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Causes of Fading & How Window Film Helps

In Commercial Window Film, Residential Window Film, Sun Control by David Brown

Have you noticed your furniture, artwork, or other valuables fading in color? Fading can be frustrating, especially when you spend hard-earned money on something only for it to become damaged over time. Before we talk about how to reduce fading, let’s first look at the causes of fading.  What Causes Fading?  There are a few different sources of fading, although …

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Skin Cancer Awareness Month Reminder: Skin Protection Is Important Indoors

In Sun Control by David Brown

May is National Skin Cancer/Melanoma Awareness Month and the perfect time to think about protecting your skin both indoors and outdoors. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in America. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, approximately 9,500 people are diagnosed with skin cancer every day in the U.S. More than a million new cases occur each …

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Reduce Air Conditioning Costs with Solar Window Film

In Sun Control, Temperature Control by David Brown

It’s only spring, and temperatures have already begun to reach the upper 70s and 80s. Pretty soon, the thermometer reading will climb north of 90°. While we may anticipate the outdoor fun that summer brings, staying cool and comfortable indoors when it’s hot can be challenging and expensive. The more our air conditioners run, the higher our utility bills rise. …

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Which Is Better? Window Treatments or Window Film

In Privacy Window Film, Sun Control, Temperature Control, Window Film Maintenance by David Brown

Spring is an excellent time to update the look of plain, dull windows but should you use window treatments or window film? Window treatments include blinds, shades, drapes, and shutters that come in many different colors and styles. Their main purpose is to cover windows with flattering material to block light and improve privacy. On the other hand, window film …

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Low-E Window Film vs. Low-E Glass Window: Which Is Better?

In Sun Control, Temperature Control by David Brown

Many home and business owners desire lower energy bills and improved climate control of their space. While low-E glass windows are great for energy efficiency, low-E window film can provide similar energy savings without some of the disadvantages associated with low-E glass. What Does Low-E Mean? Low-E is short for low-emissivity, which refers to low thermal emissivity. Emissivity refers to …

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6 Ways to Improve Home Office Ergonomics

In Residential Window Film, Sun Control by David Brown

October is National Ergonomics Month, the perfect time to think about ways to improve your home office ergonomics to optimize comfort and productivity. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are spending more time than ever working from home. That’s why it’s important to be sure that your office equipment and furniture is set up in a way that isn’t …

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How Window Film Prevents Sun Damage Inside

In Sun Control by David Brown

We spend a lot of money furnishing our homes. From carpets and hardwood floors, to upholstered furniture and artwork, it all adds up. That’s why it makes sense to preserve our home furnishings as long as possible by protecting them from the sun because sun damage occurs indoors as well as outdoors. The sun’s harmful rays can damage and fade …

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Improving the Energy Efficiency of Commercial Buildings with Window Film

In Commercial Window Film, Sun Control, Temperature Control by David Brown

If you own or manage a commercial building, you know the importance of energy efficiency and the effect that it can have on your bottom line. But have you considered window film for energy efficiency? It’s an affordable, durable option that can be installed quickly without upsetting your building routines. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), up to …