Atlantic Sun Control, Northern Virginia window film company, recently released a blog post to educate people — both homeowners and commercial building owners — about the pros and cons of heat control window film.
The blog explains that one of the main benefits of this type of window film is the fact that it can better protect a building's windows while still letting in sunlight. It can also help significantly reduce a company's energy costs (e.g. air conditioning) and give anyone who enters the building in question a more pleasant experience. Other pros of heat control window film include the fact that it rejects the sun's powerful UV rays, which means furnishings like rugs, paintings and furniture can be better protected against fading. This type of window film also helps reduce glare, so anyone indoors watching a computer or TV screen doesn't have to strain his/her eyes as much.
One of the primary cons of heat control window film is the fact that it is very thin and therefore does not offer as much protection from sunlight as shades or blinds do. It also does not provide as much privacy as blinds or shades, unless it comes in a very dark color. It is also difficult to remove and is not an ideal option for anyone who travels for extended periods of time, as windows can become more easily damaged during the wintertime. Heat control window film will also make it more obvious that the owner of a building is away and can thus make said building more susceptible to burglaries.
Atlantic Sun Control has been named Vista's top dealer of window film volume in county for many years. It boasts accreditations from the International Window Film Association, Llumar Magnum, Madico and Hanita Tech and is a member of the Better Business Bureau, the Property Management Association and the Association of Interior Designers. ASC's window films provide buildings with the best warranties and protections in the industry, and the company's founders — Brien Looney and Chris Baccus, who founded the company in 1991 — serve customers within a 75-mile radius of the Washington, D.C. metro area, including the majority of Maryland and Virginia. Call them today at 703-687-0154 or contact them online at https://atlanticsun.net for more information or to request an estimate. ASC is located at 8621 Quarry Road, Manassas, Virginia 20110 and also has offices in Ashburn and Bethesda.