Six Reasons to Make Window Film Your Fall Home Improvement Project

Six Reasons to Make Window Film Your Fall Home Improvement Project - Home Window Tinting in the San Francisco Bay Area

There is no doubt that Summer now is a distant memory. The kids are fully engaged back in school and cooler temperatures have begun to arrive. As many people prepare to spend more time indoors, they often consider doing some projects around the house. Fall is a great time to take on a home improvement project. We recently read an article in the Huffington Post by Sam Cohen titled “Build Superior Homes By Installing Window …

3M Thinsulate Window Insulation – A Winter Jacket for Home Windows

3M Thinsulate Window Insulation - A Winter Jacket for Home Windows - Home Window Tinting in the San Francisco, California Bay Area

The cooler temperatures of Winter are definitely arriving! Using window insulation like our 3M Thinsulate Window Films not only help save on heating bills in the Winter, they help keep your home comfortable all year round. This revolutionary film will help you control the climate in your home and increase the energy efficiency. How does it work? Window insulation using 3M Thinsulate Window Films does the following: Controls the Climate – 3M Thinsulate Window Film …

Stop Sun Fading from Bleaching the Color Out of Your Home

Stop Sun Fading from Bleaching the Color Out of Your Home - Home Window Tinting in the San Francisco Bay Area

In a recent question and answer segment of the Home & Garden section of The Washington Post, the author Jeanne Huber discussed how window film can be effective to help stop sun fading of furniture and floors. The person’s question was as follows: “My apartment — on the 12th floor, with southeast exposure — is wonderfully sunny. Plants do well, and I enjoy the light and the view all day. However, the sun has bleached …

Find Out Three Ways Decorative Glass Films Can Enhance Your Space

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Glass is a significant part of most residential and commercial spaces. With that being the case, doesn’t it make sense that you make the most of these surfaces? That is where decorative glass can make a big difference. However, actual custom decorative glass can be very costly. Fortunately, you can retrofit a decorative film onto your existing glass panels much more cost effectively. This article was written to illustrate just a few ways that decorative …

Hotel Association Advises on Using Energy Saving Window Film

Hotel Association Advises on Using Energy Saving Window Film - Window Tinting in the San Francisco Bay Area

The American Hotel & Lodging Assiciation (AHLA) published an article that discusses how energy saving window film can be a cost effective solution for hotels dealing with heat gain issues. The article uses the Department of Energy‘s Energy Saving Calculator to look at how the return on investment of retrofitting existing windows with film versus replacing the windows. Using their research, the analysis showed that an energy saving window film installation would save enough on …

Prepare Your Home for Cooler Temperatures with Insulating Window Film

Prepare Your Home for Cooler Temperatures with Insulating Window Film - Home Window Tinting in the San Francisco Bay Area

Are you ready for the cooler temperatures right around the corner? You can be better prepared by upgrading your existing home windows with 3M Thinsulate Insulating Window Film. This virtually invisible insulation can enhance your home’s comfort and efficiency year round. 3M’s unique unique low-e window film helps retain warmth in the winter and cool air in the summer by increasing your windows’ insulation value. A single-pane performs close to a double-pane, a double-pane performs …

What are Window Films and How Can They Be Used?

What are Window Films and How Can They Be Used? - Window Tinting San Francisco, California Bay Area

The Basics In simple terms, window films are comprised of a thin, strong sheet of polyester laminate that is treated in variety of ways to improve the look or performance of existing windows when applied. Typically, the film is applied to the interior surface of existing windows as a retrofit. to properly adhere to the glass, one side of the film has an adhesive that bonds the film to the glass surface and the other …