“The Met” Day Spa | Commercial Window Tinting | Sarasota

“The Met” Fashion House, Day Spa, and Salon on St. Armands Circle without question has one of the most beautiful storefront/entries in the entire area. An elegant stairway set between two huge display windows beckons passers-by to come in out of the hot Florida sun and indulge themselves in luxury – whether it be shopping for mens or ladies fashions, or hours of pampering in the day spa.

However; “pampering” isn’t the word that comes to mind when you see what the sun can do to the valuable merchandise displayed in the twelve-foot-tall bay windows at the front of the store! Facing west into the afternoon sun, the heat coming through the glass can quickly ruin everything on display, fading fabrics, and causing discomfort throughout the entire front area of the store. But how do you protect against heat and fading when the ability to see into the display windows is your most important sales asset?

If you are the management at The Met, you call Solar-X of Sarasota! We were able to give them just what they needed –  a nearly undetectable window film that would reduce heat and virtually eliminate the ultraviolet light coming through the windows – without any loss of ability to see the displays, and no color change. Goods that would typically have to be written off due to damage are able to be sold without loss. Despite the challenges posed by the confined space within the display windows, our experienced installation craftsmen were able to apply the film at a quality level that is second to none, and without any disruption of normal store routine – something that is always appreciated by management personnel!

If you have a retail business where fading and sun damage is a serious issue, but you simply must have uncompromised display capability, Solar-X of Sarasota has a complete line of extraordinary products for you. And; as always those products will be installed with unrivaled quality and attention to detail by the area’s most experienced installation craftsmen. Contact Solar-X today for a free consultation if you’re getting tired of losing valuable merchandise to damage from our hot Florida sun. We’ll put our 40 years of industry experience to work protecting your valuable goods, storefront and office space. You’ll like our quick delivery, too – because when it comes to fading; time is money! Serving the Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, and Venice area since 1973. Rated “A+” by the Better Business Bureau.

Don’t Suffer Through Summer’s Heat | Window Film and Tinting

Cooling OffIt’s that time of year when temperatures are climbing steadily higher, and so is your electric bill. Heat coming through your windows and glass doors keeps your air conditioner going nearly all the time. Your home never seems cool enough, and some rooms still feel warm for hours after the sun has gone down!

There is no good reason for you to suffer through summer’s heat and discomfort! An affordable installation of quality SolarGard® or Panorama® sun control window film now can keep you cool and comfortable all through the summer – and for years to come – while saving you money on your high electric bills. These industry-leading products increase comfort, reduce eye-watering glare, and slow the fading of interior furnishings by rejecting up to 82% of the sun’s heat and 99% of the damaging ultraviolet light. “Hot spots” near windows are eliminated, and your entire interior environment is made uniformly comfortable. You can open your draperies and allow natural light to stream in; creating a welcoming, healthy atmosphere. And you’ll feel confident knowing that all SolarGard® and Panorama® window films are backed with a written, lifetime factory warranty – on both material and labor!

Solar-X of Sarasota has been helping people cool and protect their homes for nearly forty years; offering the finest quality window films and installation available. One easy phone call can start you on your way to year-round comfort and savings.  Don’t wait! Contact Solar-X today. From Parrish to Bradenton; Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota to Venice – you can count on our expertise to help you choose the best window film product for your home and lifestyle. See why we have been the area’s premier wndow film contractor since 1973. Rated “A+” by the Better Business Bureau.

Low Awareness – High Acceptance? | Window Films and Tinting

Window Film dealer sarasota FloridaWindow film is oftentimes accurately described as a product that has “low customer awareness; but high customer acceptance.” Put another way; many people don’t know much about window film. Therefore, they don’t think about it as a solution to their comfort issues when heat intrusion, glare, and fading of furnishings compromise their lifestyle. However; once they are made aware of all the things this unique  product can do to create a comfortable interior environment while protecting furnishings, flooring, and artwork from fading – or providing an elevated level of protection from breakage or impact – they are quick to accept window film as a product they would like to purchase in order to enhance their quality of life. 

High quality window films such as SolarGard®, Panorama®, and Armorcoat® have high customer acceptance because of their ability to eliminate “hot spots” near windows and glass doors; providing uniform comfort throughout your living space while allowing natural light to stream in and enhance your overall environment. Not only are your prized possessions protected from fading, but your skin is shielded from the premature aging or even skin cancer caused by dangerous ultraviolet light. Protection from cutting and piercing injuries – or even dangerous flying glass shards – is enhanced; giving you peace of mind. And all of this is available with one phone call…

At Solar-X of Sarasota, we would rather educate you than sell you. We’re sure that once you see all the benefits to be gained from an  installation of these affordable yet exceptional products, you’ll want to join the thousands of other clients we have helped since 1973. Our factory-trained installers will apply your window film with the attention to detail that has made us the area’s leading window film contractor for nearly four decades. Upon completion, you’ll be presented with a factory-backed written warranty that is second to none. Whether you are in Sarasota, Bradenton, or Venice, you can be sure of getting the finest products and service available. Contact Solar-X  today for your free, no-obligation consultation. Rated “A+” by the Better Business Bureau.

The “Smart” New Year’s Resolution | Window Film and Tinting

Here’s a possible New Year’s resolution that’s easier to keep than quitting smoking or going on a diet. Make 2012 the year that you take control of your interior environment, and install some quality window film such as SolarGard®, Panorama®, or Armorcoat® Safety and Security Film. No other product can give you so many benefits for one affordable price.


Increased Comfort: 
Sun control film reduces up to 82% of the sun’s heat from coming through your windows. It eliminates “hot spots” near your windows and glass doors and creates a uniform comfort condition throughout your home. No more closed draperies and blinds! Let natural light in and at the same time, enjoy the view!

Increased Safety:  Safety and Security films add an elevated level of protection from unexpected or accidental impact; keeping your family safe from dangerous shards of broken glass. Safety films also provide a significant deterrent to would-be burglars who are looking for a quick, quiet entry in and out of your home. And safety films come in both “clear,” and “sun control” versions that will keep heat out as well!

Reduce Fading:  All window films stop better than 99% of the sun’s dangerous UV light; the single strongest source of interior fading, as well as the agent for premature aging of skin and even skin cancer. An SPF factor of 285+ means incredible protection for your family as well as your furnishings.

Window Film Saves Money:  By reducing heat input into your home, window film cuts energy consumption; lowering your utility bills, and reducing your carbon footprint – paying for itself in a surprisingly short time!

Whether you’re a full or part-time resident of Venice, Sarasota, or Bradenton; you should call Solar-X of Sarasota to help you eliminate heat, glare, and fading from your environment. We’ve been installing the area’s finest quality window films since 1973. Trust Solar-X to provide the expertise and attention to detail that you expect and deserve. Contact us today for a free, no-obligation estimate. Rated  “A+” by the Better Business Bureau.

What Happened While You Were Gone? | Window Film and Fading

There’s nothing like coming down to your winter home in Florida for the Holidays. Have some fun, soak up some “rays;” get a tan that will have everyone back home talking for weeks! So…you arrive, flip on the air conditioning; and you open the drapes to let the sun shine in. But while you’ve been gone, the same “rays” that you’ve been looking forward to tanning with have ruined your drapes and the exposed flooring behind them! How could it happen so fast?

There’s no denying that our intense Florida sun can be brutal to interior furnishings, flooring, and artwork. Heat, light, and most importantly; ultraviolet light can shorten the life of your prized possessions and furnishings by years; fading vibrant colors and rotting fabrics well before their time. But an installation of quality SolarGard® or Panorama® window film can substantially reduce fading by stopping up to 82% of the sun’s heat, glare, and 99% of all ultraviolet light from entering your home through the windows and glass doors! No more closed draperies and dark rooms! You can fill your home with natural light, enjoy the views that you came down here for, and know that your expensive furnishings and artwork are protected from the ravages of the harsh Florida sun. It’s as easy as one simple, affordable installation of SolarGard® or Panorama® window film! Protect Your Home or Office From Fading

Solar-X of Sarasota; the area’s leading SolarGard® and Panorama® window film dealer, has been helping people with their comfort and fading issues for nearly four decades. Industry-leading product quality, and unwavering attention to detail has kept us in the leadership position from the beginning. And while installation takes only a few hours, the protection lasts for years – in fact; all residential installations are backed by a written manufacturer’s lifetime warranty. Contact Solar-X today, for a free, no-obligation consultation. We’ll get started right away; and you can get back to your vacation knowing that your home is more comfortable and better protected. Solar-X of Sarasota is rated “A+” by the Better Business Bureau.

Protecting Your Interior Environment | Window Tinting

Everyone loves a bright, “airy” home. Large glass areas let in plenty of light and impart a feeling of well-being that creates a haven to be enjoyed by the whole family. But those sunny areas can also let in too much heat, glare, and harmful ultraviolet light. Heat; of course, creates discomfort and “hot spots” near windows, as well as overloading air conditioning systems and making your utility bills skyrocket. Glare can ruin your viewing pleasure, hurt your eyes, and affect your ability to see your TV or computer screen. Ultraviolet light is even more insidious. It causes fading of drapes, carpeting, artwork, hardwood floors – everything that makes your home…your home! It also causes skin cancer, premature aging, and damage to the eyes. And wherever you have visible light coming through your windows, you have invisble – ultraviolet – light, coming in with it.

All of these issues can be addressed with one affordable installation of high quality SolarGard® or Panorama® window film. Available in a number of colors and densities, these tested and proven products will reduce up to 82% of the unwanted heat entering your windows, providing a uniform, stable comfort condition that keeps your home cooler and eliminates eye-watering glare. An amazing SPF Factor of 285+ will protect you, your home, and your family from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light. SolarGard® and Panorama®  films can lower your utility bills by 30% and more; and they are “carbon-negative” – so while you are saving money and protecting your family, you are also doing something good for the environment.

Solar-X of Sarasota has been helping area residents improve the quality of their interior environment for nearly four decades; bringing comfort and safety to thousands of homes. We can help you decide which film best suits your needs and fits your overall lifestyle. Our factory-trained, experienced installation craftsmen will install your window film with unmatched attention to detail; ensuring your total satisfaction. And you’ll feel better knowing that your home and family’s well-being are protected.  Contact Solar-X today!

May Is “Ultraviolet Awareness Month” | Window Tinting

Sometimes Painful. Potentially Fatal. Never Underestimate UV ‘s Dangers!

May is “Ultraviolet Awareness Month;” and as residents of the “Sunshine State” we would be foolish if we weren’t aware of the dangers associated with this part of the light spectrum. UVA causes premature aging and wrinkling of your skin. UVB causes sunburn and skin cancer. UVC is the most dangerous, but thankfully; is almost entirely absorbed by the ozone layer.

Ultraviolet can contribute to cataracts, Macular Degeneration, and other eyesight woes. UV destroys things through a process called “photodissociation;” which breaks down molecules in fabric and causes fading of furniture. The same process destroys tissues, causes skin cancer, and contributes to eye injuries. That’s why we wear “sun block,” sunglasses and hats when we venture outdoors for the day.

It is also why people install sun control window films such as SolarGard® and Panorama®. These quality films protect your interior furnishings, drapes, carpets and flooring, and your family by stopping 99% of the harmful UV with an SPF factor of over 285+!  What is the SPF factor of your sunscreen?

For almost 40 years, we at Solar-X of Sarasota have been talking to clients about window film’s ability to keep homes and offices cooler, make occupants more comfortable, and reduce energy consumption. But more importantly, window film can contibute to your family’s well being by protecting them from the intrusion of UV into your home. SolarGard® and Panorama® films are recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation for this reason. SolarGard® is once again proud to be a sponsor of this year’s “Road To Healthy Skin Tour;” an educational and cancer screening cross-country tour coming soon to a town near you.

Contact Solar-X today!  “A Better Environment – Inside and Out” is not just an empty slogan to us. Expect – and get – the very best, from Solar-X of Sarasota. Since 1973.

Referral Brings Comfort And Protection To Siesta Key Home | Siesta Key Window Tinting

Siesta Key Home Chooses Solar-X For Sun Control Window Tinting

Siesta-Key-UV-ProtectionThe Siesta Key home of Lynne Huff is a stunning example of refined tropical living. A wonderfully “open” feeling, stylish furnishings and refinements, and casual elegance combine to create a home worthy of a write-up in “Southern Living.” So, when a friend of Ms. Huff – a professional property manager and past client of Solar-X – recommended that she consider protecting all that beauty with premium quality Panorama® “HiLite 70™” spectrally selective window tinting; she listened. Then she acted.

A consultation with senior sales rep Brian Gregg quickly established that she wasn’t overwhelmed with major issues like discomfort from heat intrusion, excessive glare, or even severe fading and sun damage. She did, however; want to protect and preserve the beauty of her home’s interior from what issues she did have – regardless of their severity. She also wanted to accomplish these goals with no loss of light or change of appearance to her windows.

Siesta-Key-Window-Film-ServiceBrian explained to her how “HiLite 70″ could eliminate 99%+ of the damaging ultraviolet light – protecting her interior furnishings and art from fading – and reject 55% of the total solar energy; all with no reflective appearance, and no appreciable loss of light. She saw for herself that “HiLite 70″ would not change the look of her windows or darken her home; and she opted immediately for an installation. Now she is confident that she has given her home the best protection available, without sacrificing light or appearance.Siesta Key Window Film Protection

Referrals from satisfied customers are frequent occurrences at Solar-X. Impressed by the quality of our products, or the craftsmanship of our installation technicians, past clients are eager to recommend us to their friends. If you are considering an installation of high-quality window tinting to protect your valuable home and furnishings, call or contact us for competitive pricing and sound advice on products and performance. You’ll be glad that you did.

Phone: (941)-366-4364
Toll-free: (866)-343-4567
e-mail: sales@solarxsarasota.com

Window Film Exerts “INfluence” On Fading | Window Tinting | St. Armand’s | Lido Key | Longboat Key

St. Armands Window Tinting InstallationSt. Armand’s Boutique Chooses Window Film For UV Protection.

Few things are more devastating to a retailer than the loss of inventory due to sun fading. Expensive merchandise placed in display windows can be quickly ruined by the brutal tropic sun. Leather goods, silks and cottons; all types of goods – are sacrificed to “marketing” – and are a total loss to the store.

The owners of “INfluence on St. Armands” weren’t going to stand by and watch their fabulous selection of “cutting edge” designer wear destroyed by intense sun and ultraviolet light. They were searching for the best possible solution to their problem when they contacted Solar-X. Senior Sales Representative Brian Gregg was able to show them a “spectrally selective” film of exceptional clarity that would not alter the ability of window shoppers to see in, while still protecting against utlraviolet light and heat – both strong influences in damaging fabrics. The virtually undetectable color of the film allows the true colors of the clothing to be seen. Most importantly, the ability of the film toSt. Armands Window Film Installation eliminate ultraviolet and reduce heat intrusion will help protect “the best selection of premium denim south of the Skyway Bridge” from irreparable damage.

Count on the professionals at Solar-X of Sarasota to have the right window film products for all your needs. With nearly four decades in the window film industry, we bring an unmatched level of product knowledge to whatever project you may have in mind. Call or contact us today.

Phone: (941)-366-4364
Toll-free: (866)-343-4567
e-mail: sales@solarxsarasota.com

Wood Floors Never Die – They Just Fade Away|Sarasota Window Tinting

Sunlight, Heat, and Ultraviolet Ruin All Types of Flooring and Furnishings

Protect Your Home or Office From FadingIt happens all the time. The sun pours through your windows, streaming over all your furnishings and flooring; adding  light to every room of your home. That’s the beauty of living in Florida, right? Until one day you realize that the hardwood floor that you paid so much for isn’t the same color as it used to be. It’s milky and faded. You lift up the edge of an area rug, and there it is! – you can see the outline of the rug clearly on the floor! Under the rug is half again as dark as the exposed floor! Next you flip over a cushion on your prized sofa, and – guess what? – the colors on the bottom of the cushion are twice as bright as the colors on top!

Protect Your Prized Possessions With Window Film

By reducing sunlight, heat, and virtually eliminating Ultraviolet with an SPF Factor of 285, window film can substantially reduce the damage and heartbreak of faded furnishings, artwork, and flooring. And film doesn’t have to be “dark” or “mirrored” in order to be effective.  Many of our films are very light and non-reflective; in fact one film – Panorama® “HiLite™”  – is virtually clear; leaving your day and night views uncompromised, and still preserving the “sunny” feel to your rooms that you love so much.

Act Now! Before It’s Too Late…

When you let visible light into your home, you are also letting in invisible light – Ultraviolet – at the same time! That’s why fading is always a problem. Window film can’t undo damage that’s already done. But you can certainly slow down further damage; protecting those items that are not already harmed – or your recently replaced flooring and sofa! – by installing one of our quality window film products on the windows of your home. And protect your own skin while you’re at it! Many of our films are endorsed by The Skin Cancer Foundation.

Florida’s sun is brutal. Don’t wait any longer to protect yourself, your home, and your family. Call Solar-X today. Nearly four decades of service to residential and commercial clients in Bradenton, Sarasota, Venice, and surrounding communities… We must be doing something right!

Phone: (941)-366-4364
Toll Free: (866)-343-4567

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