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Combat Wintertime Glare with Window Film

In Glare Reduction by Solar Film

Imagine it’s a chilly winter day. You and your family are gathered inside, watching your favorite sports team play. Suddenly, glare from the sun blasts through the window and across the TV screen, making it impossible to see the slow-motion replay of your favorite player picking the ball out of the air for the game-winning touchdown! Now, picture sitting at …

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Enhance Your Glass Storefront with Window Film

In Glare Reduction, Safety & Security, Temperature Control by Solar Film

Whether you own or manage a restaurant, retail establishment, office, or other commercial space, you know that glass storefronts offer many benefits. They allow diners to enjoy outdoor views. Your products can catch the eye of passersby, enticing them to enter your shop. The natural light shining into your space can boost the mood and productivity of your receptionist. However, …

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Client Spotlight: Sassy Jones

In Decorative, Glare Reduction by Solar Film

Solar Film enjoys the opportunity to work with a wide variety of businesses, including hospitals, offices, retail spaces, and more. From elevating occupant comfort to increasing safety and security, our window film solutions serve many clients in the Greater Richmond area. Our years of experience and varying client base position us to meet the needs of each business. So when …

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Client Spotlight: Richmond Children’s Hospital

In Glare Reduction, Privacy, Safety & Security, Temperature Control by Solar Film

One of the most rewarding aspects of working in the window film industry is the number of lives we positively impact as the films work quietly in the background. Some varieties of our window films and architectural finishes possess an eye-catching “wow” factor. Other window films fly under the radar, allowing our clients to live and work more comfortably and …

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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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Give Your Sunroom a Makeover With These 5 Simple Upgrades

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

Sunrooms are often the favorite room in a house. With expansive windows displaying views of the outdoors, sunrooms help us feel connected to nature while still enjoying the comforts of the indoors. Does your sunroom need a makeover? Try these five sunroom makeover tips to start making the most of your space. 1 – Add a Water Feature Bring elements …

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

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