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January 15, 2013

Window Film Helps with Lighting Problem for Local Retailer

  Recently, we had a very unique installation. Often times, businesses and retailers will need window film installation for sun and UV control or safety & security, but we were able to help our local Bath & Body Works store with a lighting issue. The problem: the rope lighting in their outdoor sign was showing through the frosted glass… The Solution: we added a layer of 3M Fasara San Marino. Look at the left panel in the picture. The light still comes through, but the rope structure is concealed. Of course, we treated the other two panels, and the solution […]
January 15, 2013

Window Film Tax Credit Gets Approved by Congress

The International Window Film Association sent out a press release last week about the new Congressional approval of a tax bill called the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, which will let homeowners receive tax credits for energy-saving upgrades to homes, including window films. The press release states the following: International Window Film AssociationWashington, D.C. – January 15, 2013 — Congress has just given American homeowners a chance to keep more of their hard-earned money with tax credits for energy efficient upgrades planned for 2013, or made in 2012. Window Film is eligible for the tax credits approved by Congress […]
January 15, 2013

Window Films for Indoor and Outdoor Applications

Our line of window films covers a wide range of potential applications, from sun control and UV protection, safety and security, to the purely aesthetic. We recently completed an installation at ENT & Audiology Associates in Raleigh, North Carolina, which included both an interior solution and an exterior window film solution. Inside, we used our Decorative Grey Frost to create a black backdrop on a glass partition wall to better accommodate a TV area. On the exterior, we used 3M NV25 for sun control and energy savings. Do you have multiple areas that could use unique window film solutions in […]
February 15, 2013

Carolina Solar of Raleigh exhibits at ACS Home Show at the Raleigh Convention Center

The Raleigh Convention Center was the place to be this past February 15th, 16th, and 17th, as it was host to the ACS (American Consumer Shows) Home Show. Carolina Solar, the Southeast’s Premiere 3M Window Film Dealer with locations in Raleigh/Durham, Wilmington, and Myrtle Beach, was in attendance. “The show was great! We had a big crowd this year!” said Bethany Rudy, one of the owners of Carolina Solar Control. And, that makes sense, since home remodeling is at a high point, as home values stay consistent or slowly creep back up to 2005 values. If you are a home […]