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Where Should You Install Privacy Window Film?

November 20th, 2020

Window films come with all manner of applications. If you’re interested in adding a charming design to your windows, decorative films are right for you. If you’re just interested in saving money on energy, window tinting can do the trick. But both of these kinds of film have one thing in common: they can be used to enhance privacy. Here are some of the best locations to install privacy window film.

Where Should You Install Privacy Window Film?

Where should you install privacy window film? Here are a few good spots.

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How Window Film Can Keep You Warm This Winter

November 13th, 2020

Many of the benefits of solar window tinting are well-established. If you’ve learned anything about them in the past, you’ve probably heard that they can help to conserve cool air in your home during the summer. In this way, they can help you save money on energy bills and reduce your overall footprint. But did you know that the energy-saving benefits of window film work in the winter as well? Here’s what makes window films perfect for colder weather.

How Window Film Can Keep You Warm This Winter

Here’s how you can stay cozy this winter with window film.

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How Professionals Install Window Film

November 6th, 2020

Window film is one of the simplest and most cost-effective ways you can reduce your energy bill, mitigate the impact of light damage, and cut down on glare in your home or business. Still, some people attempt to install window film on their own to save some extra cash. We urge against this, but only because it could end up costing you more money in the long run.

If you opt for professional installation of window film, you’ll reap the dividends in terms of the longevity and overall appearance of the film. Here’s how professionals install window film.

How Professionals Install Window Film

Installing window film on your own is risky business. Here’s how professionals do it.

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Surprising Benefits of Security Window Film

October 30th, 2020

Security is always on the minds of business owners and homeowners alike. One of the easiest ways to substantially boost the security of any building is by enjoying the benefits of security window film.

The obvious benefit of this kind of window film is that it prevents window breakage—from burglars or otherwise. While not completely shatterproof (and definitely not bulletproof), security window film still stands as a great option for individuals looking to give their security system some extra oomph. But it also has a few benefits that tend to slip under the radar. Here are a few surprising benefits of security window film you may not have considered.

Surprising Benefits of Security Window Film

Security window film has more benefits than just preventing glass breakage.

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Signs You Need New Window Films

October 22nd, 2020

It’s easy to see why so many people are drawn to residential and commercial window tinting. It yields dramatic dividends in terms of privacy and energy savings. That said, it won’t last forever. With proper cleaning and maintenance (which is, coincidentally, minimal), you can expect window film to last upwards of ten years. But how do you know your film is nearing the end of its lifetime? That’s what we’re here to address today. If you notice any of these signs, it’s time to look into window film replacement.

Signs You Need New Window Films

How do you know when your window films are nearing the end of their lifespan? Here are some signs to look out for.

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Debunking Myths About Solar Tinting

October 15th, 2020

Just about everyone has some knowledge of the benefits of solar tinting. It has the ability to lend much-needed privacy to residential and commercial spaces. It can help you cut down on energy costs in both the summer and the winter. If you’re concerned about light damage to your furnishings or artwork, solar tinting can help with that, too. With all these benefits, it’s surprising just how many myths there are about solar tinting. Today, we’re going to put some of these to rest.

Debunking Myths About Solar Tinting

It’s surprising just how many myths surround solar tinting. Today, we’re going to put some of these to rest.

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Residential Window Tinting: Mistakes to Avoid

October 9th, 2020

The benefits of residential window tinting are numerous. By blocking heat from the sun from entering into your home, it enables you to cut down on your energy bill by spending less on AC in the summer. To a lesser extent, it works the other way as well. During winter, window tinting can help retain interior heat, and you’ll end up using less energy to heat up your house through those cold months. It’s also a wise investment for your furniture, as it can cut down dramatically on the impact of light damage. With all these benefits, it’s easy to see why so many people invest in residential window tinting. If you choose to do so yourself, here are some common mistakes you should be sure to avoid.

Residential Window Tinting: Mistakes to Avoid

Here are some common residential window tinting mistakes to avoid.

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Creative Uses for Decorative Window Films

October 2nd, 2020

Recently, we’ve been focusing on the practical applications of window films. Solar films can be an outstanding way to increase energy efficiency in your home, as well as to mitigate the impact of light damage. Security window film makes it more difficult for burglars to smash your windows, and are an invaluable addition to any home security system. But have you considered decorative window films?

It’s time to exercise some creativity. Here are some of our favorite creative uses for decorative window films.

Creative Uses for Decorative Window Films

It’s time to exercise some creativity. Here are some of our favorite creative uses for decorative window films.

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How to Protect Your Windows from Burglars

September 24th, 2020

Everyone wants their home to be protected from intruders. Unfortunately, one of the primary ways that burglars tend to break into homes is through windows. The good news is that, in the modern era, there is no shortage of ways to amplify the security of your home. Security fencing, cameras, and alarms are all good options to increase your peace of mind. Below, we’ve gone into some measures you can take to protect your windows from burglars—from bars to security window film.

How to Protect Your Windows from Burglars

Here are some measures you can take to protect your windows from burglars—from bars to security window film.

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Why Fall is the Best Season to Install Window Film

September 17th, 2020

There’s no denying it now: the changing of the seasons is upon us. You’ve surely noticed by now that the nights are getting cooler, or flocks of birds headed south for winter. You might not have considered it, but this cooler weather makes fall one of the best times of year to install solar window films. Below, we will delve into why fall is the perfect time for window tinting.

Why Fall is the Best Season to Install Window Film

Fall is the perfect time to install window film. Here’s why.

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