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07:08AM | 03/20/07
Member Since: 03/19/07
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Bvwindows
I would like to install UV film on my windows to stop fading of my rugs and artwork. The marketing strategy of 3M manufacturerd films is that they are the best, especially when it comes to scratch resistance. Howerver, 3M is only available thru an authorized dealer, and they perform the install... for a lot of money.

Does anyone have any experience or knowledge about the do-it-yourself products like Gila (offered thru Lowe's)? Are any of them as good as 3M? Is 3M mostly hype?

Thanks for the help!

mattburr

07:02AM | 04/10/07
Member Since: 03/20/06
33 lifetime posts
NOT SURE ABOUT WINDOW FILM, BUT I DO KNOW THAT MOST WINDOW MANUFACTURERS NOT IN THEIR WARRANTIES THAT IF ANY AFTER MARKET FILM IS APPLIED TO THEIR WINDOWS THAT THE WARRANTY IS NULL AND VOID.

THANKS,

MATTHEW BURR

BUYER - WINDOWS AND DOORS

VILLAGE HOME CENTER / dba COOPER BUILDING MATERIALS

4650 HIGHWAY 7 NORTH

HOT SPRINGS VILLAGE, AR 71909

EMAIL: MBURR@CBMCCI.COM
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