As energy prices rise, more and more homeowners are looking for ways to save on their utility bills. While many opt to add insulation to their homes, replace old appliances with new eco-friendly appliances, and even switch to energy saving light bulbs, one area that most don’t always consider is the amount of energy that is lost through the windows in their homes. Indeed, the improper and inefficient treatment of windows can lead to loss of energy since the amount of energy that has already been lost due to the improper window treatment have already reached 30% yet homeowners still doesn’t know much about that problem. There are certainly a lot of reasons why energy lose inside the house, one of which is through the leakages that pass through the window and the other is because of the heat flow that is cause by the window’s frame and glass. Although the most effective way to reduce this energy loss is by replacing old windows with new energy efficient windows, not everyone can afford to replace all of the windows in their home. Among all the different solutions to fix the problem against energy loss, one of the most popular solution that is making its name right now is the residential window tinting.
In colder months, tinting can help prevent heat from escaping through your windows. For those of you who still doesn’t know much about tinting, then it is an insulation that is added to the window in order to prevent the loss of heat inside the house and at the same time, is still capable of letting natural light enter the house. During warmer months, heat from the sun can enter through your home’s windows, causing your air conditioner to work harder to keep your house cool. Window tint can block as much as 99% of harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays. The two most beneficial effects of using window tints is that, it helps the cool air from not coming outside the house, and at the same time, it stops the unwanted heat from the outside into entering the home. The tint insulation properties can definitely make your home more comfortable as it balances the temperature inside your home. Of course, due to this type of process, it has been known that by applying tint to your window does not only help you save a lot of energy but also lets you feel comfortable inside your home.