Safety & Security

November 15, 2013

Window Tinting Your Homes and Businesses Since 1985

Carolina Solar Control & Security Did you know that according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, when it comes to small businesses in the US, 49% survive 5 years or more, 34% survive 10 years or more, and only about a quarter survive 15 years or more? That means that Carolina Solar is in the top percentile for small business longevity, as we have been window tinting homes and businesses in North and South Carolina since 1985! That’s 28 years! During that time, we have always provided cutting edge, quality window film solutions to meet the growing demands of […]
November 15, 2013

Laminated Glass— A False Security Solution

Many retail store owners are finding that their efforts to provide secure solutions for storefront glass is not changing the security outcome when a threat occurs. A common misconception is that laminated glass will offer protection. That is a false solution. With laminated glass, the glass is still just sitting in the gasket, and it can be pulled out when broken. (See Picture on the Left) For a real security solution, retail store owners should use a 3M Security Film solution from Carolina Solar (pictured on the Right)! Our 3M Ultraflex Structural Adhesive bonds the 3M Ultra Security Film to […]
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 […]