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Theodore Roosevelt and Window Film?

If it’s good enough for Theodore Roosevelt, it’s good enough for you.

Image result for theodore roosevelt homeThe windows on the home of President Theodore Roosevelt needed to be retrofitted so that the interior furnishings would be protected from sun damage. This would be tricky because it’s a historic site. That being the case, the product would need to offer protection from the sun but at the same time not alter the look of the building. 

So what product did the National Park Service feel would be the best fit for this historic site? NoneVista window tint other than Vista’s Soft Horizon window film. The National Park Service knew this product would not only solve the sun’s damaging effects of UV rays coming in through the windows but that it’s also almost impossible to see once installed on the windows. Offering the perfect solution to their problem.

If you live in the Denver area and are suffering from intense heat coming in through your windows, give us a call today at 303-278-3456. In addition to reducing the heat, window tint also helps cut down on glare and blocks the damaging effects of UV Rays, it will also help in reducing your energy bills.

 

By | 2017-06-19T16:36:10+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High UV Index And What It Means For You

I’m not sure if you have noticed but the UV index here in Denver has been in the High range for the last several days. A lot of people don’t pay attention to this, however, today I will tell you why it’s a good idea to.

The UV scale measures how high the ultra-violet rays are at any given time. Ultra-violet rays is the damaging rays coming from the sun. UV rays can cause skin cancer and cataracts, if you’re not fully protected. The scale ranges from 0 to 11+. Here are the measurements for each category:

  • 0-2: Low
  • 3-5: Moderate
  • 6-7: High
  • 8-10: Very High
  • 11+: Extreme

In Denver the UV index has been at 9, which means we are in the Very High range and are at high risk of harm for unprotected eyes and skin. A couple of things to keep in mind in the Very High range is; try to stay inside between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. If you need to be outdoors try and stay in the shade and wear protective clothing such as a wide brimmed hat and UV blocking sunglasses. There are a lot of clothing now that has SPF in the material. Be sure to apply broad spectrum SPF 30+ sunscreen every 2 hours. If you’re swimming reapply after you have dried off, even if it hasn’t been 2 hours.

Some people think because you can’t see UV rays it won’t hurt you, unfortunately that’s just not the case. Be kind to your skin, you only get one set of skin and believe me when I tell you, you’ll thank yourself as you get older.

To read more about the ranges on the UV index go to the United States Environmental Protection Agency website.

By | 2017-06-14T09:06:11+00:00 June 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Precision Film’s Patio Shades Are The Best?

Solar patio shades DenverA lot of business people make the claim that their products are better than anyone else’s, and that’s OK as long as you can provide proof to back up that claim.
That’s why I say our patio shades are the best on the market and today I’m going to tell you why I say that. It really comes down to seven different reasons. Let’s go through these one by one.
1. Our patio shades come with a fully enclosed aluminum head-box which protects fabric when retracted
2. The specialized fabrics for exterior solar shades range from 3% to 14% openness to control varying degrees of sun exposure.
3. You can choose either a 110 volt AC tubular motor or crank and gear operator
4. Our shades come with a reinforced bracket that’s designed for large patio installations
5. The fabric has reinforced, welded edges that provide increased fabric durability
You have a choice of either track or cable guide system to secure fabric:
6. Cable Guide & Hem Bar – which is fabric wrapped teardrop-shaped aluminum hem bar (Cable guide system features a stainless steel aircraft cable with UV coating)
7. Track Guide – Aluminum side channel with vinyl insert to increase durability
You can see why we say we have the best patio solar shades, we can say it and we can back it up!
To read more about the many benefits of patio shades, please click here.
Call Precision today to get a free quote on patio shades or interior solar shades! 303-278-3456

By | 2017-05-31T11:26:43+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need To Know About Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer Awareness RibbonMay is the national skin cancer detection and prevention month. That being the case I thought we would focus on skin cancer and what you need to know.

Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States and melanoma is the most dangerous type of skin cancer. How do we get skin cancer?

The main cause of skin cancer comes from Ultraviolet UV radiation from the sun. It can also come from tanning booths or sunlamps. The good news is, when skin cancer is detected and treated early, it’s almost always curable. 

What You Can Do To Prevent Skin Cancer

We have all heard it many times, when you’re going to be outside, put sunscreen on. Well I don’t mean to beat a dead horse but, applying sunscreen is the best defence against skin cancer. Something most people don’t think about though is, you don’t have to be outside to get UV exposure. UV rays comes through our windows and into our cars and homes. That is why one of the new trends is to install window film on all your windows, home windows and your car windows. 

vista home window tint by llumar window tintVista window film is an excellent option for your home windows. It will block 99.9% of UV rays coming into your home and has one of the best warranties on the market. If you live in the Denver area, then you really need to consider window film as an option. Denver being a mile high we get exposed to more UV rays than most other cities. If you live in the Denver area and would like a free in-home consultation, give us a call today! 303-278-3456.

By | 2017-05-24T08:48:33+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Residential Window Washing Lakewood Colorado

Window cleaning in Lakewood ColoradoTired of looking out dirty windows? Then you need to call Precision Window Washing!

Our residential window cleaning services has consistently maintained a reputation for honesty, dependability and loyalty. We not only clean your windows we also clean your screens and window tracks. All this and it’s included in our already low price. Just to make things better still, we use Pure Water Technology.

What is Pure Water Technology? Prior to cleaning your windows we run the water through a system of 3 filters and a de-ionizer. We then pump the water through a small hose and a soft bristle brush to scrub the window and window frame. Finally we rinse the window again with the pure water.
Why is this important? Because our tap water has chemicals in it and it has a certain level of hardness. The chemicals are good because it allows us to drink the water, however, these 2 factors create water deposits or a film on your windows. So if they are cleaned with regular tap water, there will still be a film or residue on the window which will cause dust, pollen & pollution to cling to the window, which means your windows will get dirtier faster.
Read more about our Pure Water Technology.

Call Precision today to get your windows cleaner than they have ever been! Precision does free estimates too! 303-278-3456

By | 2017-05-15T09:57:57+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Window Protection and Safety for Retail Stores

Safety window film and graffiti window filmIf you are the owner or manager of a retail store, you know how important it is to keep your storefront safe and protected. Many thieves break the front windows as entry point to haul  off with whatever they want from your store. Unfortunately, storefront windows can get broken because of an unforeseen accident, severe weather or a numerous other reasons. Often this can cause the business to be out hundreds or thousands of dollars. So what is the solution?

Safety Window Film and Graffiti Film

Llumar safety and security film can provide added protection against these threats. Llumar security film will act as a deterrent to vandals and slows access through the glass. In the event of a breakage, it will help hold shattered glass in place, helping to protect occupants and merchandise from flying shards.

Retailers have also found that store front glass, exterior signs, and other vulnerable architectural elements at the location can be protected from graffiti artists, eliminating costly replacement through the installation of Llumar graffiti film. Llumar graffiti film is clear so no even knows it’s there.

If you live in the Denver area and would like a free quote on safety or graffiti window film, please give us a call at 303-278-3456.

By | 2017-05-10T10:31:23+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The New Age Window Film

This picture shows two windows, one has window tint installed and the other doesn't. Home window tinting.You have probably heard of all the great benefits of window film. Lowers your energy bills, cuts down on glare and fading, helps eliminate hot spots, etc, etc. Sounds great right? The only problem is you have this vision in your head of dark window film that’s applied to your windows that yes will do all these great things but, it also cuts down most of the light coming in through your windows.

Well here is where I tell you to step out of the old-age window film thinking and step into the new-age window film. Take a look a the picture on the left, does the window that has window film installed look dark and depressing to you? Quite the opposite right? In fact it makes it look very pleasant and easy on your eyes, eliminating so much of the glare.

Window film has come a long way. Gone are the days of the dark purple window film. However, if you are still one of the long lasting skeptics out there, here is an article you probably want to read. I think it will change your mind.

If you live in the Denver area and would like a free in-consultation where we can bring window film samples for you to see, please give us a call at 303-278-3456. Or you can fill out our on-line form at precisionfilm.com

By | 2017-05-03T11:36:22+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Got Hot Spots in Your Home?

Home Window tinting denver

Make your home more comfortable with window tint.

Do you find that one room in your home or office is too cold or too hot and another room is just the opposite? If you’re struggling with this problem, then you have what are called hot spots in your home. This can be caused by different things and there can be different solutions to this problem. Sometimes it can take multiple solutions to solve the problem, depending on what’s causing these hot spots.

Today let’s focus on the hot spots that are caused by direct sunlight coming into your home and making one area or room too hot while the rest of your house is either too cold because of the A/C running or pretty comfortable. What is a solution for this situation?

Home Window Tint

Having window tint installed on your home’s windows can greatly reduce these hot spots. Window tint will prevent a percentage of the heat coming from the sun, from entering through your windows and causing the problem area of your home to get too hot.

There are several different window films to choose from, depending on what you would like to accomplish. If you have a severe problem we have window tint that can block up 75% of the heat. If your problem is not so severe, we have window films that will block only about 35% of the heat. Our window tints range from totally see through all the way to being completely mirrored.

Not only will window tint help reduce hot spots but it will help you save money because your A/C won’t be running as much.

If you live in the Denver area and would like a free in-home consultation, please give us a call at 303-278-3456. We look forward to hearing from you!

By | 2017-04-19T09:17:33+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fourth Annual National Window Film Day

(PRNewsfoto/International Window Film Assoc)

That’s right, April 30, 2017 is the fourth annual National Window Film Day! This day is dedicated to furthering education about the many benefits of professionally installed window film, including: better energy efficiency, better regulation of indoor temperature comfort, blocking 99% of the sun’s UVA rays, reducing of your artwork, floors, furniture, etc. from fading and reduction of harmful exposure to skin and eyes.

Professionally installed window film offers business owners and home owners alike an affordable improvement to help save money and the environment. As part of the International Window Film Association’s celebration of National Window Film Day (IWFA), they are pleased to share a new “Infographic_Go Green and Save Green” infographic.

The IWFA says, “Window film offers a significant economic benefit at many levels – from employment to energy savings to improved health, to the reduction of our carbon footprint,” said Darrel Smith, Executive Director of the IWFA.

If you live in the Denver area and would like a free in-home consultation, please give us a call at 303-278-3456.

By | 2017-04-12T10:03:31+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What to do for fading furniture, artwork and decor

home window tint denver coHave you ever noticed your furniture starting to fade? Maybe you have been cleaning your hardwood floors and you pull back your area rug and noticed your hardwood floors are totally fading out from sunlight. Chances are so is your decor, artwork and drapes. If you per chance have hardwood window frames, those are fading out as well. So what can you do about this?

Window Film Decreases Fading

Having window film installed can help cut down on fading. Vista window film offers 99.9% UV rejection. Best of all these UV inhibitors are place no only in the adhesive but also in the layers of film, which means they won’t start breaking down in a couple of years, rendering them virtually useless. You can choose from window film that is completely invisible, with no tint what-so-ever or window film that has a tint to it. If you are also looking to cut down on glare, reduce heat and help save on energy consumption, then going with a window film that has a slight tint to it would be your best option. Don’t worry, Vista’s home window tint isn’t that horrible looking mirrored stuff we use to see. Notice the picture above, you can’t even tell a home window tint is applied, can you?

If you live in the Denver area and would like to have a free in-home consultation, please give us a call today! 303-278-3456

By | 2017-04-05T10:41:12+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments