Window film and tinting brings a cohesive, cool look to the curb appeal of your home or business. There are many perks to these adhesive films far beyond the mere appearance, and it makes sense to consider tinting or filming your windows, but do you know the best time to tint? The short answer to whether…
Will Window Film Peel, Change Color or Bubble?
Spring is on its way. Soon, Portland’s cloudy skies will clear and sunny days will make everyone feel a little more cheerful. The bright light makes us want to throw open the windows and roll up the shades….
5 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale
Should you remodel your home before putting it on the market? It seems like a waste to invest money in remodels that a buyer may not like and that you won’t be able to enjoy for long. Small updates are another matter, especially if you strategically place your improvements….
Benefits of Window Tinting for Comfort and Protection
Window film not only makes rooms that are filled with natural sunlight more comfortable, but also protects your furniture and you from harmful UV rays that you might be underestimating. When outdoors in the summertime, most people are aware of the dangers of sun exposure and do what they can to protect themselves. On cloudy…
Is Window Tint Safe For Double-Pane Windows?
Updated August 28, 2017. Originally published Sept. 2, 2014. Untreated windows can lead to excess heat, glare and sun damage in your Portland home or business. If you’re dealing with any of these issues, you’ve probably considered several solutions. Perhaps you’ve tried keeping the blinds or drapes closed. Maybe you’ve priced awnings or window replacement….
How To Stay Cool Indoors Without Air Conditioning
Portland’s mild summers make air conditioning an option rather than a necessity. Many homeowners in Oregon do without the convenience of AC. Saying “no” to AC saves money and electricity. For ten months out of the year, living AC-free in Portland seems like a wise choice. But, when hot weather hits, many Oregonians suffer. We’re…
How To Clean Your Tinted Windows
Window film protects your family and furnishings. Panorama solar films keep ultraviolet rays from shining into your home. Tinting blocks about 99 percent of the light that causes fading and damage to furnishings….
Does Window Film Make Windows Dark?
Our lightly tinted window films keep glass clear and bright. Panorama Solar window film allows natural light to stream into your home. At the same time, the product blocks heat and ultraviolet rays. While tinted film adds a subtle shading to windows, many films are practically invisible. Film comes in a range of tints and…
5 Ways to Prevent Home Break-Ins
Clever, determined thieves can outwit nearly any security system. But crooks nearly always opt for the path of least resistance. What does that mean? If your home is unprotected, it looks like easy pickings compared to your neighbors’ well-secured home….
Watch the Savings Pile Up When You Install Window Film
Window film can save you money by preserving furniture and lowering energy bills. It can make your home’s temperature more comfortable while reducing energy consumption. How can you calculate if the benefits of window film outweigh the cost of its installation? It’s hard to put a dollar value on comfort and a smaller carbon footprint….