"My View" | Official Blog of the International Window Film Association

Author: My View | Official IWFA Blog By Darrell Smith Created: 11/7/2013
This is the official blog of the IWFA. Written by Darrell Smith, the Executive Director of the IWFA. With over 35 years of experience in the window film industry, Darrell provides comments and insights on the current state and future opportunities within the window film community.

It's the Season for Giving Thanks and Enjoying Friends & Family At Home; Make the Most of it with Window Film

By darrell@iwfa.com on 11/11/2014

This year has been a busy and fulfilling one for the IWFA and the industry as a whole. We are tremendously thankful for the rewards of hard work. We hope you feel the same as we look towards Thanksgiving and the coming holiday season.

Lesson to Learn: Don’t let things get ‘scary’ this Halloween! Professionally installed window film is the protection you need

By darrell@iwfa.com on 10/23/2014

This is a fun time of year! Kids are thinking about costumes and spooky pranks to celebrate the season of autumn and Halloween to kick things off! When you really think about it though – things can get scary if you don’t keep your family protected at home. Window film is a great way to ensure things don’t actually get creepy this season, and all year round. Here are a few things to think about.

Lesson to Learn: Window Film Gets an "A” This Back-to-School Season

By darrell@iwfa.com on 9/10/2014

After a summer break peppered with beach days, road-trips and vacations, back-to-school season often means getting back to well planned routines for everyone in the family. It’s also a popular time to think about home improvement.

Be Smart About Protecting Skin from UV Damage, Indoors!

By darrell@iwfa.com on 8/7/2014

In the height of what some may think of as” sun worshipping season” the IWFA is thinking not only about the long, sunny days of late summer – but also about the health and well-being of consumers that may be getting too much UV exposure without even realizing it while they’re indoors.

Have a More Relaxing Summer, with Window Film on Your Side

By darrell@iwfa.com on 7/7/2014

For many of us, the dog days of summer are a time to relax and enjoy time with family and friends. From hosting barbecues in the back yard at home to taking adventurous road-trips to a fun destination to unwind and have fun – this time of year is when you shouldn’t have any extra worries.

Welcome to Summertime and the Wonders of Today’s Advanced Window Film!

By darrell@iwfa.com on 6/5/2014

At last, summer weather is here! Its getting hot, hot, hot and its time to get in touch with an accredited window film dealer in your area if you want to spend less money on cooling costs than you did last year.

Celebrate National Window Film Day All Year, and Get Ready to Save Energy, Cut Costs and Enjoy Your Home More Completely

By darrell@iwfa.com on 5/14/2014

April showers bring May flowers and we’re thrilled to welcome the spring season with a bang in the window film industry. First of all I want to personally thank consumers, our industry professionals and elected officials that have recently gone above-and-beyond in publicly acknowledging and recognizing the powerful benefits that professionally installed window film delivers.

Get Ready for Earth Day with Window Film: A Green Solution With Something for Everyone

By darrell@iwfa.com on 4/1/2014

About a week ahead of National Window Film Day is Earth Day - April 22nd and we want to help homeowners from coast-to-coast celebrate it in style too. What many people don’t realize is that not only does window film make a home’s windows look fantastic – but it also ensures that your home is more energy efficient and greener in many ways!

Spring Ahead with Knowledge and Savings this Season

By darrell@iwfa.com on 3/3/2014
The more you know, the better your decisions are – and in some cases, the more you can save! This is the case with window film and this spring season the IWFA is committed to doing everything possible to support consumers in getting smarter than ever about this great home improvement.

Accredited Window Film Professionals Have Expertise & Knowledge Every Consumer Should Know. Call An Accredited Dealer Today!

By darrell@iwfa.com on 2/4/2014

Consumers deserve to connect with a true expert for advice and informed guidance before embarking on any important improvement or investment in their home.  Because of this, the IWFA has established programs to ensure window film professionals are at the top of their game. We hold events every year that include competitions, seminars and accreditation opportunities, and are dedicated to supporting installers and dealers with the latest, most relevant data and guidance to serve consumers.