All about Window Tinting
The sun is the principal source of energy to the Earth but in recent years, it has also become one of the causes of skin cancer and this is all down to the depletion of the ozone layer, allowing more of the sun on the earth. People have always found a way to avoid the menace of the sun, the invention and use of sun umbrellas, sunglasses, face caps, tinted windows etc… This article aims to give an overview of what should be known about window tinting, the installation cost, the benefits, both in terms of security and health and the installation procedure.
Window tinting was introduced in the 1960s but has evolved ever since to accommodate modern needs. Most modern commercial buildings and even residential buildings have lots of glass windows and the sun is not as friendly as it once was. Window tinting involves covering glass windows with dark films, which may be thick or thin depending on the need of building owner or occupant.
Installation of window tint
Installing window tinting Las Vegas in your building is very easy and can be done in two ways, the DIY approach or the contracting of a professional installer. The do-it-yourself approach is far cheaper but if one feels he or she is not up to the task then expert installation is the way to go.
Installation cost of window tint
Just as mentioned earlier, there is expert installation done by a professional installer and a DIY approach. The DIY approach can cost as low as $1-$5 per square foot while the expert installation can cost as much as $5-$12 per square foot and in some cases more, depending on the company providing the expert or the positioning and location of windows. If the windows to be tinted on positioned very high or in angles not convenient, then the cost of installation will be higher.
Another determinant of the installation cost is the kind of material to be used, different films are used for window tinting and their costs are varied. There are decorative films, security films, night vision etc… and they all cost differently.
Benefits of window tint
The most recognized benefit of window tinting is the reduction of the effect of the sun, most tinted windows help reduce greatly the amount of sunlight entering the house and this is important because too much sunlight causes skin cancer, encourages fading of furniture and increases the temperature of the room or apartment. The increase in room temperature demands more from air conditioners which in turn results in high electricity bills.
Another benefit of installing window tint is privacy and security, one can monitor outside his apartment just by viewing from his window with no one knowing and this is great for security. If security is in mind, darker films or security films are installed on windows.
Window tinting Las Vegas is an absolute necessity in buildings with a lot of glass windows and getting them installed is very simple and the installation cost is pocket-friendly.