Home security is a growing concern for many of our customers. We’ve seen an increased interest in our security and safety products in the past few years. One type of window film or tint that our residential customers inquire about is security film. Many have wondered if window security film will really protect their homes? The answer is yes! In this post, we’ll discuss how security film protects your home. We’ll also discuss how it works and offer tips on picking the right installation company.
How Does Security Film Actually Work?
How does security film work? 3M Safety & Security films are made from tough tear-resistance layers that are added to your windows. Some films, like the 3M Ultra Series, have as many as 42 micro layers. The goal is to hold the glass in place, preventing dangerous and sharp debris.
What effect does security film have on windows? One powerful effect is that It can significantly slow down forced entry for up to 2 minutes. This allows for the arrival of authorities or gives you time to move to safety.
Security window film also helps to protect you during natural disasters. Hurricanes, major storms, earthquakes, and other weather events can impact windows. But these tough films can protect you and your family. It holds glass in place, which reduces debris and the chance of injury.
How Much Does Security Film Cost?
The cost of safety and security window tint depends on several factors. Based on the type of film you choose and the number of windows that you’d like to protect, the price will vary. Also, how the film is anchored can affect the price. Anchoring is how the security film is applied to your windows. There are two methods: mechanical or wet-glaze. The price varies depending on the method.
Another cost consideration has to do with the film’s thicknesses. The thicker the film, the higher the cost. We like to break it down into 3 categories: economy, intermediate, and premium safety window films. See what the cost can be here.
How To Pick The Right Window Film Company
Since security film is an investment, you will want to make sure that the company you choose to install it is trustworthy. What should you look for? We created a handy guide to help you choose. The bottom line is this: you want a licensed, insured, and bonded company with years of experience. ClimatePro fits this to a tee. Let us help you make your home more secure today. Read our reviews and then get a free estimate here or give us a call at 707-755-7337.