Residential

December 15, 2013

19 Businesses or Segments of the Population That Can Really Use Window Film

The owners of Carolina Solar, your authorized 3M Window Film dealer and installation company with locations in Raleigh, Wilmington, and Myrtle Beach, are often asked…”Who needs window film?” That answer is easy….anyone with glass! However, if we were to get more specific, here are 19 businesses or segments of the population that could really benefit from having a handy-dandy window film installer in their list of mobile contacts: Architects/Engineer/Specifier Glass Repair/Replacement Companies Government Buildings Heating/Air Conditioning Service Companies Heating/Air Conditioning Engineers Hotel/Motel Management Interior Decorator/Designers Large Commercial Customer Institutions Large Commercial Buildings Mall/Strip Owner/Managers Mobile Home Owners Renters With Responsibilities […]
December 15, 2013

Window Film Industry Gains Momentum

For Carolina Solar, there has never been a better time to be in the window film industry! According to a recent announcement made by the IWFA (International Window Film Association), the “popularity of window film is expanding rapidly,” due to its “wide recognition as a cost-effective solution for energy savings and its reduction on the impact of harmful solar rays.” The IWFA has shown a strong commitment to advancing the education of window film professionals in two ways– 1) by introducing a preeminent online magazine for unbiased information that offers factual and feature-rich content that impacts the industry, and 2) […]
February 15, 2014

6 Tips to Deter a Thief from Breaking Into Your Home

Danger lurks all around us. Most neighborhoods experience break-ins on a regular basis. Here are 5 tips to deter a thief from breaking into your home: If you have a security system, make sure it is plainly displayed by adding stickers to windows and doors and security yard signs. Sometimes a thief will not even attempt to break in if they know that the home is protected with a security system. Use Window Film, especially on first floor windows and glass areas around doors, where burglars can easily break the glass to open a window or door. With a 3M […]
February 15, 2014

Window Films Plug the “Holes” in Your Walls!

What is a window? Well, in cold or hot weather, it’s basically a “hole in your wall” according to the International Window Film Association. In the summer season, heat comes through your windows, making your indoor space uncomfortable. In the winter, heat is lost through your windows. What can a homeowner do to remedy this problem without straining the wallet? Think about a 3M Window Film Solution from Carolina Solar! The best thing about 3M Window Films, is, they are virtually invisible, and will not detract from the look of your home. In fact, most window films provide more clarity […]