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!
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.
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.
One of the most effective home or office glass improvement is an application of security glazing window film.
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.
Madico and Sunscape
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.
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
It’s a sad reality that property managers, school and university security and asset protection management have to consider methods to protect people and assets.
Perimeter protection; including stand-off barriers, etc. increased law enforcement and surveillance and access control are essential components of an enhanced security footprint.
Hardening of your facility glass windows and doors is another cost-effective and effective life safety improvement that has been effectively employed at government facilities, embassies and potential targets of terrorism throughout the world.
Advanced Film Solutions has done our part to increase security and provide protection against intrusion, blast events and vandalism throughout Florida.
Our team has installed glazing security film at the Sarasota International Airport, numerous municipal buildings, Tampa public schools and religious institutions throughout Florida.
The protective glazing films and associated attachment systems all meet Federal GSA blast mitigation guidelines.
The various iterations of security film cover a wide spectrum of light transmissions and levels of privacy. The coatings range from clear to dark silver reflective versions
The key takeaways are that these protective glazing film systems are effective in life safety.
They are economical and practical solutions that should be considered as a major component for your perimeter and building envelope protection.
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!
Home and business owners understand that your home and office windows and doors are the weakest point of entry.
Burglars simply smash your windows or sliders and gain entry in seconds.
Advanced Film Solutions has a dynamic solution that will protect your home from impact and burglary while simultaneously lowering your energy costs, eliminating UV and maintaining comfort.
Our Eastman Solar Safety Film is manufactured to withstand high impact. These 8 ML coatings have superior puncture strength, tensile strength and is available in dozens of iterations.
One of our clients experienced an attempted break in but fortunately they were protected with our Vista Security Solar Film.
These thieves were persistent and had to bend the door frames to gain entry!
Our application held and allowed time for law enforcement to respond.
Homeowners in the Tampa Bay, Sarasota and Orlando area already have heat gain, UV and high cooling costs that our thinner solar films tackle every day. These thicker solar security films provide the best bang for the buck providing both security and energy positives for your home.
Keeping your home or store safe against forced entry and flying debris is one of the key advantages of a security window film installation.
Advanced Film Solutions installs thicker (8 ML) coatings that are available in tinted solar versions that reduce heat gain, eliminate UV and reduce glare while protecting your home.
These transparent coatings are designed to maintain the integrity of your windows and sliders against impact.
Advanced Film Solutions represents the leading window film solutions including Eastman Chemical’s LLumar, Vista, Madico, Armorcoa, Huper Optik and SunTek films.
We are also Madico and Sunscape providers along with Hanita and Johnson coatings.
These unmatched choices allow our customers the widest and deepest choices of solar security films from clear to dark and reflective to less reflective than glass.
Advanced Film Solutions installers are experts in fastening systems designed to attach our window film to your glass and frames. This additional level of protection is exactly the same benefit that we provided Sarasota International Airport, USF and many municipalities throughout the Florida region.
Get a free estimate by calling toll free 877-575-3456