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Why We Use 3M Window Tinting Products for Residential and Commercial Windows

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At Tintmaster, we offer 3M window tinting products because we can stand behind them. They have one of the most comprehensive warranties in the business, whether for your home or business. 3M invented window tint in 1966 and their innovative products have provided protection from the sun’s harmful rays for more than 40 years. Because they offer so many options in window film, we’ve created a quick breakdown for you so you can decide which kind you need.

Advantages of 3M Window Film for Homeowners

Improve your home without changing the look. Windows are definitely an asset in any room, letting in natural light and allowing for beautiful views, but they do come with a few negative traits. Those gorgeous windows usually come with heat, higher electric bills in the warmer months and fading of carpet, drapes, and furniture. At Tintmaster, those are the complaints we hear all the time from homeowners. Luckily, we provide the perfect solution – 3M Window Films. Our high quality window films are designed to reduce solar heat gain as well as fading and glare issues. And with the Prestige Series, we can achieve this without changing the look of your home. Installing 3M Window Films can improve the comfort of your home while saving you money. We can also install 3M Safety and Security Window Films.

Advantages of 3M™ Sun Control Window Films

  • Enjoy energy savings by reducing cooling costs by up to 30%
  • Fade reduction blocks up to 99% of harmful UV rays to reduce fading of furnishings and carpet
  • Sun control improves comfort and maintains temperature consistency from one room to another
  • Glare reduction improves television and computer screen viewing

Advantages of 3M™ Safety & Security Window Films

  • Crime prevention – impedes quick entry through windowpanes and glass doors
  • Severe weather and accident protection – helps hold panes in place to minimize flying glass due to violent weather or accidents
  • Available in clear safety film or with a tinted sun control option

Related Read: How Does Window Film Work?

Advantages of 3M Window Film for Office Buildings

One of the best reasons to install window film on your business’ windows is to lower your energy bills. 3M Window Films provide a great return on investment. Additionally, they increase tenant comfort, let the good light in while keeping UV rays out, and they can even thwart break-ins.

Advantages of 3M™ Sun Control Window Films

  • Reduce Energy Bills by installing this window film and save up to one ton of air conditioning per 100 square feet of glass exposed to the sun
  • Improve employee comfort level as you relieve solar hot spots and reduce unwanted glare on computer screens

Advantages of 3M™ Safety & Security Window Films

  • Thieves can’t break a window with window film. It holds together when smashed
  • Save money on graffiti repair. You only have to replace the window film that was vandalized, not the expensive glass beneath it
  • In the case of an explosion, the film will hold broken panes in place to help prevent injuries from flying glass
  • Block views to confidential information, secure areas, or unsightly areas with the Privacy Series
  • Available in clear film or tinted for sun control

Advantages of 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film

  • Reduce your dependence on artificial lighting
  • Get the benefits of natural light including increased productivity, patient recovery time, and increased purchase behavior
  • Redirect natural light up to 40 feet deeper into your building, at a fraction of the cost of light shelves
  • Reduce your lighting energy usage by as much as 52% from your baseline when combined with lighting controls

As you can see, you have many choices when it come to window film. No matter which one you choose, all 3M products come with a great guarantee and will last for years.


If you‘re interested in residential or commercial window tinting, give us a call and we can help you choose the right window film for your home or business. Don’t forget, we also do automotive window tinting! Call us at (916) 852-8468 for all your window tinting needs.

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