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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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Should I tint my skylights?
September 19, 2018

The angle of the glass panes on a skylight is very different from a regular windows. Which makes the application a little bit more of a challenge. This is especially true when applied from inside because the film hangs upside down. Although, there are also exterior film options, but it’s often applied on commercial buildings or homes,…

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Commercial Window Film – Why?
June 14, 2018

Such as residential, commercial window films could be very confusing as well… That’s why Solar Shield provides simple explanations on this guide. Commercial window films can get a little bit more technical than residential film options. Yet window film is an affordable alternative to window replacement. It’s important that you…

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