thanks sunnysleevez for this informative post i know i will be more careful in the future

Sunny Sleevez

I just moved a chair to sweep the floor and was dismayed at the damage to our beautiful flooring. The window is screened by a large tree so never gets direct sunlight but just look at the bleaching from reflected UV rays in just 3 years

Imagine the damage to my skin if my desk were had been here instead!

This is a really important issue for anyone sitting in direct sunlight that comes through a window.

Regular glass blocks almost all UVB rays but allows UVA to come through.

Both UVA and UVB rays are harmful.  Remember:

UVB is  the main sunburn ray, it causes skin cancer and wrinkles

UVA penetrates the skin more deeply than UVB ,  it causes skin cancer and wrinkles

UVA It is also the ray used in tanning beds 

Tinting –  Adding sheets of UV blocking film to windows, or when replacing old window…

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