Many people know that security window films stop intruders from penetrating glass making homes safer but there are some facts about bulletproof glass and UV protection many people do not know.

3 Things You May Not Know About Security Window Films

3 Things You May Not Know About Security Window Films

The demand for security film here in Chicago is on the rise and that is a good thing! We are always happy people taking more steps to protect themselves, their businesses, and the people they love from the dangers associated with glass. There is tons of information about safety and security window films out there– too. As such people are starting to realize what a great safety solution window film is. However, with each security consult–we find there are a few things people don’t understand about this amazing technology. So we aim to set the record straight.

Surprising Facts About Security Film 

  1. There is no such thing as “bulletproof” window Film:  Many Chicago residents come to us asking for “bulletproof” window film. But there really is no such thing as a truly “bulletproof” window. A better term is bullet-resistant. Specialty window films in combination with the powerful C-bond adhesive and specialty window frames will stop most bullets. However, any window/glass surface will eventually give way after multiple rounds.
  2. Security Window Film blocks UV rays: Most security window films also protect against UV rays. This makes it a doubly good investment! You not only stay safer from dangers like bombs, ballistics, and break-ns but also increase the health and longevity of your family and furniture. 
  3. High-Power Security Window Film Requires Speciality Window Frames:  A lot of people think security film is a stand-alone product. However, to be the most-effective, you not only need film adhered with C-bond but also specialty window frames. Although this adds cost it also drastically increases the level of safety–even protecting your space from ballistics and bomb attacks.

If you are in the market for safety and/or security window film–reach out to us today for a free, onsite security audit of your Chicago space.


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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