Dallas is notorious for its hot, humid summers. Most days are sunny, which means you have to be careful about UV rays. But even in your home, UV rays still pose a considerable risk since they can infiltrate your interior by entering your windows. That’s why now is a good time to install UV blocking window film for your Dallas home, before summertime arrives.Continue reading »
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What is RF Blocking Window Film?May 23, 2021 in Aggrigate, UV/UVB/ RF Blocking Window Tint
Here in a relatively large city like Dallas, there are radio frequency (RF) waves bombarding us at all times from various sources. This is true in almost any city due to population density and technology. As such, usually the closer you are to a city center the more RF you are exposed to. While this type of wave is for the most part harmless–some people react poorly to it and in large doses, close, consistent doses there is some anecdotal evidence it could cause harm. It also poses a security threat to your Dallas home or business. Read below to find out more
RF Blocking Window Film for Better Health
RF radiation could be detrimental to health because of the low-energy type of wave it is. It is not high energy like other types of waves like “non-ionizing radiation”/infrared and visible light. However, it carries more energy than more harmless rays frequency radiation types. This type of wave typically can cause heat in the body, especially when a person is nearby for an extended amount of time to a tower or radio source. This could, potentially cause harm to the human body but no research is clear as to how much if at all. So, to be clear, these waves should not be considered extremely harmful to humans at this time. As mentioned.. anecdotally, there is a vague link to RF exposure and poor human health conditions like headaches, ear ringing, and blurry vision. The closer to a radio broadcasting source someone live, the higher the chance that RF waves affect them and the solution to this could be RF blocking window film. It blocks these waves through when applied to windows of homes and businesses. Customers with this technology often report feeling better from this additional layer of RF protection
RF Blocking Window Film for Better Cyber Security
In regards to security. RF films have long been used by companies, specifically those who work for or are part of the US government. RF window films allow them to protect very sensitive classified information from espionage. However, in a new digital era, this type of film is being deployed to protect the digital information entering and leaving homes in Dallas and other cities across the US. It very well could become a new reality. This is because windows without RF protection are proving to be susceptible to cyber intrusion and hacking of wifi and/or wireless networks. The way RF window films protect is by stopping the intrusion at the source– your windows. Typically RF penetration through building materials is not very good–so criminals target glass windows to gather sensitive data. Although these films are not commonly used in homes in Dallas, for companies that need very high cyber-security protection they are used frequently and have been for some time: military, military contractors, and cyber companies. Over the next decade or some other businesses may very well be adopted RF Blocking window film technology too. Any company that handles secure information like banks, government agencies and even healthcare organizations are all targets for cybercriminals. Also, as the number of people working from home increases, RF films may become the new norm for those who work with large amounts of private data.
For more information on what RF Blocking Window Film can and can’t do–reach out to us today for a free, onsite consultation
Top Choices for Fade Prevention Window Film in Dallas for 2021January 27, 2021 in Aggrigate, Residential Window Film, UV/UVB/ RF Blocking Window Tint
Fading is one of those events you just don’t notice until it’s already happened. By the time that you see the lines on your hardwood floors or the discoloration in your sofa, it’s already too late. That’s why when it comes to fading, it’s best to be as preventative as possible. Continue reading »
How Window Film Can Defend Your Dallas Home from UV RadiationOctober 28, 2020 in Aggrigate, UV/UVB/ RF Blocking Window Tint
In a day and age where the sun and heat in Dallas are more frequent and powerful than ever, blocking UV rays streaming into your home is a “must-do”. Of course, some blinds and curtains can block out the sun some-what effectively. However, these only take care of part of the problem and only partially at that. The fact of the matter is that UV radiation on windows seeps through and in between and curtains and blinds do nothing to battle solar heat gains (an expensive side-effect of UV radiation. For a thorough solution to UV radiation coming through your Dallas home’s windows–the best defense is UV blocking Window Film. Read below to find out how it works.
Window Film Protects Skin and Eyes From UV Radiation
Our skin and eyes are drastically affected negatively by UV radiation. It is known to cause blurred vision, headaches, and much, much worse–cancers of the skin and eyes. This is why UV blocking window films that block 99.9% of the harmful UV radiation beaming into your Dallas home, are one of the more effective ways to protect you and your family from UV harm.
Window Film Protects Home Furnishings
Just like human skin is susceptible to UV radiation through your Dallas home’s windows, so too are the furnishings and finishes in your home. Upholstery and wood floors will fade if left under the unchecked rays of the sun and curtains and blinds do little to help, plus, block views. UV blocking window film, on the other hand, protects your furnishings from the UV radiation that will lead to their untimely end while still allowing in the harmless natural light of the sun!
Window Film Reduces UV Heat Gain on Home Windows
As mentioned, curtains and blinds do nothing to battle solar heat gain on your Dallas home windows. This means hot air transfers from outside to the indoors. When UV radiation heats up your home, your HVAC needs to work harder to cool it. This leads to higher utility bills and costly repairs to HVAC units. WIndow film is a cost-effective way to control solar heat gains and save yourself time and money in repairs.
For more information on window film to protect against UV radiation–contact us today!
What is the best window film for cold weather?September 4, 2019 in Aggrigate, UV/UVB/ RF Blocking Window Tint, Window Tint Pricing
The Dallas ice storms are predicted to be bad this yeat but you wouldn’t know it from the heat we have right now. However, that chill is for sure on its way; so while it may be hard to think about fall home improvements right now– it is actually the perfect time. You can start by doing some research right here and now. Because as it happens, window film is one of the best improvements as a barrier against the cold weather. And it saves you money too. Add on an ROI in about 3 years and the fact that it makes you Dallas home more comfortable and you have a winner. But how do you decide which climate control window film is right for your Dallas home this upcoming winter? We have some advice on that and to help you get started we have outlined 3 of our favorite winter window films to keep out the chill.
Professional Picks For Cold Weather Window Films
- 3M Thinsulate: 3M Thinsulate is one of the most powerful home window films on the market when it comes to climate control. It both keeps at bay and traps in warm air A four-season film, 3M Thinsulate makes for incredible insulation for your Dallas windows. Meaning it excels at retaining the air you pay to heat while keeping the chill of winter out. Plus, you get the amazing benefits of a solar film too– like glare reduction and UV Protection.
- EnerLogic 70: This notably energy-efficient window film stands up to Dallas’s cold air and looks spectacular too. Since the visible light transmission of this film is about 70%, you will get plenty of lovely natural light. But it this film is more than just a pretty face–It excels at blocking cold air from seeping in. One of the best films for saving money, Enerlogic 70 can reduce heating costs by as much as 10 percent in cold weather climates and save 33 percent more energy in winter than other films.
- SolarGard: Ideal for colder climates, SolarGard window films are perfect for homes that use more heating than cooling throughout the year. Designed to do more than just control the sun’s rays, it seals in the air you pay to heat during the winter months. Even when temperatures get downright fridged, SolarGard window film keeps the cold at bay and heat from escaping. Plus, it helps protects your furniture from fading.
To learn more about the films above that are tough on cold air or other winter weather window film suggestions contact Window Film Dallas today!
The Top 3 Benefits Of UV Blocking Window FilmAugust 30, 2018 in Aggrigate, UV/UVB/ RF Blocking Window Tint
Here in Dallas, it sometimes gets so hot that it feels almost impossible to walk even just a few blocks when the sun is shining strong. Besides light and heat, the sun also radiates ultraviolet rays that are known to be harmful. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends using UV blocking window films to protect against these powerful rays. Here are the benefits of using UV blocking window film:
Stop UV Ray Damage To You And Your Home
90% of all skin cancers can be connected to UV radiation according to the Archives of Dermatology. We are at risk of UV radiation damage even when we are indoors if we are under direct natural light. Natural light can be filtered to be safe by using UV blocking window film so that you and your family reduce the risk of skin cancer. Those with solar sensitivity will be happy to know that these films can also be applied to their cars and offices as well.
UV blocking window films can also extend the life of your furniture, flooring, and works of art by reducing sun-related fading and discoloration. While these window films may simply look like a clear layer, they are in fact constructed with nano-technology to reject the sun’s infrared light.
Improve The Indoor Ambiance Of Your Dallas Home
When the sun is shining too brightly, it can be hard to see indoors, especially if you are trying to view something a screen, like your smartphone or computer monitor. You may reach out to close your curtains in order to reduce any glares, but sacrifice any natural light in the meanwhile. With UV blocking window film, you can have both natural light and glare-free screens in your home.
An overabundance of sunlight coming in may also mean you are uncomfortably warm at certain times of the day. UV blocking window film also limits excess heat from coming in through windows and glass doors so that there are no uncomfortable hot spots.
Cut On Energy Costs For Your Home
UV blocking window film reduces hot spots so that you can lower temperatures in your home without increasing energy costs for air conditioning. The amount you save on cooling your home could potentially pay off the cost of the window films in just a few years’ time.
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3 Ways Installing Window Film in Dallas Homes Can Improve Your Family’s HealthJuly 9, 2018 in Aggrigate, UV/UVB/ RF Blocking Window Tint
Dallas homeowners are constantly looking for ways to improve their family’s health. With so many health-conscious options out there, finding effective, affordable solutions is always top priority. Window film actually presents a great opportunity to improve family health while providing other benefits that can actually help save money. From RF blocking window film to UV blocking window film, Window Film Dallas has the largest selection of window film solutions that promote family health.
Health Benefits of Window Film for You and Your Dallas Family
RF blocking window film is a necessity for those who are sensitive in to RF radiation. Those sensitive to RF radiation can experience a whole range of different undesirable conditions and symptoms that really interfere with day-to-day life. RF blocking window film eliminates these issues, helping those who suffer from this condition sleep through the night and improve their daily lives. UV blocking film is definitely a necessity for Dallas families. The Skin Cancer Foundation actually recommends the installation of UV blocking window film on all residences due to its effectiveness. By blocking out 99.9% of UV rays, this health-conscious product deters serious health conditions including skin cancer, cataracts, eye disease, premature aging, as well as immune system suppression. Glare reduction window film optimizes home comfort while preventing severe headaches and squinting associated with glare.
Installation Process for Window Film in Your Dallas Home
Window Film Dallas has the most advanced team of window film contractors in the Dallas area. We’re here to help you navigate all the different window film solutions available to your family while helping you prioritize your goals and required health benefits. We provide stress-free installation that minimizes downtime and utilizes all the cutting-edge glass primers and strengtheners.
For more information regarding window film health benefits for your Dallas family, please contact us or call: (972) 665-7461
Learn How Window Film Stops Your Dallas Home Furnishings From FadingMay 8, 2018 in Aggrigate, UV/UVB/ RF Blocking Window Tint
Why Your Dallas Home Furnishings Need Protection From UV Rays
Even here in Texas, where it almost never gets cold, you can tell that spring is here and people are excited about summer. The hot and bright days of summer are fast approaching and as a Texan, you likely love the sun–that is why you live here. That is a good thing too because we get plenty of it. However, as wonderful as the Texas sun is, it is pretty well known that the sun’s rays are anything but harmless–in fact, they are downright dangerous to human skin and home furnishings. That’s right, those sun rays pouring through your home windows have a pretty significant downside–the harmful UV rays and radiation they bring with them. They are severely detrimental to you and what’s more, for almost every item, big and small, in your Dallas home too. UV rays cause furniture, flooring, upholstery, and artwork to fade and deteriorate-quickly and forever. There simply is no fixing sun damage, so all those items you have worked so hard to furnish your home with are all but lost. However, there is something you can do to protect them because just like there is sunblock for your skin, there is a sunblock (of sorts) for your home furnishings too in the form of–window tinting.
How Window Film Works To Protect Your Dallas Home Furnishings From The Sun
Fading and discoloration are horrible and eventually lead to the deterioration of wood, fabric, or paint itself. This type of damage is conclusively linked directly to the effects of sunlight on your belongings. The three main components of sunlight that destroy your home furnishings and accessories are UVA rays, UVB rays, and infrared radiation. Even when it is overcast UV rays are actively working to harm your furnishings. This is why you need protection from the sun 24/7, all year long–especially in Texas where the sun never really goes away. The only and best solution to furniture fading and wood floors is window film. It blocks 99.9% of rays and radiation–Low-E windows only block about 85%. This is because Low E windows, while effective at keeping heat in, leave much to be desired when dealing with intense solar radiation i.e. UV, UVA, and UVB rays. The best part about using a quality window film like Vista, 3M or Llumar, to reject 99.9% of the sun’s harmful rays and protect your furnishings is there is never a loss of view or clarity. Actually, window film improves your view because it stops the glare that would normally make keeping the curtains open impossible.
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Don’t let the sun ruin the beautiful home you have worked hard to create–contact us at, Window Film Dallas for a free consultation and to find out just how easy and cost-effective it is to keep yourself, your family and the furnishings you have worked hard to get safe from the sun!