Posted on 1/6/2020 4:00 AM By Sun Control
If you’re thinking of adding decorative glass in your retail establishment, church, home, or commercial space, it’s a great way to add flair and style. Unfortunately, it can also be quite costly to replace the glass throughout a facility. Additionally, a style or window solution that looks great now might not stand up to the trend changes of the future, which means it may need to be replaced again. One cost-effective alternative to complete glass replacement is the application of decorative and glass enhancement films.
Posted on 12/23/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
If you own a business that has been impacted by vandals, you know firsthand how much graffiti can cost. Graffiti tends to continue once it’s begun, which is why it’s important to deter vandals from damaging your property right away. One way to keep graffiti from costing you is by installing 3M Anti-Graffiti Film. This protective barrier was designed for glass and works as a cost-effective film to prevent vandalism on a wide range of glass and stainless steel surfaces.
Posted on 12/16/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
Winters are always cold in Minnesota, but according to the Farmer’s Almanac, this year is going to see more snow than usual. When you think about ice and snow from arctic weather, you probably think about bundling up and scraping the ice off of your vehicle before you step out to go to work. But there’s something else you should think about before you take off for your daily commute: the hidden damage caused by UV rays when the winter ground is snowy.
Posted on 11/11/2019 11:19 AM By Sun Control
Before 3M film was invented, the options for limiting solar heat were fairly limited. One of the most common solutions for reflecting the light was a metallic spray, which was used to coat the glass and limit the transfer of heat. But these sprays were a challenge to install and would often streak, making them a less-than-ideal solution.
Posted on 9/23/2019 8:59 AM By Sun Control
As a homeowner, keeping your home and loved ones safe is always on your mind. If you’re a homeowner on a budget, though, you may struggle with finding cost-effective ways to protect your property and family. When homeowners think of security options for their homes, they’re often worried about breaking and entering. But considering natural disasters, accidents, and even extreme weather can be just as important when you’re putting together a security plan for your home.
Posted on 9/9/2019 8:50 AM By Sun Control
It might not seem that long ago since hybrid vehicles were a fairly new technology, but these days, they’re everywhere. Hybrid and electric vehicles have gone from being a novelty aimed at decreasing global fossil fuel use to becoming a standard feature for many new cars. The Tesla Model X is a prime example of how far hybrid tech has come with its perfect crash rating and high performance.
Posted on 8/12/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
America’s commercial drivers are the arterial force that keeps this country running. They spend far more time in their vehicles than most Americans, and safety while on the road is usually at the forefront of their minds. But they’re usually so focused on road safety that they don’t realize there are other hazards to themselves while they’re out on the highway.
Posted on 7/22/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
It’s summertime once more in Minnesota. The sun is high in the summer sky, barbecue is on the grill, and it’s time to start thinking about taking the great American road trip. Even if you can’t take off across the countryside, most of us try to take at least one trip to the lake while the weather is still nice.
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 6/17/2019 11:07 AM By Sun Control
It’s summertime in Minnesota, and it’s the perfect time to be thinking about creating a new look in your home or office! One of the hottest trends from Instagram to home decor magazines is revamping walls and windows with stunning prints. If you’ve been coveting custom prints for your home or office, they’re easier to get than you might realize.