Solar window films

Pros and Cons of Using Solar Films for Your Home Windows

Sun control films are constructed by splintering thin layers of precious metals to film.Available in different shades and specifications, they help keep your home temperature in check.Since 1975 Newco Solar Solution has been providing solar window film installation in Surrey and the surrounding area’s.

The advantages of solar window films are:


1. Reduced fading and glare


Prolonged exposure to direct sunlight can damage your home furnishings. Sunlight can cause furniture, flooring, and decorative items such as paintings and photographs to lose luster and colour over time. Blocking sunlight also reduces glare from TVs, laptops and other gadgets. Installing solar window film prevents headaches and other health conditions linked to sun exposure and glare.


2. Increased energy efficiency

Solar window films help to maintain an even temperature throughout your home and are perfect to save on energy bills.  In summer, the solar film potentially reduces the necessity of air conditioning systems.

3. Reduced UV radiation

Solar window films absorb up to 79% of the sun’s heat and 99% of harmful UV rays. This prevents various skin disorders such as premature skin aging.


4. Easy installation

Solar window films are easy to install.

5. Privacy

Sun control films come in clear or dark shades. A Window tint can offer daytime privacy while allowing light into a room.

6. Safety and security

Window films prevent glass from breaking during natural calamities such as earthquakes and accidents. You have less possibility of getting injured by shards of glass; window films help keep glass shards in place.

7. Low investment

The cost of installing solar films is low when compared to other window treatments used to keep out harmful UV rays.


 Cons

Depending on where you live and the type of solar films installed, some disadvantages of using solar window films are:

1. Not all films are safe for windows. Be sure to ask our professionals to confirm best film for you. DIY install can be bubbled, hire professionals to install film prevent peeling and bubbling of solar window films.
2. Some types of sun control films absorb sunlight instead of reflecting it and transfer this heat to the window. This can damage the glass. Make sure you install high-quality solar control films on your windows.

Newco Solar Solutions provides quality solar control solutions in Surrey. We also provide window shades, wall graphics and skylight coverings. Contact us today to save on energy bills with solar control films.

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