I'm curious to know if anyone has any numbers comparing those window films (like Gila Heat Control Platinum) to the sun shades that go on the outside of your windows.
Obviously, we would make our own shades from the kits at Home Depot or Lowes...but there's still a substantial cost difference.
With 9 windows on the west side of the house (living room and bed room), that are 84" tall and 43" wide...we're thinking doing SOMETHING to cut down on the radiant heat through the windows is going to be critical here in Texas.
Anyone have any comparisons? Any horror stories with the films? Any first hand experience or comments?
Something other than the Gila for the films?