UV Window Film
UV window film installation for Charlottesville and Richmond VA area residents and businesses.
Reasons to Install UV Window Film
For Your Health – According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, few people realize UV Blocking window film provides protection by blocking 99.9% of UVA radiation.
Ultraviolet A rays are 30 to 50 times more prevalent and are present during all daylight hours throughout the year. 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.
Fading Floors – Prolonged exposure to the sun can cause furniture, artwork, flooring and even expensive window treatments to lose color and break down over time. But even more critical is the increased risk of skin cancer and premature skin aging, caused by harmful UV rays entering through the windows of your home. Now, UV Blocking Window Films give you an easy, economical way to protect your furnishings – and your family – from the damaging effects of the sun, while allowing you to enjoy all the beauty and brilliance of natural sunlight.
Fading Furnishings – What is it about constant sun exposure that makes furnishings and memorabilia fade? UV rays are the principle cause of fading. Solar heat continually heats fabrics and other surfaces, which can accelerate breakdown and discoloration over time. Visible light can accelerate fading.
Public and Private owners of historic building — are dedicated to perpetuating and revitalizing Virginia’s cultural, architectural and historic heritage ensuring historic places remain an integral part of the lives of present and future generations.
Glass Windows and Doors Require Special Consideration — to maintain preservation standards. The Secretary of the Interior ‘Standards for Rehabilitation & Illustrated Guidelines on Sustainability for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings’ for windows provides specific recommendations to protect the ‘historic’ look when upgrading windows.
A Viable Solution for Mitigating Damage Caused by UV Rays — protecting irreplaceable furnishings and interiors. Many Restoration and Preservation Directors are using Window Film as a solution for blocking UV rays while maintaining the historic aesthetics of the building.
Unique Windows Designs are More Challenging — Architects and artisans designed windows with arches, angles, and many small panes that require special handling to maintain the design and the integrity of the window.
Clear View Window Film Solutions has the experience — and the skill required to property apply window film to historic windows. We’ve worked with local Restoration & Preservation Directors at Monticello, Montpelier, the University of Virginia, and Washington Lee University.