Need Glass Window Tinting? Do Not Fall for These Common Mistakes
by NorthShore WindowTinting North Shore Window Tinting
Curtains, shades and blinds are various types of window treatments homeowners commonly used to reduce the sun’s glare and heat. Did you know that there is a better! Glass window tinting in Sydney is a more energy-efficient option that offers numerous other benefits like aesthetics, safety, and privacy. In short, it keeps your home comfortable while cutting down on your energy bills.
However, the extent to which window films lend protection against the sun’s UV rays or ensure safety will depend on the precision with which they are installed. Whether you are considering DIY window tinting or hiring a professional, keep these common mistakes at bay.
(1) Choosing the Incorrect Window Tinting Film
|With so many types of window films available today, it is not surprising to end up installing one that does not serve your needs. To make your window tinting work at its best, it is crucial to select the right type of film. For instance, if you want your glass windows to be shatterproof, with enhanced safety, then it is worth choosing safety & security glass films. Yes, they do reduce the effect of sun’s glare and heat.
If the sun’s harmful UV rays are taking a toll on the interior or burning a hole in your pocket due to high energy bills, a decorative window film will fail to cut out the heat or glare. You can of course choose from the range of decorative window films that have UV protection. Alternatively, you could choose a high-quality solar film that can reduce up to 78% of the sun’s heat coming through the glass windows. So, it is important that you first determine the purpose of glass window tinting and then select the right film for you.
(2) Not Cleaning the Windows Thoroughly Before Tinting
Cleaning is an important step in window tinting preparation that you must not miss. If the window is unclean, the adhesive film will not have a floorless finish and may leave behind ugly marks beneath. Therefore, it is advisable to clean the windows thoroughly from both sides.
(3) Failing to be Precise with Glass Window Tinting|
As the common adage goes – “measure twice and cut once,” applying window tinting requires high levels of precision and attention to detail. Therefore, it makes more sense to hire a professional window tinting company that has a vast amount of experience and specialise in glass window tinting in residential homes. Bubbles and blistering are common in a DIY project, but an experienced installer should have a practiced technique that leaves a floorless look.
Avoiding these mistakes can further enhance your homes overall value and reduce costs. Glass window tinting also offers excellent benefits like added protection and privacy to your home and energy efficiency.
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