Atlantic Sun Control Inc FAQs

What is window film?

Window films are constructed from a polyester substrate with a scratch resistant coating. One side features a mounting adhesive that secures the film to the glass. Window films can be used for residential and commercial purposes to limit sunlight, protect furnishings and secure windows from blasts or breakage.

How is window film applied?

Our expert technicians apply window films to the interior surface of your windows. Certain triple pane windows and difficult to reach areas may require us to install the film on the exterior of the glass.

How do I clean my window film?

Window films can be cleaned just like a regular window. To prevent damage, be sure to use a soft clean cloth or sponge and cleaners that do not contain abrasive materials.

How long will my window films last?

The life of a window film varies per type of glass, window construction and other factors. Some have been known to last over 25 years. Our technicians can give you a better estimate of the life expectancy of your film.

Why do you need window film on your windows?

Window film helps combat the problems of fading, glare and damage to furniture. Most importantly, it helps make occupants feel more comfortable in the room.

Why is window film necessary if other window treatments are on the windows?

The sun will often damage window treatments such as draperies, curtains, blinds and shades. Window film helps protect furnishings, including window treatments.

Will window film darken the interior of my home?

No. Window film will maintain the natural colors of your interior spaces. With less need for draperies, curtains, blinds, and shades, rooms may actually brighten significantly.

Does window film help reduce the heat in a room when the sun comes shining through?

Yes. Up to 75% of the heat is rejected by Window Film. You need not be afraid of installing beautiful windows for fear of too much heat.

Can window film help reduce the glare on my television and computer screens?

Absolutely. Window film reduces glare and helps eliminate eye fatigue.

What happens when a window breaks?

If the window breaks, the window film should hold the glass in place, thus reducing an incidence of injury or damage to furnishings.

Can window film be installed on odd-shaped windows?

Yes. Window film is professionally installed and can fit virtually any size and shape of flat-glass window.

How long does the window film last?

Professionally installed window film comes with a lifetime warranty against cracking, peeling, adhesive failure or demetallizing.

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