Category: LLumar SelectPro Tampa (page 1 of 18)

Advanced Film Solutions Security Film Comparison Vs. 3M

When the facility managers at a large Orlando complex recognized the value of a security solar window film installation on their curtain wall their initial inclination was to look at 3M.

The 3M specification indicated their 8 ML shatter film with a solar component for east and west facing glass.

Advanced Film Solutions was able to communicate the greater value for the installation of Eastman Chemical LLumar Vista Solar security film.

The advantages of the Advanced Film Solutions was higher solar filtering properties, equal or greater puncture and tensile strength and no loss in any documented independent shatter film security life safety standard.

Furthermore, the proposed and accepted attachment standard wet sealant is an industry and government accepted standard.

Advanced Film Solutions is unique in our ability to provide superior installations of window film for commercial and government buildings throughout Florida.

Our team of experts meets all our client’s requirements in terms of timeliness, as well as the desired safety improvement at the best value in the industry.

The Eastman portfolio includes 10 X the number of choices as compared to the extremely limited 3M portfolio. Here again the LLumar, Vista shatter control films never takes a step backward as directly compared to whatever 3M film is being proposed.

This level playing field based on GSA, Department of Defense, Army Corps of Engineers and building codes is our distinct advantage.

If the client’s perception is that 3M is the best choice that perception can only be based on the brand recognition rather than the actual field efficacy of the competitive films Advanced Film Solutions offers.

The same advantage holds for residential installations of solar clear or solar security combination films.

For a free estimate call our office toll free at : 877-575-3456

Advanced Film Solutions

Tampa Bay, Orlando, Sarasota

 

 

Trusted Tampa Bay Car & SUV Tinting Advanced Film Solutions

Driving around Tampa roads can be a daunting task no matter what the season.

Glare, heat and UV streaming through your windows damaging your interiors and allowing UV to harm your family.

  • Car tinting is a critical need.
  • Durability is of the utmost importance.

  • Clarity is essential.
  • There should be no gaps or peeling.
  • You should be given a lifetime warranty.
  • You should have choices of light transmission and heat rejection.
  • The window film installed should never interfere with Bluetooth, GPS or satellite radio.

  • The installation should be done by experts because no matter how great the film a superb installation is tantamount.

Advanced Film Solutions is Tampa’s leading window film installation company. We are located in Lutz, FL just south of State rd. 54 on Land O’ Lakes Blvd.

Free wi-fi and a well appointed waiting room. Most vehicle are done in 2 hours or less.

Eastman LLumar SelectPro FormulaOne car films are the best selling films in the world. It’s not even close!

Call for an appointment at 813-949-3456

Advanced Film Solutions

Home & Office Window Film Covering All Tampa Bay Region

From Tampa to Sarasota and west to Orlando Advanced Film Solutions team of window tinting experts and installers are making homes and offices cooler, safer and UV free.

It’s hot already and it will only continue to stay hot and get hotter.

Advanced Film Solutions is the region leader in window film superb installations. Our installers are some of the top craftsmen in the world.

We have earned the Super Service Award for 8 straight years from Angie’s List and our suite of window film solutions includes the leading window film brands.

Eastman Chemical’s Vista and LLumar Film along with Huper Optik and SunTek

Avery Dennison Hanita

Madico and Sunscape

Solar Gard

Johnson Laminating

We have the perfect window film choices that meet all requirements including deed restrictions!

Call our team toll free at 877-575-3456 for a free estimate and look for our coupons in your local magazines and mailers.

Stay cool all year with Advanced Film Solutions

Tampa Car Tinting- Advanced Film Solutions LLumar SelectPro Best Choice

Heat, sunlight, UV and traffic can be a tortuous situation for Tampa are drivers.

That’s an obvious reality and drivers throughout the bay area have discovered that window film  can stop heat, glare, UV making that drive comfortable and cooler.

Making a car tinting decision starts with choices.

Advanced Film Solutions offers more choices than any other window film installation company. Our LLumar SelectPro films cover a wide range of performance options. Our ceramic films stop heat without interfering with satellite radio and GPS or Bluetooth signals.

Our installers are some of the best in Florida and we use high speed plotters and software to cut the exact pattern for your specific car or SUV.

Lifetime warranty and durability are critically important and with Advanced Film Solutions makes your car tinting experience as easy as a phone call, appointment and a one and a half hour wait in our comfortable shop.

Call for a quote and schedule your car tinting appointment today!

Advanced Film Solutions

813-949-3456

Tips For Selecting Florida Heat Control UV Window Film, Choices Matter

Advanced Film Solutions is Florida’s leading residential and commercial window film installation company.

We have demonstrated our capabilities throughout the eleven years and 15,000 installations since we launched our company.

Our experience prior to establishing Advanced Film Solutions was spent at 3M Company where we developed our window film experience as National Sales Manager.

Florida home and business owners have a unique set of requirements. We obviously have more heat, glare and sun days than any other region of the country.

Our goal was to separate ourselves from the competition by offering our clients the very best heat rejecting solutions. This is more than a subjective position. There are fundamental performance characteristics of window film that position one window film solution as a superior choice compared to another.

These points of superior performance cover a wide array of variables:

  • Durability of the adhesives.
  • Clarity of the finished installed coating.
  • The appearance of the film in terms of reflectivity or non-reflectivity.
  • The NFRC rating of the film and anticipated performance, independently lab tested and certified.
  • The impact strength, puncture strength, etc, of the solar and clear security film

We know the advantages of one solution over another. That’s why we offer multiple brand and product choices to match our customer’s requirements to their practical and aesthetic objectives.

In terms of installation capabilities we were determined to employ the very best installers with a proven track record and years of experience.

We are fortunate to have the very best installation team in Florida including two of the top eight installers in the world tinting competition held in West Palm Beach!

Fighting heat, glare and UV damage takes the very best window film and the top of the line installations.

Advanced Film Solutions meets that challenge every day!

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

Tampa, Clearwater, Orlando, Sarasota-Bradenton

Glass Hazard Safety Security Window Film, Tampa Bay, Orlando, Sarasota

We look through windows every day, but it’s easy to overlook the safety risks they present.

When windows or sliders shatter, serious injuries can result.

Injuries can occur from opening or closing the window or pushing on it too hard; sometimes they occur without any contact at all.

Use Shatter Retention Window Film to Reduce the Risk of Shattering

The aftermarket  installation of thick clear or solar safety film in windows with which impact is likely, such as floor-length windows, sliders, doors containing glass, or windows in common areas of residence halls or crowded hallways is critically important.

Advanced Film Solutions is expert in the proper installation and anchoring of shatter film. This specialized capability has been acquired over decades of installation experience.  It is a serious obligation to leave every installation with the assurance that the window film was properly installed according to manufacturers specifications.

The choice of film:

Advanced Film Solutions has successfully installed shatter film at thousands of homes and offices, retail stores and educational institutions to name a few.

Our experience at 3M for 33 years and more recently the last 13 years since we launched our family owned window film dealership.

We have developed a long respectful relationship with multiple security film manufacturers all of whom have demonstrated safety efficacy and optical clarity and long-term durability.

Beyond that; these safety films have all met the objective criteria of independent testing conducted by Federal agencies like the GSA and Department of Defense.  The health and life safety performance of the Eastman, Madico, Saint-Gobain, Avery Dennison and 3M are equivalent.

The differences are specifically related to the aesthetic variations including light transmission, clarity, reflectivity from the exterior view or the interior view.

Our experience and industry knowledge guide our consulting direction and we have found the LLumar and Vista security and solar films as the most flexible in meeting client expectations. This is not to say hat these films meet a higher safety level but rather these films match our client’s aesthetic preferences.

Glass safety in homes and commercial government buildings is a critical issue.

Schools, religious institutions, retail stores and government buildings have all employed these shatter films to protect students, teachers, parishioners and visitors.

The time to implement glass protection window film is now!

Call Advanced Film Solutions

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

877-575-3456

Advanced Film Solutions Cooler Tampa Bay Drivers With LLumar

Florida home and business owners choose aftermarket window film  solutions to lower the heat streaming through unprotected glass.

Today’s high technology thin film solutions are designed by Eastman Chemicals to factor out UV, glare and heat.  Fortunately the clear adhesives employed by the world leader in window film technology is designed for maximum clarity in all of the selections consumers demand.

Clear distortion free adhesives and the highest quality polyester films combined for durability and naturally warranted for a lifetime of comfort.

Advanced Film Solutions experts in window film installation provide these choices under the Eastman banner with our economically priced LLumar SelectPro, Vista and Huper Optik.

These coatings can reduce your monthly electric costs by 30% a month and all of our selections eliminate 99.9% of harmful UV rays that fade furnishings and can protect your skin from these rays.

Thicker security versions slow down and deter burglars by strengthening your window opening allowing law enforcement more time to respond to alarms.

Your views are protected with the clarity built into these choices.

Free estimates by calling Advanced Film Solutions

Tampa, Sarasota, Orlando

877-575-3456

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Advanced Film Solutions School Campus Security Window Film

Glass safety enhancement with Advanced Film Solutions shatter resistant window film.

The unfortunate reality in the USA is a high rate of shooting incidents at schools.

This is the harsh reality and whatever one’s political persuasion concerning weapons, mental health and second amendment debates; our primary consideration is student and teacher protection.

One significant aspect of a security approach beyond law enforcement or onsite security personnel is an increase in perimeter protection and access.

Glass is the weakest point of entry for any facility.

Thicker safety films when properly installed and attached to the window frames have a documented improvement for student protection.

Independent testing throughout the decades by the Federal government through the GSA, Army Corp of Engineering and the Department of Defense have demonstrated the efficacy of these films.

Advanced Film Solutions has built a team of expert installers who are dedicated to performing the best possible installations.

The shatter protection window film we provide are manufactured by the leaders in the window film industry.

These films meet the stringent requirements for force protection and fragment retention and impact. All these films we provide have met these standards.

There are differences in appearance between these films that are primarily based upon the solar safety combined films. This type of glass safety film combines a thin film solution in combination with a thick shatter film.

The nuances in appearance include the appearance of the shatter film, privacy level and reflectivity.

This aesthetic consideration is important when school safety administrators determine what type of “look” they want for their school.

Privacy considerations become critical for keeping potential threats from observing what is happening within the school. High reflective films will prevent scoping and simultaneously lower interior glare and heat which is a great concern for schools in warmer climates.

Advanced Film Solutions offers the most choices in shatter film appearance while maintaining the highest level of protection.

Contact our team at 877-575-3456
Advanced Film Solutions
Tampa, Orlando, Sarasota

Protect People & Property, Florida Security Window Film

We don’t have to remind you just how volatile the world can be.

Protecting people and property is the obligation of any asset protection, security director or property manager.

Advanced Film Solutions provides GSA tested and Department of Defense tested security glazing window film.

These thicker coatings are applied to windows and doors. Invisible or tinted (your preference) these films are designed to withstand impact and maintain the integrity of the window envelope during and after a blast event.

These films have met the criteria established for force protection and property protection for military bases, embassies and Federal buildings throughout the country.

Building shatter film

Many hospitals, financial institutions, universities and schools employ the benefits of these coatings.

In difficult times an installation of glazing protection films will deny, delay and deter burglars and protect people from flying glass shards.

Advanced Film Solutions represents the leading security glazing film choices manufactured by Eastman Chemical (LLumar, Vista, Huper Optik, SunTek)

Armorcoat manufactured by Saint-Gobain

Madico and Sunscape

Hanita Safetyzone by the Israeli manufacturer Hanita.

Johnson Window Film

SRQ protected by Advanced Film Solutions

These security coatings are fastened to the window frames using a wet seal attachment system.

This prevents the glass from popping out of the frame (daylight application)

Call Advanced Film Solutions for a free estimate: 877-575-3456

 

Tampa’s Best Car Tinting Starts At Advanced Film Solutions

It’s a simple fact that driving around Tampa without any solar film protection on your windows is nearly impossible.

 

This is also the case for SUV’s that come equipped with factory tinted privacy glass on the rear passenger windows and back window.

What you may not realize is that this factory tint is doing next to nothing when it comes to UV protection or very little when it comes to heat rejection.

Advanced Film Solutions is Tampa’s LLumar SelectPro high performance automotive film installation company.

Our team of expert installers uses high speed plotters to cut the exact pattern needed for your vehicle. This makes for a cleaner and scratch free installation and our warranty covers adhesive issues, bubbling or peeling.

Educated consumers know that window film isn’t all the same.

Advanced Film Solutions offers a range of solutions that are based on the amount of heat being rejected and this is connected to the type of thin film material being installed on your vehicle.

Our ceramic films like Stratos and Pinnacle factor out visible light heat as well as the IR wavelengths. The capacity to filter out IR is a testimony to the construction of the film itself. Nano materials and ceramic allow invisible wavelengths to be rejected. A standard film can appear to look exactly the same but with vastly lower total solar energy rejection.

No we don’t expect you to become window film experts overnight or simply by reading this posting or browsing the internet.

Advanced Film Solutions has been doing window film for more than 40 years so we have this locked down!

We can explain the nuances between film and whether you should consider investing more for a better heat blocking film. That’s ultimately your choice completely!

Call our office for an appointment at 813-949-3456

Advanced Film Solutions does car tinting at our shop located at 1642 Land O’Lakes Blvd. in Lutz, FL just south of State Road 54 on US 41.

Keep cool!

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