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Window Film Options for Summertime in Denver

Denver may be known for its close proximity to the snow-packed peaks of the Rockies, but the city is no stranger to heat. In the summer, temperatures often reach into the high 90’s, sometimes even exceeding triple digits! If you’re looking for a way to escape the heat this summer, one option you should consider is installing window film for your Denver home. Below, we’ve shared a few of our top recommendations for heat blocking window film.


How Does Window Film Control Heat?

Before we move on, let’s talk a little bit about how window film works in the first place. Though window films may seem simple, they’re actually quite scientifically advanced. They’re designed based on our understanding of how light and the electromagnetic spectrum works.

The EMS is made up of several different frequencies of light. The one you are probably most familiar with is Visible Light. Visible light illuminates, but it doesn’t carry much heat. Other frequencies, such as infrared and UV rays, on the other hand, are the primary causes of heat gain.

Window film works by limiting the transmission of infrared and UV light. Visible light gets through, but heat does not. This is how it keeps your interior cool without making it dark.


3 Types of Heat Blocking Film for Summer

There are many different types of window film, and several of them do an excellent job at blocking heat. If you’re looking for a window film for your Denver home for summer, we recommend checking out these options:

  1. 3M Sun Control Window Film Prestige Series – This option is great for controlling infrared rays while preserving window clarity.
  2. LLumar Solar Window Film – LLumar’s extensive selection of solar films ensures the perfect look for every home.
  3. Hanita Coatings SolarZone – Hanita Coatings is primarily known for their high end security films, but they’re solar films are equally as impressive!


Get Ready for Summer in Denver

Call our office today to get a quote on window film for your Denver home.

Mike Kinsey

Mike Kinsey is the Operations Manager for Denver Window Film. Over the past decade, he has overseen the completion of hundreds of window tinting projects in the Denver metro area, totaling over 250,000 sq. ft. of film. Mike holds an extensive background in construction and project management. His breadth of knowledge combined with his fifteen years of experience in the tinting industry make him a subject matter expert. As a local installer, Mike is aware of the climate and conditions that affect buildings in Colorado, giving him the ability to recommend the types of window film that will benefit his customers the most. He possesses an in-depth understanding of the various tinting technologies on the market and is certified by 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education.