Many of our clients have taken great pride in beautifully decorating their homes. And of course, they want them to be as comfortable as possible. One of the things homeowners in Colorado do to add comfort and save money is install energy efficiency home window tinting. These high-performance films are a great investment because they cut heating costs in winter and air conditioning costs in summer, by making the glass more thermally efficient. But these films have another major benefit that many homeowners are unaware of. The same window films that cut heating and cooling costs also block the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Most energy films will block as much as 99.9% of UV rays, offering great window tint UV protection.
The Benefits of UV Protection Window Film for Your Home
UV protection is key for any property, including homes. In order to defend your property from harmful UVA and UVB rays, you’ll need an effective solution for your windows. UV blocking window film offers the benefit of energy efficiency and maintaining natural sunlight. Unlike traditional UV solutions, you can keep your home bright while blocking solar heat gain and UV radiation. This window film product is available as a stand-alone investment as well as in a multipurpose energy solution – we can help you find the right option based on your specific needs.
Ultraviolet is the spectrum of sunlight that is most responsible for fading. If you’ve ever looked at an old photograph and realized it was fading away in the sun, or flipped over a couch cushion to find that the underside is no longer the same color as the top side, you’ve already experienced the effects of fading. In a place like Colorado, with its high altitude and omnipresent sunshine, this fading effect can be quite extreme. Fading can make your furnishings, upholstery, flooring, and art work look discolored and warped before their time. Save money on replacement furnishings and keep the interior of your home looking beautiful longer with UV-blocking window films. Anything placed within direct sunlight can fall victim to UV radiation, including electronics and equipment. This can actually shorten product lifespan and impact the quality of a variety of products ranging from personal care to electronics. Block up to 99.9% of harmful UV rays and experience the ultimate fade protection for your home valuables.
The ultraviolet spectrum consists of UVA and UVB rays. Fortunately, glass blocks most UVB rays, but approximately fifty percent or more of UVA rays come right in through the windows. UVA rays are present with equal intensity all year long, whenever the sun is out whether it's gloomy or visibly sunny. UV blocking window films have been recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation for protecting residential homes. Adding a UV blocking window film is like giving your home a 1000 SPF sunscreen! If you live in Colorado, you already know the importance of wearing daily sunscreen on your skin, and UV blocking sunglasses on your eyes. Why not protect yourself indoors as well, plus get all the benefits of greater energy efficiency and saving on heating and cooling costs at the same time? Overexposure to UV radiation can increase your risk of serious health concerns including skin cancer, immune suppression, cataracts, and more. Keep you and your loved ones safe from the harmful effects of too much UV radiation.