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Reduce Fading with the Installation of Window Film

For the majority of people, seeing sunlight streaming through a window during the day is something that will always be viewed in a positive light. However, for some businesses, unfiltered sunlight can actually be something costly and damaging which needs to be avoided wherever possible. Fading caused by the sun can be an expensive problem for a huge variety of businesses. With UV rays, heat and light from the sun all contributing towards fading, stock, furniture and fabric can all fall victim to the damaging effects of unfiltered sunlight. Sun Damage Can Be a Costly, Yet Avoidable Expense Despite the effects of sun damage being common, they can be quite easily avoided in a method that is far cheaper than replacing the damaged stock! The installation of specialist sun control window film will allow you to: Maximise your window display without the fear of the sun Save yourself the time and hassle of constantly changing the display Our protective films significantly reduce fading by rejecting up to 99.9% of harmful UV rays and 97% of infra-red heat. Films that reject less than 99% of UV will not offer adequate levels of protection!!! There are a number of different types of window film available to help protect your stock against the threat of sun damage, with nearly all sharing one common trait, the fact that they are virtually clear. Allaying Common Concerns One of the primary concerns we hear from many of our customers relates to the fact that they are worried about altering the exterior look of their property or restricting the light that can come through the window, however there is no need to worry about these concerns when dealing with WF Glazing Protection. Our range [...]

By | December 20th, 2018|Solar Control|Comments Off on Reduce Fading with the Installation of Window Film

Tired of losing the Privacy Battle?

Tired of nosey neighbours peering through your window every time they walk past? We don’t blame you! Whilst closing curtains or installing blinds or shutters can offer an effective antidote against prying eyes, these are not perfect and offer the significant drawback of not only making the room seem a little smaller, they also block out all of the light when they are closed. Large windows can also make privacy quite difficult as well, however, help is now at hand in the form of the range of privacy and safety window films which are available from the team at WF Glazing Protection. Bespoke Privacy Solutions Available With our wide range of Privacy and Decorative Films, we can supply you with a bespoke privacy solution for peace of mind or for your personal modesty. With our extensive range of privacy, graphics and decorative window films we can work closely with you to create a bespoke design or simply choose from our standard patterned and special effects films. With a full range of specialist privacy window film available directly from us, we offer the ideal method of increasing the privacy levels of your property at a price which will not break the bank. Best of all, our available range can all be self-installed ensuring that costs can be kept even lower! Wide-Ranging Benefits Our available range of privacy window film offers a number of wide-ranging benefits including: 24 hour privacy of valuable assets, Increased personal modesty Hiding unattractive parts of a building + much more The installation of privacy window film can help to transform your property into something altogether more secure. For more on our available range of privacy window film, please click here. Currently Browsing: [...]

By | December 18th, 2018|Privacy Window Film|Comments Off on Tired of losing the Privacy Battle?

The Top 3 Benefits of 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film For Business Owners

3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control Window Film is a cost-effective option for you to upgrade your windows to be more energy efficient with year round comfort. For decades, insulation has been used in the walls and ceilings of buildings to control the flow of heat between inside and out. 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control Window Film works much in the same way. It improves the insulation value of a typical single pane window close to that of a double pane window, helping to keep the warmth in during the winter and the air-conditioned air in during the summer. Benefit No. 1 - Control Climate 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control Window Film helps keep the warmth in during the winter and the cool conditioned air in during the summer -- keeping the weather out where it belongs – all season, every season. It helps reduce cold/hot spots in your buildings, improving overall comfort for you and your tenants. Benefit No. 2 - Increase Efficiency It is estimated that 34% of heating and cooling in commercial buildings is due to your windows. Manage your energy costs at a fraction of the cost of replacing your windows. 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control Window Film is a low emissivity or "Low E" window film which improves the insulation value of a typical single pane window close to that of a double pane window and the insulation value of a typical double pane window close to a triple pane window. Benefit No. 3 - Maintain Appearance This innovative new film has been installed on historic registered buildings to enhance sustainability, comfort, and provide fade protection, while maintaining the existing windows and appearance. 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control Window film is a virtually invisible film [...]

By | November 22nd, 2018|Window Film|Comments Off on The Top 3 Benefits of 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film For Business Owners

Interview with Dave Faulconbridge from WF Glazing Protection Ltd

Dave Faulconbridge, one of the founders of WF Glazing Protection Ltd, recently took part in a podcast with the excellent team at Green Element to discuss our range of window film. It is our aim to help offer our customers the freedom to use your offices and rooms all year round through their window film coatings. Having been in operation for 12 years as well as previous employees of 3M, they sure do have the required experience and are proud to be environmental friendly while at it. Positive environmental impact and carbon footprint is something they take seriously and it earned them the Green Award 4 years ago. He shares with us how the business can help you reduce your electricity bill and why they only provide clients with high quality products. Resources mentioned www.wfprotection.co.uk www.linkedin.com/in/wfprotection www.facebook.com/wfprotection www.youtube.com/wfglazingprotection 3 Key Things Don’t be scared to go the sustainable business route because it lets you step back from the business and look at what you do, and you can actually make the business more economical at the same time. Enjoy talking to your clients and communicating with them on how they can help reduce their own environmental impact. Let your mission become your way of being. About WF Glazing Protection WF Glazing Protection gives people the freedom to use their offices, rooms, buildings comfortably and safely all year round through our retrofit window film coatings to upgrade their existing glazing. At the moment with the way we’re working, we’re trying to be greener and more sustainable and it seems to be working very, very well for the business. The product is a simple polyester film that is clear that we bond to existing windows – either [...]

By | November 20th, 2018|Interviews|Comments Off on Interview with Dave Faulconbridge from WF Glazing Protection Ltd

Richard, Lincolnshire – 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control window film – Historic Building

What problems were you looking to solve? I contacted WF Glazing Protection to help solve my problem of heat loss during the winter and solar heat gain during the summer. The 2 big challenges I was having with our home. How well did WF Glazing Protection solve these problems for you? WF Glazing Protection fitted the 3M Thinsulate climate control window film in December 2017, August 2018 and November 2018. I have seen a massive improvement in reducing the sun. It’s made a significant difference in making rooms more comfortable to use. What held you back from having window film fitted sooner? I had previously held back from getting widow film fitted sooner because the films available were visible from inside and out changing the look of the glass. It was important to maintain visibility and a natural appearance on our home.  3M Thinsulate CC75 is a virtually clear solution. What did you like most about the service offered from WF Glazing Protection?  The whole team at WF Glazing Protection are amazing. When Dave visited to do the assessment, he was friendly, knowledgeable and efficient.  This was matched by John who did a brilliant job with the installations taking great care on our old windows. What was your main concern that would have prevented you from buying this, and what put your fears to rest? Before I went ahead with purchasing 3M Thinsulate climate control window film I was not confident in the product and was concerned with the way it would look. Dave did an excellent job of explaining the benefits that window film can offer, which put all my fears to rest. If you were to recommend 3M Thinsulate Climate Control window [...]

By | November 19th, 2018|Case Studies|Comments Off on Richard, Lincolnshire – 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control window film – Historic Building

5 Benefits of 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film For Homeowners

Whether the business energy bills or keeping home fuel bills to a minimum are your responsibility, summer giving way to the autumn and winter can offer its fair share of concerns as the weather inevitably begins to cool With ever increasing costs from energy companies in the UK resulting in rising winter fuel bills, it is all too easy to find that your finances are being put under significant strain. Maximising the effectiveness of your heating system is essential if you would like to keep energy costs down during the cold winter months. Thankfully however, an effective option is now available. Key Benefits Helps keep you warm during cold winter months. Good heat rejection provides additional comfort and energy savings in the summer months. Film offers high visible light transmission with a neutral appearance to help maintain a building’s existing appearance. Significantly blocks the amount of harmful UV rays that cause fading, helping to extend the life of furnishings. Includes a comprehensive warranty from 3M. 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film Climate Control Series 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film Climate Control Series provides the traditional benefits of 3M™ Sun Control Window Film by rejecting heat and blocking harmful UV rays. But it also takes performance a step further to protect against heat loss during cold weather. The film has a patented construction that helps reflect more interior heat back into the room, improving personal comfort by reducing cold drafts near windows, which can help save on energy costs. The high visible light transmission provides a neutral appearance that doesn't change the look of your home or building. How Does 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control Window Film Work? For decades, insulation has been used in the walls and [...]

By | November 15th, 2018|Insulation|Comments Off on 5 Benefits of 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film For Homeowners

It’s 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. National Home Security Month (NHSM) National Home Security Month started 5 years 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. ATTENTION: For Those Who Want To Be Secure This Winter... Feel safer and avoid being a victim of the winter crime spike. WHAT'S INSIDE: Step-By-Step Checklist On How To Ensure Your Home Is Safe And Secure This Winter YES! Let's check my security Receive 4 Bonus Security Guides Request your free security checklist today and you will also receive 4 additional home security guides throughout October. Please Note: Your details are kept securely, we do not pass your details on and we will only sent relevant emails. Click below to get your checklist Find Out How To Make Your Home Your Castle 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 [...]

By | October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on It’s National Home Security Month

Winter Is Coming – Keep The Cold Outside With Solar Control Window Film

Make no mistake about it, as Ned Stark would say (despite the fact it may be difficult to tell with the current temperatures!) winter is coming…… Keeping warm but cutting energy costs is not just for penny-pinchers, it's for anyone who wants to enter the New Year a step ahead rather than facing spiraling energy costs.   Did You Know? Anywhere from 35% - 40% of the energy you use to keep your home environment nice and warm during the winter is lost through the windows. The issue is complicated when considering the alternative; installing double pane glass windows in an attempt to control this heat loss can be costly in itself.  So either way you are looking at a major cost for warmth. The good news is that we can provide a solution... Introducing Solar Control Window Film and The Benefits it Can Offer! Many modern property and home owners have recently become aware of the many benefits that this remarkable budget-friendly innovation can have on their home investment. Not only by slashing the costs of their energy bills but doing so at a considerably lower price than other alternatives. Following are some of the most prominent advantages of solar control window film, in terms of energy saving solutions: An Easy Installation - This solar control film is a thin sheet of material that will be applied right onto your windows. Installation is a quick and easy affair, your home will be finished in a day or two at the most and energy savings commence immediately. Highly Efficient Energy Saving Solution - The paper thin material that will be retrofitted to the windows of the building will benefit your home in a similar [...]

By | September 27th, 2018|Energy Saving, Insulation, Solar Control|Comments Off on Winter Is Coming – Keep The Cold Outside With Solar Control Window Film

Keep Jack Frost Outside This Winter

Let WF Glazing Protection Ltd help turn your conservatory into a space that can be used comfortably during the summer & winter!   ✅ Temperature control to help reduce heat loss by up to 38% during the winter   ✅ Reduce annoying glare by up to 78% as the low winter sun begins to take effect   ✅ Increased protection of up to 99.9% against sun damage and UV fading   ✅ Cost effective and far cheaper than installing replacement windows   Get in touch today for a free no obligation quote. Reduce Heat Loss During Winter During the winter, there can be no escaping the fact that even the most energy efficient glazing will lose heat. As your heating gets cranked up, energy bills can become unnecessarily high as you battle to keep your rooms warm. Whatever your climate, 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film Climate Control 75 can help to keep you and your family comfortable all year round. The unique low emissivity, or “Low E”, coating helps retain warmth in the winter and cool air in the summer by increasing your windows’ insulation value. A single-pane performs close to a double pane, a double-pane performs close to a triple-pane. Virtually invisible, the look of your window barely changes, inside or out. Yet it still helps protect furniture, floors, upholstery and artwork from UV rays that are the main cause of fading. Easier and more affordable than replacing your windows, 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film is an efficient, cost-effective way to meet your window insulation needs. 3M Thinsulate Visible Light Transmission Heat Loss Reduction Total Solar Energy Rejection UV Reduction Climate Control 75 74% 38% 47% 99.9% [...]

By | September 13th, 2018|Window Film|Comments Off on Keep Jack Frost Outside This Winter

Safety Window Film – Taking Security to a New Level

There can be little doubt that glass can be a fragile and potentially dangerous material, which presents a significant chance of injury and secondary damage when broken. Regulation 14 of the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992 states that glass in risk critical locations must meet specified safety standards, and through the application of specialist safety window film from WF Glazing Protection, you can be certain to receive an efficient and highly effective solution. How Does Safety Window Film Work? Safety window film has been designed to substantially reduce the negative impact of broken glass. If untreated or standard glazing breaks, the shards can fall away from the frame creating an immediate and dangerous hazard. However the application of safety window film helps to hold the broken glass in place to prevent it from causing any further problems. The application of safety film will upgrade glass to safety glass standards, thus ensuring that there will be no need to incur the additional expense of undertaking an expensive glazing replacement programme to ensure health and safety compliance is met. Turning a Weakness into a Strength With the 3M™ Safety and Security Window Films available from WF Glazing Protection, we will be able to help you turn your windows from one of your property’s weaknesses into one of its strengths. By offering proven help against threats such as break-ins, and the increasing threat posed by extreme weather, 3M™ Safety and Security Window Films have been designed to help hold the glass fragments together, reducing potential injury from flying glass during a breakage. Because these films are designed to hold the glass together, they work to form a stronger barrier, absolutely perfect for slowing down and [...]

By | August 25th, 2018|Safety Window Film|Comments Off on Safety Window Film – Taking Security to a New Level