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Posts Tagged ‘ security film ’

Why You Need Security Film for Your Business

Friday, January 7th, 2022
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You may already have a detailed security system in place but there may be room for improvements, particularly by adding security film.

You probably spend a significant part of your day thinking and worrying about how to protect your business. You keep detailed records so that your accountant can do your taxes correctly, you invest in cyber security to keep your information and client transactions secure, you have doormats and wet floor signs so that employees and customers or clients don’t slip during wet weather when people are physically at your business. You probably also worry about the security of your business when people aren’t there – overnights or on days that you’re closed. You may already have a detailed security system in place but there may be room for improvements, particularly by adding security film.


Why You Need Security Window Film for Your Business

Friday, June 18th, 2021
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Security film is a security measure that is an excellent addition to your commercial security system.

As a business owner protecting your employees and customers should be your top priority. Thousands of homes and businesses are the victims of burglaries each year. You can lock the doors, install alarm systems and security cameras, but there is another way to secure your business that you may not have considered. Security film is a security measure that is an excellent addition to your commercial security system. These films help to ensure that your building is protected from the outside elements. Here are some reasons why security film is perfect for your business.


The Best Reasons to Invest in Home Security Films

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Few things should concern you more than your home’s security. An excellent home security system will have many components—from fences, to cameras, to double locks on doors. But how can you protect your windows? Here at American Solar Tinting, we have the solution: home security films. Here’s how they can boost your home security system of your Maryland home and more!

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Home security films can keep you and your belongings safe. Here’s how.


Reasons Why Security Windows Have a Good Return on Investment

Monday, March 16th, 2020

Here are some of the ways that security windows bring a good return on your investment.

When it comes to renovating any part of your house, you may or may not have considered your windows. Whether your windows are old or they aren’t functioning as well as they could, you might consider replacing them with security windows instead. There are many reasons why security windows are a great financial choice. Here are some of the ways that security windows bring a good return on your investment.


The Three Main Types of Residential Window Film

Monday, December 23rd, 2019

Here are three of the main types of residential window film for your home.

When it comes to investing in your home, one of the best things you should consider is residential window film. Window film can protect your home in many ways, and it is a cost-effective way to improve your house on many levels. Whether you want to increase your home’s energy efficiency, safety, comfort, or beauty, there is a window film for you. Here are three of the main types of residential window film for your home.


3 Reasons to Invest in Security Windows

Monday, March 25th, 2019

You can have peace of mind that your windows will hold up against natural disasters as well as attempted burglary or vandalism.

It can be difficult trying to figure out what kind of windows to install in your home. Not only can security windows protect your home from debris and extreme weather, but there are quite a few benefits that they can add to your house.


Why Your Business Needs Safety and Security Film

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Safety window film will help protect your business from crime, weather, and more!

Would you leave the door to your business open at night once you are closed? If you’re like every other business owner in the world, your answer would be simple–no way! However, leaving your business without safety and security window film is essentially doing the same thing. Offering potential thieves a window into your business is never a good idea. Increasing the safety and security of your inventory and your employees should always be part of your plan. Here are some of the many reasons why your business needs safety and security film.  (more…)

Why You Need Security Windows

Friday, October 6th, 2017
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Security windows are necessary to adequately protect your home.

For your home and business, security windows will help ease your mind and protect the many investments you have inside as well as those you’ve made into your property. With specialized security windows and tinting, you will enhance the safety, efficiency, and durability of what is commonly seen as the most fragile part of your home or business. It’s more than just a nice perk; security windows are a necessary component of your system to protect the value of your home and property.   (more…)

Don’t Be a Victim of a Smash and Grab

Friday, September 9th, 2016
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A security film can protect your car from break-ins.

Picture this: You’re on your way home from work. You want to get to the gym long enough to jog in place before it closes, but you promised your friend that you would feed her cat while she’s away on vacation. You park outside of her house and lock the doors. You leave your backpack in the front seat because you’ll only be 5 minutes anyway. You’re in search of the Fancy Feast on the upper counter when suddenly, you hear a smash outside. You run out; glass sparkles in the late-day sun next to your car. You watch as the perpetrator runs swiftly into the distance. The cat meows.  (more…)

What are the Benefits of Security and Safety film for glass?

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Existing glass, with the exception of tempered glass, is typically not designed to resist wind-blown debris, vandalism, forced entry, explosions, falls, or any other kind of event that puts sudden and undue force upon the glass. If a pane of glass shatters it can break into deadly shards endangering anyone in the film

Most glass injuries are caused by accident with people inadvertently colliding with glass panes. While modern windows and panes are typically made out of tempered glass, there is still a vast amount of easily breakable, unsafe glass. Fortunately, there is a solution. If you own a building or house with unsafe glass, or glass that you have reason to believe may be at risk of being attacked by people or the elements, you should consider installing safety or security film on your glass.

Safety film is a coating designed to prevent glass from shattering in the event that it is broken and to safely hold it in place. Available in a variety of strengths, safety film is typically retrofitted to existing windows, forming an invisible protective membrane on the interior side of the glass. When stress, such as an unexpected fall or a deliberate blow causes the glass to break, the film absorbs the energy preventing shards of glass from becoming lethal projectiles, or at least severely mitigating their force.

Security film operates under essentially the same principles as safety film, but protects to a much higher degree. Security film can be used to protect glass from shattering under extraordinary circumstances, protecting windows from breaking during earthquakes, hurricanes, and bomb blasts. While not typically used in residential homes, large commercial structures, especially in areas prone to stress from the elements or attacks by heavily armed vandals and terrorists, can greatly benefit from security film’s added protection.

American Solar Tinting is a leading name in the window and glass tinting and film industry currently, and specializes in the installation and maintenance of safety and security window films that make your windows safe and secure without compromising their clear luster. With 5 convenient locations, glass security is easy with American Solar Tinting.

To get started with the installation of UV blocking window films, call American Solar Tinting at 1.800.969.0100 or visit our contact page.

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