How Does Climate Change Affect the Sonoran Desert?

How Does Climate Change Affect the Sonoran Desert?

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Here in the Sonoran Desert, we’re used to extremes of hot and dry weather. Sometimes, this can make the reality of climate change seem abstract and hard to see, but rising global temperatures are setting into motion a cascade of drastic changes to ecosystems and weather patterns. From the severe polar vortex winter storms striking the Midwest to the widespread …

How Light Can Affect Your Emotions

How Light Can Affect Your Emotions

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If you’ve ever tried to grow a plant in a windowless room, you’ve probably learned a lesson in how important lighting is. Without a full spectrum of light, either coming from the sun or lights that mimic sunlight, most plants will fail to thrive and many will refuse to flower. Humans aren’t plants, but the way we experience light can …

Holiday Events in the Sonoran Desert

Holiday Events in the Sonoran Desert

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Happy Holidays from CC Sunscreens! If you’re spending the holidays in Central Arizona, you know we have a unique way of bringing in the seasonal cheer. Our Southwestern winter features epic lighting displays, plenty of good music and even a little bit of snow. As you get ready to celebrate with your loved ones, here’s some great events to check …

The Science of Rainbows in the Desert

The Science of Rainbows in the Desert

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Arizona’s big, clear desert skies make for some truly breathtaking phenomena. From viewing the expanse of the Milky Way to catching a Technicolor sunrise, to a spotting a brilliant rainbow after a summer monsoon, the sky’s the limit when you turn your eyes towards the heavens. As the summer rainy season approaches, Phoenicians will be treated to gorgeous, intense rainbows …

CC Sunscreens - Common Myths about the Sun

Common Myths about the Sun

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While the sun brings warmth and light to our lives, it also requires we use caution. Sun exposure is no joke, and sun damage to skin can cause aging and even cancer. Unfortunately, myths about sun exposure can keep people from using the proper sun protection and leave people vulnerable to harm. Here are a few of the most common …

All About Anti-Golf Ball Screens

All About Anti-Golf Ball Screens

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At CC Sunscreens, we specialize in installing high quality window and door solar screens, patio shades and anti-golf ball screens. While most people are pretty well versed on solar screens and patio shades, many do not know what anti-golf ball screens are. Anti-golf ball screens are pretty much exactly what they sound like – screens that protect your windows and …

“Fall in Love” with Phoenix at These Great Autumn Events

“Fall in Love” with Phoenix at These Great Autumn Events

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It’s hard to believe that we’re at the tail end of October and the holiday season is right around the corner. Unlike other parts of the country where fall means breaking out the hats and mittens, for us Phoenicians autumn means the beginning of a few months of pristine weather. Phoenix in fall is a beautiful time to enjoy outdoor …

“Creep it Real” with these 6 Easy Halloween Decoration Hacks

“Creep it Real” with these 6 Easy Halloween Decoration Hacks

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It’s amazing that it’s come so fast, but Halloween is right around the corner as well as the fantastic tricks and treats that come along with it. Whether you have a long standing decoration competition with your neighbor or are a first timer – this list of creative home decoration hacks will be sure to make your house the “boo”tiful …

CC Sunscreens - Could Hurricane-Like Flooding Happen in Phoenix

Could Hurricane-Like Flooding Happen in Phoenix?

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Unless you’ve been completely disconnected from the news or internet in the past few weeks, you’ve definitely heard about the devastating hurricanes pummeling the east coast of our country right now. Hurricane Harvey has brought 50 inches of rain and caused severe flooding and destruction across Houston. The storm was considered a 500 or even 1000-year event. Only a few …