Heat: The amount of heat streaming through your glass is the next third of your problem. darker is better for fade protection and thanks to dozens of choices your home need not be dark or uninviting.
Light: the amount of light is the final third of the problem.
Advanced Film Solutions Eastman Films can filter out up to 95% of the visible light. This might be ideal for a bedroom but most homeowners prefer lighter coatings that block 60-85% of the visible light.
The best strategy would be to get a free estimate by calling our office toll free at 877-575-3456
The team at Advanced Film Solutions will be exhibiting the latest innovations in solar and solar security window film at the Tampa Home Show this weekend.
Friday, Aug 31: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday, Sept 1: 11:00am – 6:00pm
Sunday, Sept 2: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Monday, Sept 3: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Advanced Film Solutions is Tampa’s leader in residential and commercial window film installations. We offer the widest selection of Eastman coatings including Huper Optik, Vista and LLumar window film.
Our selections reduce heat gain, eliminate UV and lower glare.
These are aftermarket solutions that transform your current windows in to energy savings efficient systems. You can anticipate lowered electric bills by 30% since we keep heat from entering through your windows and doors.
Many homeowners have chosen the thicker security versions of these solar films to improve the security of their homes against intrusion, impact and glass breakage.
The Advanced Film Solutions team has earned the Super Service Award from Angie’s List for seven consecutive years and we have an A Plus rating with the Better Business Bureau.
Stop by and kick the tires!
Or call toll free 877-575-3456 for a free home estimate!
Protecting our children has become a critical requirement thanks to several unfortunate and tragic events.
Advanced Film Solutions, Tampa’s premier window film installation company as performed thousands of installations but none more important than the strengthening of windows at local schools, daycare centers and child care facilities.
Our team installs thicker 8 ML clear and solar security films manufactured by the leading manufacturers in the world.
LLumar, Vista Films by Eastman as well as Madico and Armorcoat coatings. The Israeli made Hanita films are designed to withstand maximum impact from intrusion or explosions.
We use the same expertise as demonstrated when we completed Sarasota International Airport earlier this year.
We highly recommend the optional wet glazing system that creates a system between the glass, film and frames.
This additional safety mechanism ensures the integrity of the glass being held in the frames during a forced entry.
You might also consider selections that lower energy usage and provide privacy along with the life safety benefits of the clear versions.
Tampa Bay area homeowners face many challenges throughout the year.
The tropical temperatures bake our homes and offices which results in high electric cooling costs.
There is also a growing number of home invasions and burglary throughout the region.
Advanced Film Solutions with offices throughout Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Pete, Sarasota and Orlando help clients address these two disparate issues with the application of solar security window films on doors, sliders and ground level windows.
Your unprotected glass is an easy point of entry for thieves. Our thicker security films serve to deny, deter and delay entry. This precious time provides law enforcement more time to respond to alarms and you more time to react.
Property management and asset protection, security management have a critical responsibility to ensure safety for people and assets at soft target locations.
By soft target we are referring to facilities that may be targeted by extremists for potential explosives where security personnel are not typically employed.
Glass is an ineffective barrier and flying glass shards and debris can become catastrophic during a blast event.
The Federal Government under the auspices of the GSA and Department of Defense have established blast mitigation standards since the Oklahoma City bombing in 1994.
The Glazing protection films installed by Advanced Film Solutions meets these standards and these films provide this level of documented, tested people and asset protection.
It is highly recommended that the film installation is attached to storefront frames using an approved attachment system.
Advanced Film Solutions typically utilizes Dow Corning 995 Structural Silicone which has been tested and approved by the Federal officials including the Army Corps. of Engineers.
Advanced Film Solutions is flexible in the approved window film brands that meet these standards.
Eastman Chemicals LLumar, Vista and SunTek
Madico and Madico Sunscape
There are aesthetic variations between these films but the safety level is equal as all the films represented meet the GSA standards.
Many property and asset protection managers consider solar safety security films that not only provide the life safety benefits but also provide solar heat gain reduction and privacy (reflective combination films.)
We recommend that you consider a free site survey and estimate.
These are difficult times and no one is happy about the need to consider these covert methods for protecting your personnel and assets. Nevertheless; if you are concerned about a potential threat (think religious institution or schools) than these effective methods should be strongly considered!
Vista Window Film Dealer of the Year 2015 (Southeast USA ) Huper Optik Window Film Dealer of the Year 2015 (Florida)
ABOUT THIS BLOG AND AUTHOR
Having spent 33 years with 3M in numerous positions including National Sales Manager for 3M Window Films the author now runs his own show as Vista, Huper Optik, Armorcoat, Geoshield and FormulaOne Window Film Dealer in the USA. One door closes and another one opens. No more red tape (Scotch or otherwise!) "Whosoever wishes to know about the world must learn about it in its particular details. Knowledge is not intelligence. In searching for the truth be ready for the unexpected. Change alone is unchanging. The same road goes both up and down. The beginning of a circle is also its end. Not I, but the world says it: all is one. And yet everything comes in season." Heraklietos of Ephesos