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Stop Sun Fading from Bleaching the Color Out of Your Home

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, …

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Hotel Association Advises on Using Energy Saving Window Film

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 …

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Prepare Your Home for Cooler Temperatures with Insulating Window Film

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 …

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What are Window Films and How Can They Be Used?

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 …

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Upgrade Existing Windows in Your Home with 3M Thinsulate

Upgrade existing windows to keep the weather out, and let the light in, all season, every season with 3M Thinsulate Climate Control Window Film. Find out how to control your climate, increase your efficiency, get protection from UV rays, all while maintaining the appearance of your home, year-round. 3M Thinsulate Climate Control Window Film can upgrade exiting windows in the …

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Pros and Cons: New Home Windows Versus Window Film Retrofit

We came across this great article on the Easy Energy Saving Tips Website and thought we would share some of what it said. The article primarily focuses on the pros and cons of installing new windows in your home versus having a professional window film retrofit done. Let’s see what it has to say. Energy efficiency is a hot topic …

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Improve Commercial Windows with Commercial Window Films

When tenants complain about rooms that are too hot or you notice that your energy costs are trending skyward, 3M Commercial Window Films can help improve commercial windows by helping increase tenant comfort, conserve energy and even increase safety and security. 3M commercial window films offer enhanced protection from accidents, natural disasters, break and entry, bomb blasts and flying glass …

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Seven Noteworthy Benefits of Utilizing Home Window Films

We recently came across an article published by Proud Green Home that discussed how home window films could make your house more energy efficient. However, in addition to energy efficiency, the article mentioned six additional noteworthy benefits of utilizing home window films. We have summarized them below as thought you might be interested in all of the ways that window …

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How to Make Older Home Windows More Energy Efficient

Whether we like it or not, it is Back to School season and Summer is coming to an end. Now is the best time to begin considering home improvements to make your house more energy efficient before the cooler temperatures arrive. One of the best ways to improve energy efficiency is by making your window openings perform better. This is …