6 Ways Your Office Surroundings Can Positively Impact Productivity

Whilst it is true that human behaviour can be tricky to predict, it is also true that through the introduction of a number of subtle techniques, it can be positively influenced.

By utilising tips that can help to increase organisational skills or boost morale and efficiency, subtle changes can result in significant improvements in many key areas of the workplace.

The working environment has the ability to influence the mood and disposition of your staff as well as helping to maximise their overall levels of productivity. The good news is that many of these methods can be introduced with the minimum of fuss and at very little expense.

Take a look below as we explore 6 ways your office can positively impact productivity.

No. 1 – Optimise Lighting Levels

The lighting at work is obviously very important to the health and safety of everyone using the workplace but did you know that the amount of bright light being let into an office has been shown to make people happier, reducing both anxiety and depression?

Optimising the lighting levels of your office can play a key role in helping to improve the well-being of your workforce, a key factor in maximising productivity.

No. 2 – Positive Re-Enforcement

Work can be a grind sometimes. Try and keep the mood a positive one by posting mission and vision statements around the office to help provide some additional focus. Make sure that customer reviews are readily accessible so that your staff can see the role that they have in creating a positive customer experience. It’s always important to ensure that the positive messages do not go unsaid, after all, everyone likes to read positive comments – particularly if the comments are about them!

No. 3 – Setting The Tone With Music

Listening to music at work can make you more productive, according to research. Obviously this does come with a couple of caveats.

  • Choosing the right genre of music to appeal to everyone, may prove to be a little tricky.
  • Music with very clear lyrics may prove to be a little more distracting than you would like.

A bit of experimentation should help you to find the right level to keep a smile on the face of your workforce and productivity levels high.

No. 4 – Regulating Your Office Temperature

Many studies have been conducted over the years to try and identify the “perfect” temperatures for a productive workplace environment, and the common consensus is that peak productivity can be achieved by creating a temperative around be around 71 degrees F.

Regulating the temperature within an office is now far more cost-effective than previously and through the application of solar control window film, a far more affordable solution can be found when compared to cranking the AC up during the summer and the heating turned up during the winter.

No. 5 – Introducing Plantlife

The addition of some office plants offers an easy way to add some colour of colour but did you know that studies have shown that they can increase your employees’ productivity?

A study reported by Wired UK recently indicated plants could lead to a boost of up to 15 percent. There are varying theories as to why plants work, including their appealing “natural” scenery and oxygenating effect; whatever the reason, plants are proven to increase well-being and productivity.

No. 6 – Glass & Wall Graphics

The application of glass graphics can significantly enhance the working environment in a variety of ways in one quick and easy go.

These include:

  • Adding A Dash Of Colour – Bring brand colours to life and affect the mood of the office in a positive way
  • Reduced Maintenance – If point 5 is one you would like to explore but you are worried about potential maintenance implications, why not create the appearance of plant life without the hassle of maintenance with glass graphics
  • Promoting A Positive Message – Keep staff engaged and appreciated by having the values and mission, testimonials

Why not try different graphics in different rooms to see how they affect your team’s responses and productivity? Check out the images below for some recent examples.

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Bringing Your Windows To Life

From solutions for glass facades and glass doors to partitions, 3M offers practical and ingenious solutions that make spaces come alive, extending from brand identity, promotion, advertising, privacy protection to solar control and anti-shatter protection.

3M glass graphics and finishes can bring your window to life or protect your privacy while keeping your spaces feeling open and bright.

Offering a Variety of Options

Glass means transparency, brightness, lightness, freshness and elegance. It can be used as a form of communication, it can be decorated. It is an essential element in building design. 3M™ decorative glass films are perfect for privacy and decorative applications on glass and windows. 3M glass finish products are high quality, durable and easy to install and remove.

Enhance any glazed area with a design and print process that delivers the most outstanding, high impact graphics onto optically clear polyester film.

Creating Distinctive Designs

WF Glazing Protection Ltd specialises in creating distinctive window graphic designs from text to logos to patterns using computer-aided cutting technology at a fraction of the cost of etched or sand-blasted glass.

The Graphic Film can then be professionally removed and replaced whenever you require a change.

With Digital Printing your design can be as bespoke and intricate as you need it to be – and in almost any colour!

The most common uses for our available range of window film graphics include:

  • Promotional Graphics – Your windows can be used to display any message or image you require. Whether its a simple set of lettering or a complex printed graphic, 3M has materials to suit every application.
  • Privacy Window Film – Making your glass windows look great is not the only benefit, they will also give your office and meeting rooms a good degree of privacy while still remaining light, bright and open.
  • Added Security – Flying glass from a broken window can have serious consequences. It is better to proactively put in place protective measures before a problem occurs. 3M™ Scotchshield™ Window Film keeps the broken glass shards and splinters together.

Get Your Privacy Window Film Today!

Whatever your needs are, we have the perfect privacy window film solution for you here at WF Glazing Protection Limited. Contact us today via telephone at 0345 337 4751 or the quick contact form to the right of your screen for a call back) to talk to a member of our team about the best options for you.

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4 Ways Privacy Window Film Can Improve Your Property

Understandably, many people may be worried about privacy where glass doors and windows are concerned. As modern and beautiful as they look, some may perceive having expansive glass doors and windows in their property as a little intrusive, with those on the outside being able to look in.

With the addition of a privacy window film, however, not having enough privacy becomes a non-issue.

Business and residential property owners alike can add a privacy window film to their glass windows and doors, and begin enjoying the following benefits of having glass doors and windows:

1. Increased energy efficiency

Glass windows and doors use the latest in available design and construction engineering technology. As such, they are likely to be highly energy efficient.

Still, the addition of an insulating privacy window film to save energy is even better. In this regard, adding energy-efficient privacy window film to the glass windows and doors in your property is an investment likely to continue paying for itself for years to come.

2. A modern and inviting design

Glass windows and doors are a great design feature to add to any property – residential and business alike. They can significantly open up any space, bringing in natural light and create an inviting indoor-outdoor feel.

Adding a one-way mirror tint can further add to the modern look, while opaque or frosted designs can add an extra design element as well as increased privacy. These seemingly small change in design element adds monetary value to a property as it is modern and in line with the latest property design features.

3. Exciting advertising and more attractive business property design

One of the great features of a privacy window film is the diversity it offers. Privacy window films are available in an unending array of colours, degree of privacy offered, and design elements. As far as designs are concerned, adding your company logo, tagline, contact information, or designs with your signature colours to your business storefront are great ways to use the versatility of a privacy window film to help your business make a bold statement. Be as bold as you dear.

4. Keep the outside in without the detrimental effects

A major concern of having glass doors and windows is the effects of the outdoor elements on the same, namely, the glare of the sun. The addition of a UV privacy window film is the perfect solution for this.

Get Your Privacy Window Film Today!

Whatever your needs are, we have the perfect privacy window film solution for you here at WF Glazing Protection Limited. Contact us today via telephone at 0345 337 4751 or the quick contact form to the right of your screen for a call back) to talk to a member of our team about the best options for you.

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Increase Your Home Security This Winter

There can be no doubt that glazing of any type can be a potential weakness when it comes to the security of a property.

Our range of security film can be installed both inside and outside of almost any building and offers the perfect complement to other window films which offer effective protection against glare, fading and privacy issues amongst others.

Invisible Security

Thankfully, the days of unattractive ‘window grilles’ are now long behind us by applying specialist security window film can help to provide an almost invisible level of security along with all important peace of mind.

Not only can the application of window film help you to sleep easier at night, for business owners it can also help you to comply with existing legislation.

Are You Complying With Regulation?

In 1992, Health, Safety and Welfare Regulation 14 came into force, requiring that “every window or other transparent or translucent surface in a wall, partition, door or gate should, where necessary for reasons of health or safety, be of a safety material or be protected against breakage; and be appropriately marked or incorporate features to make it apparent.”

This regulation applies to a wide range of workplaces including offices, shops, schools, hospitals, hotels and places of entertainment.

Offering a Range of Finishes

The range of specialist security window film available from WF Glazing Protection can be quickly and easily applied to existing glazing, removing the need for the installation of expensive new windows or other forms of security that will negatively impact the exterior of your building.

Enhanced Security

Available in a variety of different thicknesses, uur security window films can delay and deter opportunistic thieves by increasing the impact resistance of your windows.

For an example of security window film in action, please check out the following YouTube video.

How Does It Work?

In the event of window breakage, security window film will help to hold the glass in place ensuring that potential criminals don’t have the quick access they need to steal your assets.

Another significant benefit offered by this specialist film is the fact that because it helps to hold broken glass in place, the chances of it falling in on itself and causing potential injury to those inside is substantially reduced.

Please Note – Our security films are certified to BS EN12600 and EN356 European Impact Standards

Get Your Security Window Film Today!

Whatever your needs are, we have the perfect security window film solution for you here at WF Glazing Protection Ltd. Contact us today on telephone at 0345 337 4751 or the quick contact form to the right of your screen for a call back) to talk to a member of our team about the best options for you.

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October is National Home Security Month

Did you know burglaries increase by 25% in Autumn and Winter months?

With the pressures of day-to-day life, home security is often overlooked. That’s why National Home Security Month (NHSM) is here to raise awareness around the importance of home security so you can be safe in the knowledge that your home, family and belongings are protected. Taking place in October, NHSM will be offering seasonal tips and advice to help protect the nation’s homes, families and possessions.

First launched in 2013, the campaign takes place every year in October and offers advice, information and support on how to secure your property.

National Home Security Month (NHSM)

National Home Security Month started 6 years ago because during Autumn and Winter there is an increase in crime!

Your home should be a place you take pride in and spend time with your loved ones. However, much like a castle needs to have defences in place from attacks, you need to make sure you protect your sanctuary from the threat of burglars.

This excellent campaign has been designed to highlight the importance of effective home security whilst promoting the fact that it does not have to be complex or expensive to install.


Supporting National Home Security Month

The team at WF Glazing Protection take the security aspect of our work particularly seriously and as such offer a range of products designed to help increase the security of your property.

Our invisible security films will help you to protect your flat-screen TVs, laptops and expensive possessions. By increasing the impact resistance of your windows and then holding the broken glass together, the film can help to delay and deter smash & grab crime.

Our films are certified to BS EN12600 and EN356 European Impact Standard. Combined with the use of privacy films, protect against opportunistic criminals!!!

How Can WF Glazing Protection Help?

We offer two essential window film products that can increase your Home and Business security:

  1. Security Film
  2. Privacy Film

Get Your Privacy Window Film Today!

Whatever your needs are, we have the perfect security window film solution for you here at WF Glazing Protection Ltd. Contact us today on the telephone at 0345 337 4751 or the quick contact form to the right of your screen for a call back) to talk to a member of our team about the best options for you.

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