Why Safety and Security Window Film Makes Sense For Your Austin Home

As an Austin homeowner, you may think you do not need safety and security window film in your home or that this technology is something for commercial spaces only. However, as we know very well here at Window Film Austin–safety and security window film is something advantageous to many homes in the Austin area. This is because safety window film offers numerous benefits to homeowners and business owners alike. While the benefits and films may be slightly different between homes and commercial applications the end goal, safety, and security, is the same.

Safety and Security Window Film for Protection Against Natural Disaster

Safety and security window films protect from powerful projectiles like bullets and bombs but also stand up to natural dangers like flying debris from severe storms. From tree branches thrown about in a tornado to debris during a hurricane–window film keeps shattered glass intact. This means it won’t fly around during a natural disaster and hurt someone. Because the biggest cause of injuries to humans during a natural disaster is flying glass. Kept soundly adhered to a film–your home is much safer during the sometimes powerful storms we see here in Austin.

Home safety and security window films protect against accidents

Glass is one of the biggest dangers to your family should a slip and fall occur. Areas like large plate glass windows, glass in slippery/wet areas like showers, or glass features on balconies could all cause grievous injuries should a fall into them occur. An easy and affordable way to make these areas safer and a substitute for installing tempered glass is window film.

Home safety and security window films Protect From UV Rays

Broken glass is dangerous but the rays of the sun here in Austin are actually a bigger threat. UV rays are insidious and beam right through untreated glass to hurt humans (untreated glass does not block UV rays). While safety and security window film is made to protect from the dangers of breaking glass–it also blocks UV rays too. In fact, safety and security film blocks 99.9% of the sun’s harmful UVA and UVB rays and is equivalent to an SPF 1000 which will help reduce the harmful effects of the sun like skin and eye diseases or cancers.

For more information on the benefits of safety and security film for your Austin home, contact us at Window Film Austin today!

Mike Kinsey

Mike Kinsey is a window film expert. For the past 10 years, he has been working as the Operations Manager at Window Film Austin and overseeing commercial and residential window film installs of all types throughout the Austin area and the state of Texas. His extensive background in construction and project management gives him an in-depth understanding of architecture and the structural composition of buildings. Over the years, he and his team have installed over 250,000 square feet of window film ranging from robust security films to progressive energy efficient and decorative options. Mike engages in professional development courses and seminars on a regular basis, allowing him to stay up to date on industry trends and innovations. He is one of the top experts in his field and is certified by 3M, EnerLogic, and AIA for continuing education.

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