what’s ahead.
Q: Where can I get window film?
A: The best place to get it is from a local contractor. Here, you’ll find the best selection and best prices. Best of all, you won’t have to deal with attempting to install the film yourself.
Q: What window film blocks the most heat?
A: Spectrally selective window films block the most heat. For example, some are able to prevent about 80% of infrared transmission.
Q: Are window films removable?
A: Yes! Adhesive window films are able to be completely removed by a professional. Additionally, if you get a static cling film, you may be able to carefully remove and reapply the film all on your own.
Q: Which window film is the best for winter?
A: Low-e window films are the best for winter because they’re designed to trap heat indoors by reflecting it inwards, back towards your home.
Q: Will window film reduce noise?
A: Most likely, no. You could experience moderate noise reduction, but this is really not the purpose of window film.
Q: Can window film damage windows?
As: So long as the right product is used and it’s installed correctly, you shouldn’t have to worry about damage to your windows. That’s why it’s important to hire a pro!
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About The Author: Mike Kinsey
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.
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