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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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Enhance your views while reducing glare and excess heat for your guests
December 17, 2018

We’ve enhanced the appeal of YMCA building located at Forest Lake, MN. Members and staff are also enjoying a comfortable temperature and less glare coming through the windows! Reflective films (such as RN-07G) feature reflectance on both interiors and exteriors for superior reduction in summer cooling costs and heat retention…

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Is “blackout film” safe on glass windows?
October 18, 2018

Darker glass (blackout film) can absorb a lot of heat, and this can lead to huge stress on the glass. The result could be glass breakage due to thermal stress. Glass breakage can also occur when the glass panes are not properly installed. In most cases the edges of the…

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