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Replace your old windows with Double Glazed Units

July 30, 2013 Leave your thoughts

Today in Flower Mound we are replacing old worn out windows with new double paned vinyl windows.  These double glazed units were fitted to reduce energy loss and to also to help increase the insulation of the house, they can also reduce condensation. What are Dual Pane Windows you ask?  Answer: Two layers of glass are hermetically sealed into a unit, which would be sized for your window opening, then sealed and used to replace the standard single pane commonly used in the manufacture of a window or door. Dual paned Units were First Introduced in the 1930’s and were...

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Summertime in Texas

July 1, 2013 Leave your thoughts

  Well, it’s triple digit weather again here in North Texas. As you walk to the mail box, sweating, and dreading the high electric bill – there is solace knowing there are incentives to update your home and conserve electricity.  Oncor has a list of improvements, from purchasing Energy Star appliances to (you guessed it) Window Film.  Check out the list of other upgrades covered by the program! Home Energy Efficiency program by Oncor  

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A Window Film retrofit can be a cost effective solution to save energy

May 29, 2013 Leave your thoughts

The International Window Film Association (IWFA) – a non-profit group – released a report that establishes window films are the most cost effective retrofit to save energy and reduce carbon footprint for consumers. This report was written for consumers in California, but it is applicable to our customer’s here in North Texas. The study was conducted by ConSol, which is based in California. For the purpose of the study, the firm compared the installation of window films on existing buildings with other energy saving measures such as installing new HVAC units, which save energy, caulking and air sealing and R-38...

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Skin Cancer Awareness

May 2, 2013 Leave your thoughts

May is Skin Cancer awareness month which is a cause that is close to my heart.  Being a Stage IV melanoma survivor I try to share my knowledge to prevent this horrible disease.  That is why I enjoy my job here at AmeriTint.  When customers install film to their windows they are adding protection from the damaging effects of UV rays. windows block UV-B rays – that is without tint windows and window tint block both UV-A and UV-B premature skin aging and skin cancer is caused by UV-A rays Ultraviolet radiation from sun exposure is the primary cause of...

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It’s spring in Texas, and that means tornado season is right around the corner.

April 12, 2013 Leave your thoughts

The wonderful sounds and sights of North Texas in spring; birds singing, bluebonnets on the sides of the freeway, and ……tornadoes?  Yes, this is the time of year that when a storm rolls through the area, we need to stay alert for the warning siren and hunker down in case there is a twister.  If you happen to get stuck in a wind tunnel, we all have been taught to stay away from the windows because flying debris could shatter the glass. But did you know that there are films out there that will keep the window shards from flying...

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