Posted on 11/18/2019 11:24 AM By Sun Control
Winter is right around the corner for Twin Cities residents, and that means saying goodbye to fall’s comfy sweatshirts and light jackets and embracing winter parkas and scarves. It also means that before long, we’ll all be cranking up the thermostats on our HVAC systems. With winter’s bitter chill and higher energy bills, you may find yourself worrying about how your 3M residential window tinting will impact your home’s comfort level. Most homeowners are surprised to learn that 3M window film performs just as well in the winter as it does in the summertime.
Posted on 9/16/2019 8:53 AM By Sun Control
When it comes to Minnesota’s weather, one thing we can all agree on is that it’s not always very predictable. Summer’s warm and balmy days last for only a short time, and winter seems to go on forever some years. But whether it’s cold or warm, these extreme temperatures can do a number on your HVAC system and make it hard to keep your home comfortable. For owners of commercial rental properties, the wear and tear on your HVAC system can add up to a sizeable expense over time.
Posted on 8/19/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
Fall might be just around the corner, but summer days are still cooking here in Minnesota, and that means your AC is cranked up to cool your home. Anytime there’s a dramatic temperature outdoors, it can affect your home energy costs. As a homeowner, there are a few steps you can take to reduce your monthly costs. One often overlooked step is to add residential window tint to your home’s windows.
Posted on 7/8/2019 11:52 AM By Sun Control
It’s summertime here in Minnesota, and that means the mercury is climbing once more. When the temperature rises, your energy costs also start to rise. If you’re looking for ways to save big on your utility bills, you might add a ceiling fan or consider investing in new windows. But did you know that adding 3M window film to your home can lower your energy costs and save on maintenance expenses to your HVAC unit in the long run?
Posted on 5/20/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
Your office is where the magic happens. Whether you’re connecting your community with great tech or providing quality accounting support, you’re the best at what you do and you value providing quality service. That’s why providing a comfortable and safe work environment is one of the best things you can do for your employees and yourself. One of the best ways to make your office more comfortable is also one of the simplest: adding quality window tint.
Posted on 4/15/2019 10:30 AM By Sun Control
Keeping your family and property safe is important. Few things are more devastating than coming home to find your property has been infiltrated by a stranger. This can leave you and your family feeling violated and afraid.
Posted on 3/18/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
If you’re blessed with a home with an abundance of windows, you know it can be tough to find a balance when it comes to window coverings. Bright, open windows are beautiful in the right lighting, but when the sun’s light hits them directly, it can be tough to manage indoors. The sun’s heat can be miserable in the direct light, and those bright rays can cause a good deal of damage by lightening your art, furniture, and floors. Automated blinds are one of the most popular solutions to this problem, but they’re not without their downside.
Posted on 3/11/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
Your home is your sanctuary from the world, and great interior design is key to creating the perfect cozy environment. Using the principles of design to create a beautiful space can give your home an entirely different feel. But no matter how much time and effort you put into interior design, if you’ve got a window facing the direct sun, it can completely sabotage the look of a room.
Posted on 2/11/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
There’s nothing like the warm feel of sunshine on your face, and everyone loves a brightly lit office or home. But all of that sunshine can leave a not-so-lovely impact on the floors of your home or office. Those golden rays of sunshine are also filled with harmful UV (ultraviolet) rays, which can cause serious damage to your flooring.
Posted on 12/24/2018 4:00 AM By Sun Control
When it comes to protecting your home and business, you want to do everything you can to keep the people you love and your belongings safe. One of the biggest threats to your home and your business is the risk of breaking and entering, also known as smash-and-grab crimes. Criminals go for what’s easy, and if your windows are not easy to break, they tend to move on before they get caught in search of an easier target.