School Safety for Back to School – Is Your Iowa City Area School Safe?

School Safety for Back to School - Is Your Iowa City or Cedar Rapids, Iowa Area School Safe?

With “Back to School” upon us, we wanted to share an article about school safety and how security window film can be part of an overall solution to keep kids safe. This article was in Business Insider and is titled “Here are the best ways to protect schools, workplaces, and ourselves from active shooters.” The article talks about a variety … Read More

Skin Cancer Prevention Steps to Protect You in Iowa City, Iowa

Skin Cancer Prevention Steps to Protect You in Iowa City, Iowa - Window Tinting Services in Iowa City, Iowa

Sun protection is a serious matter. While fad diets and pop science tout “cancer preventing” super foods with difficult to pronounce names, protecting yourself from the most common type of cancer really comes down to blocking UV rays. Skin cancer affected more than 5.4 million people in the United States in a single year, according to the Skin Cancer Foundation. … Read More

What are Window Films and How Can They Be Used in Iowa City?

What are Window Films and How Can They Be Used? - Window Tinting in Iowa City and the Quad Cities areas of Iowa

The Basics In simple terms, window films are comprised of a thin, strong sheet of polyester laminate that is treated in variety of ways to improve the look or performance of existing windows when applied. Typically, the film is applied to the interior surface of existing windows as a retrofit. To properly adhere to the glass, one side of the … Read More

Energy Saving Benefits of Window Film Discussed by U.S. Department of Energy

Energy Saving Benefits of Window Film Discussed by U.S. Department of Energy - Home and Commercial Window Tinting in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

In an article on the Department of Energy website Energy.Gov, they published an article entitled Energy Efficient Window Attachments in which they discuss the energy saving benefits of several window covering technologies. They included window films in the list and had some very positive things to say about the energy saving benefits they provide. The article states: “Window films help … Read More

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month – Protect Your Skin in Iowa City

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month - Protect Your Skin in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Based on information from The Skin Cancer Foundation, with over 5 million cases diagnosed in the United States each year, skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. That is why observing May as Skin Cancer Awareness Month is so important. According to The Skin Cancer Foundation, the incidence of this disease reaching epidemic levels. Fortunately, skin … Read More

Window Film As Part of a Healthy Lifestyle in Iowa City, Iowa?

Window Film As Part of a Healthy Lifestyle in Iowa City, Iowa? - Window Tinting Services in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

As many people began the new year several months ago with a resolution to live a more healthy lifestyle. People begin things like new exercise programs and start being more conscious about what types of foods you eat. Just look at how the organic food industry has exploded as people understand the negative impact that certain things can have on … Read More

Cost Effective Energy Efficiency for Iowa City Homes and Commercial Spaces

Cost Effective Energy Efficiency for Iowa City Homes and Commercial Spaces - Residential and Commercial Window Tinting in Iowa City, Iowa

If you are considering ways to improve the energy efficiency of a home or commercial space without breaking the bank, you should consider a professionally installed window film. Window film innovation has taken major leaps in recent years and the film installed on home or commercial windows has little in common with the basic window tint you might find on … Read More

Hotel Association Advises on Using Energy Saving Window Film

Hotel Association Advises on Using Energy Saving Window Film - Window Tinting in Iowa City and the Quad Cities of Iowa

The American Hotel & Lodging Assiciation (AHLA) published an article that discusses how energy saving window film can be a cost effective solution for hotels dealing with heat gain issues. The article uses the Department of Energy‘s Energy Saving Calculator to look at how the return on investment of retrofitting existing windows with film versus replacing the windows. Using their … Read More

Pros and Cons: New Home Windows Versus Window Film Retrofit

Pros and Cons: New Home Windows Versus Window Film Retrofit - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities area of Iowa

We came across this great article on the Easy Energy Saving Tips Website and thought we would share some of what it said. The article primarily focuses on the pros and cons of installing new windows in your home versus having a professional window film retrofit done. Let’s see what it has to say. Energy efficiency is a hot topic … Read More

Washington Post Tells How To Prevent Sun Faded Furnishings & Floors

Washington Post Tells How To Prevent Sun Faded Furnishings & Floors - Window Tinting Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

In a recent issue of The Washington Post in their Home & Garden area they tackled the topic of how to prevent sun faded furnishings and floors. The main product they discussed in the article was window film. As a retrofit to your existing windows, window film can help control the three primary factors that cause fading; UV Rays, heat … Read More