Questions that we are frequently asked.

Home window tinting offers multiple advantages including energy savings, UV protection, enhanced privacy, and increased security. The right type of tint can help block up to 99% of UV rays, reduce heat transmission, and prevent easy visibility into the home, thus providing privacy during daylight hours.

There are various types of window tints available including solar control films, decorative films, privacy films, and safety/security films. Each type serves different needs, such as reducing heat gain, adding aesthetic value, enhancing privacy without sacrificing natural light, or holding glass together in case of breakage.

Most residential tints are safe for dual-pane windows, but it’s important to verify the compatibility of specific products with your window type. Not all tints are suitable for dual-pane due to potential risks of thermal breakage.

While DIY installation is possible and can be cost-effective, professional installation is recommended to ensure correct application and to avoid common mistakes such as bubbles or misalignment. Professionals have the right tools and experience to handle the installation efficiently​.

After installation, it’s important not to clean the windows for about 30 days to allow the film to cure fully. Use mild cleaning solutions and soft, clean cloths to avoid scratching the film. Avoid harsh chemicals and abrasive tools​.

High-quality residential window tint can last for many years, often over a decade, depending on the film type and exposure to environmental factors. Proper installation and maintenance are key to maximizing the lifespan of the tint​