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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|0 Comments

A Commitment To Excellence

Commercial and residential property owners throughout have turned to us for over 10 years and our reputation is states that our customers can expect to receive the highest quality results and will ensure the job is done right the first time, promptly. How Can Window Film Help You? There are a wide variety of reasons why people choose to have the windows of their property tinted. Aesthetics has always been a popular reason, however energy savings, increased safety and privacy, comfort and UV protection are now very common choices amongst our customers. We guarantee total professionalism and service combined with a fair pricing policy that ensures our clients pay the right price every time. We strive to offer the most competitive quotation possible, our experienced and highly skilled team of staff ensure your expectations are met and indeed exceeded. Offering Wide Ranging Benefits The application of window tinting for a commercial property is something that should be viewed as an investment due to its wide ranging benefits. Alongside increasing the aesthetics of the building, increased energy efficient will be achieved by the qualities of the window film helping to block out heat and cold. Specialist window tinting will also help to filter out the sun’s harmful UV (Ultra Violet) rays, thus reducing the fading of office furniture, carpets and curtains, stock etc, helping to increase their lifespan. Window tinting film provides a strong shield, designed to rebuff scratches. It will also help to keep the glass in place if it breaks. Our expert installation team apply the film to the glass so it is guaranteed not to flake or delaminate. By choosing WF Glazing Protection for your commercial or residential window tinting project, you [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Window Film|0 Comments

Using Solar Control Window Film Can Help Your Business To Save Money

A significant percentage of energy can be lost through. Heat during the winter and air conditioning coolant during the summer, the energy bills for your business can take a real hammering if you have energy inefficient 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. Many modern property and business owners have recently become aware of the many benefits that this remarkable budget-friendly innovation can have on their property 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 the same way as installing double pane glass windows. Unlike the installation of double pane glass windows, however, the installation costs are relatively low. Year Round Benefits Due to the innovative development of this quality window film, solar control window film can act as an effective insulation, forming an impassable barrier between the comfortable conditioning inside the home and the harsher elements outside. These benefits work year round too! In the summer you solar [...]

By | June 26th, 2018|Window Film|0 Comments

How to Improve The Energy Efficiency Of Your Building With Window Film

Going green isn't just popular because of the new emphasis on environmentalism and clean energy to fight climate change, there are also a variety of other reasons why choosing the 'green' option for your building should not be overlooked. While property improvements such as solar panels and spray foam insulation have received a lot of attention, other great options like special window film haven't received the attention they deserve. While many of the other property improvement options often require a significant investment, the installation of quality window film can be a huge help to keep a house or commercial building a little more cool, saving on air conditioning bills during sweltering summer months or warmer during the winter months. A good film can make a radical difference in the overall monthly electric bills and there is a lot to like about this simple yet powerful home improvement. Looking at the Benefits of Window Film There are several things to like about the benefits that a good window film has to offer. Major benefits of installing window film include: Improved energy efficiency to save on monthly utility bills Reduced glare off the windows Slightly more indoor privacy during the day, even without curtains Blocks a lot of heat caused by direct sunlight Reduces the need for air conditioning Window film is easy to buy and easy to install A Long Term Investment These benefits make it obvious why window film is seen as such a quality investment in property improvement, especially in climates that have very long and hot summers, requiring a longer cooling season in order to stay comfortable. In Conclusion When it comes to making your house or commercial building as comfortable, modern, [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Window Film|0 Comments

How To Reduce Energy Costs and Improve Patient Comfort on your Hospital Ward

There can be little doubt that hospitals can be difficult places to be. As such, any step that can be taken to make a visit a little more comfortable is one that must be explored. With privacy, security and temperature control all being primary concerns, finding a cost effective solution is always important to help improve conditions in the hospital. From Schools and Universities to Hospitals and commercial properties, nearly all organisations can benefit from the installation of window film. These benefits include but are not limited to the following: Window film is designed to reject the sun’s powerful heat, glare and UV rays. This helps to keep staff and patients comfortable all year round. Window film offers a great way to provide energy efficiency and cost savings for commercial property owners. Privacy window tints create one way privacy while frosted, decorative patterns or opaque glass effects are available in temporary or permanent options to screen off unwanted views. Films also provide optimal safety and glass protection. Reducing Running Costs One of the main costs for any hospital relates to energy bills. For decades, insulation has been used in the walls and ceilings of our properties to control the flow of heat between inside and out. 3M™ Thinsulate™ Climate Control Window Film works in the same way. It improves the insulation value of a typical single pane window to that of a double pane window and a double pane window to a triple pane window. This helps keep the warmth in during the winter and the heat out in the summer. Key Details Helps keep you warm during cold winter months. Good heat rejection provides additional comfort and energy savings in the summer months. [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Window Film|0 Comments

Little Known Way to Improve Pupil Comfort and Security

The installation of window film to a school building can provide a variety of benefits. The ill-effects of solar glare and heat gain can quickly make studying conditions extremely uncomfortable and finding a cost effective method of combating these issues should always be a high priority. Finding ways of improving the safety and security of staff and pupils is of obvious importance whilst enhancing levels of privacy is also something that should be factored into the thought-making process of any facilities manager. Taking Responsibility Whether you are responsible for a primary school, secondary school, college or university, it is essential that all possible steps are taken to help safeguard the children, pupils and staff that are based there. From adding safety film to glass, to applying solar control window film to help provide protection against harmful UV rays, heat and glare, WF Glazing Protection Ltd have a solution for you. Cost-Effective Solutions Offering a cost-effective way to help protect schools, window film has been utilised by an ever-increasing number of schools throughout the UK. Many schools have high level windows in their classrooms and the glare and reflection on the computer screens make their use uncomfortable for students. Blinds do not offer a viable solution because of the difficulty relating to maintenance and therefore alternatives have to be found. The application of window film can be highly effective in making display screens easier to read and in addition, can help to reduce the heat from the sun during the summer months, a common issue for many schools. The Perfect Example The school hall at Winstanley Community College in Leicester had recently undergone a major window replacement. Smoke-tinted double glazed units had been installed to [...]

By | February 16th, 2018|Window Film|0 Comments

Creating The Optimum Working Conditions

The link between creating the ideal working conditions and maximising the productivity of your workforce is hugely important for any business. Poor working conditions can negatively impact areas ranging from the ability of an employee to work to their maximum potential and worker motivation to the overall wellbeing of the employee in question. It is therefore vital that all reasonable steps are taken to ensure that the working conditions for your team are at the highest realistic level. Tackling Year Round Problems Glare can be a real problem throughout all times of the year that can cause major disruption in any workplace. With many businesses using computers, tablets, smartboards etc on a daily basis, productivity can be severely impacted by the sun’s glare if these devices are almost impossible to view. How Can We Help? Our window films can reduce solar glare and reflection by up to 92% creating more comfortable, productive working environments for you and your staff. A great example of this is as follows: Due to poor working conditions, 3M Neutral35 solar film was installed to the high level glazing at this Ford showroom in Lutterworth to reduce glare by 60%. The Importance of 'Thermal Comfort' The six basic factors The most commonly used indicator of thermal comfort is temperature – it is easy to use and most people can relate to it. However, air temperature alone is not a valid or accurate indicator of thermal comfort or thermal stress. It should always be considered in relation to other environmental and personal factors. The six factors affecting thermal comfort are both environmental and personal. These factors may be independent of each other, but together contribute to an employee’s thermal comfort. Environmental factors: [...]

By | January 17th, 2018|Window Film|0 Comments

Wellbeing in the Workplace

The individual wellbeing of your employees is now widely acknowledged to play a crucial role is helping to improve workplace performance. A recent and comprehensive study* has suggested that working to achieve an improvement in wellbeing will result in improved workplace performance in a number of areas. These include: Profitability (financial performance of your business) Labour Productivity Output/Service Improvements. Job satisfaction - including key aspects such as satisfaction with training, skills development opportunities, how much autonomy employees have in their role are also acknowledged to be positively impacted by improving levels of wellbeing in the working environment. What Actually is Wellbeing? Before discussing how the wellbeing of individuals can be improved, we must first provide a little background information. The general term "wellbeing" covers a number of aspects of the way people feel about their lives, including their jobs, and their relationships with the people around them. Whilst it is true that the wellbeing of anyone concerns areas of their life including their own character along with their home/social life, research has concluded that employers can have a significant influence on the sense of wellbeing of their employees by helping to improve the overall working conditions of the workplace. What Steps Can Be Taken To Improve Wellbeing At Work? With so many different types of working environment, there really is no 'one size fits all' but this does not mean that key improvements are difficult to achieve and the installation of window film can play a critical role in a number of areas. From effectively dealing with issues such as overheating and glare, to privacy, safety and even anti-vandalism, the installation of window film to almost any property offers a cost effective, low maintenance and [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|Window Film|0 Comments

The Top 3 Window Films To Upgrade Your Property

Window film is made of Polyethylene Teraphthalate, or PET, the same material plastic water bottles are made of. Window film is used to cover windows as an alternative to other window coverings. It comes in numerous styles and colours, and it can really enhance a room. There are many types of window film styles available, and you should have the ability to find any style you desire. Below is a list of just some of the types of window film available: Solar Control Window Film – This type of window film reflects energy from the sun and is very simple to install and remove. Since solar window film reflects energy from the sun, you can enjoy increased comfort inside your home. This is because this choice of window film prevents the rays of the sun from entering your home, decreasing the amount of heat that will accumulate in a room. Privacy Window Film – This type of window film can provide you with the ability to see clearly outside, while simultaneously providing you with privacy. Safety Window Film – If your main goal is to provide security to your windows and minimize the likelihood of them shattering, then you might want to invest in safety window film. Even though this film offers protection for you windows, it also comes in many attractive choices, as well. This makes it easy to create an ideal room while enjoying shatter-proof windows in the process. The sky is the limit when it comes to choosing the best window film to enhance the appearance of your home. Not only can you choose custom colours and styles, but you can possibly increase the value of your home and dramatically improve the appearance of any [...]

By | December 8th, 2017|Window Film|0 Comments

The Top 4 Ways Privacy Window Film Can Enhance Your Property This Winter

Did you know that “research shows that when the clocks go back burglaries spike by a huge 38%!”?* Did you know that “the Halloween and Bonfire Night period is statistically the worst time of year for burglaries with domestic damage skyrocketing by 160%!”?* Supporting National Home Security Month With the pressures of a hectic day-to-day life, home security is often overlooked, so National Home Security Month (NHSM) has been designed to create awareness around the importance of home security. Although National Home Security Month officially takes place in October, it’s important to make home security a key priority at all times. As a result, they have taken steps to offer seasonal tips and advice throughout the year, helping to protect the nation’s homes, families and possessions. WF Glazing Protection are proud to support this excellent campaign and fully believe that our range of privacy window film options can play a key role in helping to enhance the security and safety of your property. Protecting Your Property Protect your flat screen TVs, laptops and expensive possessions with our invisible security films. Increasing the impact resistance of the window and then by holding 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!!! Worried That ‘Would-Be-Criminals’ Can See Your Family, Pets and Possessions? 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. Understandably, many people may be worried about privacy where glass doors and windows are concerned. As modern and beautiful [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|Window Film|0 Comments