Suburban home with a white picket fence and window film installed during a sunny day in the summer.

Why Summer is the Perfect Time to Install Window Film

Tim TraxlerGlare Control, Insulating Window Film

There’s no place like home, especially when it’s tailored to your comfort. One fantastic way to enhance your home’s ambiance and efficiency is by installing window film. While window film can be installed any time of year, there are a few compelling reasons why the warmer months can be particularly advantageous. Read on to understand why summer might be the best time to give your windows a facelift.

The Science Behind the Installation

Window film installation is more than just sticking a film onto your window; it’s a process that involves careful application, curing, and drying. When applied, the film requires a certain amount of heat and sunlight for a complete and effective cure. In the warmer months, this process is naturally expedited due to higher temperatures and longer daylight hours. In fact, according to the International Window Film Association, timing your installation effectively can optimize the curing process.

Easier Application and Better Adhesion

Higher temperatures during the summer months make the window film more pliable and easier to handle, allowing for a smoother application process. Moreover, the heat also helps the adhesive on the film bond more effectively to the glass, reducing the chances of bubbles or wrinkles forming in the film.

Immediate Energy Savings

Installing window film in the summer allows you to immediately reap its energy-saving benefits. The U.S. Department of Energy states that window film helps block the sun’s heat, keeping your home cooler and reducing the need for constant air conditioning. This translates into immediate energy savings, making your home more energy-efficient during the hottest months of the year.

Enhanced Comfort from the Start

When you have window film installed during the summer, you’ll instantly experience a more comfortable home environment. You’ll notice reduced glare on screens and monitors, a decrease in hot spots throughout your home, and less exposure to harmful UV rays. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, your summer at home becomes more enjoyable with window film acting as a shield against the heat and brightness of the sun.

Why Choose PA Window Tint?

At PA Window Tint, we are committed to providing the highest quality service and products, no matter what season it is. Our team of professionals is well-equipped to handle window film installations during the warmer months, ensuring a smooth, effective process with immediate benefits for your home.


While window films can be a great addition to your home at any time of the year, the warmer months provide several advantages from installation to immediate benefits. By installing window film in the summer, you’re investing in immediate comfort, energy savings, and efficient installation. Get in touch with PA Window Tint today to schedule your window film installation and make your home the perfect summer haven.

PA Window Tint Inc. began serving central Pennsylvania in 1993. Over the years, we have extended service to New York, Maryland, and New Jersey. Today, PA Window Tint is a 3M Prestige dealer, which identifies our company as a member of the elite network of dealers in the country which are entrusted with offering 3M’s highest quality products and providing impeccable installations. Give us a call at 1-866-329-0064 or fill out a form online.