Tampa Car Tinting, LLumar SelectPro Ceramic Car Tinting Makes Sense

Tampa Bay drivers face enough difficulties navigating through Malfunction Junction and endless construction on Tampa highways without having to deal with heat, glare and UV.

Advanced Film Solutions is Tampa Bay LLumar SelectPro FormulaOne and we install car tinting that makes driving a pleasure again.

Now many car tinting choices look exactly the same on your windows.

The question arises: Why would a consumer pay more for a ceramic window film like  FormulaOne Pinnacle,  Stratos film or LLumar CTX

Think about sunglasses and why some selections are more expensive than another.

In the case of car tinting the film applied is the key factor for increased costs.

Basic car tinting films like Classic series stop glare and the UV and do an adequate job at factoring out heat.

Metallic films stop more heat at the glass and are color stable. This ensures long lasting performance and the light filtering will not degrade over time.

Ceramic films like Stratos and FormulaOne Pinnacle not only filter visible light but they additionally tackle IR heat wavelengths.

This additional advantage allows a ceramic film to stop more heat in the same light transmission as their non ceramic counterparts.

Ceramic films will not interfere with Bluetooth or satellite radio transmissions so your electronic signals will never be compromised.

Tampa Bay drivers should call Advanced Film Solutions at 813-949-3456

They look the same but you’ll feel the difference!

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

Advanced Film Solutions, Lutz, Land O’ Lakes Car Tinting Experts

Advanced Film Solutions is Tampa Bay’s LLumar SelectPro FormulaOne Car and SUV tinting experts.

Our talented expert installers have more that 30 years direct installation experience in every type of vehicle. This experience is enhanced with Precision Cut software and high speed plotters that produce the exact pattern for your specific vehicle window configuration.

LLumar is the number one automotive film with the durability to last a lifetime even under Florida’s extreme heat and sun.

This durability is supported with a lifetime warranty.

We have implemented safety procedures given the Covid climate. This provides protection for you as well as our office staff and installers.

We recognize that these are unusual times and we all have made changes in our planning for now and in the future.  This may mean driving more for local stay-cations or day trips rather than extended travel.

Making your ride cooler, glare free and UV protected is a practical and affordable investment.

Call 813-949-3456 to discuss our choices and to set up an appointment today!

Advanced Film Solutions
1642 Land O’ Lakes Blvd
Lutz FL 33549

info@advancedfilmfl.com

Tampa Bay’s Perfect Window Film Makes Homes Cooler

There are many variables for determining the perfect window film for your unique requirements.

It can become confusing so we thought it might be helpful to provide a quick checklist for making the right selection.

 

Residential and commercial window film requires a skill set in installation capability that differentiates itself from car tinting.  The installation company should be fully equipped, insured and properly credentialed.

Advanced Film Solutions has 13 years of experience since leaving 3M (33 years there!)

Our team of installation experts has the most experience in the state of Florida. We have a superb A Plus Rating with the Better Business Bureau and an unmatched 8 straight years of earning the Super Service Award from Angie’s list.

Type of film:

There are scores of window film choices, brands and appearance.

Reflective and dual reflective coatings filter out heat and provide privacy during the daytime. These films are durable and their adhesive clarity is pristine.

The leader in reflective film and clear adhesives is Eastman Chemical.  These films are sold under the LLumar SelectPro and Vista brands.

These coatings have a transferable lifetime warranty and are available in more light transmissions (including bronze, silver and neutral) than any other manufacturer.

Non- reflective:

The objective is to filter out the most heat without adding any exterior reflectivity to your windows or sliders. Here again the Eastman Huper Optik ceramic films meet the most strict HOA’ rules and deed restrictions!

Solar safety security combination films:

Our LLumar and Vista Solar security films are available in multiple light transmissions so matching your security need with the right light transmission is a breeze!

Advanced Film Solutions

Offices Tampa Bay, Sarasota, Orlando

Toll Free: 877-575-3456

Tampa Bay Window Tinting Consumer Awareness Begins Now

Most consumers have a limited amount of information concerning window film.

Checking online can eliminate some obvious issues since everyone claims to have the best solutions, etc.

Fortunately consumers can get detailed performance characteristics thanks to the NFRC which is a quasi-governmental agency that is the repository for factual, lab tested specifications for leading window film brands.

The NFRC (Click here) was developed to demonstrate accuracy in light of the anticipated energy savings that would eventually lead to Energy Star ratings.

While the intention of window film manufacturers to comply with the strict testing data imposed is admirable, an unintended virtue of the NFRC is to dispel numerous exaggerations frequently espoused during competitive sales calls and demonstrations.

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

We remain steadfast in highlighting factual performance expectations and real-world film comparisons.

Here are a few examples:

IR Hype

3M Window Film dealers are known to confuse heat rejection results with Infrared filtering statistics.

For example they may claim that their Prestige Film series stops 97% of the heat from entering your windows no matter how light the film may be.

In the case of Prestige 70 the actual NFRC rating for total solar energy is 50%.

Frankly 50% heat rejection is fairly good for such a light film transmission; so where is the disconnect?

IR heat blocking films like Prestige and Huper Optik do filter out a large percentage of the IR wavelengths but IR wavelengths only effect 50% of total solar energy (Heat)

The remaining portion of heat is a factor of visible light being filtered.

If 70% of the visible light is being transmitted than a large proportion of heat is not being rejected.

On Angle Hype

To further obfuscate the NFRC rated performance a 3M agent may insist that their film performs better at an angle. They may imply that this improved heat rejection is unique to their film.

Here again this is complete nonsense.

All window films and glass itself performs exactly the same way. There is no advantage whatsoever.

Heat Lamp Trick:

If a 3M dealer wants to demonstrate an illusion of heat rejection they may employ a heat lamp that blasts large amounts of IR wavelength. They may compare a coated piece of glass and compare that to a clear glass pane or a darker coating that does not filter IR wavelengths. This gimmick gives the illusion that a lighter film like Prestige 70 can block more heat than a darker silver type film.

The facts are that a darker silver film will block 80% of the total solar energy versus the 50% stated above. The visible light is reflected in the case of reflective films.

The trick is compelling but nevertheless it remains a trick.

Advanced Film Solutions represents Eastman Chemical and their portfolio of Vista, LLumar, Huper Optik coatings.

We can also do the David Copperfield illusion or make unqualified statements about angles and IR heat rejection but we choose not to do so.

We prefer facts.

Documented performance and results.

  • Advanced Film Solutions has earned the Super Service Award from Angie’s List for 8 consecutive years. No other Florida company can match that!

  • We are rated A Plus for 12 straight years by the Better Business Bureau.
  • We offer multiple solutions to match our clients requirements.
  • We warranty all of our installations.

Call toll free: 877-575-3456 for a free estimate.

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Give Your Air Conditioner A Helping Hand: Tampa Gets Window Film

High summer temps will be blasting Tampa Bay homes and the AC will be on 24/7

Unfortunately many homes are still not comfortable.

Afternoon heat makes some rooms off limits.

The glare, faded furnishings and escalating electric bills all point to your AC needing a helping hand.

Advanced Film Solutions has an array of solar control films that transform your windows into energy efficient glare and heat blocking systems.

UV is filtered by 99.9% and the heat is blocked at the window.

These transparent coatings are available in a multitude of light transmissions ranging from dark to virtually invisible.

Coatings are durable and will drop your monthly electric costs by 30%.

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You remember how much last years summer cooling costs were and lowering those costs this summer will provide a fast payback unmatched by any other aftermarket home improvement.

Advanced Film Solutions covers the entire Tampa area and we have offices in Sarasota and Orlando where it gets just as hot!

Free estimates at 877-575-3456

 

Keep Your Tampa Bay Home Cool With Window Film

Keeping heat from entering your home is a challenge for Tampa Bay homeowners.

Blinds, curtains and shutters can provide privacy and certainly the aesthetic appeal of these window accessories improves home value.

Unfortunately the tropical heat remains constant throughout the spring, summer and fall.

How does a savvy homeowner solve this conundrum?

Advanced Film Solutions solar blocking window film is installed directly on the interior surface of your windows. These transparent coatings filter out nearly 100% of the UV rays while stopping as much as 85% of the heat from entering the interior.

Built for Florida’s heat; these films are warranted for a lifetime and your view is always protected.

In the past window film coatings were darker and typically reflective.

Today consumers have many more choices.

Huper Optik ceramic films are designed to factor out IR heat and in combination with ceramic coatings you can factor out visible light heat as well as the invisible hat wavelengths.

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Totally non-metallic these films meet all deed restrictions and gated community rules.

The best time to tackle rising cooling costs and maintain comfort throughout the year is right now.

Call for a free estimate today!

Advanced Film Solutions

Toll Free: 877-575-3456

Tampa Bay’s Perfect Mother’s Day Gift- SUV, Car Tinting By Advanced Film Solutions

It’s fairly difficult right now to plan on any Mother’s Day gift.

Social distancing and stay at home considerations are slowly getting reduced. Many stores are gradually reopening and quite honestly it may be very difficult to take a trip to see mom.

Advanced Film Solutions car and SUV window tinting is located in Lutz, FL just on the Pasco border with Hillsborough county on US 41- Land O’ Lakes Blvd.

We install LLumar high performance window film designed by Eastman Chemical’s the world leader in thin film technology.

Our choices range in performance and pricing that matches any budget. We have implemented strict Covid safety guidelines to protect our team and you!

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Now might just be a perfect time to consider gift certificates for getting your favorite mom’s ride tinted.

Our coatings lower glare and eliminate harmful UV.

Her ride will be cooler and safer.

Most installations take less than two hours and our expert installers utilize high speed plotters and software to produce the exact pattern that fits the vehicle’s windows.

Call for an appointment or gift certificate purchase!

Advanced Film Solutions
1642 Land O’Lakes Blvd
Lutz, FL 33549

 

Cool Pane Relief Window Tinting For Tampa Bay & Orlando Homes

There’s absolutely no question you turned on your AC the last few weeks.

Shelter in place mandates means staying inside for extended time periods. You now know which rooms are too hot, too bright or too visible from the outside.

After all the temperatures are hovering near 90 degrees and the humidity is nearly at summer levels.

You set your thermostat at your preferred number and grit your teeth when you open next month’s electric bill.

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You may not realize that an application of solar control window film can stop nearly 85% of the heat from entering through your windows. This has the positive effect of lowering that electric bill by 30% a month.

Solar control window film protects your furnishings from fading and paintings from getting lighter and washed out.

 

Stopping heat from entering your home right at the window with Eastman Vista, LLumar or Huper Optik window film provides cool pain relief.

The coating removes harmful UV rays from fading your furnishings or wood floors. The glare is removed from your family room and watching TV becomes enjoyable again!

All of our films are warranted for a lifetime and our Vista films have a transferable lifetime warranty.

All estimates are free by calling toll free 877-575-3456

Advanced Film Solutions

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Make Your Ride Summer Ready With Advanced Film Solutions, Tampa Cool

Thanks to our never ending heat and sunshine, riding around Tampa Bay (now that we can again!) can be a hot experience.

Clear glass windows let in heat, glare and UV.

SUV’s come equipped with factory tinted glass that does provide privacy but does very little when it comes to factoring out heat and absolutely nothing to filter our harmful UV.

The best choice is Advanced Film Solutions LLumar SelectPro High Performance Automotive window film.

We offer our clients more choices in performance and light transmission.

Ceramic films that won’t block cell phones, Bluetooth or Satellite Radio.

Precision Cut software that cuts the exact pattern of your car windows so we are faster, exact and won’t scratch your glass.

Lifetime warranty backs your Advanced Film selection.

Get cool now by calling 813-949-3456 for an appointment.

Tampa Cool.