Does Window Tinting Affect Indoor Plants?

July 30, 2020

Window film applications protect your furnishings from fading, saves you money on heating and cooling costs, it helps with shattering glass breakage and protects your skin from harmful UV rays. However, some customers might be questioning if whether or not window film will harm their indoor plants. Well, it depends….

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DO YOU KNOW ALL THE ADVANTAGES ON PRIVACY WINDOW FILM FOR YOUR OFFICE?

March 18, 2020

When we recommend privacy window film some customers think about a standard window tint, sometimes an unpleasant dark film that creates an isolated room, or even a black-out film that would block the view from the windows, but that’s not the case. Privacy window film is more than you might…

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Can window film be scratched?

December 23, 2019

All window film manufacturers use several types of scratch-resistant coatings throughout the manufacturing process. This coating is placed to the exterior side of the window film in order to protect the surface from wear and tear. The majority of quality films are scratch resistant, however there is no window film…

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How long does Residential/Commercial window tint last?

September 19, 2019

Solar Shield residential and commercial window films are warranted by Eastman manufacturer. Residential window films are lifetime warranty and commercial window films are warranted for 15 years against crazing, peeling, demetallizing, bubbling, delaminating, or discoloring when properly installed in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions on suitable interior surfaces of glass…

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Does Window Tint Void Warranty on Dual Pane Glass?

September 3, 2019

Once, glass manufacturers believed that adding film to the windows would cause early seal failure. Of course, when installing a heat absorbing film such as “automotive film”, it increases the temperature of the glass, creating early seal failure (condensation in between panes). Nowadays, only appropriate films are applied on residential…

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Does window film cause glass breakage?

July 18, 2019

Glass breakage caused by window film application occurs in about 1/10 of 1% of installations. Usually window film is not the only cause for cracking the glass. In most cases, the breakage is the result of imperfections in the glass or window framing before window film is installed. Any glass…

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The Top 10 Benefits of Solar Control Window Film

June 25, 2019

  1.       Helps holding glass together upon impact 2.       Reduces fading of interior furnishings, carpets, wood floors and upholstery 3.       Protects your skin from harmful UV Rays 4.       Superior reduction in summer cooling costs and heat retention in winter 5.       Eliminates “hot spots” increasing your comfort 6.       Reduces glare 7.       Provides you privacy 8.       Enhances the appeal of…

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Minnesota Legal Limit for Passenger Vehicles Window Tint

May 27, 2019

Did you know Minnesota has one of the most strictest window tinting laws in the U.S.? We can help you to legally tint your car darker than the legal limit by getting an eye prescription from eye doctors*. Just let us know if you are interested… Eyebrows (dark strip on…

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SUV Legal Limits for Window Tinting

May 20, 2019

The legal limit in Minnesota for any SUV/MPV/Van/Truck is 50% on the driver/passenger windows. There is no restriction on darkness in the rears. If you’re wanting to go darker on the driver/passenger, you can do so legally by obtaining a medical prescription for window film*. Light sensitivity is a basic…

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Can you apply window film over stickers on a glass pane?

February 1, 2019

  Window film over stickers Commercial windows and doors, especially on storefronts, usually have security tapes, stickers, decals and other information on the glass. In most cases these signs and tapes must be removed from the glass before window film application.   Solar Shield specialist will recommend which ones needs to…

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