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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 surround window 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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How Window Tinting Prevents Light Damage

September 10th, 2020

The nights may be getting cooler, but summer is not over yet. During the day, the sun’s rays can still be intense. We’re all familiar with the fact that the sun’s rays can pose a serious threat to the health of our skin. But we might not think so much about how sun damage could be occurring in our own home. Below, we have laid out some of the basics of light damage, and how window tinting can help combat its effects.

How Window Tinting Prevents Light Damage

Light damage can fade furnishings, and destroy invaluable pieces of artwork. But window tinting can help to combat its effects.

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Cleaning and Maintaining Window Film

September 3rd, 2020

One of the many perks of solar window film is that it requires minimal maintenance. While the film will deteriorate over time and eventually require maintenance, there are steps you can take today to slow the rate of deterioration down. It’s best to be proactive now and ensure that your window film will be looking great for years to come. Below, we have laid out some of the do’s and don’ts of cleaning and maintaining your solar window film.

Cleaning and Maintaining Window Film

Keep your window film looking great for years to come. Here are some of the do’s and don’ts of cleaning and maintenance.

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Common Causes of Window Breakage

August 27th, 2020

Security window film is an exceptional way to reinforce your windows structurally. But you may feel that your windows are not at risk of being broken. However, no matter where you live, there is always the chance that your windows could be broken. Security window film does not render your windows indestructible, but it does add an extra layer of security that can help put your mind at ease. Below are a few reasons you should expect the unexpected, and consider adding security window film to your residential or commercial space.

Common Causes of Window Breakage

No matter where you live, there is always the chance that your windows could be broken. Here are a few reasons you should expect the unexpected, and consider adding security window film to your residential or commercial space.

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Facts and Misconceptions About Security Window Film

August 20th, 2020

When it comes to protecting your home and family, you do everything you can think of to keep them safe. Many people don’t think about their windows; however, as a place where they could improve their security. Security window film is a film that can be applied to windows of a home or business. It could be a valuable addition to your home security efforts, but it is crucial that you truly understand what window film actually can or can’t do.

Security window film is a film that can be applied to windows of a home or business. It could be a valuable addition to your home security efforts, but it is crucial that you truly understand what window film actually can or can’t do.

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