Is Indoor Sunlight A Concern?

Many people are unaware that harmful UVA rays can pass through glass windows. UVA rays account for 90% of the sun’s most damaging rays, and they are present every day – rain or shine. Even the winter months are a concern. Since the sun is lower in the sky in the winter, the rays are able to penetrate deeper through … Read More

What is NFRC-Rated Window Film?

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) rates the energy performance of windows, doors and skylights. What you may not know is that they also independently certify the performance of window film. Because the ratings are independent, you can trust NFRC-rated window film products. Other ratings come from the manufacturers, and as you can imagine, they may be biased. The NFRC … Read More

Keeping Your Family Safe with Armorcoat

Keeping your family safe is one of your most important responsibilities. You probably practice safe habits around the home such as by keeping your doors and garage locked and having a security system installed. Yet even with a proactive mindset, homes are still left vulnerable through their windows. Glass windows are an easy entry point for intruders. When a criminal … Read More

Window Tinting for Your Sun Room

Having a sun room built onto your home is a wonderful investment that allows you to enjoy the outdoors without having to actually step outside. This is particularly nice in warm states like Arizona where it’s often too hot to sit outside comfortably. With a sun room, you can enjoy the sun and the view without getting overheated. You may … Read More

What is Visible Light Transmission (VLT)?

When you start shopping for window film, you’ll need to answer a few questions based on your needs, budget and preferences. One of these questions is how dark you should go with the window film. You may have preferences about how dark you want your windows to be, but make sure that you also take your homeowner’s association rules into … Read More

5 Reasons to Add Solar Film to Skylights

Skylights are a beautiful addition to any home. They bring in natural sunlight that feels like the sun is shining down on you rather than at you. Skylights have practical purposes as well. They reduce energy consumption, lower heating bills and provide ventilation. Skylights are aesthetically pleasing as well, giving homes a distinct advantage. Unfortunately, skylights do have some downsides … Read More

Inexpensive Ways to Improve Your Rental Property

If you own several rental properties, it’s important to keep them updated and in good condition so that you never have a property sit too long. Also, the better maintenance you provide, the more you can charge for rent and hopefully bring in a strong caliber of renters as well. But it’s not just the interior of your properties that … Read More