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 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 7/15/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
It’s summertime, and the sun outdoors can be bright and hard on the eyes. But on these long summer days, even the solar light inside a building can cause eye strain. Not only is that solar light tough on the eyes, but it also does a number on the interior of an office or storefront, causing furniture, art, and even flooring to fade and discolor.
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 3/25/2019 4:00 AM By Sun Control
There’s really nothing quite like the beauty of natural hardwood floors. Hardwood is a classic flooring option that looks stunning in almost any home. In a contemporary home, hardwood offers a bold, modern complement to clean lines. In more traditional homes, hardwood adds a layer of charm and class. Whether you’ve got sleek, modern hardwood or rustic hardwood flooring, what you don’t want is to see it lose its luster after a few years in the sun.
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 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 10/22/2018 4:00 AM By Sun Control
Home is where the heart is, and your home should be the place you are most comfortable. Perfect windows are central to creating a comfortable and attractive home. Your home’s windows need to allow just the right amount of light to pass through while protecting your privacy, all while preserving curb appeal and visual aesthetics. Many homeowners don’t realize that decorative window film can be used in a wide range of ways to create a beautiful home. At Sun Control of Minnesota serving the Twin Cities, we are experts in using decorative window film to create interior space you will love. That’s why we’ve put together this handy guide to three exciting ways you can use decorative window film in your home.
Posted on 9/10/2018 4:00 AM By Sun Control
If you're looking to make a small investment and save some serious money on your power bill, look no further than tinting the windows of your home. That's right, window tint is an effective way to not only keep your home comfortable, but keep the warm temperature outside where it belongs. With this being said, here's a look at why you need tinted windows for your home.
Posted on 6/18/2018 4:00 AM By Sun Control
For most people purchasing a home is the most significant purchase they will ever make. It only makes sense that you would want to protect your investment. Adding window tinting to your home's windows can be very beneficial. Not only will window tinting help to give you more privacy within your home but can help save money on utility bills and can even protect your interior from fading. Below, let's take a closer look at just a few of the benefits of using window tinting within your home.