Statistics show that only 31% of small to medium businesses take security measures seriously. However, statistics show businesses are highly susceptible to being burglarized, compared with homes. In fact, burglaries are four times more likely to occur at stores, shops or commercial establishments than occur at residential premises. Rather than breaking into commercial premises via the doors, burglars can resort to a variety of measures, the most common is breaking window glass to get in and steal as much as they can.
Considering tight security measures for your business is a must. That being said, CCTV and high-end security and alarm systems can be very expensive especially if you are just a small to a medium business owner with a limited budget. What, then, can you do to protect your business assets? The answer is to start with investing in commercial window film.
How do you go about choosing the best commercial window tint for your business? In this section, we’ll provide you with some tips on how to select a commercial window film that incorporates elements of safety and security plus solar and heat reduction.
Choose something that will reduce your energy costs
One primary concern that you should have when choosing a window film is that the one you opt for should save energy, thus resulting in lower utility costs each month. By installing a UV-blocking film, you can reduce the cost of your sky-rocketing electricity bills. Moreover, the anti-UV films can keep your establishment cooler, reducing the burden on your AC unit.
As high-quality window tints are energy-efficient while being able to maintain a cool environment, commercial window film is indeed a great investment for businesses, particularly those located in warm areas.
Choose something that offers comfort and convenience
A commercial establishment should consider the comfort and convenience that a film is able to offer. Let’s say that you are the owner of a restaurant or a cafe. In such an industry, it’s important to provide a consistent temperature throughout your venue for your customers. You don’t want them to feel uncomfortable because of the glare cast upon the windows of your establishment and heat from the window themselves, a window film that has quality sun control properties to reduce, heat absorption, glare and UV is very important for commercial establishments in retail, hospitality, consulting and more.
Choose something that won’t compromise the aesthetics of your interior or exterior
Installing good commercial tints won’t compromise the interior and exterior aesthetics of your business establishment. On the contrary, they will protect your business’s furniture, curtains, and even decor from the sun’s UV rays. This prevents them from fading out over time. Furthermore, choosing a good colour for your window tints will complement the interior aesthetics of your establishment, helping you improve the overall look rather than take away from it.
Choose something that provides privacy and security
Finally, it’s important to remember that you ought to choose window tints that will provide privacy and security. Window film technology has improved exponentially over the past decade, with many businesses opting for a solution that provides added security and solar control, many manufacturers have tried to develop products which can effectively manage both of these aspects only a few have been successful in creating products that achieve both Security and Solar Control for an extended period of time. At Cooltone or experienced team will arrange a consultation to discuss your desired objectives and essentially provide the best options to achieve this. Get in touch with us today and see how we can help.