Owning a business here in Austin is tough. Whether you run a retail store, art gallery, or restaurant–the challenges are the same. You have a lot on your plate from payroll to insurance, scheduling, and more. You also need to keep your business up and running and your employees and patrons safe. If, like most commercial spaces, your Austin business has windows–they can be a threat to the safety of anyone in your space. However, security window film is a way to shore up this weakness in your security and give you peace of mind to work on other pressing business matters.
How Window Film Increases Safety in Austin Commercial Spaces
Security window film turns regular glass into tempered glass that will stay adhered to specialty security window film because of this it serves as a way to protect businesses from many threats
Security Window Film Protects Businesses from Theft
When windows treated with safety window film is struck with a blow from a would-be thief, it will shatter but stay intact. This means the assailant will need to work incredibly hard and use multiple strikes to actually penetrate the glass. They will then likely need to pull and pry the shattered glass remnants to get in. Since smash and grabs are a crime of convenience, intruders will usually move on rather than risk getting caught when they can’t enter readily.
Security Window Film Offers UV Protection
While security window film is a fantastic way to keep out thieves–it also works just as well at stopping UV rays. By blocking 99.9% of harmful UV rays security window film protects your employees from skin and eye disease, headaches, and glare–making your workplace a safer environment. It also stops UV rays from damaging your merchandise and furnishes from deteriorating.
Security Window Film Protects from Bullet and/or Bomb Attack
While not common, attacks from gunmen and bombs are tragedies that do happen to businesses. If you feel like your Austin business could be a target for such violence–safety and security window film, along with specialty window framing, should be a consideration. Strong enough to stop most caliber bullets and even a bomb–this technology is a great way to protect your staff and customers from an initial attack. Giving them more time to escape and hide and for authorities to arrive before the glass gives ways.
For more information on safety and security window film for your Austin business, contact us today!
About The Author: Mike Kinsey
Mike Kinsey uses his knowledge of window film products and industry innovations to help customers find simple, versatile solutions for meeting their architectural goals. As the Operations Manager for Custom Tint Solutions, he is the head of sales, customer relations, and product education and also personally oversees all window film installs from start to finish. His fifteen years of experience combined with his background in construction and project management sets him apart as an expert in his field. Mike's qualifications are extensive and are backed by certifications from 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education.
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