Safety & Security

January 15, 2019

Premiere Elite Dealer & Prestige Dealer Network: What Does That Mean To You?

Carolina Solar Control is a Premier Elite Dealer & a member of the Prestige Dealer network.  What exactly does that mean to you? 3M Prestige Dealer Network, which is our most prestigious network has access to our full product offering including our top tiered products: 3M™ Window Film Prestige and Thinsulate Series. This network of dealers are committed to the highest quality and service standards. They have been professionally trained and certified to deliver superior installation backed by 3M’s comprehensive warranties. These dealers service a larger area than the city they are located in and will travel outside their home office to service customers. […]
April 30, 2021

Happy National Window Film Day

Celebrate a Solution to Save Energy and Gain Health and Safety Benefits Top elected officials across the nation are proclaiming April 30th as National Window Film Day. The purpose is to help educate consumers and commercial building owners about a solution to save energy and gain health and safety benefits, according to the International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit group representing the many benefits of window film from leading manufacturers, distributors, and dealers.  Carolina Solar Control , the Raleigh area’s Premiere Elite Prestige Dealer located in  Cary, North Carolina, has been tinting the windows of homes and businesses since 1985.  Carolina […]
April 1, 2022

Bird Safety and Window Films

It’s estimated that between 100 million and over a billion birds die every year from flying into windowpanes in the United States. Why such a large range? Because scientists have a hard time estimating bird strikes based on hard data alone as many occur at homes and various office buildings across the nation. Birds flying into windows of buildings and homes is a serious issue, especially for threatened or endangered species. While the jury is still out on just how much bird window strikes impact conservation efforts, there are ways to help this issue. First, Bird Safety and Window Films […]
April 26, 2022

What Type of Privacy Window Film Should I Choose?

When you’re looking at choosing a privacy window film for your home, office or commercial space, there are four main types to choose from: Solar/Sun Control, Frosted Appearance, Privacy Mirror and Decorative window films. The one you select is determined by what your needs are for the space and the look and feel you want in your space. Here is a breakdown of the four types and the positives and negatives of each option: 1. Solar/Sun Control Window Film – The benefits of this window film is that it blocks heat and offers up to 99% protection from UV rays. […]