Harvey, Irma, Jose…Maria?? Protecting Your Home From Storm Damage

Storm Damage

What You Can Do To Protect Your Home

Harvey, Irma, Jose….Maria?

It’s been an especially active and damaging hurricane season, and it’s not over yet. While Virginia has been spared most of the damage so far, we certainly have experienced our share of downed trees, power outages, and damage from flying debris over the years.

One of the most vulnerable parts of any building during any severe weather event is your windows.  Broken glass blown inward can cause a great deal of damage, injury, and even death.

Storm Damage Protection for Homes

At Clear View Window Tinting, we help homeowners protect their families and interiors from the inside out with 3M™ Safety & Security Window Films.  This affordable window film solution for residential customers is designed to:

  • Mitigates hazards from shattered glass due to natural and human causes.
  • Increases security and provides added protection against smash and grab burglaries.
  • Helps provide protection to people and property from flying glass in natural disasters.
  • Combine with 3M™ Sun Control Films to enjoy enhanced safety, as well as the benefits of a sun control film.

Learn more about how this film helped protect a Florida family’s home during a hurricane in this case study.

Storm Damage Protection for Businesses

Our window film solutions also include safety and security applications for businesses, decreasing damage and liability, and designed for large windows. Benefits include:

  • Mitigates hazards from shattered glass during natural disasters.
  • Helps protect people from flying glass shards, one of the most common causes of blast-related injuries and fatalities.
  • Micro-layered and tear-resistant to help increase security and provide added protection against smash and grab burglaries.
  • Combine with 3M™ Impact Protection Attachment Systems for additional safety and security.

 

 

Find out how affordable 3M™ Safety & Security Window Films can help protect your home or business, and save you thousands in damage, liability and cleanup costs.

We look forward to working with you-

The Clear View Window Team

Our Consultations are Fun, Educational, and Of Course Always Free.

Lessons From the Eclipse

Lessons From The Eclipse

Solar Protection Year Round

The Great American Eclipse of 2017

The August 2017 eclipse was the first with a path of totality crossing the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of the U.S. since 1918. Millions of Americans had the opportunity to view at least part of the event, but with a vital tool- solar eclipse glasses.

Demand was so high for solar eclipse glasses in the days leading to the eclipse that they were nearly impossible to find. Prices soared up to $50 a pair for what retailed for $1.99 weeks earlier.

Thanks to nationwide outreach and education from NASA and other organizations, people from coast to coast learned proper eye protection was vital to safely view this amazing event without risking permanent eye damage.

Sun Protection 365 Days A Year

At Clearview Window Tinting, we also strive to educate our community on how important solar protection is for long term exposure to the interior of homes and businesses.  This also includes the health of the people who live in, work in, and visit your home or business.

Solar heat comes from two primary sources, the visible light you can see and the infrared light you can feel.

Prestige Series window films use non-metalized, multi-layer optical film and nano-technology to reject up to 97% of the sun’s infrared light and reject up to 60% of the heat coming through your windows. These films also reject up to 99.9% of damaging UV rays to reduce fading of your furnishings.

UVA rays are 30 to 50 times more prevalent and are present with relatively equal intensity during all daylight hours throughout the year. Window film can help prevent harmful UVA rays from damaging both your skin and your belongings. (SkinCancer.org)

So save your eclipse glasses for the next solar eclipse in the United States in 2024, and remember to protect your home, business, and your health in the long term with 3M Window Film.

The Skin Cancer Foundation has awarded its Seal of Recommendation to window films manufactured by 3M and professionally installed by the experts at Clear View Window Tinting.

Questions?  We would love to hear from you!

Thanks,

The Clear View Window Team

 

Our Consultations are Fun, Educational, and Of Course Always Free.

Protect Your Home from Sunlight Damage

Protect Your Home from Sunlight Damage

Sunlight Damage to Your Furniture and Floors

You’ve made a huge investment in your home. Your next step is to keep it looking beautiful. Unfortunately, sunlight can fade fabrics, window treatments, wallpaper, natural wood floors, photos, paintings and other valuables in your home.

Furniture fading and floor fading happen before most people become aware of it. The first time they notice the sun damage is after they move a piece of furniture or move a rug. By then, it is too late. The damage has occurred and will continue to happen unless the unfiltered sunlight is prevented from coming into their home.

 

Prevent Sunlight Damage Before It Begins with 3M™ Window Film

Night Vision and Prestige window tinting will give you great UV protection. But that is not all that they do to protect your home and valuables. Our UV tint also filters out 97% of the Infrared light and up to 85% of the visible light. This is important because those parts of light contribute to furniture and floor fading.

3M™ window tinting helps to block out visible light and heat to minimize your fabric fade. “Other” (10%) refers to variables that are beyond your control – such as the orientation of your windows, and the sensitivity of the materials in your home to the sun. Our 3M™ Window Tinting can filter our as much as 90% of these rays while conserving natural light and your views.

Keep your property looking beautiful. You’ve made a huge investment in your home. Your next step is to keep it looking beautiful. Unfortunately, sunlight can fade fabrics, window treatments, wallpaper, natural wood floors, photos, paintings and other valuables in
your home.

Learn more about how Clear View Window Tinting can help you protect your interior and your belongings without distorting your view.

We are here to help!

The ClearView Window Team

Our Consultations are Fun, Educational, and Of Course Always Free.

The Heat is On- Are You Keeping Your Cool?

The Heat is On- Are You Keeping Your Cool?

Beat the Heat Without Sacrificing Your View

Eliminate excessive heat.

If you’re avoiding certain rooms in your home because they’re uncomfortably warm in the light of the sun, it’s time to make your rooms livable again.

While curtains and blinds are great for privacy and help to block some heat, they do so at the cost of natural light. 3M™ Window Films help eliminate hot spots while preserving the view, making every seat in the house guest-worthy.

  • Reject the sun’s heat while preserving your view
  • Complement and protect your decorative curtains and blinds
  • Increase the comfort of your home
  • Protect your floors and furnishings
  • Save on cooling costs

Clear View Window Tinting has a solution to help you keep your home or business cooler this summer.  Family, employees, clients, guests, pets, everyone will thank you!  To learn more and schedule your free personal consultation, please contact us below.

Enjoy your summer, and stay cool- Thanks from your friends at Clear View Window Tinting!

 

Our Consultations are Fun, Educational, and Of Course Always Free.

Innovative Solutions for Odd Shaped Windows

Odd Shaped Windows...

Are Not A Problem...

...With Window Tinting Solutions from Clear View Window Tinting

Odd Shaped Windows?  No Problem.

Beautiful views no matter what size or shape your windows are, while protecting your interiors from heat and sun damage.

When dealing with ½ moon and trapezoid shaped windows it can be challenging if not impossible to fit these windows with traditional window treatments. In addition, high up and hard to reach windows can be problematic if you don’t have the budget for motorized shades or don’t want traditional treatments closed all day.

Clear View Window Tinting has the solution to this problem that’s effective, attractive and affordable.

Here’s a great example. Your home has upper Great Room windows.  You would prefer to keep the view unobstructed, but you still want to protect your fine interiors from sun damage.  This is how 3M™ Window Film and Clear View Window Tinting can help.

3M™ Window Films provide optical clarity, performance, and a warranty, and can be customized to fit the needs of your specific problem.The optical clarity and reduction of glare of our 3M™ Window Films make the colors more vibrant. Window tinting improved the view and reduced further fading.

Window film is a great option for odd-shaped windows because it can be custom fit to any size or shape.  Want to learn more about your options?  We would be happy to to visit your home or business and provide a customized free consultation.

Our Consultations are Fun, Educational, and Of Course Always Free.