Perhaps you were told about security window film by a friend or business partner. Or maybe you took it upon yourself to research security options online and came across this website.
At any rate, you’ve heard about it’s remarkable ability to deter intruders, prevent property damage, and protect against violent events like bomb blasts, and now you’re interested. But you have some questions and you’d like them answered before you take the next steps.
Fortunately for you, that’s the goal of this article: to answer some of the most commonly asked questions about security window film. Below, our Colorado experts have discussed the matter in detail and provided their professional insight.
Security Window Film: FAQ & Answers
Security window film is becoming more common every year as more and more property owners discover its benefits. Still, many people are not familiar with security film and have questions about what it is and how it works. To shed light on the situation, we’ve discussed some of the most common questions and answers about security window tinting in Colorado.
Q: Does security window film really work?
A: Yes! Security window film is a highly effective means of strengthening glass. It won’t stop a window from breaking if it’s hit 100 times with a hammer, but it can delay intruders significantly and greatly reduce the extent of damage that occurs during an emergency such as a shooting or bombing.
Q: How does security window film work?
A: The film is installed on the glass using a special primer and adhesive. Then, it is allowed to dry and cure, during which time it creates a physical bond with the glass. Once it’s set in place, security film increases the window’s shatter resistance and flexibility. This prevents the glass from breaking during impact. If the glass does crack or shatter, it will stay safely contained within the layers of film.
Q: How much does it cost to install security window film?
A: It depends on what type of film you buy. Cost is typically dependent on thickness and materials. A standard safety film costs about $8-16 per square foot. However, a bomb blast protection film may cost up to $125 per square foot or more.
Q: What is the best security window film?
A: It depends on what you want to accomplish! 3M, LLumar, Solar Gard, and Hanita Coatings are all great brands. If you’re looking for the strongest security film, we recommend a C-Bond ballistic resistant window film system.
For more info on C-Bond, check out this brochure: C-Bond-I-Specification-Sheet-Colorado
Q: Where do I buy security window film?
A: That’s a great question! You can buy security window film from Colorado Commercial Window Tinting or any other local contractor in your area.
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About The Author: Mike Kinsey
Mike is the operations manager for Colorado Commercial Window Tinting, the largest commercial window film company in the state of Colorado. Mike has been working in the tinting for over 15 years and has installed over a combined 250,000 square feet of window film for hotels, restaurants, retail stores, offices, and commercial properties all throughout the Denver, Boulder, Ft Collins, and Colorado Springs metro areas. Mike's extensive product knowledge, construction experience, and project management skills make him an expert in his field. In addition to overseeing all installs, Mike also is in charge of sales and customer relations for the Colorado office. He is certified by 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education.
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