We’ve lived in our home for about 6 years. During this time we’ve been tormented by the heat and bright light from our West facing sliding glass doors. No longer!
I had Vista window film installed last week. It is a miracle cure. I can’t report on lower energy bills yet, obviously; however it will no doubt bring down our air conditioning usage. I’d also like to give a little shout out to Sun Stopper, the company which installed our window film. They were knocking on my door and leaving in less than 1 hour. Evidently, they do both homes and automobiles.
Before deciding on Vista, I investigated 3M. They were quite a bit more expensive and the reviews I read on the web weren’t necessarily all that flattering. I am certain I made a good decision. I paid $285 for an 8’ x 8’ sliding glass door.
Below is an image I took with my iPhone with the door partially open. This image was taken mid-afternoon and it is easy to see what a huge difference the window film is making. Additionally, notice the difference in contrast and how now the clouds and blue sky are much more evident.