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Apr

New Apex Home in Popular Bella Casa Gets the Royal Treatment

Carolina Solar was called in to add 3M Ultra Prestige S50 to all windows receiving direct sunlight and the Ultra S600 clear to the shaded and covered glass for safety and security upgrades as well as improving the energy efficiency of the home. Decorative film applications were also installed for added privacy and visual interest …

15
Feb

Decorative Window Film—Big Applications

The use of decorative window film in offices, schools, and commercial buildings creates a dynamic focal point, while affordably updating an older space. Carolina Solar, Raleigh’s authorized 3M Window Film dealer and installer, recently had the pleasure of working with Wake Tech on a 40’ x 10’ foot glass wall in the STEM department. Pictured …

15
Feb

Window Film for Privacy

Window Tinting technology from Carolina Solar of Raleigh, serves many purposes— enhancing safety and security, controlling the rays of the sun in indoor spaces, and increasing the comfort level while reducing energy costs for homes and businesses. Another perfect application for window film is to increase privacy while maintaining the aesthetic beauty of a space. …

15
Feb

3M Preserving Rock & Roll History with Window Film

Thanks to 3M’s rocking window film technology, the artifacts in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum may have a longer life! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened its doors in Cleveland, Ohio 25 year ago, and its mission is to “engage, teach and inspire through the power of …

15
Oct

Here We “Grow” Again: 3M Brand Success

Carolina Solar is your authorized 3M Window Film Dealer and Installer in Raleigh, NC, and surrounding areas.  We are proud to carry a brand that continues to be recognized, and that happened once again, as 3M was ranked among the best global brands of 2015! “The strength of 3M’s brand grew significantly again in 2015, …

15
Oct

3M Window Film: Night Vision Series

As with most products and services, window films require a professional point of view to first determine which type of tinting will be the best solution for you. The 3M Night Vision Series Window Film helps block the sun’s damaging rays, reduce glare, and reject more than 70% of the sun’s heat. Night Vision films …

15
Oct

Bathroom Makeover on a Budget

When buying or selling a home, potential buyers always look to the kitchens and bathrooms to amaze and impress. Whether you are looking to remodel some areas of your house for your own enjoyment or to improve the resale value, a bathroom makeover doesn’t have to break the budget!  Consider a bathroom shower glass makeover …

15
Oct

The Spontaneous Glass Breakage Phenomenon

Just last week, Good Morning America had a story about “spontaneous breakage.” What exactly is it, and how can you prevent it? Spontaneous glass breakage is a phenomenon by which ‘toughened’ or tempered glass may spontaneously break without any apparent reason. Here are some of the causes: Minor damage during glass installation, whereby larger cracks …

15
Jul

Daylight Redirecting Film in Raleigh

3M Daylight redirecting film utilizes micro-replication to redirect light that would have originally hit the floor a few feet from the window, up onto the ceiling, helping to light the room as deep as 40 feet from the window.  Normally daylight redirecting film is placed on windows six feet above the floor for in order …

15
May

Window Film Saves Energy and Money

This spring, the International Window Film Association (IWFA), discussed the many benefits of professionally-installed window film in Modern Builder + Design Magazine. Darrell Smith writes: Professionally installed window films offer a variety of benefits, depending on the type of film that is installed. Window film products are rated by the National Fenestration Rating Council for …

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