Finally, you have installed window film in your home or business space and are enjoying the privacy and other benefits that come from it. Window films are a smart and cost effective way to reduce the amount of sun that enters into your room or office, which results in saving of energy and money. Decorative window films on glass panels in offices or at home are a subtle way to make the space look more classy and modern.
Taking care of a window film is easy, but their are a few vital tips that one should keep in mind.
- No Ammonia
All window films require cleaning on a regular basis. Windows will have dust, fingerprints and smudges on it. Use a mild cleaning agent, making sure that it does not contain ammonia. Ammonia can discolor the tint of the window film and reduce adhesion. Also, in case of decorative window films, avoid using bleach for cleaning.
- Soft Cloth or a Sponge
While cleaning, if you use a harsh piece of cloth on your window film it is sure to leave scratches behind. Thus, always use a soft cloth or a sponge with a mild cleaning agent, to clean your window films. For best results mix dish soap with warm water and use with soft piece of cloth or a sponge.
- Professional Installation
This is very important. Make sure that installation of window films in your home or office space is done by a trained professional. If it is not installed properly, the window film can be distorted and look unpleasant which will definitely lower the aesthetic appeal. Ask your agent about previous projects and visit the site if you can. Also, a professional agent will guide you through the process of selecting the perfect film for your windows according to requirements and budgets.
- No sharp objects
This one is very obvious, but also very important. Do not use any sharp objects like razor blades, scrapers, bristle brushes, etc. while cleaning the window film. Sharp edges will scratch the film beyond repair which can only be rectified by replacing the film for the whole window. You will have to make a call to your installation agent for this.
- Keep in Mind
The window film may not require fancy maintenance equipment, but it does need regular care and precautions. Your window film, be it solar, security or decorative, needs your attention.
Window films have amazing benefits in its simplicity. They block harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun, which ultimately decreases the heat and light in the room, reducing the electricity bill for cooling and saving energy too. It provides an aesthetic appeal to your home and office, making them look more professional and stylish. Custom made decorative window films are the trend of the time. It increases privacy and security of your space from weather conditions and other factors that may affect from outside. Also, window films help protect the items inside your home or office as prolonged exposure to heat and light of the sun can damage goods and furnishings. It is truly a smart solution.