It is 2021 and a time for change in celebration of the new year. For our New Year’s resolution, we have vowed to set the record straight on some window film myths we hear over and over. We want potential customers to understand the power of window film and part of this is understanding what it does and doesn’t do. Read some of the common misconceptions about window tinting and what actually is or is not true below.

Why Film Misconceptions Vs. Reality

Window Film Myth: Window Film Is Permanent

Window Film Fact: Window film is one of the simplest home improvements to remove. It also has incredibly low toxicity. It is applied with an easy water-soluble adhesive in most cases and can be both applied and removed in as little as one day!


Window Film Myth: Window Film Will Harm Windows

Window Film Fact: Since window film is applied with a non-toxic water-based adhesive. This means it literally peels right off when you need it to. Should you decide you no longer want window film on your windows for some reason, or you want to upgrade your existing window film, simply call a certified window film professional like us and have us remove it leaving zero signs it was ever there.


Window Film Myth: Window Film Will Darken Windows

Window Film Fact: Window film has come a long way over the years. In fact, the days of dark, gaudy window film that darkens windows and obscure views are over. Conversely, here to stay is an era of perfect clarity. That’s right, today’s window film works to absorb the harmful rays of the sun rather than block them, letting through 100% of visible light and leaving your windows crystal clear.

Window Film Myth: Window Film Is Very Expensive

Window Film Fact: Dollar for dollar window film is one of the most cost-effective home improvements you can buy. In most cases, it pays for itself in as little as three years due to the fact it will save you up to 30% in utilities monthly. Between these savings and the comfort increase in your home, the already low cost of window film on your Salt Lake City home is definitely worth it.

For more information on window film for your Salt Lake City home–contact us today!

When it comes to window tinting, Mike Kinsey is a subject matter expert. For the past fifteen years, Mike and his team have been installing window film for commercial properties located in Salt Lake and the surrounding areas of Logan, Park City, Provo, Orem, and Ogden, totaling over 250,000 square feet of film. Mike is certified by 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education and is well-equipped with knowledge of the latest industry innovations. As the head of operations at Commercial Window Tinting Salt Lake, he is charge of overseeing all projects from start to finish. He enjoys finding out of the box solutions to complex problems and developing solid relationships with local business owners though the process of helping them accomplish their architectural goals.