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How To Clean Windows That Have Solar Window Film

How To Clean Windows That Have Solar Window Film

Your new solar window films are doing a great job of blocking UV rays, providing a bit of privacy, and lowering cooling costs. In the meantime, you may have noticed that they’ve lost their crystal clear, brand new look. In that case, it’s time for a cleaning. Before you get started though, make sure you clean the windows in compliance with your window film installer’s and/or the manufacturer’s instructions.  

General Instructions For Safely Cleaning Solar Window Film

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How Window Film Can Help Migraine Sufferers

How Window Film Can Help Migraine Sufferers

Sunlight is a known migraine trigger, which is why window film can help migraine sufferers. In addition to triggering migraines, harsh sunlight exacerbates migraines and headaches, making it painful or even impossible to drive, keep the shades open in your home, or go to work. 

Window Film Can Help Migraine Sufferers Stop Suffering

There are several reasons why direct sunlight triggers migraines or makes an existing migraine or headache worse.  

Sunlight triggers migraines and can make existing migraines worse

How To Secure Your Home Without An Alarm

How To Secure Your Home Without An Alarm

Are you debating whether or not to install a home alarm/security system? Before you let fear and anxiety guide the way, read the NYT post titled, Do Security Systems Make Your Home Safer? The reality is that most of the statistics publicized about alarms are promoted by security alarm companies, and they don’t tell the whole story. 

Criminal justice experts know security alarms do not typically make your home safer, especially if you live in a more affluent

Ceramic vs Carbon Window Tint

Ceramic vs Carbon Window Tint

Window tint comes in multiple options, varying in the types of materials or chemicals used to coat the underlying, transparent film – including ceramic and carbon. These tint layers change the exterior aesthetic, as well as the tint’s performance. Of course, products also range in price, depending on the strength and durability of the layer’s attributes.

So, while dyed window tint works well and is the most affordable option on the market, other products such as ceramic and carbon …

Regular vs Ceramic Window Tint

Regular vs Ceramic Window Tint

Up until the past 10 years or so, the majority of window tinting products were dyed or metallicized to provide all of the benefits window tinting offers for buildings, cars, and homes. Now, newer products have entered the market – and at notably higher price points. It’s important to learn about the pros and cons of each as you determine which window tint product makes the most sense for the application and your budget.

In this post, we’re exploring …

Preparing Your Home’s Windows For Window Film Installation

Preparing Your Home’s Windows For Window Film Installation

California has one of the highest electricity rates, making it one of the priciest states to live in. In January 2019, residential rates averaged 18.32 cents per kilowatt-hour.

Granted, Californians use the least amount of electricity (6,536 kWh per person in 2016). But that still means each consumer pays almost $1,200 a year for electricity alone!

So, it’s no wonder that the state was the first ever to include window film use into its building code. And it’s …