Having a home located near a body of water, especially salt water as is the case with beach houses and shore homes, comes with its own set of unique challenges, one of the largest being the coastal climate.
It’s important for owners to ensure their shore property is protected from coastal elements such as wind, rain, saltwater, flying debris, and intensified sunlight.
The most vulnerable part of any building or residence is the windows – both from intruders as well as from the elements and UV rays. Window Film is a perfect solution for shore homes since it solves all of the issues that could potentially arise from living in a coastal climate.
Benefits of Window Film Installation on Shore Homes
Eastern Solar Glass utilizes 3M™ window films because they are made from the highest quality materials. 3M™ window films consistently deliver benefits to our that far surpass other brands of film.
3M™ Sun Control Window Films are perfect for shore homes and offer a multitude of solutions for coastal and shore residences.
Some of the benefits of the 3M™ Sun Control Window Film Prestige Series Include:
- High transmission of natural light into your space to provide excellent aesthetics.
- It is a spectrally selective film, meaning it rejects up to 97% of infrared light providing energy savings, enhanced comfort, and protection.
- Low interior and exterior reflectivity let you enjoy the views from the inside while maintaining an attractive look from the outside.
- Non-metalized window film won’t affect signal interference and is corrosion resistant.
- Significantly blocks the amount of harmful UV rays that cause fading, helping to extend the life of furnishings, floorings, and paint, as well as protecting the occupants from unsafe levels of UV radiation without the need for sunscreen.
- 3M™ Prestige Series film can become carbon negative in as short as 6 months from install.
- 3M™ window films include a comprehensive warranty from 3M™.
Blocking of Harmful UV Rays – Protect Your Health while Preventing Damage
Even indoors, your family and belongings are subjected to damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) rays, which are also the single largest cause of fading.
Fabrics, drapery, wallpaper, natural wood floors, photos, and paintings can fade when unfiltered sun shines through your windows. You can also see bubbling of laminate flooring and fading of irreplaceable valuables you keep on display in your home.
In fact, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation, window films are one of several recommended safeguards against UV damage.
With 3M™ Sun Control Window Film, UV rays that cause fading are blocked by up to 99%, saving you from warped floorboards or replacing faded carpets while simultaneously protecting and keeping you occupants healthy.
Year-round Insulation Means Year-round Savings
Sunlight can dramatically increase temperatures inside your home. This creates hot spots which causes your energy bill to climb as you HVAC system attempts to keep up.
Shore homes and beach houses are already running their air considerably more than other homes, solar the savings you will see from window film installation will be considerable.
3M™ Prestige Series Window Films reject up to 97% of the sun’s heat-producing infrared light and up to 60% of the heat coming through windows.
The result? A cooler, more comfortable home, and a month over month savings on your utility bills.
Corrosion and Interference with Electronic Signals
Many traditional window films that reject heat are tinted dark, use metal or are highly reflective.
3M™ Prestige Series and Ultra Prestige Series Window Films use non-metallized, multilayer optical films designed to achieve a combination of advantages other films simply can’t match.
Because they’re non-metallic, our films don’t impact window aesthetics, aren’t susceptible to corrosion and don’t interfere with electronic device signals.
Maintain Your Views and Aesthetic
3M™ Prestige Series Window Films allow 40 to 70% of the natural light into your home. These films are virtually clear, so they have little or no impact on your views, which is a must for homes located at the shore.
Maintain your views, save money, and protect your family and valuables, all with one quick, easy, affordable installation.
Stop Glare in its Tracks
Large windows often seen in shore homes cast a glare across TV and computer screens, making it difficult to relax and watch your favorite show, or meet a deadline on a paper you’re writing.
Luckily, professionally installed window film can solve this problem as well. The films keep glare under control so there is no issue when viewing computers, televisions, phones, or any other reflective surface.
How to Get Started on Improving Your Shore House Today
Glass windows help make your home beautiful and inviting. But sunlight can create excessive heat and expose your family and possessions to damaging ultraviolet (UV) rays. Let in the light but keep out the heat and damaging UV rays without impacting your home’s aesthetics or your view.
Eastern Solar Glass makes upgrading and protecting your shore home a breeze. From improving occupancy comfort and reducing your energy bill, to maintaining your beautiful views and adding additional security, we provide a single solution to multiple issues in one quick, easy, affordable option.
Contact us today to get you free quote and be on your way to protecting your beach house for years to come, and saving yourself money in the process all without any downtime and with a lifetime warranty guaranteeing our expert work.