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Window Tinting: Stained Glass window tinting?

Have you heard about stained glass window tinting?

Adding a unique flavor to your home can be challenging. If you have a classic or rustic feeling home it can be even harder. If you’ve always loved the look of stained glass windows but where put off because they can be inefficient and expensive, then we may have a solution. That solution is stained glass window tinting. What is that? It’s a type of decorative window tinting that turns your regular, highly efficiency window into a stained glass beauty.

This tint is stretched over the window much like a standard window film, but the design on it mimics that of more expensive stained glass. You don’t have to remove the window, or go shopping for the right panes, just have the film made and get it installed by professionals (or yourself if you’ve got the DIY know-how).

A stained glass window can add a beautiful look to any home, but to make the best use of it it should be placed somewhere where it can be best viewed and appreciated. Most stained glass windows are places in or around a front door or in a bathroom for a colorful privacy window. Indoor porches, sunrooms, or any areas with a skylight are also great ideas for a stained glass window tinting. Anywhere where the patterns can be viewed and admired easily.

Stained glass windows can get expensive quick. Pre-made stained glass can run up to $150 per panel and can go as high as $10,000 dollars for a larger panel. If you want it custom made, it gets even more expensive. An artist may charge up to $1,000 for a single pane of custom stained glass. Ouch!

If you’re looking for decorative window tinting, or any window tinting, visit Formula One by AES today.

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Window tinting is perfect for a pool house

Window Tinting for the summer home

Having a swimming pool in your back yard can be quite the blessing. It gives you a great place to play and gather in the summer, raises the value of your home, and generally adds a nice atmosphere to a home. Part of the attraction of a pool house is being able to enjoy sitting by the pool in the shade relaxing. Sometimes though, you or your guests need a little more privacy or you want less glare from the sunlight streaming in on your face. The perfect solution to many of these problems is window tinting!

A pool house is a great way to provide a multitude of amenities to you and your guests. It can be a comfortable changing room, nearby bathroom, or just a relaxing place to rest. Imagine being able to come into your pool house after building up an appetite from swimming with enough light to see outside, while also keeping out the harsh ultraviolet rays from the sun. You could enjoy a nice cookout style meal without the fear of getting sunburned!

You could choose to sit at a table inside, eat a snack, and look out over the gorgeous view of your pool. Or maybe you’d like to sit inside and have a chat without having to deal with the glare of the sunlight blinding you. Window tinting can truly make your pool house have a real sense of calm.

.Not only is window tinting a functional investment for keeping you, your guests, and your family safe from UV rays, but it also protects your beloved furniture, carpet, flooring, and other decorations from fading. Window tinting may be the piece you need to transform your pool house into a cozy summer getaway.

At FormulaOne by AES, we are experts at installing window tinting of any size. We also have a large range of window tinting films to choose from and each can be cut to the exact size of your window. We have a great time perfecting all the little details and making sure each unique window is fitted with the best possible film.

If you have a window tinting project that you need help with this summer, we would love nothing more than to help you out. Please feel free to 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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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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Cool Window Tinting ideas from Pintrest Pt. 2

We’re back with a few more window tinting ideas to help add some character to your home.

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Get the relaxing feeling of watching water fall down a pane of glass whenever with this watery window tinting idea. Frosting like this can also scatter light within your home to make some cool patterns if the sun hits it just right. The effect of seeing water hit your windows will be doubled by this flowing frosting.

 

Add a cool venetian blind effect to your windows with this tinting. Eye-catching enough to add character but subtle enough that it won’t dominate the room. With a window tinting like this, you can add some flair to a good worthwhile investment for your home. This look also simulates the look of nice blinds without the hassle of having to maintain expensive, fragile blinds.

 

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Add a cool visual flair to a room with this window tinting. If your looking for something that is going to grab a guests attention then you need look no further than this complex window tinting array. No one who walks into that room is going to forget it! Besides being a great investment, window tinting gives you a unique way to add character to any room in your home!

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Another interesting, but non-invasive design. A window tinting like this can add a great character to a glass door while simultaneously giving you a good amount of privacy and protection. If you’ve got a glass door that you love but are uncomfortable with how exposed it makes you, consider frosting it and adding a window tint. Doing so will let you have the clean, modern look of a glass door without sacrificing privacy. The best of both worlds.

If these ideas have inspired you to add some tinting to your home or office, give Formula One, By AES a call today at 405-513-6400!

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Window Tinting as a safety measure?

Window Tinting can help cool your home but could it also protect you in other ways?

Well, in a way, yes. Window tints and film mostly help protect you by strengthening the glass panes and reducing the chances of shattering. Window tinting and films are applied by stretching it over the windows themselves. This lets professionals install window tints and films without having to remove or replace glass panes but it also has the secondary benefit of giving the window another layer of strength.  In addition, the film also helps protect against shattering by acting as a net to catch the shards. The glass may crack, but it’s far less likely to shatter and send glass shards at you and your family.

Additional Privacy

A vehicle with tinted windows is harder to look into, some people like the privacy that gives them as well as how it hides any valuables they keep in there car. The same idea goes for window tinting in your home. If a thief can’t see into your home, they’ll be less likely to break in. Additionally, because the window tinting will strengthen your windows it’ll be that much harder for a thief to break in.

Extra protection from storms

Raging storms are a scary thought. Storms like to throw debris around. During one of these storms the risk of shattering windows is high. Window tinting provides additional protection by not only strengthening your homes windows but by also preventing shattering. The window tinting can catch the cracked glass and keep it from spilling into your home with the rain and wind. Storms are scary enough, don’t add the extra stress of worrying about shattered glass in your home.

Window tinting and film are a solid investment in more ways than just saving energy. Give Formula One by AES a call today at 405-513-6400!

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Window Tinting Film Benefits Even In The Fall

Window Tinting Helps In Cooler Weather, Too

It seems it took Oklahoma a little while to catch up and leave behind those warm, summer days, but just because it’s no longer hitting close to 80 or 90 degrees outside, doesn’t mean that your window tinting will cease to be amazing. If you don’t have window tinting, you might just change your mind!

There is still sunlight in the fall right? Of course! Where there is sunlight there are the sun’s harmful UV rays, as well. No matter what the cooler weather brings along with it, it’s important to be prepared, because the sunlight is still present during the day. In fact, all day long UV rays will enter your home, causing furniture and flooring to fade over time. If you’re sitting inside, you’re at risk of soaking up UV rays, too. One easy way to be protected from the sun’s harmful rays is with window tinting film.

FormulaOne By AES offers several different window tinting options for residential homes, but the one things the varieties have in common is the ability to keep out harmful UV rays. Heating the home when temperatures drop is also something to think about. Did you know that windows alone are not effective when it comes to heating your home? That’s what makes window tinting even more amazing. As it works to keep out UV rays, reduced heating costs for the fall is an inevitable bonus benefit.

Protection couldn’t be more simple. If you want to know more about window tinting film benefits for the fall, please feel free to contact our team members.

If you own your house and you are ready to start seeing energy savings, protect your belongings all year long, and have protection for yourself from harmful UV rays, let’s get started with your window tinting project! Please feel free to give FormulaOne by AES a call at 405-513-6400.

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Saving Your Greenhouse Plants With Window Tinting

Window Tinting Keeps Your Plants Going Strong

Now that it is officially fall, temperatures are bound to start dropping accordingly. That being said, many gardeners have ended their work for the season. Of course, greenhouse owners have an advantage as they can keep their plants alive longer. Guess what? Window tinting can make growing your plants in a greenhouse, with glass windows, even more effective!

Window tinting has the capability of insulating a greenhouse so that the heat can remain inside rather than escaping into the outdoors. It’s a wonderful way to ensure that your glass greenhouse stays warm throughout the fall and even in the winter months to come. With the window tinting film doing the work to reflect the heat back inside your greenhouse for you, the price of your energy bill doesn’t have to be so expensive.

If you’re worried that window tinting would block the sunlight from getting to your plants, fear not! FormulaOne by AES has plenty of film options for you which still allow sunlight to come through while allowing your plants to survive Oklahoma’s fluctuating temperatures. Also, if you opt to have film applied to your greenhouse windows now, it will still provide year-round benefits. What we mean is that in the spring and summer months, it’ll work opposite and keep the cool air inside.

As if thriving plants weren’t a good enough reason to consider window tinting, think about protecting yourself. As you work long hours in your garden you’ll also be protected from harmful UV rays thanks to the design of our window tinting films.

Do you own a greenhouse? Are you ready to start seeing energy savings, protect your plants all year long, and have protection for yourself from harmful UV rays? To get started with your customized project, please feel free to give FormulaOne by AES a call at 405-513-6400.

Commercial Window Tinting

3 Benefits Of Window Tinting For Commercial Properties

Window Tinting For Commercial Buildings

There are several benefits for commercial properties and buildings to install high-quality window tinting. The three main benefits include the provisions of; ROI, comfort, and privacy.

Return On Investment: 

First of all, window tinting can reduce the heat transfer from the sun by up to 85%. That means that window tinting your office windows could save the operation money! A building with windows of any size will see a return on investment, because heat stays out and the air conditioner can be used less. You don’t have to wait to see the changes either, applying window tinting yields immediate and measurable results.

Comfort: Having windows in your place of business means that it’s prone to problems like hot spots, glare, and heat that causes fluctuating temperatures. Quality window tinting; however, provides up to 99% protection of Ultraviolet light as well as reduces glares up to 95%. Commercial window tinting helps regulate temperatures by decreasing heat transmission and glare, getting rid of hotspots means that your air conditioner doesn’t have to work as hard to keep that one spot at the desired temperature meanwhile making the rest of the building frigid.

Privacy: Whether you want a little buffer between the outside world and your shop or you need individual office space privacy, a quality window tinting job can take care of the issue.

***BONUS***: Yes, we said three benefits, but there’s more! *Insert Genius Laughter*

Windows on the outside of a building are usually the weakest point of the structure. A thick security window film will help hold the glass together if it’s shattered. This combined with a dark film can reduce the likelihood of burglary. FormulaOne by AES offers several different films to meet your specific needs. We also offer films that provide insulating benefits year round, so when the winter months come around you’ll be able to stay warm while spending less. To get started with your next project, feel free to call FormulaOne by AES at 405-513-6400.