It really does make a massive difference!
After procrastinating for years about our own Signwise workshop windows (we face North, overlooking Hagley Park in Christchurch), we have finally tinted our office windows. (Plumbers with squeaky taps etc).
I am writing this in November so summer is not yet upon us but already the impact on the level of comfort in the office has been remarkable. The mirror tint we have used has already generated several benefits:
Admittedly, applying window tint is not an inexpensive option and in simple economic terms will take some years to pay for itself. However, if you factor in the more complicated benefits around staff welfare and comfort (and the reduction in complaints I receive) it is actually a bit of a no-brainer and something we should have done years ago.
You can tackle the application process yourself – obviously we would prefer to do it for you but it can be done, particularly if your individual panes of glass are not enormous. The windows have to be spotlessly clean before you start and you need to apply a lot of pressure to get the application water out from behind the tint once it has been successfully set in place.
Window Tint Film Choices
In terms of tint film options, there are lots of options. Generally you get what you pay for – the most important thing is to get some advice on the specific performance characteristics of each film. Considerations include: