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A Welcome Distraction: Create a Safer Workplace with Distraction Markers

In Decorative, Privacy, Safety & Security by Solar Film

Although expansive glass walls, windows, and doors provide an open and airy workspace, the inherent transparency of glass poses safety challenges. Those unfamiliar with your space might mistakenly walk into a clear, vertical pane of glass. In addition to feeling embarrassed, the person may also suffer injury from the collision, posing a liability concern. How can you preserve the open-space …

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Client Spotlight: The Perfect Privacy Solution for the Richmond Common House

In Privacy by Solar Film

At 305 W. Broad Street in the Richmond Arts District, you’ll find the city’s newest co-working space and social club: The Common House. Co-founders Ben Pfinsgraff and Derek Sieg decided to replicate the success of their Charlottesville location in Virginia’s capital. This newly-renovated historic building opened its doors back in October, offering monthly memberships ranging from $50 for out-of-town members …

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Window Replacement or Window Film? Here’s What You Should Know

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

Poorly insulated windows dramatically affect the energy efficiency of homes and commercial spaces. In fact, according to the Cornell Cooperative Extension,¬†twenty times as much heat escapes¬†through a single-pane window as the same surface area on an adjacent wall. To combat the inefficiencies of older windows, many home and business owners consider window replacement. But does window replacement yield a positive …

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Reduce Property Damage, Theft, and Injury with Security Window Film

In Safety & Security by Solar Film

According to the FBI, nearly 7 million property crime offenses occurred in the United States in 2019, resulting in $15.8 billion in losses. With the additional financial strain that the pandemic has placed on small business owners, many companies could not withstand the setback of a break-in, heightening the importance of prevention. While we all hope our business never falls …

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Managing Glare Can Help Make Remote Work a Success

In Glare Reduction by Solar Film

Needless to say, the coronavirus has turned many aspects of our lives upside down. While COVID-19 has taxed the economy and many Americans’ mental health, not all repercussions of the pandemic are necessarily detrimental. One positive societal shift we’ve noticed at Solar Film is an increase in the number of people working from home. In fact, according to a study …

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How Window Film Reduces Wear & Tear on HVAC Systems

In Temperature Control by Solar Film

The coronavirus has been a catalyst for change throughout nearly every facet of our lives. From inspiring us to bake bread or try a new hobby, to canceling vacation plans and postponing momentous celebrations, COVID-19 has shaken our society to its core. In addition to lifestyle alterations, the pandemic has also impacted the way businesses operate. Companies have been forced …

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Protect What Matters Most With Safety & Security Film

In Safety & Security by Solar Film

According to Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, safety and security are foundational necessities for humans’ satisfaction and happiness. In fact, safety and security needs are second only to our physiological needs, such as food, water, and shelter. Threats to our wellbeing, both real and perceived, diminish our quality of life. This means that in order for us to truly “live our …

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month: Protect Your Skin With Window Film

In UV Protection by Solar Film

The sun provides us with many benefits, both physically and mentally. Sunlight is an excellent source of vitamin D, which helps with calcium absorption and boosts your immune system. Sunshine is also associated with improved mood and overall mental well-being. The sun is essential to all life on Earth, but it can also prove detrimental to your skin. In addition …