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How Window Film Reduces Wear & Tear on HVAC Systems

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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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Give Your Sunroom a Makeover With These 5 Simple Upgrades

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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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Reduce Energy Costs with Window Films

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After analyzing every aspect of home or small business ownership (or so you think), you decide that your budget allows for the purchase of a home or commercial space. You work out a great financing option, and the biggest worry on your mind is what color to paint the walls — until you receive your first energy bill in the …

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Increase Comfort & Boost Energy Savings with Thinsulate Window Film

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Did you know that the same window film that keeps your space cool in the summer also prevents heat from escaping through your windows during winter? 3M Thinsulate window film works year-round to bring you increased comfort and energy savings. This unique film offers virtually invisible insulation for your home or commercial space to keep occupants warm without driving up …

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

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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 …

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The 4 Staples of Solar Film

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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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Transition from Summer to Fall with All Season Window Film

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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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Beat the Summer Heat with Climate Control Window Film

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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 …