Thieves recognize that glass windows and sliders are the easiest point of entry into your home.
Glazing protection film makes an easy break-in much more difficult by holding the glass in place.
These thicker coatings (typically 8 ML) are available in clear versions as well as a host of tinted alternatives ranging in light transmissions and appearance.
Many home owners who are considering a solar control UV solution can opt for these thicker versions of solar films that provide energy savings along with the built in security benefits of protective films.
Delaying and denying entry will let law enforcement respond in time from your alarm systems and this will deter theft.
Protecting your property, people and assets from vandalism, criminal entry or terrorism is unfortunately a growing concern during these turbulent times.
Glass windows and doors are the weakest point of entry and while alarm systems and night time lighting are critically important; taking the addition step of hardening your windows and doors is also crucially important.
Advanced Film Solutions installs a retrofit security glazing film to the interior or exterior of your window openings. These coatings are much thicker (minimum 8 ML) compared to the thinner solar versions.
Security glazing films are attached to store front frames using a wet seal attachment systems.
These films are available in clear and tinted versions so you can enjoy glare and heat control with additional privacy.
Security glazing films are used by high profile buildings, retail stores, public and private schools and Federal offices throughout the state of Florida.
Advanced Film Solutions team of installers has protected Sarasota International Airport, The VA Hospital and government and retail stores throughout the South-East USA.
The time to take action is now!
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Window film is the most practical and affordable methods you can implement to lower the high cost of keeping Florida homes cool.
Today’s window film is durable and effective in filtering out heat at the glass.
These optically transparent coatings factor out nearly 100% of the UV and can eliminate nearly 80% of the glare.
There is a wide range of coatings that are customized to suit your specific requirements.
Darker coatings that provide privacy.
Lighter nearly invisible films that factor out IR heat wavelengths.
Safety and security films in thicker iterations that will provide an effective barrier to prevent and delay burglars in their tracks.
Advanced Film Solutions team of installation experts has earned the Super Service Award from Angie’s List for seven consecutive years. Our films are manufactured by Eastman Chemical’s the world leader in solar and solar security films.
Leading brands like Llumar, Vista, Huper Optik and SunTek
Before you take the leap in purchasing new windows you should consider window film as a retrofit on your existing windows at a fraction of the cost!
Property managers and retail store owners recognize that the majority of store break in’s are through unprotected glass doors and windows.
Alarms react but by the time it takes law enforcement to react and respond the thieves are long gone with your merchandise.
Laminated glass is extremely expensive so your best option is to consider the professional application of thicker (8 ML) glazing protection window film along with an optional attachment system.
Advanced Film Solutions is Florida’s leading commercial and residential window film installation company. Our team of expert installers has more direct experience than any competitor in the state. We also offer the best choices and widest degree of light transmissions if you want to combine solar control properties along with the security shatter control advantages.
Advanced Film Solutions offers:
Eastman Chemicals LLumar and Vista Shatter Films
Madico and Sunscape
Hanitatek Safety Zone
Our films range in light filtering and appearance.
Consider reflective coatings for privacy requirements and heat control while lightly tinted or completely clear coatings may be preferred for total visibility.
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Homes with clear single pane glass have several problems that can be resolved by an application of solar security window film.
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.
Advanced Film Solutions has been protecting schools and day care centers throughout Tampa Bay, Orlando and Sarasota with security glazing window film.
These transparent coatings are thicker and the adhesive stronger than standard solar control window film.
Typically 8 ML thick, security glazing window film is designed for maximum impact strength, tensile strength and puncture resistance.
There are instances when a privacy security film should be considered during a lock down event or safe room situation. These films will provide visibility from the interior to the street but prevent targeting from the exterior.
The safety administrators for these institutions prefer the covert nature of these coatings. The appearance of the school’s windows can remain unchanged or if they prefer a lightly tinted coating for energy savings and glare reduction.
The objective is to keep the “bad guys” out and security glazing window film maintains the window envelope. These films are the very same coatings used on the US Capitol Building and embassies throughout the world.
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.
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.
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!
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