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Why your business should make the switch from tinting to window shades

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This may be hard to believe, but your choice of window treatment can have a major impact on your business. As you review the many different options that are available on the market, it’s important to consider several factors, including privacy, security, and the style and atmosphere you want to create within your space. It’s also necessary to consider how the window coverings you select may affect your building’s energy usage. If you’re trying to decide whether to tint your glass or invest in window treatments, we’ve outlined several advantages to opting for the latter.

Check out some of the reasons we recommend that businesses use window treatments instead of tinting:

Window Treatments Are More Energy-efficient

For business owners hoping to save big on energy costs, installing shades is hands down the way to go. Shades are designed to be energy-efficient, acting as a barrier against cold and hot air that may affect the temperature inside of your building. During the summer months, shades have the added benefit of also blocking out potentially harmful UV rays emitted by the sun.

Window tints are not as effective at protecting against UV rays. Furthermore, while it can help darken rooms that receive a lot of direct sunlight, you cannot control how much light is let in at any given point of the day. Window tints also will not stop hot, cold, or drafty air from entering the space. This can cause your utility bills to skyrocket.  Adding shades to your windows will make your entire building more energy-efficient, allowing you to save on your energy bills. Not only will you feel good about the money you’ll save, but your new greener approach is also better for the environment.

More Style Options

There is a wide array of styles available for window coverings, which is not something you’ll see with window tinting. You will be able to find the perfect options that let you create the exact atmosphere to match the personality of your business. Remember, you only get one chance to make a first impression, and your choice of window treatments can have a big impact on customers’ and clients’ first impressions of your business.

For example, for businesses with a more modern, innovative style, we recommend using motorized shades. These particular shades are a convenient technology that also makes a huge statement. If your business will be closed for holidays or other events, window treatments will help put passersby on notice that your business is not open.


Building Security

Window treatments give you complete control of your privacy and security, a feature not available with window tinting. You can adjust window coverings to show as much or as little of your business as you choose. This is a basic necessity for adding an additional layer of security to protect your property and the privacy of your clients and partners. Protecting your business is always a top priority, that’s why it’s important to choose window treatment options that offer the protection and convenience that you need.