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Prevent Furniture & Floor Fading with UV Protection Window Film

It’s that time of year again. You shift around your living room furniture to make room for the Christmas tree and are reminded of how much your beautiful walnut floors have faded. How many years ago did you refinish them? Six? “No,” answers your spouse. “That was two years ago.” Only two years have passed, and you can already see …

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Take Your Space to the Next Level with Decorative Film

Does your space need a facelift, but you’re not sure where to start? You’ve tried splashing a new paint color on the wall and ordering new comfy chairs, but it’s still missing that “wow” factor you’re looking for. What could it be? Scratching your head as you gaze through the glass walls of your corner office, a light bulb goes …

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How Architects Spec in Materials Like Window Film

Architects hold a lot of power when it comes to the appearance, safety, and sustainability of the world around us. Everything from the layout of a new office building to the materials with which buildings are constructed is in the hands of architects. But what influences the process for how an architect specs in materials? It usually comes down to …

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A Valuable Partnership: Window Tinting for Glass Companies

We typically talk about our clients being either home owners or commercial property owners. While this holds true for the end users of our window film product, sometimes a window film’s installation journey involves another stakeholder. At Solar Film, we love partnering with glass companies. They speak our language and have largely the same customer base as us. In this …

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Transition from Summer to Fall with All Season Window Film

With the recent transition from summer to fall, you may think you missed the opportunity to benefit from window tinting this year. That’s false. The same window film that reflects the sun’s heat in the summer also insulates your windows from the bitter winter winds. If this sounds too good to be true, we’re here to make you a believer …

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Casper Cloaking Film: When Transparency & Confidentiality Go Hand in Hand

In office environments, fostering transparency and confidentiality proves difficult. Display screens showing sensitive information are around every turn, but most people agree that cubicles and closed doors don’t encourage collaboration and creativity. What if there was a way to conceal the content of display screens, but leave everything else visible? Sound too futuristic? It turns out this farfetched idea is …

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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 …