Options for Different Types of Window Film

If you’re looking into window film, you’ve certainly heard about the energy saving options for adding film to your home or business, which is by far the most popular reason that people choose this product. However, there are many different types of window film that focus on other benefits while still offering some energy saving properties.

Many of these options are great choices for businesses, whether you own a retail space, restaurant, commercial building, or an office. Window film is an inexpensive way to improve the workspace and client space of your business, so take a look at these less-known choices.

Security Window Film

One of the best choices for retail spaces is security window film. When you own a business, you want to make sure that everything within your space is protected, especially when you’re not there to watch over it. Investing in security window film will give you peace of mind for your business.

For your storefront property, this product can be the difference between a successful theft attempt, and an unsuccessful one. This film bonds to the glass in your windows and actually holds it together. This makes the glass nearly impossible to break, and if someone does break it, you can bet they’ll have to spend a considerable amount of time on it.

This is a fantastic option for retail stores, or any business with valuables inside. Security film is also available with tinting, which helps to keep UV rays out, protecting your goods from sun damage, something that can cost you quite a bit of money in the long run. Take a look at our security window film page to learn more about the great benefits of this product.

Another similar option that many retail spaces choose is anti-graffiti window film, which will protect your glass from being scratched by vandals. This film is popular for areas with large display windows, and it can be easily removed and reapplied for considerable less than the cost of replacing damaged windows.

Bomb Blast Window Film

Bomb blast window film is not the most common option, but some businesses do need this kind of protection. This type of film is non-combustible, so even in the extreme circumstances of a bomb the glass in windows protected with this film won’t break. If you need this kind of extensive protection, film can be an inexpensive way to achieve it.

Privacy Window Film

If you own an office or commercial building in a high traffic area, privacy may be a problem. By using darker shades of window tinting, or even mirrored film, you can add the privacy that you need for your business and your employees. While this can sometimes limit the amount of natural light coming into your space, you won’t have to worry about onlookers peeking in through your windows.

This window film can truly make your workspace more comfortable for your employees or even your clients if you own a restaurant or hotel in a busy area, or near other buildings. Privacy can become a huge issue when someone spends a great deal of time in a space. Another great privacy option is stained glass, so if you want to add privacy in a beautiful, custom way, contact our sister company Scottish Stained Glass.

Decorative Window Film

This type of film usually involves some opaque designs which can provide privacy and look great at the same time. This type of film works well in office spaces which often have glass office walls and other set ups that can lack privacy. Whether you use this film outside or as interior decorating piece, there are tons of options that will complement the current look of your business.

UV Protection and Energy Saving Film

As mentioned earlier, energy savings are the biggest reason that many people choose to invest in window film. No matter what kind of film you choose, each option offers some extended efficiency for your exterior windows. However, those products that are meant for energy savings will, of course, work the hardest for your energy saving endeavors.

No matter which type of unique window film you choose, you’ll be able to reap the benefits for years to come. The options for film in your business stretch far beyond energy saving film, and these other benefits could drastically change the way you work and give you increased peace of mind about your assets. Feel free to contact us for more information about window film choices.

Mike Kinsey

For the past fifteen years, Mike Kinsey has been consulting on window tinting projects all across the United States. As the Operations Manager at Scottish Window Tinting, Mike strives to ensure that each and every customer is completely satisfied and personally oversees all projects from start to finish. His extensive background in project management and construction gives him unique perspective and insight which he brings to every job. Mike has sold and installed over 250,000 sq. ft. of window film and is an expert on all brands. He is certified by 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education.

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