Why Blocking UV Rays From Your Salt Lake City Home Matters
If you have recently purchased or remodeled your Salt Lake City home, or are looking at some new furniture, you may also want to think about how you can protect these investments for years to come. One way to do so is by using window films. Window Films Salt Lake City offers a variety of window films, including UV blocking window film. There are many benefits to UV blocking window film including:
Protection For Your Home And Family From UV Rays
Ultraviolet radiation can impact us both in the summer hiking in the Salt Lake Valley or in the winter skiing in Park City. For these activities, most Salt Lake City residents know very well the importance of putting on sunscreen to prevent their skin from prematurely aging or worse, getting skin cancer. It might not be as commonly known that you are still susceptible to the damaging effects of ultraviolet rays indoors when sunlight pours in through windows. The Skin Cancer Foundation recommends the use of UV blocking window films to protect against UV rays indoors.
UV blocking window films also extend the life of your home whether you have carpet or hardwood floors as well as upholstery and wooden furniture by protecting them from sun-induced discoloration. UV rays are the principle cause of color fading and combined with solar heat and visible light, accelerates the breaking down of materials. UV blocking window films screen out 99.9% of UV rays, protecting you from its detrimental effects.
Reduction Of Energy Use
In addition to protecting your family and your home from the UV radiation, UV blocking window films also reduce energy use. You can save up to 50% on cooling costs for your home by controlling hotspots receiving direct sunlight from windows that cause unwanted heat to enter your home. This added benefit of having UV blocking window film installed could mean vast savings for years to come.
Additional Indoor Living Comforts
What’s great about UV blocking window film is that you block out harmful ultraviolet rays without having to sacrifice on a fantastic view of the mountains surrounding Salt Lake City. Window films are designed to allow a comfortable amount of sunlight in so that you don’t need to hide in the dark on a beautiful, sunny day.
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When considering UV blocking window film, you need look no further than Window Film Salt Lake City. One of our trained and experienced window film installation professionals can assess the needs of your home in a free consultation, so contact us today!