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5 Questions to Ask Your Window Tint Installer

5 Questions to Ask Your Window Tint Company

As more and more homes and businesses are discovering, window film is a great investment. But how do you know which film is right for you? How much will it cost? How do you care for window film and what kind of warranty does it have? Lastly, how can you choose a window film installation company with confidence? We’ve answered these top 5 questions to ask your window film installer below. Our goal is simple: an educated customer is the best customer. By empowering you with this knowledge, you can make the best choice possible.

5 Questions to Ask Your Window Tint Installer

  • What kind of window film is right for my home?
  • How much will window tint cost?
  • How do I care for window film?
  • What is the warranty?
  • Why should I hire you?

What kind of window tint is right for my home?

As you look at a reputable window film installation website, you’ll no doubt see plenty of window film options to choose from. Based on what your overall objective is, there might even be several choices that would work. The question to ask is this: what do I want window film to accomplish? Here are some common reasons customers choose window film:

  • Privacy
  • Better temperature control
  • An additional layer of security
  • Glare Reduction
  • UV Protection
  • Decorative
  • Prevent fading of furnishings and flooring
  • Reduce hot and cold spots
The best thing that a home or business owner can do prior to making contact with a window tint company is to write down which reason matters most. Having your reasons clearly in mind can make it easier for a window film installation company to better serve you. It’s good to not overly stress about this. A skilled window film sales representative should be able to help you narrow down your choices to find the film that is right for you. To help you get started, we’ve provided a handy free window film buyers guide. It can help you discover what’s available and what your needs are.

How much will window tint cost?

Cost is usually pretty high on the list of concerns for those interested in window film. We like to remind our customers that this is an investment in the value and comfort of your home or office. It’s also to remember that for many customers, window film can help lower heating and cooling costs. It tends to pay for itself in the long run.

One thing to keep in mind is to find a balance between your needs and your budget. The best way to do this is to ask yourself these questions:

  • What are your primary concerns and reasons for wanting window tinting?
  • What is your time frame for project completion?
  • How difficult are the windows to access?
  • Are the windows high or do the skylights require special ladders and/or pose safety concerns?
  • What is the site condition?
  • Do any of your windows already have some type of installed window tinting that would likely need to be removed?
  • Are any of your windows old, odd-shaped, or comprised of small French panels?
To help our customers answer these and more questions about cost, we’ve designed a cost guide for both residential and commercial customers. Check out the guide here.

5 Questions to Ask Your Window Tint Company

How do I care for window tint?

This is definitely a legitimate question. We want our customers to feel confident that they can care for their window film for years to come. Our Care Guide was designed to help. Right after an installation, there are usually some questions about when to wash and how the window film cures. Take a look at the Care Guide and get your questions answered.

What kind of warranty does this window tint have?
This is a commonly asked question. Professionally installed window films come with warranties that are backed by the manufacturers. These warranties vary based on the manufacturer and. It’s good to note that while different manufacturers may appear to have the same warranty, it is important to educate yourself about the company's history in honoring them.

Why should I hire you?

Picking the right window film company to work with can make a huge difference. We believe that you should know as much as you can about the contractor and their product. As you look for a window film installation contractor, there are some important questions to ask. To help you, we’ve compiled a guide that offers you 3 valuable tools:

  • GUIDE: Helpful tips to find the right window film company
  • CHECKLIST: Document to help you keep track of everything during your project.
  • RESOURCES: Lists of websites and other helpful resources.

ClimatePro: The Bay Area Window Tint Pros

As the most highly-rated window film and window tint company in the San Francisco Bay Area, we are ready to help you. First, take a moment to explore some of our completed projects. You can also use our Window Film Selector Tool to explore your options. Ready to get started? You can get a free estimate here or give us a call 707-755-7337.
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Brett Torrey Haynes

Brett Torrey Haynes is the marketing and content manager for ClimatePro. He currently lives in a small house on the side of a mountain.