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Using adhesive free window films is the best way to decorate, add privacy and to make your home more energy efficient the DIY way. It is easy to apply and can be used on any glass windows, doors and even on your cabinets.

 

 

 

 

  • Use as a privacy film and security film for any window
  • 95% UV blocking capability
  • Makes good heat insulation for the entire home to save on energy
  • Opaque window film blocks off or obscure unpleasant view
  • Self adhesive window film - you do not need to mess around with any form of adhesive
  • Static cling window film can adhere to any smooth glass surface
  • Great products for DIY window treatments that can be installed in minutes
  • Removable window film allows storage or usage on other windows
  • Diffuses glare
  • Can withstand heat and moisture - use as privacy window film on bathroom windows and shower doors
  • May be easily trimmed to fit any window or door size, or customize
  • 3-year limited warranty
  • Made in the USA
  • Shipping to USA, Canada and selected parts of the world
The followings are some of the more popular window films designs that home owners love:

 

Frosted Window Film

Frosted Window Film

Austin Privacy Window Film

Austin Privacy Film

Lost Lake Door Panel

Lost Lake Glass Film

Orleans Leaded Privacy

Orlean Leaded Privacy Film

Orleans Leaded See Through

Orlean Leaded See Through

Cambridge Blue

Cambridge Blue

 

 

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Window Tint Films

The evolution of home window tinting makes its installation easy and may be done without employing builders

 

fully frosted glass film

Window tint film is now a popular product to be applied to residential buildings. When it was first introduced decades ago in the automobile industry, tinting windows immediately became popular and was widely used especially on cars that belongs to VIPs and dignitaries. Initially, window film was manufactured in dark color. Through the years, the industry had evolved much and now new designs are added every few months. Competition among producers and merchandiser is tough and you can well see many different manufacturers from different country claiming that their product is more superior.

Window tint film are manufactured using highly engineered technology and the material is usually made of vinyl. Vinyl tinted window film have very good solar-reflective properties. They are two types of rays from the sunlight that many home owners would like to filter. The first is the infra-red spectrum which is the higher wave length of the sun. the second one is the ultra-violet ray, which is the lower wave length. Vinyl window films can filter both these ray.

 

 

Ultra-violet ray causes your upholstery, curtains, carpet and furniture to fade in colors. Infra-red caused heat gain into your house. Most window tint films are able to resists up to 95% of ultra-violet ray. Most of them could resist around 75% to 95% of infra-red ray, depending on its range. The higher the capability to reflect infra-red ray, the more expensive it will be. When using tinted film on thick glasses, such as double-glazed glass, make sure you check with the merchandiser on its suitability of use. Window film is usually installed on the inside surface of the glass. This means that heat will still penetrate through the glass and stop at the window film surface. If installed on a thick glass, the heat generated between the window film and the glass may be too high for the glass to take.

Types of Window Tint Films


In general, there are two types of window tinting films available in the market. They are the adhesive-based ones and the adhesive-free ones. Adhesive-based window film means that it require some form of adhesive in the form of glue or other adhesive in order to stick the window film to the glass surface. Usually, the installation of this type of window film is permanent, meaning that it will stick permanently to the glass surface and once you have install it, it will be difficult to remove.

On the other hand, the adhesive-free window film will stick to the glass through static action and there is no need for additional glue or other adhesives. This type of window films are getting very popular nowadays as it is easy to install and remove. Installation may be carried out as a DIY project without the need to employ a team of professional to do it for you. Because, you can install it all by yourself, it is also frequently known as DIY window film.

Functions of Window Tint Films


Window film tint are installed for may purpose. Most home owners install them as solar-guard film to filter off infra-red and ultra-violet ray of the sun. Many home owners also tint window to reduce glare from the sunlight outside. It provides you with a more comfortable environment for watching TV and working with the computer monitor. Overall, it provide a more confortable ambience for you to work in.



Window films also make your house more energy efficient. During daytime and during summer, window films keep heat out of the house. Your air conditioner will not need to work that hard. Then, during winter or at night, it will keep the interior of the house warm. Either ways, you save a lot on both your air conditioner and heater bill and over the period of one year, you will save a lot.

Window films are also applied to add privacy. For this function, privacy window films in the form of etched glass window film or opaque window film serve this function well. Window films in the form of fully opaque or semi-opaque and fully frosted or light frost is popular. A unique feature about using privacy window film to add privacy is that although it obscure view, window films still allow light to shine in, thus you do not need to turn on more lights.

 

You are not limited to just using opaque window films as bathroom window film. Stained glass window films work beautifully and is perfect to be applied on bathroom windows or shower doors. As window tints can withstand moisture and heat, there is no problem to tint glass in shower enclosures. However, before you purchase your window films, you should check with the merchandiser if the window films is suitable for bathroom usage.


Stained glass window films are also popularly applied as decorative window films for the purpose of decorating windows. Stained glass was popular during the medieval eras and applied on churches. Traditionally, all stained glass designs are of religious theme. Thanks to Sir Frank Lloyd, stained glass designs had taken a non-religious theme and is now popularly installed on home windows. With color tint, you do not need to remove your window and replace it with colored glass.



Recently, one of the more popular design with stained glass effect is the artscape window films. Usually, it consists of a central piece of art and is most suitable to be installed on a large window pane. It may be installed on the window in your dining hall or next to a main staircase. During daytime, when light from the exterior of the house shines on it, it creates a beautiful piece of art for the interior of the house. Then at night, when the house is litted from the inside, it will create a beautiful piece of artwork to the outside. Your neighbours will surely envy you.

Window Tint Installation


Self-adhesive window film may be conveniently installed by yourself or you may get professional window tinting services. You will only require very simple tools. These are spray bottle filled with soapy solution, a squeegee, a utility knife and some patience. It takes about fifteen minutes to install them on a smaller pane window and may take up to thirty minutes to install them on a glass door or a larger window.



To summarise, home window tinting films are now popularly installed on residential homes because of the available designs and because it is self-adhesive. The designs are many and its quality is so refined that you can hardly tell whether a film has been installed on the glass. You may purchase window film at many hardware stores or through online.



Most window film manufacturer should be able to provide you with a warrantee of 3 years. The product life will easily last twice as long as its warrantee. Many home owners who started out to experiment to install window films on their windows ended up as returning customers.

 

Last Updated on Monday, 24 June 2013 10:45
 

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