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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 [...]

By | November 19th, 2019|Graphics|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | November 1st, 2019|Decorative Window Film|Comments Off on Bringing Your Windows To Life

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 [...]

By | October 7th, 2019|Privacy Window Film|Comments Off on 4 Ways Privacy Window Film Can Improve Your Property

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 [...]

By | October 5th, 2019|Security|Comments Off on Increase Your Home Security This Winter

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 [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Security|Comments Off on October is National Home Security Month

Introducing The Squid Designer Window Film

Protecting your privacy has never been easier. Introducing Squid, a self-adhesive, transparent fabric which enables you to see out during the day, but largely restricts people outside from being able to look in. Squid helps you keep your privacy while still enjoying your view. Passers-by can’t glare inside even though you’re still letting lots of natural light in and can enjoy looking out. This is unlike frosted film, which blocks your natural light and stops you from seeing through at all. Offering a unique texture with a beautiful, natural feel, it is suitable for any interior or type of architecture due to its minimalism. Besides that, Squid is quick and easy to install. You can reposition Squid during the installation and it won’t damage your windows. Easy For Any Window - Squid is easy to install without any fixtures or fittings. It can be used in any interior on any type of window, regardless of its size and shape. Let your creativity run wild Squid can also be printed on with a variety of printing techniques, giving signage creatives new commercial and marketing opportunities to explore. Its versatility and simplicity already have made it a big hit in the interior design and architecture markets. Perfectly printable The high-quality substrate is perfect for digital printing. We’ve realised some wonderful results with UV and ecosolvent and are exploring other technologies. Covering your window with fabric in the easiest way possible, breathing new life into homes, offices and public spaces. Moisture and sun resistant Squid keeps a lot of the sun’s heat out and it can withstand extreme humidity too. It’s also breathable, unlike plastic window-covering film, so it’s [...]

By | September 20th, 2019|Privacy Window Film|Comments Off on Introducing The Squid Designer Window Film

Increase Home Privacy Through The Installation of Window Film

Whether to protect valuable assets within your property or maybe just to guard your personal modesty, glass tinting offers the modern day cost effective solution against prying eyes. With stories hitting the press on a seemingly daily basis regarding home burglaries and stolen goods, it is little wonder that people are now looking for effective methods of protection for their flat screen TVs, computers and expensive possessions against the threat of theft. 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. Let the beauty of natural sunlight fill your home – while protecting your privacy – with 3M™ Window Films. These durable, easy-to-install polyester films transform plain glass surfaces into elegant architectural statements, using a variety of design patterns and colors inspired by traditional etched, cut and texturized glass. And all at a fraction of the cost. Ideal for foyers, entryways, partitions, shower doors, bathroom windows, cabinet doors, verandas or other glass surfaces. Let natural light in while enhancing privacy Create an open feel, even in small spaces Enhance plain glass surfaces with the look of etched, treated or texturized glass Pros & Cons Whilst windows are certainly a valuable source of light, they are often the weak point of a property which can lead to hot spots, damage to furnishings and a relatively easy entry point for burglars. 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. With a full range of specialist privacy window film available directly [...]

By | August 26th, 2019|Privacy Window Film|Comments Off on Increase Home Privacy Through The Installation of Window Film

How Window Film Can Be Used To Improve Home Security

Particularly during the winter and its long dark nights, home security is an issue which should never be taken lightly. Finding ways to protect your flat-screen TVs, laptops and expensive possessions has never been more important than it is right now but thanks to our range of invisible security films, we are ideally positioned to help. Call us today on Tel. No. 0345 337 4751 today. Reduce your risk by reinforcing your windows. Whether you’re in a big city or a small town, thieves can victimize your business and go after easy smash-and-grab targets — making your glass doors and ground floor windows vulnerable. 3M™ Safety & Security Window Films and 3M™ Impact Protection Attachment Systems make it more difficult to get through your windows, helping to reduce your losses during smash-and-grab crimes. Help protect people and property Keep the welcoming appearance of your property without adding bars or other physical barriers Thicker adhesive helps hold broken glass together, hindering break-and-enter crimes Tear-resistance offers excellent performance over standard films Help protect against broken glass shards and unlawful entry From weakness to strength With the range of 3M™ Safety and Security Window Films available from WF Glazing Protection, we can help to transform your windows from a proven area of weakness for your home to an area of strength, which can help to protect you and your family from a variety of different threats. 3M Safety and Security Window Films have been specifically created to hold glass fragments together if the pane is broken. Because these films help hold the glass together, they create a much stronger barrier which is proven to provide a deterrent as potential criminals may be slowed down to the point where they [...]

By | August 23rd, 2019|Safety Window Film, Security|Comments Off on How Window Film Can Be Used To Improve Home Security

How do you know your quote is from a trustworthy company?

When using the services of a company for the first time, how do you know you are making the right choice? With so much competition and so many horror stories in the press relating to poor service, we understand how important it is to stand out from the crowd in the right way. Introducing The Glass and Glazing Federation The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is the industry’s main trade federation. Formed almost 40 years ago, all members of the GGF have to meet the stringent standards which are stipulated by the GGF in order to be eligible for membership. The GGF is recognised by the government and plays a large part in influencing new standards and regulations, such as The Building Regulations, the rules that govern and control the way our buildings are constructed in the UK. As members of the GGF that sell to the general public we have to comply with their consumer code which has been implemented to stop some of the dubious tactics which were utilised by some businesses previously. Numbers have grown since the Federation’s inception and with over 1,200 retail locations UK-wide, GGF Members display the GGF logo with pride and to show they are part of the industry’s most established trade body. Promoting The Highest of Standards Being the industry authority, the Glass and Glazing Federation promotes best practice and sets the highest technical and health and safety standards for its members. The GGF is also the voice of the industry in local and national politics helping shape and influence policy and legislation. As well as offering an array of benefits to its members, the GGF is also hugely important from the customer side of any transaction as [...]

By | July 29th, 2019|Accreditations|Comments Off on How do you know your quote is from a trustworthy company?

How Effective is Solar control Window Film?

Solar control window film reduces heat and glare from rooms and buildings; But how effective are they? Whilst window film has been used for many years in the commercial world to provide a more comfortable working environment, advances in technology now ensure that you can enjoy precisely the same benefits for your home – with the same high level of service, too. Perhaps you’ve had conservatory blinds fitted, or maybe you’re considering it. It’s one option. Blinds are not necessarily the answer though. Cleaning off dust and flies can be a hassle, plus blinds can block your view and cut out light. And, of course, when they’re pulled up, the sun still fades your furnishings. New from the 3M Company - Prestige Series Window Films - The first-ever clear solar control film to offer a 15-year warranty. Some of the additional benefits offered by the installation of specialist 3M Solar Control window film include but are not limited to: The ultimate in high technology, offering clear film technology with outstanding heat rejection to create the perfect film for your home Designed not to change the appearance of your home Clear to lightly tinted, allows up to 70% of the visible light through your windows Rejects up to 60% of the heat coming through your windows Reflectivity that's actually lower than glass For more information about the benefits offered by 3M's solar control range of window films, please click here. A Key Demonstration In the video below, Dave and Brian demonstrate 3 different window films using a heat lamp and a light meter. Discover the heat and light reduction from 3M Silver20, Metalised film, 3M prestige 70 Window film performance can vary on a variety of [...]

By | July 21st, 2019|Solar Control|Comments Off on How Effective is Solar control Window Film?