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Solar Window Film

Solar window film can be applied to your windows, doors or conservatory roofs, to help control excess heat, light and glare, and fading of furnishings. Our solar control window films are available off the roll in a length of your choice, or cut to your exact measurements.

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Benefits of Solar Window Films

Solar window film is a thin self-adhesive material which is applied directly to your existing window panes to control excess sunlight, heat, glare and UV light. Unlike other window coverings, window film is clear and see through, allowing you to see out, and is very easy to keep clean.

UV protection

Ultraviolet (UV) and Infrared (IR) elements of sunlight can have undesirable effects on our homes and ourselves, such as fading furniture, photographs, floor coverings and wallpaper. Sun blocking and anti fading window films are a great solution and can reduce UV light by over 99.0%. Our AUVF product is 100% clear making it ideal for retail outlets and museums.

Heat Control

Solar film is dual-action and a fantastic solution for reducing sun glare and heat in summer, by blocking infrared light and reducing visible light. The most efficient films are reflective or tinted films, and if you're window is double glazed, then external films are much more efficient as they prevent the heat from being trapped within the panes. However, solar film isn’t just for summer; it can also limit heat loss in winter, acting as insulation and saving you money on heating bills! 

Anti-glare

Solar control window film also works to reduce glare by reducing the amount of visible light entering the room, like sunglasses for your windows. Our range of films come in various grades to block out as much or as little light as you need. Why not try tinted film to help reduce glare on your TV screens to enjoy some downtime or computer screens to increase work productivity?

Privacy

Solar reflective film gives your windows a mirror finish when viewed from the outside whereas is transparent from the inside. This is principally designed as an anti-glare and heat control film however has the added benefit of providing daytime privacy.

Style

Solar window film may have an array of practical benefits but let’s not forget the visual benefits too. You can add style to your windows using tinted and reflective films, even create a temporary darkroom or add a splash of colour; it’s simple with our self-adhesive window film.

 

Frequently Asked Questions
  • Is solar film suitable for all windows?

    Solar window film can be applied to windows, patio doors, glass conservatory roofs, on any smooth glass surface. It is suitable for single paned glass, laminated glass and double glazed units, but make sure you check the film's compatibilty first as darker films are not suitable for double glazed units when not made of toughened glass.

  • Is it easy to apply solar control film?

    Though it might at first appear to be a difficult task, applying window film in general is very simple, and 99.9% of our customers apply the film themselves. The key is to ensure that the glass is clean and free from specs of paint or dirt as these will show up under the film. Then, it's just a matter of spraying the adhesive side of the film and the glass with a soapy water solution and once the film is on the glass to squeeze the water from underneath the film with a squeegee. It is that simple to install solar reflective film for windows. Please click here to view our installation tutorials.

  • Is solar film durable and easy to maintain?

    Our solar films come with a scratch resistant coating making them very resilient and long lasting. Our films come with a 5 to 10 year warranty depending on the type of film, but will last for many more years. Window film is easy to clean using soapy water.

  • How does solar control film work?

    Tinted Solar Window Films work by making your windows darker and therefore cutting down the heat and glare emanating from the excess sunlight. You would be familiar with tinted windows in cars which work in a similar way. Solar Reflective Film is the most efficient as it combines a tint and a reflective finish making it a super efficient heat reduction film, with the added bonus of daytime privacy. For heat reduction with minimal loss of natural light, then you could consider one of our Window Insulation Films which are virtually clear whilst very efficient at controlling heat gain.


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