I purchased this window beach view more than 3 years ago. I placed it my kid's bedroom at our beach house since that room was in the back without a view. To this day its still looking as good as when I first installed it. I'm on here again looking for another instant window to buy for my other home - for over an office table instant view since the real windows are on the other end of the room and came across this and realized I should review it - specially since its been that long and I'm still happy with it. What was funny was, a month ago, my 4 year old nephew came into that room where the beach view instant window was and said - let's open the window, his Mom was laughing trying to tell him - we can't open this one. Goes to show how realistic it looked. My kids love it, the visitors love it, I love it, still even 3 years later. A very good buy indeed. Hope I'll find something that would fit well for my over the desk search and be as happy as my first Flathead purchase years down the line also. This time, I'm looking for maybe a City view - to make it seem like I'm in the City working instead of from home. The only question - which City do I want a view of.