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What Are The Maintenance Needs Of Your Tinted Home Windows?

September 22nd, 2023
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Learn how to care for your window films and tinted home windows.

Residential window tinting is becoming an increasingly popular choice for homeowners due to the incredible benefits provided by the process. Your home’s windows let in vital natural light, but the UV energy of that light can cause many problems, including heating up your home in the summer and fading your floors, rugs, and even art on the walls. Window films can also help to increase your privacy inside your home and even make the windows a little bit safer if they’re ever struck by something. Finally, window films make it easier to keep your windows clean – in fact, one commercial use for window films is as an anti-graffiti measure. So, with all of these benefits in mind, you’ll undoubtedly want to know how to take care of your tinted home windows so that you get the most use and value possible out of your investment. Read the rest of this entry »

Isn’t Window Tinting Just For Cars?

September 15th, 2023
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It’s a common belief that window tinting is really only for cars—but that assumption couldn’t be further from the truth!

Many people who have no personal experience with residential or commercial building window tinting assume that it is only for vehicles. All of us, at one time or another, have seen the cars that roll around with windows tinted so dark that you can’t see inside. We’ve all also heard the radio advertisements for shops offering to tint your car windows to make it easier to drive or keep the car cooler in the summer. That isn’t the only type of window tinting, however. In fact, it isn’t even the most popular type of window tinting. Tinting building windows, like those in your home or in a commercial building is overall the more common use for window tinting film. Let’s explore the differences between building window tinting and car window tinting. 

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Window Films For New Businesses

September 8th, 2023
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Window films are perfect for new businesses because they can protect the business while offering potential customers information about it.

There are many different ways that your business can benefit from window films. Window films can be used to increase privacy inside your business, block harmful UV energy that can damage goods and drive up cooling costs, and be a valuable marketing tool. These benefits don’t have to wait for your business to be well-established either. If you are just starting out, or if you’re in the process of changing locations, you can use window films on the windows during construction and set up as well. In fact, you’ve probably seen businesses do this many times and never thought much of it: “Coming Soon” and “Pardon our dust while we remodel” are often emblazoned across windows during periods of construction. Let’s explore some interesting ways that you could use and benefit from window clings, specifically during periods of construction or renovation.

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Understanding The Benefits Of Anti-Graffiti Film

September 1st, 2023
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Did you know about anti-graffiti film? If you’re just hearing about it, check out all the ways it benefits you!

By now, you’re aware of the many benefits of window films. These films can be cut to order and professionally installed in order to improve your windows and glass doors in any building, commercial or residential. The UV filtering films help protect belongings and lower cooling costs. The safety films help decrease the risks of broken glass if the window is ever struck. Decorative film can help increase privacy or be used for a whole host of marketing causes. There is one more important use for these films, however. If your commercial building is in an urban area, you may have found yourself dealing with graffiti. Graffiti and vandalism are an unfortunate reality of the world, but thankfully anti-graffiti film can help take the edge off of it. 

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Using Decorative Window Films In The Bathroom

August 25th, 2023
American Solar Tinting Decorative Window Films Bathroom

Using decorative window films in your bathroom can add an elegant personal touch and an extra bit of visual interest to any design.

Window films are one of the most useful and cost-effective home improvement products on the market. Professionally applying window films to your residential windows is a low-risk, low-cost way to experience tremendous results in terms of the energy efficiency of your home or commercial building. They also can improve the aesthetics of any space where they are installed. In one room in particular, decorative window films can be an ideal solution for a multitude of issues: the bathroom. Let’s look at all of the ways that decorative films can help improve your residential or commercial bathroom.

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Surprising Ideas For Incorporating Your Logo On Graphic Films

August 18th, 2023
American Solar Tinting Logo Graphic Films

Go beyond the basics with these great ideas for incorporating your logo into interesting graphic films for your business.

Window films are an important and useful tool for businesses. UV blocking films can help regulate internal building temperatures and keep your cooling costs low. Security films can decrease the risk of injury if glass window panes are ever broken in a storm. Decorative window films are also an important marketing and aesthetic tool as well. As a business owner, there are so many options for how you can use and benefit from decorative window films. One of the biggest is by using it for brand promotion. Read on for some fun suggestions how to use or incorporate your logo into your decorative window films. 

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Understanding the Value of Professional Installation Of Your Window Films

August 11th, 2023
American Solar Tinting Professionla Installation Window Films

Choosing to go with professional installation of your window films will provide a much smoother experience and a better result in the end.

Most people who start investigating window films do so because they are looking for ways to save some money and stretch their budget. Perhaps you’re looking for a way to prolong the life of your windows so that you can wait to replace them. Maybe you’re investigating UV-blocking films to keep your cooling costs down. If you’re trying to save money, it probably also makes sense to think about DIYing the installation of your window films. While this might seem like a good way to save money, DIYing your window film installation is never a good idea. When it comes to the investment you’re making in window films, it is important to always hire a professional installer

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Improving Your Business With Different Types of Window Films

August 4th, 2023
American Solar Tinting Improving Business with Window Films

Did you know you can improve your business with window films? It’s true, and we’re here to tell you how!

As a business owner, you know that thinking about your business and budget is a 24-hour job. You’re constantly looking for ways to improve your systems or make things more efficient to save on costs. One thing that you may not have thought of yet are the very many different uses of window films. First, you should know that there are several different types of window films, all with their own benefits, and each type could potentially help you improve something about your business. Read on to explore these potential uses of window films and how you could apply them to your particular small business.

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Are There Benefits Or Drawbacks To Mirrored Window Film?

July 28th, 2023
American Solar Tinting Mirrored Window Film

Is mirrored window film worth the investment? It has some great benefits for both homes and businesses, but the drawbacks should be considered before you commit.

There are lots of different options when it comes to window films for use in homes or businesses. The different films that are available have different uses and benefits. Films that tint windows and block UV rays can decrease the danger and damage of sun exposure while also helping to regulate cooling costs and promoting privacy. Security films protect people in the event of a broken window by containing the shards of glass. Decorative films have a variety of aesthetic uses and can improve curb appeal. One decorative film that has become popular on social media lately is one-way mirrored window film. But what are the benefits and drawbacks of such a window film?

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Using Decorative Window Films In Businesses

July 21st, 2023
American Solar Tinting Decorative Film Businesses

Decorative films can be a bigger boon to businesses than many might expect by adding an aesthetic element and breaking up spaces in an open floor plan.

Open-concept floor plans are still incredibly popular, not just in homes but also in businesses. Open floor plans lend themselves to allowing collaboration and encouraging fluid space sharing in offices. Open floor plans in retail locations make it easy to change the look of your shop to match the season or for sales. But sometimes, in any business, you need space that can be private and doors that can be shut. Glass walls are an amazing tool for making rooms that blend seamlessly into an open floor plan office. You don’t want those walls to blend in too well, however, and that’s where decorative window films come in. There are many different ways that your business can use decorative window films to enhance the look of your space. Read on for some great ideas. 

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