If you have noticed fading and cracking on your wooden deck, porch, or stoop, it may be a product simply of the age of the structure or due to the effects of season after season of inclement weather. On the other hand, if your deck seems to be aging and deteriorating too fast, and especially if it is wearing down unevenly in some areas, there is a chance another factor is at play.
Do you or does one of your nearby neighbors have highly reflective energy efficient windows installed where they face the deck, porch, or wooden steps? Then it just might be...
Reflections of Windows Causing Fading on Deck
The problem of energy efficient low-e windows causing faded, cracked, and all but ruined patches on wooden decks and porches is a growing issue as more and more builders use these highly reflective windows in new builds and more and more homeowners upgrade to low-e windows when they do renovations. The excess of light bounced off these windows can cause severe damage to wooden structures if not checked by Turf Guard Window Film. This window film does not change the way windows work in terms of energy efficiency but it does scatter light to prevent to it from creating hot beams of light that can fade and damage your deck.
Protect You Grass from Sun Damage with Window Film
Light bouncing off low-e windows can dry out and burn grass in your yard, leaving the property looking shoddy and poorly taken care of despite your best efforts. If you spent money to get eco-friendly windows only to have those environmentally friendly windows damage your property, the spend of just a few dollars more can have us install Turf Guard Window Film that will send all that light scattering far and wide and protecting your property against damaging window reflections.