Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota-Bradenton Protective Glazing Window Film

We are all painfully familiar with the series of threats, both real and inferred, targeting religious institutions across the USA.

These threats are not isolated to a specific religious group or category of school.

Childcare Centers, K-12 as well as community colleges and universities face dangerous times and concerned communities are taking proactive measures to increase people and asset protection

Advanced Film Solutions is one of Florida’s leading security protective glazing window film installation companies.  We have protected Universities, child care centers and religious institutions and Houses of Worship throughout the region.

Protective glazing films are employed by the Federal Government to protect Military personnel, Federal buildings, state and local governments and landmark building that may be the target of terrorism threats.

These coatings meet strict standards and documented, tested capabilities to withstand blast and intrusion.

Our team professionally installs these coatings to the interior (and exterior in some cases) of the building envelope on the exterior facing windows and doors.

Attachment systems are utilized to fix the film installation to building frames thus creating a complete system that bonds the glass in place.

Shatter resistant coatings are available in clear as well as combination solar iterations that will lower interior temperatures, provide privacy and lower monthly electric cooling costs.

These invisible systems are cost effective and offer superior life saving benefits.

If you are responsible for securing your facility we recommend that you inquire about a free estimate.

Advanced Film Solutions

Tampa, Orlando, Bradenton-Sarasota

Toll Free 877-575-3456

Tampa Bay, Orlando How To Choose Between Security & Solar Window Film

Fall is upon us and Floridians now under stay at home orders consider methods for keeping their homes cooler and safer.

Advanced Film Solutions is the region leader in window film solutions and installation capabilities.

To be sure we have been developing our capabilities for the last 13 years and prior to that 33 years at 3M.

Our portfolio of solutions is unmatched and our installers are some of the best in the world. That’s not a guess or hype; we actually placed 2 of our installers in the top eight in the world.

The question at hand is how to decide between a strictly solar control window film as compared to a thicker (8 ML) clear or solar safety window film?

Solar films are thin film coatings available in a wide array of light transmissions. These coatings stop UV and as much as 85% of the total solar energy (Heat!)

Thicker safety iterations perform the solar control function but as they are much thicker these versions have a far greater puncture resistance and impact capabilities.

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There are less solar security versions than the thinner versions and a slight cost uplift for the thicker coatings as compared to the thinner versions.

Advanced Film Solutions offers several brands of solar films and safety films manufactured by Eastman Chemicals LLumar Select and Vista as well as SunTek.

We also install Madico and Sunscape, Avery Dennison Hanita and Solar Gard/ Armorcoat films.

If you are concerned about home intrusion or burglary or your home or office is subject to flying debris or an errant golf ball you should consider the thicker versions.

The industry is circumspect about defining the thicker films as a storm protection mitigation device.  These films do hold the glass in the frames when properly attached but the window will likely shatter whereas a code meeting shutter will prevent the window from breaking.

Advanced Film Solutions will discuss all of your options and provide the very best custom solutions all with a lifetime warranty.

Call our office toll free at 877-575-3456 and start cooling your home today!

Advanced Film Solutions

Tampa, Clearwater, Sarasota and Orlando

Tampa Home Security & Solar Window Film Benefits

Keeping your Tampa Bay, Orlando or Sarasota home safer and cooler is certainly on many homeowners minds as we move deep into the tropical summer.

Homes with clear single pane glass have several problems that can be resolved by an application of solar security window film.

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Thicker solar security films stop heat from entering through the windows while strengthening your glass from criminal entry, flying debris or accidents.

Advanced Film Solutions has installed safety solar films on thousands of homes and businesses throughout west and central Florida. Our Eastman Chemicals LLumar, Vista, Huper Optik coatings can lower monthly electric bills by 30% and stop nearly 80% of the heat from entering your home.

These coatings also eliminate 99.9% of harmful UV rays.

How strong are these films?

Our solar security films are the exact same films used by the Federal Government to protect government offices from bomb blasts. At minimum our 8 ML thick coatings meet GSA and DOD performance criteria.

Always free estimates by calling 877-575-3456

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Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota

Make Your Tampa Bay Home Cooler With Advanced Window Tinting

Floridians battle heat, glare and fading of furnishings throughout the entire year.

Many new homeowners discover that their rooms get hot throughout the day since there is limited tree shading and some of these trees were lost during recent wind storms!

Advanced Film Solutions has a perfect solution.

Solar control window film coatings that are applied to the interior side of your existing windows and sliders.

These coatings filter heat, glare and UV and various iterations of these films in thicker (8 ML) versions act as a barrier against forced entry and impact.

Having glazing protection film with solar control properties makes sense!

 

Advanced Film Solutions team of expert installers have completed more than 19,000 home and commercial installations throughout the grater Tampa bay, Sarasota and Orlando areas.

Our clients enjoy lower cooling costs, reduced glare and heat and safer more comfortable homes.

Call for a free estimate toll free at 877-575-3456

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Offices Tampa Bay, Sarasota-Bradenton, Orlando

Home Security Protective Window Film For Florida Homes

Throughout the long history (nearly 60 years) of the window film industry thicker security glazing window film coatings provided a significant level of protection against forced entry, smash and grab crimes and flying debris.

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The Federal government has used these films to protect GSA and Military personnel and property around the USA as well as overseas.

Blast protection (mitigation) particularly after Oklahoma City focused on a specified level of protection and Federal officials determined a baseline level of performance expectations that many manufacturers have met (documented testing available.)

Advanced Film Solutions is unique by offering multiple brand choices but all of our selections have met or exceeded the DoD and GSA Testing requirements.

These choices include Eastman Chemical’s LLumar, Vista and SunTek security films.

Madico and Sunscape security films.

Armorcoat by Saint-Gobain

Johnson Laminating

Avery- Dennison Hanita Films manufactured in Israel.

There are certainly aesthetic differences as one might expect between these brand offerings. Metallic privacy and silver films, clear or lightly tinted iterations as well as multiple light transmissions and levels of reflective or non-reflective.

In all cases Advanced Film Solutions offers an optional but highly recommended Dow 995 attachment system that anchors the film, frames and glass into one complete system.

We should note that our single competition 3M Safety and Security Film does NOT offer any documented safety or security advantage over any of the scores of choices we install on a daily basis.

There is absolutely no advantage for 3M or performance benefit measurable by any independent testing; nor can 3M provide any documented advantage.

In fact the 3M portfolio is extremely limited in the selections offered in terms of appearance, light transmissions and reflectivity.

Why glazing security films:

The bottom line is the efficacy value of these coatings. Thicker 8 ML coatings hold glass in place against force and physical attack. They are recommended for blast protection and store burglary protection. These films are employed by school districts to prevent intrusion by armed perpetrators.

These films have been tested and have met wind storm small and medium large missile impact testing and cycling

Most home and business owners require solar versions of these films to lower cooling costs or provide privacy.  The dual benefit of a solar security combination film improves the ROI immeasurably.

Florida homes and businesses choose Advanced Film Solutions.

Free estimates at 877-575-3456

Tampa Bay, Clearwater, St. Pete, Bradenton-Sarasota, Orlando

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Summer Begins, Tampa Bay Heat Blocking Window Film Solutions

Summer is officially a few days away; but the heat has already been making homes and offices hotter for months!

Tampa Bay, Orlando and Sarasota-Bradenton homes face summer-like temperatures from March until November and that’s one long hot summer!

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Window Film by Advanced Film Solutions stops heat, glare and UV from entering through your windows. Solar control Vista Film, LLumar and Huper Optik filter out 99.9% of the UV.

These coatings can block 85% of the heat from making your rooms feel like an oven.

Durable and scratch resistant; these coatings are warranted for a lifetime and in thicker security versions these same films can improve your home security and safety while lowering monthly energy bills by 30%.

You decide just how light or dark, reflective or non-reflective you want your glass to be.

Our Huper Optik films meet all deed restrictions without changing the appearance of your glass.

Fight summer heat starting today by calling Florida’s number one window film installation company.

Advanced Film Solutions

Toll Free: 877-575-3456

Secure Your Home, Advanced Film Solutions Protective Window Tinting

Advanced Film Solutions is Florida’s most experienced and awarded window film installation company.

Our team of expert installers has completed more than 16,000 homes and businesses since 2007.

Thicker versions of our window films are designed to maintain the integrity of your window or slider opening. These films when properly installed can withstand impact and intrusion attempts allowing your security system to sound an alarm and get law enforcement on the scene!

Advanced Film Solutions represents the state of the art Eastman Chemicals LLumar SelectPro Vista films as well as Madico, Armorcoat, Hanita (Avery) and Johnson.

Solar versions will keep your home UV free and glare free while lowering your monthly electric bill throughout our long extended summers here in Florida.

Our installs are backed by a lifetime residential warranty so you’ll be secure in your home and for years to come!

These are the exact same films used to protect airports, schools and homes throughout Tampa, Orlando and Sarasota.

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Florida Shatter Glazing Window Film, Advanced Film Solutions

One of the most effective home or office glass improvement is an application of security glazing window film.

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Protective film is applied to the interior side of your windows, glass doors and sliders. Thicker coatings these films have been used by the Federal government to protect personnel from blast events since they have been proven to be effective by the GSA and Department of Defense.

Commercial offices and retail stores use these films to protect against smash and grab robbery as well as privacy requirements.

Brands include:

Madico and Sunscape

Huper Optik

LLumar

Vista

Armorcoat

Johnson

Avery Dennison Hanita

As a Florida home or business owner how do these security films offer you a true benefit?

Advanced Film Solutions recommends thicker security film applications when you are seeking solar benefits like lowered electric bills, comfort and privacy.

Dual purpose solar safety films stop heat and glare while providing the effective barrier against intrusion.

  • Dual benefit security solar films can block up to 80% of the heat from entering your home.
  • Privacy from the street.
  • UV is filtered by 99.9%
  • Lower monthly cooling costs by 50%
  • Meets deed restrictions.
  • Will slow down, deny entry allowing law enforcement addition time to respond.
  • May qualify for tax incentives.

Free estimates by calling Advanced Film Solutions toll free: 877-575-3456

Offices Tampa Bay, Sarasota, Orlando, FL

How Tampa Keeps Cool With Window Film

Tampa businesses have to deal with unrelenting sunlight, glare and heat throughout the day.

Clients, patients and employees squinting while they work or wait is not conducive to repeat business or job satisfaction.

Advanced Film Solutions is Florida’ leading window film installation company.

Our team of highly skilled professional installers combined with the best heat and glare blocking coatings make those problems go away!

Durable window film stops up to 95% of the glare from entering your offices and as much as 85% of the heat.

Stopping nearly 100% of the UV protects furnishings and carpets from fading!

Our solar and solar security films are transparent coatings that let’s you maintain your view without baking your rooms and offices.

Get the best for less with Advanced Film Solutions

Toll Free: 877-575-3456

Protect Your Tampa Store With Advanced Film Solutions Glazing Film

One unfortunate result of stay at home orders is the closing of many non essential businesses in the Tampa Bay area.

Storefront businesses like retail shops, restaurants, jewelry stores are closed. These unmanned locations are a target for burglars. Whether you have an alarm system and video surveillance is immaterial.  These thieves smash and grab inventory before law enforcement has time to respond.

Some business owners have installed plywood like we would during hurricane events. Obviously this is labor intensive and an eye sore.

Advanced Film Solutions installs protective glazing security window film on your storefront glass including doors and windows. These are clear optically transparent coatings that serve to hold glass in the frames. We attach the high security impact strength film to the frames to create a complete system that prevents intrusion. More importantly these systems are inexpensive, effective and are warranted for 15 years.

These are the very same mitigation films employed by the Federal government throughout the USA and major retail stores, landmark buildings, schools and houses of worship.

When these difficult times are over our films will still protect your location from impact, shattering and UV damage.

Get a free estimate by calling our office at 813-949-3456

Advanced Film Solutions

Tampa Bay