Daystar Window Tinting https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com Bay Area Window Tinting Service Wed, 08 May 2019 13:21:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2 Preparing Your Home’s Windows For Window Film Installation https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/preparing-homes-windows-window-film-installation/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/preparing-homes-windows-window-film-installation/#respond Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:20:57 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2712
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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 …

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How To Pick Commercial Window Tinting For Your Business https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/pick-commercial-window-tinting-business/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/pick-commercial-window-tinting-business/#respond Fri, 29 Mar 2019 03:11:31 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2707
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Are your store windows protected against the sun, weather, and burglary attempts? Even if they are, are they visually pleasing? Are your products and furniture guarded against sunlight exposure?

Take into consideration only 31% of small businesses take security measures. Couple that with the fact that burglars target businesses four times more likely than homes. Your shop is always in danger.

Are you a part of the remaining 69% with no security measures installed? If you are, it’s time …

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Which To Choose: UV Window Film Or Window Replacement https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/choose-uv-window-film-window-replacement/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/choose-uv-window-film-window-replacement/#respond Tue, 26 Feb 2019 22:51:51 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2702 Losing and gaining heat through windows is responsible for 25%–30% of your home’s energy use. That is a big percentage of your monthly energy bill that is wasted.

And, it also means that your AC and furnace has to work harder to keep your home at the set temperature. But is new windows the answer?

Read on to learn why UV window film may be a better choice for making your windows energy efficient.

What is UV Window Film?

The glass …

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Protecting Your Assets: How Office Window Tinting Helps With Security https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/office-window-tinting-helps-security/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/office-window-tinting-helps-security/#respond Sat, 26 Jan 2019 02:19:31 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2691 Why should you consider office window tinting? Well, the FBI estimates that close to 7.7 million property crimes took place in the U.S. back in 2017. Larceny-theft was the most common, accounting for 71.7% of all reported property crimes. Burglary ranks second, at 18.2%.

Together though, all these unlawful activities led to $15.3 billion worth of losses.

That said, it’s time you up your office’s security ante. Because every four seconds, a property crime happens. That crime’s next victim …

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Is Privacy Window Film Eco-Friendly? https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/privacy-window-film-eco-friendly/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/privacy-window-film-eco-friendly/#respond Fri, 28 Dec 2018 21:41:01 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2687 Privacy window film is the answer you’ve been looking for, but haven’t known to ask for.

If you live in a particularly cold or warm climate, you know that energy bills can get quite high. No one likes soaring utility bills in the dead of winter or the peak of summer. 

This is why many people have started to seek more energy-efficient options for their household, including a privacy window film. For those interested in this affordable but effective window treatment, …

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Designtex Casper Smart Window Cloak Hides Your Screens https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/designtex-casper-smart-window-cloak-hides-your-screens/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/designtex-casper-smart-window-cloak-hides-your-screens/#respond Mon, 26 Nov 2018 13:40:32 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2678

The open office concept is great in theory, but it leaves much to be desired when you need digital privacy. Designtex Casper Cloaking technology is an incredible new product designed to act as a data “smart shield.” When applied to the glass windows of your offices, conference rooms and cubicles, LED screens inside are rendered virtually invisible to those peering in from the outside.

The Casper Cloak is applied just like any typical window film, but its innovative design and …

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How Does Residential Window Tint Increase The Value Of Your Home? https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/residential-window-tint-increase-value-home/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/residential-window-tint-increase-value-home/#respond Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:06:51 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2664 Replacing your windows with energy-efficient ones can cost a small fortune. On average, Americans pay up to $2,000 for each installed window.

Some windows can be even pricier. If you opt for a low-e coating, you can expect to add 10-15% onto your cost. Many experts say it’s worth it because of the added value to your home. But, there has to be another way to do this, right?

The good news? There is.

Instead of pricey window coatings …

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Home Security: Swap Out Those Old Drapes For Window Film https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/home-security-swap-drapes-window-film/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/home-security-swap-drapes-window-film/#respond Wed, 24 Oct 2018 23:19:53 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2643 Contrary to popular belief, most burglaries occur during the day. In 2016, there were almost 500,000 daytime break-ins; about 280,000 occurred at night.

For that year, an average amount of $2,361 was stolen in each incidence.

If you don’t want to worry about someone breaking into your home, there are ways to discourage thieves and criminals. So how do you go about increasing your home security in a way that is effective but won’t break your wallet?

We’ll outline a …

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10 Ways to Save on Energy Costs in Your Business https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/10-ways-to-save-on-energy-costs-in-your-business/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/10-ways-to-save-on-energy-costs-in-your-business/#respond Thu, 11 Oct 2018 16:19:40 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2489 Small businesses are slaves to the bottom line. It doesn’t take much for the profit margin to shrink or expand, which is why paying attention to energy consumption – and energy efficiency – can be vital to a business. Looking for ways to save on energy costs in your business can start with very simple observations, corrections, and modifications. These savings will become evident as monthly utility bills continue to decrease over time. In fact, the majority of the suggested …

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10 Creative Uses For Decorative Window Film https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/10-creative-uses-decorative-window-film/ https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/10-creative-uses-decorative-window-film/#respond Fri, 28 Sep 2018 21:00:00 +0000 https://www.daystarwindowtinting.com/?p=2466 When you want to update the look of your windows, curtains and window blinds are usually the first thing to come to mind. But when you’re wanting something a bit different, that’s when decorative window film could be the answer.

Most people think decorative film is just for that – decoration. But it might surprise you to learn it has uses for so much more.

Let’s look at 10 creative uses for decorative window film that is more than just …

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