Window film first began to be used on automobiles to limit the amount of damage UV rays are able to do to drivers. They have become increasingly popular for other uses, especially in homes. There are many benefits to the use of window film for your home, though they may require specialized cleaning techniques to prevent damage to the film.
Block UV Rays
We all know that UV rays from the sun can cause serious damage. These rays are able to reflect off water and can even penetrate glass. UV rays damage the skin, leading to skin cancer and accelerated aging. Window film helps block UV rays from penetrating your home. This can help protect your skin, your family’s skin, and the fixtures in your home.
Window film helps to insulate the inside of your home. It helps to keep hot air in when it’s cold outside. Similarly, it keeps cold air inside of the building when it’s hot outside. This significantly increases the overall energy efficiency of your home.
UV rays don’t only damage our skin. They can cause furniture, carpeting, and wallpaper to fade far more quickly than they otherwise would. Using window film prevents this fading from occurring.
Window film can be used to increase the privacy of your building. Various film covers can be implemented to help protect your privacy. It can also reduce the glare off of the windows in your home, helping to make your home’s environment much more inviting.
Window films can provide many benefits for your home. However, window films will also make cleaning the window slightly more complicated. Here at Creekside Window Cleaning, we provide stellar window cleaning services. To learn more about how to clean windows that are covered with window film, contact us today!