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How Window Film Can Protect Your Skin

Thursday, December 31st, 2020

When it comes to windows, understanding how the film on your them helps to effectively and efficiently protect your skin becomes increasingly important. In fact, there are many researched insights into how exactly windows can help to protect your skin from those harmful UVB and UVA rays. Here are some of the key points to note when it comes to skin cancer and your window film.

How Window Film Can Protect Your Skin

Solar window film is an investment in both your home and your health, protecting your skin from UV rays.

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How to Prevent Birds from Hitting Windows

Thursday, December 17th, 2020

Every year, thousands upon thousands of migratory birds pass over your house—twice. Birds migrate once in the spring and once in the fall. Along the way, they have to navigate quite a few obstacles, and too many of them are humanmade. Windows can be one such obstacle. Thankfully, there are solutions. Today, we’ll be taking a look at how window films can prevent birds from hitting windows.

How to Prevent Birds from Hitting Windows

Have you had birds collide with your windows? Decorative or solar films could be the solution.

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Does Window Film Provide Privacy at Night?

Thursday, December 10th, 2020

Window film comes with a slew of benefits.  Solar window film can help you save money on your energy bill and reduce glare. If you choose to invest in security window film, it can help ward off intruders and prevent broken glass from scattering everywhere. Reflective films are an incredibly popular option because they add privacy to your home or business. But does window film provide privacy at night?

Does Window Film Provide Privacy at Night?

Reflective films don’t provide perfect privacy at night. What’s the solution?

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Will Window Tint Bubbles Go Away?

Thursday, December 3rd, 2020

Let’s imagine you’ve just had your home’s windows tinted. You’re looking forward to years of reduced energy bills, added privacy, and furniture that won’t fade from light damage. But a day or two after installation—uh oh—you start to notice tiny bubbles underneath the film. You feel sure they’re just an aesthetic issue, but that doesn’t keep them from bothering you. If this is you, you might find yourself wondering: will window tint bubbles go away? That depends on what kind of bubble you’re dealing with.

Will Window Tint Bubbles Go Away?

If you’ve noticed bubbles underneath your window film, you might be wondering: will they ever go away?

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Where Should You Install Privacy Window Film?

Friday, 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

Friday, 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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Residential Window Tinting: Mistakes to Avoid

Friday, 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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Why Fall is the Best Season to Install Window Film

Thursday, 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

Thursday, 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

Thursday, 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 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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