May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Protect Your Skin in San Francisco

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month - Protect Your Skin in San Francisco, California

Based on information from The Skin Cancer Foundation, with over 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. That is why observing May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month is so important. According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, the incidence of this disease reaching epidemic levels. Fortunately, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable forms of cancer. About 90 percent of …

How Security Window Film Helps Keep Kids Safe at San Francisco Schools

Security Window Film Helps Keep Kids Safe at San Francisco Schools - School Safety and Security in the San Francisco, California Area

As a result of the events of the past several years, there is an increased emphasis on school safety. Most notably, discussing what steps can be taken to avoid incidents from occurring in the future. A recent article in District Administration entitled “Building Blocks of a School Security Plan” discussed strategies that can be implemented to improve the safety of a school. One of the items discussed was utilizing Security Window Film to make it …

Reduce Summer AC Bills in San Francisco, California with Residential Window Films

Reduce Summer AC Bills in San Francisco, California with Residential Window Films - Home Window Tinting in the San Francisco, California area.

It may not feel like it on some of these Spring days, but Summer is just around the corner and will be here before we know it. For many of us, the warm Summer weather is something we look forward to all year long. However, it often also brings higher energy bills as we use our air conditioning to keep our home cooler and more comfortable. With this in mind, we wanted to share some …

Department of Energy Discusses Window Film’s Energy Saving Benefits

Department of Energy Discusses Window Film's Energy Saving Benefits - Window Tinting San Francisco Bay Area of California

In an article on the Department of Energy website Energy.Gov, they published an article entitled Energy Efficient Window Attachments in which they discuss the energy saving benefits of several window covering technologies. They included window films in the list and had some very positive things to say about the energy saving benefits they provide. The article states: “Window films help block against solar heat gain and protect against glare and ultraviolet exposure…They can be useful …

Sun Caused Fading Protection for Floors & Furnishings in San Francisco, California

Sun Caused Fading Protection for Floors & Furnishings in San Francisco, California - Window Film Services in San Francisco, California

Furnishing a home can be expensive. From flooring to furnishings, the costs can add up quick. With so much invested, doesn’t it make sense to take steps to protect that investment? While we all love open and airy homes with lots of windows, the biggest threat to your floors and furnishings can be right outside those same windows; the Sun. The sun is one of the primary causes of fading floors and furnishings. Most people …

School Safety in San Francisco, California – Is Your Child’s School Safe?

School Safety in San Francisco, California - Is Your Child's School Safe? - School Security and Student Safety in San Francisco Area Schools

We unfortunately live in a time when school safety is a concern. School building security and student safety is on many parent’s mind. In that context, we wanted to share an article about school safety and how security window film can be part of an overall solution to keep kids safe. This article was in Business Insider and is titled “Here are the best ways to protect schools, workplaces, and ourselves from active shooters.” The …

Three Design Uses for Home Window Film from This Old House Magazine

Three Design Uses for Home Window Film from This Old House Magazine - San Francisco and the Bay Area, California

We came across an article recently from This Old House Magazine that was titled “12 Surprising Design Uses for Window Film and Appliqués“. From the article, we wanted to share our four favorite design uses for home window film that you might be interested in. Mimic the Look of Etched Glass Acid-etched glass—which became popular in the mid-1800s as a way to shield bar patrons from view—elevates a plain front door. While actually acid etching …