The Trouble with DIY Window Film
Posted in Blog, on April 21, 2017
Security and safety window film can quickly and affordable upgrade the safety of your home by giving your windows the strength and durability needed to stand up to nearly any external force. It’s a great way to quickly upgrade your home or businesses’ security. But trying to cut corners and installing the film yourself may not be the wisest action. Plenty of people feel that the job of adding window film to a window could be a quick DIY job, and not bother with calling a professional like Window Armour. This can lead to serious trouble down the line! Here are just some of the reasons why you should trust the experts with your window film installation.
Installing Window Film Might be Dangerous
If all you’re installing is film on your first floor windows, you’re probably alright. However, once you start getting to second or higher story windows, you’re talking about fairly delicate work at high elevations. You need to able to safely reach elevated windows, which can lead to slips and falls, especially while performing a procedure you’re not familiar with. It’s simply dangerous!
Window Film Must Be Properly Installed
Improperly installed window film won’t provide anywhere near the same level of security or protection as it otherwise could. Improperly installed film leaves pockets of weak points, either from un-covered glass or air pockets in the installation. In addition, it can create bubbly, streaky and unattractive issues with your windows’ aesthetic appeals. Professional installation guarantees smoother and more beautiful results.
Window Film Must Be Customized
Window film isn’t a one-size-fits-all product; it must be custom cut to match your windows’ dimensions. Without the right tools, you’ll end up with a sloppy end product as you attempt to cut your film to match. A team of professional installers will prevent the hassle and troubles of attempting to cut your own window film.