Does Window Film Prevent Fading?

July 20, 2021 By:
Does Window Film Prevent Fading?

Window film CAN protect your furnishing from potential fading. You may not realize, but the sun coming through your windows can ruin your furnishings. Don’t lose money because of the sunlight, add window film.

Some of the furnishings that have the potential to lose its vibrance include:

  • Hardwood Floors
  • Colorful Rugs
  • Desks
  • Couches
  • Countertops


What causes the fade?

Oddly enough, there are many factors when it comes to sunlight ruining your furniture. Let’s break it down.

Ultraviolet Rays: Nearly 40% of your assets fading is because of UV rays. This occurs because of a process known as photodegradation. The UV light breaks down the molecules in materials. Normal windows only filter a little bit of that.

Visible Sunlight: We all love the fresh sunlight that makes our rooms aesthetically pleasing, but 25% of your furnishing gets ruined because of solar heat.

Solar Heat: Additionally, another 25% of your furnishing begins to fade through solar heat.

Others: the last 10% of fading is from a miscellaneous number of factors and natural conditions.


Add Window Film

However, to avoid fading, adding window film is the best way to avoid all of this. Enjoy comfortable temperatures and natural light, while also taking care of the fading of furniture. Window film filters out 40% of ultraviolet rays and reduces the effects of solar heat on your interior.

Total Tinting will prevent fading in your home with our professionally installed window film. Contact us today.