Advantages Of Tinting Your Home's Windows

Construction & Contractors Blog

While you may associate window tinting with cars, you can also tint the windows on your home. Doing so will provide a range of benefits. Read on to discover the advantages in more detail.

Reduces Fading Of Furniture

Large extensive windows might provide a spacious open feeling inside, but they also allow damaging UV rays to penetrate. Over time, the direct sunlight fades and discolours furniture and fabrics. Tinted windows reduce the beams and thus protect and prolong the life of your beautiful, prized decor items.

Increases Your Home's Energy Efficiency

By tinting your windows, you create a more energy-efficient home. As sunlight enters, it heats any surface it encounters, including flooring and soft furnishings. These objects then emit even more heat into the room. As a result, your air conditioner works doubly hard to counteract the incoming temperature. Tinting can block the transfer of heat through the glass, which will ultimately reduce your cooling costs. It can also help in winter by insulating the windows to prevent warmth from escaping. Thus, you will also require less heating.

Lessens Glare

If you're inside relishing your favourite TV show or working on your computer, glare can make life difficult. As the screens emit shine, they cause you to squint, reducing enjoyment and productivity. By tinting the glass to eliminate the glare, your experience will be more relaxing and, hopefully, prolific. 

Adds To Privacy

While in your house, it's reasonable to expect privacy from the street and neighbours. Home window tinting provides a private indoors without you having to close blinds and curtains that darken the rooms. This is especially helpful if you live on a busy street or other dwellings are close to you. Your security will also improve, as possible intruders can't so easily peer inside and see at a glance the items they might be planning to steal.

Enhances Your Home's Exterior

If you want to improve your home's exterior, tinting will create a sleek, smooth impression. Bronze, grey, blue and green are among the possible tones you can install. Look to the architecture to select a colour. Repeating the siding hue will provide a smooth effect that lessens the transitions between the glazing and exterior wall. Otherwise, turn to the landscape for inspiration. You can create more subtle or noticeable effects with lighter or darker tints to blend your home with the environment or to make it stand out and make a statement.


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Finding the Best Contractors for the Job

Welcome to my blog, my name is Blake and from now on, I will be writing a series of blogs which will deal with the process of finding and working with contractors when constructing a new building. I am not a construction specialist but last summer I gained a lot of experience in this area when I hired a team of 32 contractors to build a holiday home. When hiring contractors, it is important that you understand how to communicate with them and their ways of working. Below are a series of blogs which will help you to find the best contractors.