Retrofit Windows For Protection from Sun Faded Floors & Furnishings

Retrofit Windows For Protection from Sun Faded Floors & Furnishings - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Furnishing a home can be expensive. Flooring, furniture and furnishings costs can add up quick. With so much invested, doesn’t it make sense to take steps to protect that investment from sun fading? While most of us love open and airy homes with lots of windows, the biggest threat to your floors and furnishings can be right outside those same … Read More

Solar Controlling Window Film Pros & Cons Detailed by Architect Magazine

Solar Controlling Window Film in Iowa City, Iowa

Evelyn Royer wrote an article for Architecture Magazine called “The Pros and Cons of Window Films” that we wanted to summarize. Solar controlling window film can be a misunderstood product, so we wanted to clear up some misconceptions. These innovative films retrofitted to your existing windows can be one of the most cost-effective ways to boost energy efficiency in both … Read More

Upgrade Commercial Buildings in Iowa City, Iowa with Innovative Window Films

Upgrade Commercial Buildings in Iowa City, Iowa with Innovative Window Films - Commercial Window Tinting in the Iowa City, Iowa area.

Window films are a cost-effective, retrofittable solution that upgrade commercial buildings by improving the safety, comfort, and energy efficiency of the facility. They can be easily installed to existing glass to solve some of the biggest concerns facing property managers today. Six Great Benefits of Professionally Installed Commercial Window Films Lower Energy Costs A huge cost to facility owners comes … Read More

Autumn & Winter Are The Best Time To Install Glare Reducing Window Film

Autumn & Winter Are The Best Time To Install Glare Reducing Window Film in Iowa City, Iowa

It may seem counterintuitive, but it’s not your imagination, the sun is actually brighter in the Fall and Winter. From October through Spring, the sun is much lower in the sky and that presents itself as an irritating glare that you might not notice at other times of the year. This lower angle of the sun’s rays hitting your windows … Read More

Home Window Tint – What You Need To Know by Builder Trend

Home Window Tint - What You Need To Know by Builder Trend in Iowa City, Iowa

We recently came across an article on Builder Trend that detailed some common questions and statements about home window tint and some answers. As the article mentions, many people view retrofitting home window film to your existing windows as a luxury home improvement, but this upgrade to windows can improve the comfort of your home and possibly even save you … Read More

Window Tint And Window Film Benefits and Differences

Window Tint And Window Film Benefits and Differences - Window Tinting Services in Iowa City, Iowa

Ever had to squint your eyes from bright glare or struggle to maintain a comfortable temperature in a sunny room? How about wanting some additional privacy or security from a glass surface? If so, you may have thought about a product that might be applied to your windows to solve this issue. However, if you do even a quick Google … Read More

Five Primary Benefits of Using Decorative Film Versus Custom Glass

Five Primary Benefits of Using Decorative Film Versus Custom Glass - Decorative Film in Iowa City, Iowa

Decorative film and decorative glass are popular in both commercial and home settings. The main reason is how versatile they can make a space. You can add elements of privacy, decor or branding without making a space feel enclosed. It is easy to see why these products are being used more frequently. With that said, is there a benefit to … Read More

Two Critical Components Of A Quality Home Window Film Installation

Two Critical Components Of A Quality Home Window Film Installation, home window film installation in Iowa City, Iowa

Benjamin Franklin once famously said “The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten.” More appropriate words cannot be said as it relates to having the windows tinted or filmed in your home. We wanted to write this article to shed some light on two very critical components of a quality home window film … Read More

Prepare Your Home for Cooler Temperatures with Insulating Window Film

Prepare Your Home for Cooler Temperatures with Insulating Window Film - Home Window Tinting in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Are you ready for the cooler temperatures right around the corner? You can be better prepared by upgrading your existing home windows with 3M Thinsulate Home Insulating Window Film. This virtually invisible insulation can enhance your home’s comfort and efficiency year round. 3M’s unique unique low-e window film helps retain warmth in the winter and cool air in the summer … Read More

Million Acres Discusses The Pros of Retrofitting Home Window Tinting

Million Acres Discusses The Pros of Retrofitting Home Window Tinting - Residential Window Film in the Iowa City, Iowa area

We wanted to share information from a recent article in Million Acres by Matt Frankel, CFP that discussed the pros and cons of having home window tint retrofitted to your existing windows. In this article, we are going to summarize the pros as the only con the article mentioned was the potential out of pocket cost up front. Other than … Read More