If you want to lower your energy consumption at home or your commercial building, installing window film is absolutely a smart move, especially when the summer season is approaching. With the reduction of solar heat and blocking of both UV and IR rays, it is not surprising that IR film in Singapore is on the list of must-haves of many home and business owners.
But if you think window tinting is only perfect during summer, you should know by now that it also makes a great preparation should harsh weather condition happens in your area. If you’re a business owner, the first thing that you would want, in case a storm or hurricane takes place, is to secure your source of income. Don’t you? By this, commercial window film is an important factor to consider as it can potentially protect your business protected.
What can happen during a harsh weather condition (storm)?
A storm may not only be characterized by water for it could also bring strong winds. With the combination of water and strong winds, lots of worst-case scenarios can take place. Aside from the destruction of properties, severe weather conditions can also cause serious injuries or worse fatalities.
This is because flying debris, brought by strong winds, can do serious damage to the windows of your business establishment. Once the flying debris hits the window, which happens to be not yet tinted, it can be easily broken. With a shattered glass window, rainwater can then enter inside your commercial space and cause damages to the valuables inside. In addition, the damaged window can become an entryway for burglars, not to mention that when the windows of your business establishment get broken, the shattered pieces can also harm the employee(s) who happen to be located near the window.
How window tinting protect your business?
Aside from protecting you and your employees from the harm caused by being exposed to the sun’s UV rays and solar heat, installing a window film prior to storm season is important. Why?
It prevents windows from becoming harmful glass shards
This is because commercial window film comes with a protective coating, which is responsible for holding the broken glass pieces in place. Even if flying debris hit the window, the glass will not easily shatter, thus preventing deadly glass shards.
It saves you a frequent replacement of glass panes
Since storm can cause flying debris to hit and cause damage to your windows, replacing your glass pane with a new one is probably the next thing you need to do. The problem is, window replacement can cost a fortune, especially for some larger windows. But by installing window film, you can definitely save you thousands of dollars in the long run. This is because window tinting can prevent cracks and breaks from occurring.
It makes your windows even more durable
If you settled your business in an area that is often struck by severe weather, installing a commercial window film is a smart act you should definitely consider doing. It can help in strengthening the window. Should debris like tree branches or pebbles hit your window, window film can hold the glass together and prevent it from breaking in the first place.
The good thing is you can actually have a window tinting job even before the severe weather condition takes place.
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