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3M DI-NOC: A Surface Refinishing Solution

In Surface Refinishing by David Brown

If your commercial spaces could use an update but you don’t want the hassle or expense of a renovation, then 3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishes is a surface refinishing solution you should consider. These durable finishes provide the look of many different materials at a fraction of the cost of their traditional counterparts. DI-NOC lets you transform any smooth surface with …

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Which Is Better? Window Treatments or Window Film

In Privacy Window Film, Sun Control, Temperature Control 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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Office Design Inspiration Using Decorative Film, Architectural Finishes, & Wall Graphics

In Decorative Window Film by David Brown

Could you use a little office design inspiration? If your office or commercial rental space is outdated, run-down, or just plain boring, decorative film, architectural finishes, and wall graphics are total game-changers. They can virtually transform any space without renovating or replacing existing fixtures. As a result, you save time and money while receiving the same benefits you’d expect from …

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Comparing Etched Glass vs. Frosted Film

In Decorative Window Film by David Brown

Etched glass was first created in the 1800s to add art to the surface of plain glass. Today it’s more popular than ever for both commercial and residential spaces, adding beauty and improving the aesthetics while also enhancing privacy. There are several techniques for etching glass. These include acid etching and sandblasting. Both techniques are expensive because they require a …

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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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Earn Points for LEED Certification & Improve ENERGY STAR Score with Window Film

In Commercial Window Film by David Brown

These days, it’s not enough to provide recycling bins to your tenants. You need to show that your buildings have met certain environmental standards like the LEED and ENERGY STAR certifications. Potential and even existing tenants want proof that the space they’re leasing meets certain standards for energy efficiency. This assures them that they are not overpaying for heating and …

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5 Reasons to Use Distraction Markers

In Commercial Window Film, Privacy Window Film, Safety & Security by David Brown

If you have glass walls, doors, or partitions in your commercial spaces, it’s important to understand the applications for distraction markers and the justification for investing in them. Distraction markers are useful graphic features that can be added to any glass surface. They are beneficial in offices, retail spaces, hotels, restaurants, fitness centers, spas, and many other businesses. What Are …

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Why Choose 3M Window Film?

In Products by David Brown

It’s no secret that window film has many benefits, but why choose 3M window film? The truth is that not all window film is created equally. Not every manufacturer puts the research hours and innovation into its products as 3M, nor do they stand behind their window film the way 3M backs its products. 3M’s American Roots In 1902, 3M …

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How to Increase Tenant Retention Rates with Window Film

In Commercial Window Film by David Brown

Keeping good tenants is a challenge even in the best of times. With COVID-19, political unrest, and the economic uncertainty we’ve seen in 2020, holding on to every responsible tenant that pays their rent on time is more important than ever. But beyond offering renewal incentives and ensuring your staff is friendly, what can you do? Taking care of the …

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Invest in Insulating Window Film for Year-Round Comfort

In Temperature Control by David Brown

While there are many things you can do to improve the year-round comfort of your home, insulating window film is one of the most affordable and effective options. High-quality, professionally-installed window film can optimize the performance of your existing windows without breaking the bank or changing the appearance of your home from the inside or outside. In addition, this film …