The tinted film is an innovative for sunlight and heat protection that many people have already known. Especially car tinted film which almost 100% of driver must use, but building tinted film is not as popular as a car tinted film. Because residents have more options to protect their homes from solar heat, Such as using curtains to create a lath or awning for prevent sunlight etc. So today HomeGuru will let everyone know more about the tinted film for the house to be another option for everyone to decide about “How effective will it help to protect the house from heat “
• How building tinted film help to reduce the heat?
The Properties of “Polyester” which is used in the production of window tinted film is tough, durable, high flexibility, absorbs little moisture and can withstand both high and low temperatures. For production process, it is coated with metal vapor or ceramic to help reflect the heat. It also has a UV protection in the film, so Home glass filming installation can effectively reduce the heat, the sunlight and the UV rays.
• The benefit of building tinted film
It mainly prevent the heat from the sunlight , but building tinted film have many benefits that other sunscreen materials cannot provide, and many people not expect it.
1. Reduce the danger when a glass is broken.
The properties of the polyester has a smooth surface, toughness, durability and good elasticity. It can help to hold the glass from easily cracking and prevent the glass shattering when any accidents happen. It can reduce the problem of cut or dropped by a piece of glass
2. Increase privacy to the house.
If you want to prevent excessive heat and sunlight. But still needs some light inside the house. Choosing a sunshade curtain may not answer this question much. Because using curtains need to cover all the curtains, so the sunlight cannot pass through. It different from using building tinted film. Nothing can block the sunlight. It can increase privacy to the residents of the house. Because people outside the house can’t see people who is inside the house. A black or a mercury tinted film installation also can increase privacy as well.
3. Reduce excessive sunlight
Building tinted film have the ability to filter light at various levels including intensity of 40, 60, 80 tinted film. The different intensity can reduce the different levels of excessive sunlight. Therefore should use the intensity suitable with the usage.
4. prevent UV rays to the house.
Excessive sunlight always come with UV rays that damage the skin, dullness, wrinkles, freckles and the most serious cause of skin cancer. The skin UV protection for the beauty is not everyone expect from tinted film installation but it is an advantage which other materials can’t do. It can extend the service life of home furniture not to fade, corrode or old quickly.
5. Increase cooling to the house.
It can reflect heat up to 99%, so helping to reduce the heat in the house as well as the use of blackout curtains or the installation of thermal insulation. It can handle no matter how much of the sunlight in Thailand.
6. Electricity bills saving, save money in the pocket.
The reason I dare say it can save electricity bills because when the heat in the house or building decreases. The air conditioner will not work as hard as the high temperature house. Therefore, it will extend the life of the air. It can save up to 20% of electricity bills. If calculated each month’s lower electricity bills. Tinted film installation is worthwhile in the long period because It can payback within 5 – 7 years.
• Types of building tinted films
Each type of tinted film have different advantages and disadvantages. Before deciding to buy them should know their properties first.
1. clear tinted film
It is the tinted film that especially focuses on heat protection. Can block heat and UV rays but not good as black and mercury tinted film. The highlight of this type is clear as glass. Does not obscure vision, so it suitable for showrooms, shops or restaurants because it can see the products inside the store clearly.
2. black tinted film
It coated with various heat protection agents then it change to a dark black color. It protect sunlight and UV rays better than clear tinted films. And can relieve burning sensation of the eyes. But have to make sure that the intensity is suit with the usage. Because if choosing too dark black film, it may make the house look too thick than you want.
3. Mercury tinted film
It coated with a metal heat protection. Causing the film texture glossy likes mirror. The highlight is a cheap price, good at block heat and reflect sunlight and providing a lot of privacy. But the disadvantage is too glossy can disturb your neighbors as well. Therefore, it is suitable with ground floor area with high privacy.
4. Ceramic tinted film
It is a very popular tinted film. It has a high privacy. If we see from the outside, it will have a dark black color, but very clear when seeing from inside. Different from the mercury tinted film which cannot be seen from outside and not as clear as ceramic tinted film. Another advantage is good at high heat resistance but reflects little sunlight. Therefore rarely disturb the neighbors. Moreover, the price is not very high.
• How to choose the intensity of tinted film? What should be considered?
The simple answer to consider is the direction of sunlight and the need for lighting in that area.
1. Clear tinted film
Light can pass about 70%, can prevent heat well and receive a large amount of light. It is suitable to install at a lot of light areas, such as hallways, bathrooms, work rooms or kitchens, etc.
2. Intensity 40% tinted film
The light can pass about 30-40%. This intensity level can gives an airy feeling. Suitable for living room, dining room and often used during the daytime rooms.
3. Intensity 60% tinted film
The light can pass about 15-20%. It is a medium intensity level, suitable for the area facing west. Because can get the sunlight all afternoon time.
4. intensity 80% tinted film
The light can pass only 3 – 7%, so if you need a lot of darkness and privacy. Such as a bedroom for a good relaxation or a dressing room should use this one.
The tinted film is useful. Not only prevent heat in the house, but also provides privacy, beauty, modernity and saving energy at the same times. Choosing a home tinted film following the needs of used is not difficult as you think. Just have to know the details of each type tinted film. This is for the long-term value you will receive.