Window Tinting vs. Window Replacement
Window tinting can offer an excellent alternative to window replacement. However, both options have their own pros and cons:
Window Tinting Pros and Cons
Window tinting offers the benefits of being cost-effective when compared to window replacement while delivering significant energy efficiency, UV protection, and glare reduction. Property owners can opt for upgrades like privacy, safety and security, decorative, and more. These highly versatile tints and films can provide better versatility for property dysfunction. Window tint also provides a quicker installation that can be completed in one day for residential properties and within days to weeks for commercial properties. On the downside, window tinting won’t offer the same property value improvement as window replacement. Well-maintained window tint can last for several years but won’t have the same lifespan as new windows. External tints can be used to conceal outdated windows for better curb appeal but won’t have the same aesthetic as newly installed windows.
Window Replacement Pros and Cons
Window replacement can offer numerous benefits for any property ranging from better curb appeal to energy savings. However, upgrades like UV protection and privacy will require a significant additional cost as these are likely custom or premium. Window replacement also requires a lengthy installation that can lead to inconvenience and operational downtime. On the upside, window replacement does add considerable value to any property and can last for decades.