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Advantages of Decorative Window Tinting

What can decorative window tinting do for you?

There’s more than one way to tint your windows. If you’re looking to do something a little more with your window tinting than decorative window tinting may be for you! Decorative tinting can do more than just regulate sunlight and filtering UV rays. Here are just a few advantages:

Add Privacy: Sometimes you want a little privacy from the outside world. Decorative tinting can be used to obscure what’s inside and can be great for conference rooms. For the home, it can also be handy for certain bathroom windows and shower stalls. Adding a sleek frosting to a shower stall can add a great deal of privacy and style to any bathroom.

Easy to use: One of the best reasons to invest in decorative tinting is that it’s easy to install! A professional company will come and install the film usually in an afternoon. The film will last for a long time and lower your energy bills. It’s a small investment that gives big returns for a business or home. Adding decorative flair can help build your brand and give your office a sleek, clean look.

Elevate an office: Decorative tinting looks good, really good. Even a simple design can add an eye-catching flair to any office or even a home. Additionally, don’t feel like you have to stick to one design when it comes to decorative tinting. Decorative tinting can be easily changed to switch up the look and feel of an office or home and to help keep up with trends. Decorative window tinting is a flexible addition to any home or office.

If you need home or office decorative window tinting, or you need help deciding what you want for window tinting, call Formula One by AES today at 405-513-6400!

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Window Tinting for Valentine’s Day

Falling In Love With Window Tinting this Valentine’s Day

Let’s be honest, not everyone is looking for a box of chocolates and a bouquet for this Valentine’s Day. These gifts are nice, but maybe the love of your life is looking for something a little more long-lasting this year. Nothing wrong with that, right? While other retailers love to push the traditional gifts on us, we’re willing to bet that a more meaningful gift would be much more powerful. Window Tinting is one such gift, it lasts for years while protecting you and your home interior from UV rays.

Imagine: You’re telling your significant other that you’re planning to dress up your home with some window tinting to help protect the house. They may look at you strangely at first, it certainly won’t collapse into a Shakespearean romance scene right away, but once you explain the benefits they may just change their minds. There is one main reason why adding window tinting to your home shows you care.

Out residential window tinting will help keep your carpet, flooring, and your furniture from fading as a result of the sun’s harmful UV rays. Wouldn’t you also love to be able to look out your windows without straining your eye? Our film can help you do that!

Our custom film is hand crafted and the color finishes are made to order at FormulaOne By AES. You can have a design that’s truly unique to your own aesthetics. If you’re not sure where to start, you can browse our many window tinting options and find the one that’s right for you.

We love helping families find just what they’re looking for, especially on Valentine’s Day! So, rather than spending this Valentine’s Day with the same old gifts and routines with your significant other this February, consider looking for new window tinting instead.

If you need help finding the right style for you, our team is here to help you in any way we can. If you’re interested in setting up an appointment, please give FormulaOne by AES a call at 405-513-6400!

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Why you should get window tinting for your business

Window Tinting is one of the best investment you can make

When your running a business, you want to make sure every decision is best for business and it’s not always easy to tell what’s a good investment. Well, Formula One by AES is here to talk about an investment you don’t need to think about. Window tinting can reduce your energy cost, give you office some privacy, and improve the overall atmosphere of your office.

The biggest reason you would want to get window tinting done in your office is to save money on energy. Window Tints will save energy by reducing the amount of heat from the sun that gets into your business. Window Tinting will often pay for itself in a little as 2 years and at most 5. And after that, it will continue to provide you with energy savings long into the future of your business.

If you own a business that sells products in a store front, your savings may be even greater. Window Tinting works by cutting down the amount of UV light that’s let in. This means all your products are exposed to less UV light, making many products last much longer. Perfect for a furniture store. Warehouses also benefit from this reduction in harmful UV rays.

Tinting can also help in other ways. If you’ve got a conference room, window tinting can make a much more comfortable atmosphere for you and the people your meeting with. If your after privacy, you can get a darker tint for your windows to make it hard to see into and out of. Giving you and your client privacy. Don’t forget, you can also add decorative tinting to add some personality to your office as well!

If you need window tinting, call Formula One by AES today.

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When is the best time for Window Tinting?

When’s the best time to get your windows tinted?

So you want to get the windows tinted on your car or home? Great! It has alot of great benefits. But when is the best time to get your window tinting done? Formula One By AES is here to let you know the best time to get your windows tinted.

Obviously, you don’t want it to be to hot or cold when you get your window tinting done. Heat can cause air bubbles when your installing the film. If it’s too cold, it will take longer to cure the film to the window. Summer and Winter are not good times to get a window tinting done. In winter, you may not even be able get any tinting done because it’s simply too cold. If you go to a shop that doesn’t have an interior facility these problems are compounded. Does this mean it’s impossible to get window tinting done during these seasons? No. If you go somewhere that has a climate controlled facility many of these problems can be alleviated. But these are factors that need to be considered if you can’t wait to have your window’s tinted. And obviously, if your getting the windows of a commercial or residential home tinted you’ll want to wait for the ideal time to ensure the window tinting goes down properly.

Since Winter and Summer are bad seasons to tint, fall and spring are the best seasons to tint. The combination of moderate temperatures and low humidity means the film will have the easiest time bonding to you windshield or window. In some places, the rainy spring season and hotter fall seasons can still cause problems but in general these are the best times to tint and shouldn’t cause any problems if installed on a mild day.

If you need Window Tinting, call Formula One By AES today at 405-513-6400.

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When is Auto Window Tinting Illegal?

So you want to tint your Auto’s windows, how dark can you go?

Tinting the windows on your auto can have many benefits. It can reduce the glare from the sun and reduce the heat that comes into your car. Some people also like the cool look it gives you. But beware, it might be illegal. It’s common knowledge that window tinting above a certain level is illegal, but the point where it’s actually illegal can get muddled. So, how dark can you go with your Window Tinting? Formula One by AES has a few answers.

It’s important to know that if your trying to tint your windows for the UV and heat-reduction benefits, most modern cars already have this kind of tinting on their windshields. So there’s no need to get any kind of tinting done if you’ve got a fairly new vehicle. Also, most professional installers, like Formula One, are aware of laws regarding tinting and can generally help you avoid any trouble with the law.

What makes window tinting so complicated is that the level of tint accepted is often a matter of the state you in. For instance, you can have darker tints in Arizona where the hot desert sun is than in Michigan where the sun is less extreme. Most laws center around the amount of light that is let into the vehicle. Reflective or Opaque tints are almost never accepted. The main point is that window tinting often makes it harder to see who’s in the vehicle.

If your unsure that the window tinting you have is legal or not, there are ways to check and make sure. You can take you vehicle to a state inspector or licensed professional to make sure your tinting is within state laws.

If you need window tinting, call Formula One by AES today at  405-513-6400.

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How dark should your Home Window Tinting be?

How dark should your window tinting be?

Window tinting has many benefits. Some of these benefits we’ve already covered. If you’ve decided to get some tinting done for your home there’s one decision you need to keep in mind, how dark should your windows be. Window Tinting comes in various shades from very light to almost completely black. What you want will often determine how dark the tinting will be. So, how do you know the shade your getting will suit what you want? Formula One has a handy little guide to help you out.

If you want more privacy: If your tinting your windows to try and add some privacy to an office or meeting room, then a darker, more reflective tint is what you want to look for. The reflective tint will cut down the glare for those inside while making it harder for people from the outside. You won’t want to do this if atmosphere is a concern as the darker tint will cut down the natural light drastically. This reduction will leave the room feeling gloomy.

For more natural views: If privacy is not a main concern but you still want to gain the benefits of window tinting, you can invest in invisible window tinting that will lower the heat of the room without cutting down on the level of sunlight in the room.

For Security: If your looking to add a little security to your home, then security film might be the way to go. Security film provides a screen that will keep the glass from shattering when hit with a blunt force. This means burglars will have a much harder time getting in. They are also available in darker tints to help maintain privacy.

If your in need of Window tinting, call Formula One by AES today at 405-513-6400.

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What kinds of Window Tinting are available for your Home?

We’ve gone over the window tinting options available for your auto, but what about your home? Window Tinting in your home can serve a variety of purposed. From protecting furniture from fading, to cutting the glare in a room, to even helping protect you there are plenty of reasons to invest in home window tinting. Here are the main type of window tinting films to look at for your home.

Decorative Film: Want to spice up a room? Want to add some privacy but not give up the light provided by a window? Than Decorative window tinting might be for you. This is the thinnest type of tinting and often doesn’t offer much protection from the sun but it does add a unique look to a room. You can add a frosting to a whole window for privacy or add a design for something truly eye-catching.

Solar Control (Low-E) Window Film: This type of window fill focuses on blocking out UV rays to protect furniture from fading. It can also help control the temperature in your home lowering energy bills.

Window Security Film: You might not think about window tinting as a home defense tool but there are certain films that will help prevent glass shards from shooting everywhere when a window is broken. It holds the window shards together when the window is shattered, by accident or otherwise, meaning shards are kept off the floor and would be criminals are deterred by the film still blocking entry.

Storm Security Film: Much like window security film, except this film is designed to help protect against raging storms shattering your windows and showering the floor with glass. This film essentially turns your windows into shatter-proof safety glass.

If your in the market for decorative or energy saving window tinting, give Formula One by AES a call today at 405-513-6400!

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Types of Auto Window Tinting Pt. 2

More types of Auto Window Tinting

Formula One by AES has a couple of other window tints you may want to consider when getting the windows tinted on your car. We’ve already covered 2 options in last week’s blog, but here are 2 more options you may want to consider when getting window tints done on your car.

Hybrid Window Tinting: As the name suggests, this style of window tinting is designed to give you the benefits of Metalized and Dyed window tints, but none of the disadvantages. It consists of a sticky under-layer with a dyed and metalized layer on top with a protective layer on top of all of it. And it mostly accomplishes what is sets out to do. It blocks UV light and cuts down on glare from the sun. It doesn’t interfere with radio and cell phone waves like Metalized layers can. It’s at reduced risk of fading because of the metal layer. It also reflects heat very effectively. The only real downside is that it is more expensive than getting a dyed layer. Although it should be noted that this type of window tinting is often less expensive than getting a full Metalized window tinting.

Ceramic Film: The last kind of window tinting is Ceramic film tinting. As the name suggests, a thin layer of ceramic is layered between a sticky underlayer and a protective top layer much like the dyed window tinting. Ceramic tints allow for radio waves to pass through while also reflecting back heat and UV rays. They can cut down the glare from the sun and aren’t prone to fading like dyed tints. They are also far less reflective than metal tints meaning the window tinting will have that matte look most people are looking for. Cermic is however, the most expensive option. But it might just be worth it.

Those are the main kinds of window tints you’ll run into when deciding on how to tint your car’s windows. If you need any kind of tinting, give Formula One by AES a call today at 405-513-6400.

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Types of Auto Window Tinting Pt. 1

The different types of Auto Window Tinting

Getting the windows tinted on your car can be a wise investment. Tinting your windows can cut the glare from the sun, making driving easier and saving your eyes alot of strain. They can also protect you and your car’s interior from damaging UV radiation from the Sun. But once you start getting in to deciding how dark of a tint you want you may start to realize that there are different kinds of window tinting. So which one do you pick? Formula One By AES is here to help you decide. Here are the different kinds of window tinting:

Dyed Window Film: This type of film is made of a dye pressed between a sticky bottom layer and a protective top layer. This type of tends to look really good and it doesn’t block radio waves. It’s also the most cost-effective type of window tinting. But, it can have problems if not installed properly and the layers can separate over time. Also, the sun can eventually break down the tint, changing it from black to a deep purple.

Matelized Window Film: This type of window tinting is made of several layers of adhesive and film. It’s very effective at blocking sunlight, blocking all but 10 to 40% of light. It’s also good for reducing heat as one of the layers is designed to reflect heat away from the car. Which also means this type of film is great for blocking UV rays. It’s extremely durable and doesn’t fade over time. However it is more expensive and it can block radio waves ( a problem for in-care antennas). It’s also very shiny, which is not a look most like when tinting.

These are just some of the window tinting types for your auto. Join Formula One by AES next week for more window tinting types! And if you need and kind of Window Tinting, protective or decorative, call Formula One by AES today at 405-513-6400!

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Protect your Awards with Window Tinting!

Keep you Trophies safe from UV rays with Window Tinting

So, you’ve got a shelf full of awards that you worked hard all year for. You proudly display them in your trophy cabinet for all to see. Maybe the awards are yours, maybe they’re your kids or spouses, whoever is the big winner in your house you want to protect the symbols of their accomplishments. Whether it’s an employee of the month award, a baseball trophy, or an award for winning a dance competition they can all have a special significance. If you have all these awards displayed on a case wouldn’t you want to do everything you can to protect them? To make them looks as nice as the day you got them? If you think so then it’s your lucky day, because LLumar window film you can protect those awards and the memories they represent!

One of FormulaOne’s projects actually involved wrapping a glass trophy case with window film at American Fidelity Assurance Company. By adding this window tinting to the case, it eliminated most, if not all, of the glare and heat from the sun shining through the glass. This made it much easier to see the bank’s many awards. Additionally, the LLumar window tinting protects the glass trophy case as well as the trophies placed inside.

Having a pristine trophy case is especially important for a business like American Fidelity Assurance Company. They thrive on promoting and maintaining a great reputation and showing off their many achievements helps to add highlight their efforts. Everyone walking by will see the immense amount of recognition they’ve received for their efforts. They can see into the trophy case and marvel at the many awards without having to deal with the harsh glare of the sun.

If you have a glass area that you’d like to be protected from ultraviolet rays, FormulaOne By AES would love the opportunity to make it happen for you. We can be reached at 405-513-6400 or you can contact us online by clicking here.