San Jose has the perfect climate for window film. No doubt you're searching for a solution because you have excessive heat, glare or fade damage from the sun shining through your windows. 3M window film helps eliminate issues caused by the sun by filtering the its powerful rays, not blocking them.
For many San Jose homeowners, the first thing that comes to mind with window film is what they see on automobiles. Dark and reflective window tint might be common on cars, but that's not the case with window film for the home or office. The 3M window films we use have been specifically created to have very little reflection and a limited effect on a room's light level. This means that you get to keep the light and filter out the bad stuff like UVA rays.
ClimatePro is licensed and authorized to sell all 3M window film in San Jose to both residential and commercial customers. We have had the opportunity to complete thousands of residential and commercial projects in the San Francisco and South Bay Area. We're looking forward to working with you!
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Frequently Asked Questions About Window Tinting
What is window film?
Window film, also called window tint, is transparent plastic film or metallic laminate which is applied to glass windows. It is available in many different compositions with varying effects on the optical and mechanical properties of the underlying glass. Because window film is applied to finished glass, it is easier to install and less costly than chemically-altered specialty glass. Depending on the needs of the user, window film can work in various ways.
Will window film work on all my windows?
There is practically a window film for every kind of window and glass. Window film can be applied to doors, patio doors, skylights, large windows, small french panes or any other type of glass. It is also safe for dual pane windows and tempered glass.
How long does it take to install window film?
It depends on how many windows are to be done. In most cases, residential installations are completed in one day. We recommend scheduling an appointment with one of our representatives. Our skilled team can help you understand all the time factors or your specific project and adjust for material ordering and lead times.
Will window film damage my windows?
With proper window film selection (that’s where we come in) there is little risk to your windows, seals or frames. In fact we offer warranties against such things as thermal breakage and seal failures (when applicable). Contact us for more information.
How do I select the right window film?
When working with the ClimatePro™ team, we take special care to help you with the window film selection process. We make sure to identify your needs and expectations and then recommend the right products. To help you decide, we also have a complete collection of samples for you to examine.
Can window film work on skylights?
There are window films specifically designed to applied to skylights. Skylights have their own unique challenges that need to be kept in mind when selecting a proper window film to use. Some may require external installation.
How can window film save me energy?
Yes. By selecting a window film with a tint, you can cut down the amount of light coming through a window. Think of it as sun glasses for your windows. Window film can definitely create a more comfortable environment.
Can I reduce glare with window film?
You can decided that. Window film comes in various designs, colors and tints, depending on the your needs. It can be almost virtually clear or completely non-transparent. In most cases, when customers use window film for solar control needs, the film is designed to be optically clear and can be likened to the effects of wearing a really nice pair of sunglasses. Installed correctly, it becomes virtually unnoticeable.
Can window film prevent sun fading?
Absolutely, in fact that is one of the main reasons homeowners purchases window film. Window film is designed to filter out the bad light and only allow the good light to enter your home or building, learn more here.
How does window film stop sun fading?
3M Window films are designed to reduce the major causes of fading (ultraviolet light, visible light, and solar heat), thus prolonging the life of your furnishings, perhaps as much as two to five times. While window film can dramatically show the progress of fading, no window film can stop fading completely.
Will window film increase the value of my home?
We can’t promise a dollar value, but based on customer feedback, we’ve learned that people love our window films and wouldn’t want to live without it. ClimatePro™ has very loyal customers, some dating back 25 years, who’ve used our services again and again.
Can I use window film on double-paned windows?
Yes, the correct window film products are safe to use on any modern day dual-pane window, even tempered windows or dual-pane windows with a LOW-E coating. It is best to consult a window film professional to ensure the proper window film is used. Learn more about dual-pane windows and seal-failures.