Q. Can window film really make a difference in my electric bill?
A. Yes! Window Film will lower the heat that enters your home through your windows by up to 84%. The reduction in heat will let your air conditioner run less to keep your home cool and comfortable, prolonging the life of your a/c unit and lowering your overall electric bill.
Q. Are there any rebates or incentives available?
A. Local power companies such as O.U.C., Progress Energy, TECO, and FPL all offering rebates. Orange County has an energy saving initiative under the C.H.E.E.P. Program with a window film rebate. The federal government is also offering a tax credit on all qualified window films.
Q. What is the best window film?
A. This is a difficult question to answer because every situation is different. 3M is the original patent holder for window film. They produce some of the most dependable and reputable window films on the market today. A professional window film installation company will offer a free consultation to assess your windows and needs. At that time you will be able to see there are a lot more choices than dark or light, and shiny or black. "The best window film" is subjective to the individual needs and will be specific to each individual. Contact Tampa Bay Window Tint Specialists' window film professionals to learn more about all of the options available to you.
Q. Does window film have to look dark and shiny?
A. No! 3M offers an optically selective film that is practically clear! This line, known as Prestige, offers a natural look to your windows while still blocking up to 97% of the infrared rays. In addition, the heat and UV protection offered by Prestige will protect your interior from fading and keep your cooling costs down.
Q. Will window film keep my wood floors from fading?
A. Yes! Most window films will come with a 99% Ultra Violet protection. The U.V. protection is what is going to prevent fading in your floors, draperies, artwork, and furniture. Window film will also keep you and your loved ones safe from the harmful sun by protecting you from these cancer causing U.V. rays.