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In recent years, home window tinting has become increasingly popular in many types of home decor, especially since more homeowners have recognized the many benefits associated with tinting the windows in their homes. However, before heading to your local hardware store to inquire about types of window tinting, you should consider both the advantages and disadvantages of home window tinting.
Advantages of Home Window Tinting
Following are some of the main advantages you receive with home window tinting:
Lower Energy Bills: window tinting can result in significant cost savings when it comes to heating and cooling your home, which can save you money on monthly electricity bills.
Temperature: many window tints reflect a certain amount of light, which can keep your home cooler. Additionally, large pieces of furniture in your home do not get as warm during the day, which can help keep your home more comfortable during summer months.
Longer-Lasting Furniture: tinted windows can block incoming ultra-violet (UV) light that can damage your furniture and fabrics over time, which can make the items in your home last longer.
Disadvantages of Home Window Tinting
Following are some common disadvantages you may encounter with home window tinting:
Less Effective at Night: while tinted windows provide great daytime privacy, people can still see into your home at night if you have lights on in a room.
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Thanks for going over the pros and cons of home window tinting. The house that I just moved into has amazing natural light, but I think that I might want to tone it down a little with some tinting. I like that it can lower energy bills, and even help furniture last longer. Thanks for the info!
The windows in my home aren’t tinted but it seems like it could provide a lot of benefit. It seems like tinting could be worth the investment over time since it would help to lower the energy bills. It would also be nice to lower the temperature of the home without having to us the AC as often. Thanks for the helpful article.
I know my house could benefit from tinting because of how hot it always gets during the day. We don’t like to run the cooler, but we have to or the windows let in too much heat. If tinting can do anything to stop that, I’m on board. It might also stop the glare of the sun reflecting off of the floor a little bit too.
There has been reports of a peeping tom running amok in our neighborhood. I think that having the windows tinted would give us peace of mind that this person won’t be able to see what’s going on in our house. I also like how you mention that it can help lower your energy bills which would be nice in the long run!
This is some great information, and I appreciate your point that window tinting can lower your energy bills. My husband and I have been looking for ways to improve our home and increase energy efficiency, and we want to start with smaller projects first. Window tinting isn’t too big of a project, so we’ll definitely look into having that done so we can start lowering our energy bills. Thanks for the great post!