Decorative

May 15, 2015

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 energy savings just like windows. Across many climate zones, window film has been shown to be one of the most cost-effective energy saving solutions. Return on investment on standard films is far less than that of full window replacements and some utilities offer rebates for […]
October 15, 2015

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 using Decorative Window Films to increase privacy while opening and brightening up a small space.  These permanent but removable films can transform a plain glass shower door into a plethora of finish choices such as sandblasted glass, etched glass, and 3M Fasara frosted glass with […]
February 15, 2016

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. Pictured here are two applications in which we used decorative window film to do just that. The frosted, etched, sandblasted, or patterned window film is perfect for windows and doors where privacy is required, yet light is still welcome. We perform this application in homes, […]
February 15, 2016

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 here, we performed an application of window film using Dusted Crystal vinyl to create this custom-lettered design. What a statement! To request a quote on decorative window film for aesthetics in design as well as privacy, visit the Carolina Solar website, the trusted company that has […]