Window tint is a popular solution for commercial buildings to help reduce cooling costs as well as reduce glare and UV rays entering the building. With South Carolina being the 8th hottest state in the country, cooling costs are skyrocketing for homeowners in the palmetto state. How can you lower cooling costs while eliminating harmful UV rays from your home? By using window tint! Saving costs may not be enough to switch you over to window tint, but today we’ll be discussing 5 different ways window tint benefits your home! 


Which Window Tint is Right for You?


Before we dive into the wonderful world of window tint benefits, we first have to find the right tint for you! For South Carolina homeowners, there are 3 primary tint options, each based on their own purpose. 


  • Solar

Solar tints’ primary purpose is to absorb and reflect 99% of UV rays from your home, as well as improving energy efficiency. Not only does this save you on cooling costs, it saves your home from those sweltering hot days!


  • Security

Security tint is perfect for those who are worried about burglars and thieves trying to peep into your window. Security tint doesn’t just help with burglary, it also helps prevent window shattering in storms and other severe weather events! With South Carolina being number 5 on states being hit most with hurricanes, this window tint could save your windows!


  • Decorative

This window tint’s function is to beautify a space, as well as add an extra layer of privacy for the home! 

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Now that we’ve covered the 3 types of tint, let’s talk about the awesome benefits of using it in your home!


  • Home Value

Not only will tint increase your curb appeal, the homeowners after you will reap the benefits! Decorative window film enhances the look of your windows. Plus, by adding window tint to the windows, you won’t need to add full window coverings, providing your house with lots of full light!


  • Prevents Fading

Over time direct sunlight on your floors, carpets, and furniture begin to fade. By adding solar tint, you can reduce the amount of harmful UV rays that enter your home. By reducing these rays, your furniture doesn’t fade! Keeping your furniture looking brand new for years to come. 


  • Conserving Energy

As previously mentioned, South Carolina experiences some heat waves like no other. What if you could lower cooling costs According to the experts at Rayon window film, they say “In fact, depending on the type of window tinting you choose, you can reduce the heat gain in your home by about 80 percent, leading to cooling cost savings of close to 50 percent. When you switch from cooling to heating, the film will help keep your heated air inside your home!” 


  • Low Maintenance

Window tint is affordable and easy to maintain! After one of our highly rated professionals apply the tint, all you have to do is clean the windows with warm water and dish soap! 


  • Enhancing Security

By using a security tint, not only do you prevent burglaries but you can actually save your windows from storm damage! This tint helps your windows not shatter on impact, potentially saving you and your home!


Not only is the cost great but the benefits of tint are even better! Installing window tint in your home has never been easier, especially with the experts at Hilton Head Premier Window Film! If you are a South Carolina homeowner, we’ll work together with you to understand your needs and help you pick out the window tint that is perfect for you! Not sure how to get started? Give us a call at (843) 505-0051.