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What are the Effects of Sun Exposure?

Monday, April 13th, 2020

Here are some of the biggest effects of sun exposure, whether you are outdoors or inside.

One of the best parts of this time of year is getting outside and enjoying warmer weather. And you probably know all about the importance of wearing sunscreen outside to guard against harmful UV rays. But, you might not have heard as much about what UV rays actually do and why sun exposure is so dangerous. Here are some of the biggest effects of sun exposure, whether you are outdoors or inside.


How to Protect Your Furniture from the Sun’s UV Rays

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Over time, the sun’s UV rays can cause your furniture to fade and wear out prematurely.

You recognize the signs of direct sun exposure on furniture from the lightened color and dry, dull tone that it takes on. You can even tell the difference from one side of a chair to the other depending on how it’s situated near a window. It takes the life and style away from your furniture and it’s a condition that is difficult to repair or restore. Follow this guide for protecting your furniture from the sun’s UV rays.   (more…)

Protect Your Skin From UV Rays With Window Tinting

Friday, August 19th, 2016
Sun exposure while driving

Protect Yourself from Harmful UV Rays with a Window Film

This summer, you made sure to apply sunscreen during every beach trip, pool dip, and long outdoor run. You smothered your face and shoulders in SPF 45 to protect your skin from the rays of the sun. You wore visors when mowing the lawn and even purchased one of those floppy straw hats to wear while you read your newspaper outside. We’re now approaching Labor Day, and you successfully made it through a summer without having to apply Aloe to a red, sunburned back. Bravo! You may have a few more freckles on your nose, but your skin is not flaking into your morning cereal. Great job, you!

Whether you took these precautionary measures for reasons of vanity or personal health, it shows that you care about the well-being of your body. If you’re serious enough to wear a t-shirt into the pool, then you’re serious enough to know that those damaging UV rays can affect you inside of your home and your vehicle, too. (more…)

Residential Tinting and Interior Furniture Fading

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
Protect your furniture from the sun's harmful rays with residential tinting for your windows.

Protect your furniture from the sun’s harmful rays with residential tinting for your windows.

For those of us who have ever gotten a sunburn, we know how harmful the sun’s powerful rays can be. What many people might not realize however, is that the sun can harm more than just our skin. Furniture inside your house is vulnerable to the sun’s beams, too. If you notice that the color of your leather or any other furniture material is fading, the blame most likely belongs to the sun. If you want your furniture to stay looking beautiful for longer, you need to consider residential tinting for your windows. (more…)

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