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April 2020

Which to Choose: Solar Window Film or Window Replacement

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Did you know that lose or gain of heat through your windows accounts for roughly 25%-30% of your home’s energy use?  This is a pretty big percentage of your energy bill each month. It also means your air conditioner is having to work harder to keep your home cool – are new windows your solution?

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Solar window film, from OKC Window Film, may be a better solution for you. Your beautiful windows in your OKC home allow light to come, however, it also allows heat to come into your home. Solar or UV window film still allow the light in but reflect the infrared heat back out. Solar film can come tinted or completely clear and the film does not bubble, peel or change colors.

There are many reasons why you would choose window film over replacement windows:

  • Protection of your furniture, floor and fixtures from fading
  • Reduction of glare
  • Prevention of winter heat loss
  • Prevention of hot spots
  • Better for the environment
  • Less expensive than replacement windows

When New Windows are the Better Option

LLumar0315_HiResolution-1024x762There are some instances when replacing windows is a better option over window film. UV or solar window film can be installed on all types of windows, if your windows are having structural issues; it is probably a good idea to replace them.

As you can see, there are many reasons to choose solar window film for your OKC home. Modern technology make’s today’s solar window film unlike anything we have seen before and you can expect a very long or even lifetime warranty on most of our solar films by Llumar and 3M.

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Everything You Need to Know About Residential Window Tinting!

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There are many things about home improvements or new construction that may be considered luxury items. Home window tinting is certainly not one of them; window film or window tint in your OKC home will improve your quality of life and it’s very good for the budget!

maxresdefault-1024x576If your energy bill is too high, you have a room in your house that is too hot to use on a warm summer day or the sun is fading your flooring or furniture then window film is a perfect solution for you! We have also had many customers tell us they have to leave their blinds closed because of the sun and miss their great views. Again, window film is the answer.

Technology has really improved in the last few years regarding residential window tinting. Customers can choose from a wide range of films including clear films as well as films with a tint. There are also many options to help with privacy and security for your home.


Installation of window film in your home is very easy. Our expert staff can provide you a free estimate over the phone or come to your home to measure your windows and provide a quote. The installation time will depend on how many windows will be getting window film. The installation process involves cleaning the windows and prepping them for the install. The only solution used is a mild soap, water and a squeegee. Our expert installers make the process very simple and environmentally friendly.

resdiential-before-after-1000x675Once the film is installed, it will last for many years. Most films manufacturers offer a 10 year warranty but the film will usually last over 20 years. After the film cures, which usually takes about 7 -10 sunny days, there is little to no maintenance required. You can clean your windows as normal as long as you use an ammonia free cleaner and a non abrasive paper towel or rag.

Give us a call and let us help you learn about the many benefits or home window tint, you will not regret it!

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Security Window Film Can Help Guard OKC Hospitals and Doctors Offices During COVID-19

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We are all way to familiar with the term corona virus or COVID 19. It is on every news station and on everyone’s minds. It can get very discouraging because many experts can’t tell us when it will end and most say the worst is still to come.

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hospitals with OKC window filmThe hospitals, healthcare workers and doctors offices are working tirelessly to help all of those affected, we are very thankful for their dedication. One of the problems is the shortage of supplies many doctors offices and healthcare facilities are having. There are not enough masks, tests and other essential supplies.  When these facilities do get the supplies, they are very valuable because of their high demand. They need to be protected.

One way hospitals and healthcare facilities can protect their supplies and staff during this time of uncertainty and unrest is with Security Window Film. Security Window film, from OKC Window Film, is a type of adhesive film that is applied to the glass to prevent breakage and entry.

anti shatter OKC window filmSecurity film is usually clear but can have a slight tint to it to increase the solar benefits of the film. The film captures any broken glass and keeps it in place. If the window or door happens to break, the film stays in place and prevents entry.

Hospitals everywhere are installing security film to protect themselves, their patients and staff and their supplies. OKC Window Film can help OKC healthcare facilities be better protected during this time and beyond.