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Explore the Benefits of Photochromic Film for Your Home or Commercial Space

In Glare Reduction, Temperature Control, UV Protection by Solar Film

You’ve probably seen those commercials from the 1990s where someone wearing eyeglasses steps outside and their lenses darken to become sunglasses. There is also a window film that works the same as these glasses lenses. When photochromic film (PCF) is exposed to increased UV radiation, the chemical compounds which comprise the film undergo a photochemical reaction. This reaction reverses when …

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The Key to Comfort This Summer: 3M Thinsulate Climate Control Window Film

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

Temperature highs in Eastern and Central Virginia are already consistently hitting 90 degrees — and the official first day of summer is still weeks away! Before you run out and buy another window unit or fan, there’s another product you should consider: 3M Thinsulate Climate Control Window Film. Thinsulate has a variety of benefits as well as superior performance. How …

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Prevent Skin Cancer with Window Film

In UV Protection by Solar Film

As the warmer months approach and people spend more time outdoors, protecting our skin becomes top of mind. Skin cancer remains the most common form of cancer, making it extremely important that we search for more ways to protect our skin from the sun’s harmful rays. Avoiding sunlight completely is neither plausible nor desirable, so the more we understand how …

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Solar Film Welcomes Doug Pasquinelli to the Team!

In Other Resources by Solar Film

The Solar Film family grew recently! Please join us in welcoming Doug Pasquinelli as our new Account Manager. As with every member of Solar Film, Doug has an exceptional ability to bring value to his clients. So why did we choose Doug? And more importantly, why did Doug choose Solar Film? Why Doug Pasquinelli? Doug has a rich background in sales …

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The 4 Staples of Solar Film

In Glare Reduction, Temperature Control, UV Protection by Solar Film

Window film is a very versatile product. From school safety to improving energy efficiency, it provides solutions for a wide variety of applications. Many of the most common reasons why homeowners and business owners reach out to us are solar-related issues. These issues include sweltering temperatures, UV fading, and irritating glare.  This blog article highlights four applications where you’ll see …

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Debunking the Most Common Window Film Myths

In Other Resources by Solar Film

After being in the window film industry for over 35 years, we’ve heard it all. There are many misconceptions about window tinting, so we’d like to address several of the most common window film myths we have heard. Window Film Myths Myth #1: Window Film will make my windows look dark We’ve all seen the sports car with practically opaque …

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Improve Workplace Comfort & Productivity with Glare Reduction Window Film

In Glare Reduction by Solar Film

Whether you’re a front desk receptionist or the CEO in the corner office with floor to ceiling windows, you’ve experienced the discomfort of glare. This glare is cast across computer screens and across the window itself, decreasing screen visibility and inhibiting your view. At Solar Film, many of our clients approach us to help with this problem. In this article, we’ll …

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Create a “Wow” Factor with UV Printed Graphic Film

In Decorative by Solar Film

Creating a unique space that is conducive for productive work is always a challenge. Office spaces are moving away from the standard cubicle style set up and drab color schemes, and more emphasis is continually being placed on making your work environment as pleasant and stimulating as possible. In previous blog articles, we shed light on speciality window film products …