Residential

May 28, 2022

What is Spontaneous Glass Breakage and How to Prevent it

Spontaneous glass breakage is the sudden and unexpected breaking of glass, without any apparent reason or provocation. It can happen to windows, balconies, guardrails and even glass doors and tabletops. While it may seem like a mystery, there are actually several different reasons why spontaneous glass breakage can occur. What Causes Spontaneous Glass Breakage? One common cause is what’s known as “thermal stress”. This happens when there are sudden changes in temperature, causing the glass to expand and contract. It is often caused by the stresses of intense seasonal temperatures. Another cause of is “impact damage”. This is when glass […]
May 30, 2022
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Are Residential Window Films a Good Investment?

Are residential window films a good investment? This is a question we get asked a lot, and the answer is a resounding YES! Here are six reasons why residential window film is a great investment for any homeowner: 1. Save energy (and money) – In the summer, residential 3M window film can reject up to 79% of the sun’s heat, making it easier and more affordable to keep your home cool. In the winter, residential window film helps retain heat inside your home, lowering your heating bills. 2. Protect from UV damage and fading – The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays […]
May 31, 2022

A Different Kind of Sunblock to Consider This Summer

For the last 30 years, skin cancer diagnoses have been on the rise. Currently, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer at some point in their life. Every hour, one American dies from melanoma (the most dangerous form of skin cancer). You might have heard these statistics before. It’s likely you even follow the recommendations of the Skin Cancer Foundation to minimize your exposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. You might stay in the shade or indoors during the most intense hours of sunlight. You might wear UV-blocking sunglasses. And you probably use a high SPF broad […]
June 27, 2022

Beat the Heat with Home Window Tinting

The summer heat and hot sun can do more damage than you think. The reflection off intense sunlight off of windows can cause a number of problems, not to mention excessive heat buildup in your home, which makes your AC have to work harder to keep your home cool. This extra work by your AC costs you money. There is a way to deflect the heat and the damage the intense rays of the sun can cause. Here’s how you can beat the heat with home window tinting. The Damages of Summer Heat and Sunlight There are a number of […]