Residential

July 15, 2014

Does Your Window Film Come With A Warranty?

3M® offers one of the most comprehensive warranty programs on the market, backed by a company you know and trust. Carolina Solar Control & Security, your authorized 3M Window Film dealer and installer, has been professionally installing 3M Window Film in North and South Carolina for nearly 30 years (since 1985). Residential, Commercial, and Government bids are backed with exclusive 3M warranties. When considering a window film solution for sun control, ask the following questions: • Will the window film maintain solar reflective properties without cracking or peeling? • Will the window film maintain adhesion properties without blistering, bubbling, or delaminating from the glass? • […]
August 15, 2014

Raleigh Window Tinting Company Reduces Home Owner Energy Costs

Carolina Solar Control, a Raleigh window tinting company and authorized 3M® Window Film dealer, has been helping Raleigh/Durham area residents reduce high energy costs since 1985. And, a new Florida-based case study released by the non-profit IWFA, the International Window Film Association, reveals the most cost-effective way to reduce high energy costs in the home is with the use of window films. “A new study published by the nonprofit International Window Film Association (IWFA) shows professionally installed window film is the most cost-effective answer for Florida residents when compared to other energy saving home improvement initiatives, such as upgrading insulation, […]
September 15, 2014

Carolina Solar Featured On Houzz.com

Recently, a project by Carolina Solar Control, a Raleigh window tinting company, was featured on www.houzz.com. Houzz.com is a collaborative platform for home remodeling and design, bringing homeowners and home professionals together in a uniquely visual online community. Carolina Solar Control was featured in an editorial article entitled, “A Surefire Way to Prevent Sun Damage Indoors,” where a before and after photo clearly shows the benefits of 3M Night Vision 25.
September 15, 2014

Break-In with No Glass Breakage?

Here are some incredible pictures that homeowners of a recent break-in shared with us. Window Film was installed in 2007. Intruders literally kicked the door and the jamb to splinters, and the glass did not break! Police surmised that the intruders were going for the lock sets, but even with that much force the window held. Durham police and the residents were astonished at the glass staying intact during this event. These photos show the unbroken glass held together by the film and the attachment system. Typically, glass will break, but be held in place by the safety film. If […]