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Frequently Asked Questions About Window Film

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Most everyone knows that window film can be put on vehicles but did you know that it can also be applied to the windows and doors in your home and office? Residential and commercial window film has many pretty amazing benefits which include improving energy efficiency, protecting your interiors from fading and reducing glare from the sun. Below are a few more frequently asked questions about window film:

How Long Does Window Film Last?

Window film is made to last many years, sometimes as long as 20-25 years. A window film professionally installed by Oklahoma City Window Film will last many years with the exact time depending on the type of film, size and the type of glass it is installed on. There are many residential films that come with a lifetime warranty.

residential window film okcCan window film protect my windows from bad weather?

Safety and security window film can be an added layer of security against crime and natural disasters. If a window is broken that has film installed on it, the small glass shards of broken glass will stay attached to the film and not fly into the room potentially injuring those inside.

Does Window Film block harmful UV rays?

Solar, security and decorative window film blocks at 99% of harmful UV rays that can cause skin cancer and fade and destroy your flooring, art, window treatments and furniture.

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Does window film affect my double-glazed windows?

The answer is no. Window film does not cause seal failure even if it is applied to the inside pane of an insulated glass unit.

Can I install window film myself?

It is not recommended to install window film yourself. Installing window film is done with specific tools and training to ensure the film is installed correctly. Oklahoma City Window Film is an authorized 3M and LLumar Film dealer which means we have access to high quality, ceramic films than are available at the box stores. We can also offer the warranty that comes with the film when installed by an authorized dealer.

If you have any other questions about installing window film in your OKC home or business, give us a call at 405-601-7573! We look forward to hearing from you!

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