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Beat the Summer Heat with Climate Control Window Film

The last thing you want after doing arduous yard work, running with the dog, or lying out by the pool is coming inside to a stifling hot house. Summer sure brings the heat in Richmond, Williamsburg, and the Northern Neck. Are you and your HVAC unit ready for it? A solution for staying cool this summer that you may not …

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Outsmart the Sun with 3M™’s Prestige Series Window Film

The Prestige Series of 3M™ window films combines the benefits of several other 3M™ window tint varieties, including temperature control, UV protection, and glare reduction. There is also a version of the 3M™ Scotchshield™ Safety & Security window films in the Prestige series. Benefits of 3M’s Prestige Series Window Film Combining the characteristics of several product lines in a single window film …

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Deterring Forced Entry into Schools with Security Window Film

In light of recent tragic events in the news regarding violent crime in schools, the safety of children and teachers remains at the forefront of our minds. While there is no single solution to prevent these tragedies from occurring again, we can and should take every possible precaution to reduce the risk of violent crime in schools. The topic has …

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Keeping Our Children Safe with Enhanced Security in Schools

A school with a locked door doesn’t deter someone with ill intentions from entering. When met with a secured entrance, they turn to the next possible entry point: windows. With this insight, the need to invest in window film for enhanced security in schools is clear. Why Security Window Film? 3M™ Safety & Security Window Films greatly increase the time …

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Choosing the Right Window Film Solution for You

While many varieties of 3M™ window film serve multiple functions, it’s important to consider that some films are better suited for certain applications than others. What is your primary concern? Is it to make your home more energy efficient? Or perhaps you need additional privacy. Do you need to enhance the security of your storefront? Maybe you want to reduce …

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Why Window Tinting Isn’t a DIY Project

Any DIYers out there? Tackling home improvement projects on your own brings a feeling of accomplishment, and it can keep a few extra dollars in your pocket. But DIY has it’s limits. Some home improvement projects should be left to the experts otherwise you end up flushing money down the drain from wasted materials and having to hire an expert …

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Reduce Energy Costs with Window Films

After analyzing every aspect of home or small business ownership (or so you think), you decide that your budget allows for the purchase of a home or commercial space. You work out a great financing option, and the biggest worry on your mind is what color to paint the walls — until you receive your first energy bill in the …

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Peak Cooling Load Problem Solved by Prestige Series

What is a peak cooling load? The peak cooling load is the maximum amount of heat that must be removed to maintain the desired indoor temperature of a building. Advanced software calculates a building’s peak cooling load based on the direction its windows are facing, the angle at which the sun’s rays hit the building’s windows depending on the time …

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Make the Smart Choice with Smart Film

When it comes to privacy, the choice is clear — or is it? Solar Film offers an amazing technology called Smart Film that allows you to change your windows or glass panels from clear to opaque with the click of a button. In this blog article, we’ll take a look at why smart film might be a smart choice for …