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Tint for Sliding Glass Doors: Enhancing Privacy, Reducing Glare, and More

Tinting for your sliding doors provides solutions for enhancing privacy, reducing glare, blocking UV rays, and regulating heat, with costs ranging from $9 to $28 per square foot. Additionally, tinting sliding doors can contribute to improving security.


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Window Tint for Sliding Windows

We receive numerous requests from customers seeking to tint their sliding glass doors. In fact, these requests are quite common. This is because sliding windows in homes often allow the highest level of visible light. Particularly in older homes, these windows tend to be made of tempered glass and lack any coatings, rendering them the least energy-efficient windows in a household.







Common reasons why you should tint sliding glass doors: 


  1. Enhanced Privacy: Tinting improves privacy by reducing visibility from outside.

  2. Increased Security: Adding security window film enhances the security of your home, especially since sliding glass doors are common entry points for burglars, as noted by law enforcement professionals.

  3. UV Protection: Window tinting blocks 99% of harmful UV rays, which can cause fading and damage to personal items, furniture, and artwork.

  4. Glare Reduction: Tinted window film effectively reduces glare, providing relief from harsh and bothersome bright light by up to 94%.

  5. Heat Blocking: Window film reflects and absorbs solar energy, significantly reducing heat transmission through the glass. Shade9 Window Tinting offers options capable of reducing heat by up to 85%, ensuring greater comfort indoors.


The cost of tinting sliding glass doors depends on several factors:

  1. Door Size: The total square footage of coverage, typically measured in inches.

  2. Glass Type: Whether the glass is annealed, tempered, or laminated.

  3. Film Selected: Certain films are more costly than others, and can change pricing greatly.


Here is a quick breakdown on film choices for you sliding windows, but for more information visit our Home Window Film Types.


  • Dual Reflective Window Films: These films are designed to be reflective on the outside, maximizing heat rejection, while remaining neutral on the inside to preserve views. These films also provide great daytime privacy depending on darkness selected.

  • Ceramic Products: Utilizing solar-absorbing technology, ceramic products provide excellent heat rejection without compromising views.

  • Spectrally Selective Technology: This technology rejects heat while allowing natural lighting to pass through, maintaining a comfortable indoor environment.

  • IR Infrared Blocking Film: Blocks 55% of total solar energy while remaining barely visible to the naked eye.

  • Low E Window Film: Enhances year-round comfort by blocking the sun's heat in summer and retaining heat indoors during winter.


Window Tinting your home sliding door windows 

Tinting for sliding doors is a popular solution, offering effective remedies for various concerns such as daylighting, privacy, glare, UV protection, and heat blocking. If you're contemplating tinting your home or office sliding glass doors, consider reaching out to Shade9 Window Tinting, a trusted leader in window film installation services in West Virginia. We service the following areas for home window tinting and commercial window tinting: Morgantown, WV; Fairmont, WV, Parkersburg, WV; Davis, WV and More!






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