HOW OFTEN DO YOU NEED TO REPLACE SECURITY WINDOW FILMS?

March 4, 2020 in Aggrigate, Safety And Security Film

We get a lot of inquiries about how long it will take until security window film will need to be replaced. This is a good question and the great news is–not often. This is true of most types of window film. But, security window film does have some extenuating circumstances that could mean you need to replace it more often. This is simply due to the function of the film–protection. So as you will see, the fact that you need to replace security film on your Denver building could be a very good thing. Find out why below.

SECURITY WINDOW FILM NEEDS TO BE REPLACED AFTER A BREAK-IN, ACCIDENT OR STORM

The purpose of safety and security window films is to add safety to your Denver home or business. It does this by keeping glass safely adhered to even after severe blows from a storm, intruder or accident. When the glass stays on the film it can’t fly around and hurt people. So, if you need to replace the film, it is almost always due to a catastrophic event—more likely than not the film saved lives. After such an event the window, frame, and security film need to be replaced.

SECURITY WINDOW FILM NEEDS TO BE REPLACED WHEN IT GETS OLD

Like any film on the market– window film gets old. Film on windows that face east or west especially, tend to age faster. When a window film gets visibly old due to exposure to the sun it stops being as effective. Since it is in place to protect people–this means it needs to be replaced when visibly aged or risk of injury is introduced. Here in Denver (where the sun is intense) this could happen faster than say–the Pacific Northwest. In replacement circumstances like this, you can usually keep the safety frames.

SECURITY WINDOW MAY NEED TO BE REPLACE WHEN YOU REMODEL

If you are doing a remodel on a home and need to move a window, you may have to replace your security film. This largely depends on your particular renovation. But once a security film is torn or scratched it is no longer effective. Whether or not you can use the specialty frames again depends on the and skill of your contractor and the age of the frames. Specialty security framing should be able to be used again if properly removed.

All in all–once the security film is in—it is there for a good long time–unless it saves your life. Contact us at Denver Window Tinting today to schedule a free, on-site security assessment today!

Myths and Facts about Bomb Blast Window Film

February 21, 2020 in Safety And Security Film

Public-targeted violence is on the rise. As a result, schools, churches, libraries, and government offices are calling for better security. But some security technologies (like bulletproof glass) are costly. And the funds simply aren’t there to finance these projects.

As a solution, administrators are turning to a more affordable alternative: bomb blast window film. In Denver, bomb blast window film can provide protection not only against terrorist attacks, but also every day threats as well like hail, blizzards, break-ins, and uv rays.

But is it really all that it’s cracked up to be? In other words, is it worth the cost? In this article, we’ll explore some of the common myths and facts pertaining to bomb blast prevention technology.

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Security Window Film Can Help with Accident Prevention for Denver Businesses

February 18, 2020 in Aggrigate, Safety And Security Film

We do everything that we can to help with accident prevention among our Denver businesses. From safety distraction markers to keeping your property up to code, there’s always a lot to think about and maintain when you’re a business owner. For businesses looking for preventative measures to help defend against accidents, there are actually different passive options that you can take advantage of. Security window film offers a great solution for accident prevention in your commercial property.

The Advantages of Security Window Film for Your Denver Business

One of the great benefits of security window film is its ability to aid in accident prevention. There are numerous things that can be out of your control, leading to glass breakage on your property. Broken glass is actually the most significant cause of serious injury and blast-related death. By mitigating this risk, broken glass can’t pose a threat to your guests, staff members, and any other building occupants. This also keeps your property valuables safe, making cleanup after an accident much easier while minimizing your operational downtime. In addition to accident prevention, security window film also provides comprehensive protection against smash-and-grab robberies, burglaries, break-ins, natural disasters, severe weather, and more. This invisible, passive security system won’t interfere with the look of your windows and provides the most effective security.

Work with Denver’s Preferred Security Window Film Contractors

Denver Window Tinting is honored to be the preferred security window film contractor serving the state of Colorado. With the most extensive selection of security window film, we ensure that we’ll have the right investment for your business. We’ve helped a multitude of commercial properties with their security needs and would love the opportunity to help you discover all the different options available for your business.

For more information regarding commercial security window film, please contact us!

Window Film Care & Maintenance: What You Need to Know

January 24, 2020 in Window Tint and Film

Tinting your windows is undoubtedly the best way to improve the energy efficiency of your home or building. If you live in Denver, chances are, you know just how uncomfortable it can get with single pane windows. Single pane glass simply does not have the power to combat the intense weather that we get in the Mile High City. Window film is the fastest and most cost-effective way to remedy issues with insulation.

But what kind of maintenance and upkeep is required afterwards? Once the installation is complete, what are the next steps? Do you need to clean the film regularly, and if so, how? Are there any special products or treatments you need to use to keep it in good condition? Here’s everything you need to know about window film maintenance, explained by our Denver team.

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5 Benefits of Window Tint for Homes

January 13, 2020 in Aggrigate, Window Tinting Benefits

Something every homeowner should consider is the incredibly beneficial window upgrade of window tint. The reason for this is just as it sounds–films and tints provide several benefits for homes–no matter what climate. From adding more money to your wallet each month to making your home a more comfy place to live–window film is an all-around amazing home improvement. Just look at all the incredible benefits listed below!

  1. UV Protection: The sun’s rays are harmful and can even be deadly to those susceptible to skin cancers. This is a good reason why sun protection window film is a good idea. It is the invisible barrier between yourself and the sun’s detrimental UV rays you need. It protects from 99.9% of the sun’s rays and even had an SPF 1000.
  2. Privacy: In bathrooms and kitchens privacy is a coveted thing. Because most windows face towards your neighbors. Using window film on windows that allow in the eyes of your neighbors is an affordable idea. Much more affordable than textured glass. It blocks unwanted views from coming in and keeps your home private. Plus, decorative window film lets in plenty of natural light.
  3. Fade Resistance: Hardwood floors, wood, and leather furniture all fade beneath UV light. So, window film, which blocks 99.9% of the UV rays that cause fading is a great way to protect the hard-won furnishings in your home you value and love: artwork, furnishing, rugs, and floors included.
  4. Savings on Energy Bills: Heating your home in the winter or cooling it in summer can get expensive. Each season there is a new reason for high energy bills. A way to avoid these high bills is to make your home energy-efficient. Window film readily does this by lowering solar heat gain and trapping in heated and/or cooled air. It is one of the most affordable ways to get the most energy efficiency for your home.
  5. More Home Comfort: Intense glare and rooms that are too hot or cold make your home less comfortable. Window tint is a quick and easy solution to each of these issues. It keeps the sun from wreaking havoc on your home because window film stops glare and evens out temperatures and allows you to utilize any room in your home any time of day.

For more information on window tinting and it’s benefits for your Denver home, contact us at Denver Window Tinting today!

Case Study: Hotel Captures Stunning Views While Blocking Harsh UV Rays

January 2, 2020 in Aggrigate, Glare Reducing Window Tinting

Our company recently finished a successful commercial project for a local Mariott hotel in Denver. We’re honored to have had the opportunity to find the right solution for their property’s concerns. This newer hotel consisted of a lot of windows throughout their common areas. The windows were wonderful for capturing the mountain views but created serious glare issues during the middle of the day. This made these common areas unenjoyable for guests. That’s when they contacted us to find a way to make their space more functional.

The Advantages of Hotel Window Film for Denver Properties

Hotel window film was the perfect solution to their problems. Window treatments would have needed manual operation throughout the day which would’ve resulted in high labor costs. They also would’ve blocked their mountain views which wasn’t ideal at all. Window film offered a way to reduce glare without blocking their views or manual operation. This was the best solution for their problem, providing great UV protection to prevent their new floors and furniture from fading. Hotel window film kept their views optically clear while enabling guests to use these common areas at all times of the day. One of the challenges we encountered in this project was that they wanted to keep their exterior the same, so we had to find the right product that wasn’t dark enough to change the look of their property.

Work with Denver’s Preferred Hotel Window Film Experts

Denver Window Tinting is honored to be the preferred hotel window film experts serving the Denver metro area. We’ve worked with countless hotels throughout the nation in their effort to create more accommodating, comfortable spaces for their guests. We offer free on-site consultations for all of our commercial clients.

For more information regarding hotel window film for your Denver property, please contact us!

WHAT IS THE BEST WINDOW FILM FOR PRIVACY?

September 12, 2019 in Aggrigate, Privacy And Decorative Window Film

Privacy is one of our top requests here at Denver Window Tinting. Because privacy window film is affordable and gets the job the done. It is a way to get the look and function of real glass–without the high costs. On top of being affordable, window film for privacy is a fast–done in as little as an hour. In this short time, our installers can transform your Denver home’s bathroom, entryway or any other area into a private to semi-private area. Plus, privacy window film gives you most of the benefits of regular window film like energy-efficiency and UV protection. Finally, there are so many lovely patterns, textures, and colors to choose from. But which window film is best for privacy in your Denver home? Below we listed our top picks in the pattern, texture and etched category.

BEST PRIVACY WINDOW FILM PATTERN FOR YOUR DENVER HOME

We come across a ton of amazing patterns bein in the window film biz. But easily one of our favorites is the Organic Cotton pattern. It seems to go with any decor. In today’s world of modern films, you can accomplish almost any look you are trying for with this HD film. The classic criss-cross pattern that blocks out nearly any glances from the outside but still lets in a lot of natural light into your Denver home.

BEST TEXTURED WINDOW FILM FOR YOUR DENVER HOME

Textured window film for home decor works great plus it serves just as well for privacy. It is soft and lends an elegant touch to any part of your Denver home. Plus, it is much lower in price than actual textured glass but with the same power to transform. Matrix White Matte epitomizes the impact of window film on modern style and function. It gives the benefits of window film but also the look of actual textured glass.

BEST LIGHT DIFFUSING WINDOW FILM FOR PRIVACY IN YOUR DENVER HOME

When buying privacy film, you want to be sure to take advantage of one of its major benefits–it doesn’t block out natural light. This is what light-diffusing films are great at. They let the rays of the sun shine into your home, but stille give you plenty of coverage. Fine Crystal Frost is a lovely light-diffusing film and mimics the look of actual frosted glass but you will definitely know the difference when you see the price. Since window film has a significantly lower cost than real glass.

Denver Home Window Tinting For Your Privacy Window Film

While these patterns and textures are some that we love for privacy in homes here in Denver, the sky is truly the limit with decorative window film. For more information on these films or to start customizing a decorative film of your own–reach out to us today!

Does Window Film Actually Save Money?

September 1, 2019 in Energy Efficient Window Tinting, Residential Window Film

Can you imagine driving your car without a tinted windshield? All of the sunlight and glare would make it almost impossible to see. And you can imagine how hot it would get during the summer. Well, just like your car, your home also needs protection from the sun. Without any kind of covering or treatment on your windows, you’re likely to experience the same adverse effects at home.

It’s true that installing window film for your Denver home is one of the best ways to reduce glare and improve comfort. But does window film actually save money? Homeowners who have never had their windows tinted are usually skeptical at first. But once they see the jaw-dropping change in their energy bill, they’re glad they made the investment. Here’s how much you can expect to save with window film for your home.

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Save Money With Energy-Efficient Window Film for Breckenridge Homes and Businesses

August 28, 2019 in Aggrigate, Energy Efficient Window Tinting

Homes and businesses throughout the Breckenridge area can experience heat issues during the summer months. With gorgeous, sunny weather that brings in a variety of tourists to this mountain town, keeping everyone happy and comfortable may seem like a financial burden. Luckily, energy-conserving solutions are available for residential and commercial properties. Energy-efficient window film provides a great, effective way for reducing your energy costs while keeping all building occupants satisfied.

The Benefits of Energy-Efficient Window Film for Your Breckenridge Property

Energy-efficient window film offers an affordable way to address heat gain from your property’s windows. The Department of Energy estimates that approximately 30% of all your cooling efforts go right out the window. By adding this significant layer of solar heat rejection technology, window film can effectively address this problem. Homeowners and business owners usually experience a 30% savings during the summer months along with a 10% to 15% savings during the winter months. Energy-efficient window film prevents hold/cold spots throughout your property, helping better regulate the consistency of your property’s internal temperature. With UV blocking and glare reduction qualities, window film can help save money by preventing permanent sun damage while improving comfort. A full return on investment can easily be achieved in three years or less, offering a great ROI when compared to other energy-saving solutions.

Work with Breckenridge’s Trusted Window Film Contractor

Denver Window Tinting is honored to provide extensive window film services for homes and businesses throughout the Breckenridge area. With the best selection of energy-efficient window films available, we’ve partnered with only the best window film manufacturers to provide you with premium solutions. We also offer comprehensive energy audits for those interested in learning more about their energy usage. Work with our energy experts to find the right investment for you.

For more information regarding energy-efficient window film for your property, please contact us!

 

What Are the Best Energy-Saving Window Film Brands?

August 21, 2019 in Aggrigate, Energy Efficient Window Tinting

Once you’ve decided that window film is a great option for your home or business, there are definite steps you should take in order to find the best investment. Doing research on what different brands have to offer can be really beneficial considering there are so many various manufacturers out there. Based on all of our residential and commercial experience, we’ve compiled some of our favorite energy-saving window film brands. Here are the best energy-efficient window film options for your Denver property:

The Best Energy-Saving Window Film Brands for Denver Homes and Businesses

  1. Huper Optik: With a devotion to sustainability, Huper Optik offers green solutions that can improve any home or business. They have a comprehensive line of energy efficiency films that utilize different materials and technology so that property owners can find the best option for them. From reflective metalized films to polyester-based, optically clear window film, Huper Optik has you covered.
  2. Vista: Known for their extensive residential window film lines, Vista provides numerous ways for homeowners to save money. With incredible options that improve your home’s comfort while lowering HVAC consumption, we love the diversity when it comes to aesthetics.
  3. 3M: We always like recommending 3M due to their premium energy efficiency options. From the Thinsulate series that helps properties in dual-climate weather to the Sun Control series that offers high solar rejection properties, 3M is a great investment for any homeowner or business owner.

Work with Denver’s Leading Energy-Saving Window Film Contractor

Denver Window Tinting is honored to provide leading energy efficiency solutions for Colorado homes and businesses. We offer energy audits for those looking for accurate ROIs and a better understanding of their property’s energy usage. Work with incredible contractors that can provide the best recommendations.

For more information regarding energy-efficient window film, please contact us!

 

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