Clearly, sunlight is a crucial part of life. It gives off a lovely warmth and light that we need to flourish. Windows are a way to enjoy sunlight, even indoors. That being said, it does not come without its downsides – at times, we have to deal with terrible heat, damaged possessions, and even physical repercussions.
How, then, can we enjoy the lovely things about sunlight while still protecting ourselves from the dangers? Technology gives us an answer – solar film.
Other than being able to protect our possessions and ourselves from the harmful effects of the sun, solar film is also able to upgrade the look of your home. Here are some other great benefits of solar film:
- Reflect the Heat: Solar film protects your home from getting the bulk of the midday heat by reflecting it away. When selecting the right film, pick something that has an appropriate balance of light transparency and heat rejection.
- Guard Against Glare: The annoying glare on your screens can be eliminated with solar film. Your eyes will no longer have to strain and get fatigued when trying to watch a show or complete some work as the direct sunlight will no longer be reflecting off such surfaces.
- Prolong the Lifespan of Your Furniture: The sunlight shining through your windows also brings heat and UV rays. These things are able to fade and damage your furniture and carpeting, causing them to look shabby before they should. Solar film will extend their useful lives, saving them from sun damage.
- Save on Costs: It’s always nice to reduce the bills you have to pay each month. With solar film, less heat will penetrate your windows and as a result, your cooling system will not have to work as hard. The energy bill at the end of the month is likely to show you the result of that.
- Protects You From Harmful UV Rays: Technology has enabled solar film to prevent close to 100% of all UV rays from penetrating your windows. This safeguards your skin from skin disease and cancer. It also allows your skin to stay healthy and elastic, making you look younger. If you have small children or infants, this solar film is particularly beneficial in protecting their sensitive skin.
At Cooltone, we specialise in window tinting residential properties – get in touch today to see how we can help.