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Why You Should Invest in Residential Window Tinting

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For most people, purchasing a home is the single greatest investment they will make in their lifetime. But a home is much more than an investment. Your home safeguards what matters most to you, whether that’s your family, your pets, or your flatscreen TV.  In light of the importance of your home and everything inside, it’s in your best interest …

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The Key Benefits of Commercial Window Tinting

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Commercial window tinting is one of the most affordable ways to upgrade windows and glass doors in office buildings, hospitals, schools, hotels, and other commercial, government, and service-related facilities. Quality window film not only enhances the appearance of windows, but can significantly improve energy efficiency, resulting in long-term savings. The U.S. Department of Energy considers window film a top-tier technology …

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5 Tips for Improving Office Ergonomics

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October is Office Ergonomics Month. While this observance may not be one to celebrate, it certainly deserves attention. With the amount of time that most professionals spend sitting at a computer, the quality of the environment can significantly impact our health and overall wellbeing. Before diving into how you can improve your office ergonomics, let’s first clarify what it means. …

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Now Offering Window Treatments Through Our Partner Specialty Drapery

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The Solar Film family has grown again! This time, we’re expanding in the form of a partnership. We have acquired the longtime locally Richmond-owned window treatment company Specialty Drapery. Why Window Treatments? You may be wondering why we chose to partner with a business that could be viewed as a competitor to Solar Film. We even wrote a blog a …

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Enhance the Security of Your Home with These Products

In Safety & Security by Solar Film

What matters most to you? What aspects of your life would cause you the most devastation if they weren’t around anymore? Whether you pictured your spouse, children, dog, or 86″ flat-screen TV, they are likely part of your home. Our homes are our largest assets, and they’re meant to protect the people and items most important to us. Ensuring that …

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Consider Window Film as an Alternative to Replacing Your Windows

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Homeowners often become frustrated at the amount of heat transfer that occurs through their windows. Whether it’s intense sunlight penetrating through the glass during summer or heat escaping through the panes during the winter months, it’s no secret that windows don’t inherently have great insulating properties. This creates discomfort and sky-high energy bills. Older homes with original windows experience this …

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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

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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 …