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What is Window Film?

Window Film is a thin laminate film that can be installed to the interior or exterior of glass surfaces in homes and buildings. There are many different grades, shades, colors, and thicknesses available to offer solutions to a variety of challenges. Some examples of common concerns that window films address include: heat and glare reduction, safety and security, privacy, decoration, signage and branding, and protection from graffiti. 

There are a number of benefits to window film compared to alternative solutions to these challenges. Because window film is applied to your existing windows, it can be installed quickly and with minimal disruption to daily activities. This, along with its affordability, makes window film an attractive option compared to replacement windows or traditional decorative glass. Window film may offer a better alternative to blinds or curtains as well. These traditional window treatments may block heat and glare, but they also block natural light and your views, and they won’t address issues like UV protection and heat reduction. 

Types of Window Film

Solar window films are designed to increase occupant comfort and improve energy efficiency by rejecting solar heat, blocking harmful UV rays, and reducing glare, all without sacrificing natural light. Click here to learn more about solar films.

Security films help prepare and protect your space and its occupants against severe weather events, bomb blasts, attempted break-ins, and other unexpected events. Because of its tear-resistant properties, security window film helps to hold the glass in place in the event that it’s shattered, reducing the likelihood of damage and injury from flying shards of glass. Click here to explore our safety and security films.

Decorative films can be used to enhance the aesthetics of your space and provide privacy without undergoing major renovations or updates. Available in a variety of textures, patterns, and opacities, decorative films allow for you to realize your design visions quickly and cost-effectively. Decorative films can be customized to promote your brand and products in your commercial space. Learn more about decorative films or browse our project gallery for inspiration.

Additionally, bands of film called distraction markers can be applied to glass surfaces to promote safety and bring your space into compliance with current building code. Distraction markers display patterns, a company logo, or a band of frosted material on glass walls and windows to prevent people from colliding into the glass.