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Damaging UV Rays

According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, few people realize window film provides UV protection by blocking 99.9% of UVA radiation.

At least 50% of ultraviolet A rays can pass through windows.  Window film is an effective solution, offering substantial indoor protection by blocking up to 99.9% of UV radiation.  Ultraviolet A rays are 30 to 50 times more prevalent and are present during all daylight hours throughout the year.  Window film helps provide UV protection from the suns rays that damaging both your skin and your belongings.

Indoor workers stationed near windows have significantly more wrinkled, rough-textured, and sagging skin on the side of the face closer to the window. Today, however, UV protection residential and commercial film is available for home and office. UV absorbers, added during film manufacturing creates window films that range from clear to varied tints.  The benefits allow you to maintain beautiful views, just the right amount of light, while protecting family at home and at your business.  Installers apply window film on the interior glass surface of the windows from flat sheets. Window film helps prevent sunburn and skin cancer, as well as the brief daily UV exposures that accelerate skin aging over time.

  • Chronic exposure to UVA rays through windows may accelerate skin aging by 5 to 7 years.
  • More than 90 percent of skin cancers and the visible signs of skin aging, are caused by the sun.

The benefits of installing window film go beyond UV protection indoors.  Window film can also reduce energy costs.  In hot weather, window film cuts down heat in the home and in cold weather it reflects interior heat back into the home.  Additionally, engineered safety and security films can greatly reduce the chances of break-ins, property damage, and even personal injury resulting from broken glass.  Schedule your Free Consultation today!

 

 

2018-05-24T16:17:54-05:00May 17th, 2018|Sun/Comfort Control|