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Proper Maintenance For Residential Window Film

by Lynn Webb

Windows are one of the most highly visible architectural features of your home. Unfortunately, windows can become a source of unpleasantness when they compromise your privacy or allow too much sunlight to filter into your home.

Tinting film can be applied to residential windows to increase comfort and make your windows more functional. Once you have installed tinting film on the windows in your home, it's important that you care for the film properly so that it can continue blocking UV rays and providing privacy for many years to come.

Clean Sparingly

One of the lesser-known benefits of tinting film is the amount of cleaning it can eliminate from your daily routine. Windows are notorious for gathering dirt, grime, and water spots. Vigorous cleaning is needed to keep untreated windows looking clear.

Tinting film is far less porous than the surface of regular glass. This feature allows tinting film to withstand the buildup of any dirt or grime over time. You just need to wipe down the surface of the tinting film with a little mild detergent and warm water to keep your windows looking their best.

Polish Regularly

Tinting film is relatively low maintenance, but you do need to apply a fresh coat of polish to the film regularly to help keep the film intact. A silicone polish solution can help to seal the tinting film and make it impervious to scraping or scratching in the future.

The polish solution will also give your tinted windows an attractive and lustrous sheen. An experienced tinting professional will be able to quickly and efficiently add a fresh coat of polish to your windows as needed to ensure their structural stability over time.

Use the Right Products

It is possible for the tinting film on your residential windows to be exposed to adhesives. Whether you are handing holiday decorations or displaying a child's artwork, adhesives can leave their mark on your tinting film.

In the event that adhesive residue is found on your tinting film, it's important that you use either mineral spirits or alcohol to gently rub away the residue. These cleaning agents are gentle enough to eliminate any adhesive residue without compromising the tinting film.

Adding residential window film to your home can be very beneficial. Make sure that you are prepared to maintain your tinting film properly so that it can continue to perform efficiently well into the future.