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Constructionline Gold Members

With tens of thousands of customers in the UK seeking an independent, respected platform to help identify reputable construction suppliers, Constructionline offers the ideal platform to ensure you can make the right decision. Customers use their platform to quickly find suppliers that will enable them to complete a whole range of projects. They validate all of their members, providing those buyers with a pool of high-quality suppliers that they can confidently engage with. What Is Constructionline? Constructionline is the UK's register of pre-qualified local and national construction and construction-related suppliers setting criteria for quality, reliability and health & safety. They have several membership levels, to cater to customers that look for a broader range of compliance criteria, as well as suppliers looking to select a membership level that best suits their business needs. All suppliers holding a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum memberships have been validated by the Constructionline team, providing Buyers with a pool of high-quality Suppliers that they can confidently engage with. WF Glazing Protection Is Gold Member Accredited Gold Membership requires a number of further validation checks which are of interest to many buyers using an enhanced pre-qualification questionnaire that goes beyond PAS91. Constructionline assesses a company’s credentials for environmental management, quality management, equal opportunities, modern slavery act adherence and anti-bribery and corruption policies. Some of these policies form part of the Cabinet Office Selection Questionnaire (SQ), which the public sector is expected to comply with. As well as enhanced prequalification, all Gold members are assessed for SSIP. Constructionline's Acclaim team is accredited to assess and award ‘Deemed to Satisfy’ SSIP (Safety Schemes In Procurement) certificates for health and safety – something that all construction buyers look for in supplier selection. SSIP was developed as an umbrella [...]

By | April 29th, 2019|Accreditations|Comments Off on Constructionline Gold Members

Mr & Mrs Brown, Holbrook, Derby.

“Not long after moving into our new house and deciding to use the conservatory as a playroom for our two year old daughter we discovered the need to protect her from harmful UV rays. We had also purchased a new leather sofa that we knew would be susceptible to sun damage. After much research we decided on the window film approach. Dave came to visit us and explain how the different films work and the benefits that each gave. After the visit we decided straight away to use WF Glazing Protection. We normally get at least three quotations for any work on the house, but because of the way that Dave presented the 3M Night Vision25 for the roof and 3M Prestige70 for the vertical windows along with the feedback he had from previous customers we decided that this was the right company to do business with. The installation was challenging due to the shape of the roof but the team were extremely professional and carried out the work without any issues. They were quick and efficient and left the place spotless. Great Job! We are now looking forward to the summer knowing that our daughter is safe to play and the room will be a much more comfortable temperature.” Click Here To Contact Us To See How We Can Help Improve Your Property

By | April 5th, 2019|Case Studies|Comments Off on Mr & Mrs Brown, Holbrook, Derby.

John & Carolyn, NEWARK, Notts – 3M Prestige70

“The windows at the rear of our property are all south facing and as a consequence we found ourselves drawing the curtains during the day to keep the heat out and stop fading. We were in the process of considering installing air-conditioning when we got a leaflet from WF Glazing Protection advertising window films, through our letterbox. We had thought about window films and dismissed them as not a very good idea due to stories of them peeling off and the silver mirrored effect of the 70’s came to mind. However, the leaflet talked of new technology and advances in manufacturing window film so we decided to contact WF Glazing Protection for advice and a free quotation. We discussed the problems we were experiencing with Dave and decided to have the 3M™ Prestige70 solar control film applied to all of the windows on the rear of our property. Since the film has been applied we have experienced a significant reduction in heat gain so the house is much cooler with no loss of light and no fading. We have been very happy with the installation, level of service and cost of the window film and would recommend it to anyone experiencing problems like ours. It’s also much cheaper and more environmentally friendly than air conditioning." As you can see from the photo you cannot tell there is any film on the windows. Click Here To Contact Us To See How We Can Help Improve Your Property

By | April 5th, 2019|Case Studies|Comments Off on John & Carolyn, NEWARK, Notts – 3M Prestige70

Specialist window film saves the modesty of residents…

The Litmus Building, Nottingham The brand new, award winning premises in the heart of Nottingham required a privacy solution to the windows of the tenants’ swimming pool. The architects at Lace Market Properties stipulated that the effect must be graduated to keep the perception of clarity from inside of the pool. Working together to meet their requirements WF Glazing Protection specified and sourced 3M™ Fasara™ Illumina Decorative Window Film. A graduating film from white frost to clear that has an anti-bacterial coating to resist finger marks and a 5 year warranty against peeling. The project was completed on time with minimum disruption on behalf of main contractor Laing O’Rourke. 3M & Fasara are trademarks of the 3M Company Click Here To Contact Us To See How We Can Help Improve Your Property

By | April 5th, 2019|Case Studies|Comments Off on Specialist window film saves the modesty of residents…

How To Redirect Sunlight Using Window Film

Reducing the amount of sun radiation entering a building allows you to keep the temperature of your office or home under control. This saves energy through reduced air conditioning costs, increases comfort by keeping glare under control, and protects interior furnishings from sun damage. 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film sends direct sunlight up towards the ceiling, bouncing natural light deeper into a building. As well as dispersing extra light in a more uniform way throughout a room it also reduces glare, increasing comfort for people within the space. In addition, the energy used to light rooms is reduced making it an energy efficient choice. Time Lapse Video This Time Lapse demo video of 3M Daylight Redirecting Film demonstrates how micro-replicated film redirects light toward the ceiling, reducing the need for artificial lighting during the day in your commercial office building. 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Films 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Film is our window film designed to redirect sunlight from windows deeper into buildings to increase natural light. Bringing natural light deeper into buildings provides many benefits for the occupants, as well as helping to reduce the need for artificial lighting which can save energy. Get natural daylight further into your building and reduce glare from direct light with 3M™ Daylight Redirecting Films. Our window films provide a simple, effective daylighting solution that comfortably brings natural light deeper into buildings. Made of micro-structured prisms, the films redirect 80% of incoming daylight up towards the ceiling and diffuse the light to distribute it more evenly. Bringing natural light deeper into buildings helps to promote wellbeing for occupants, as well as helping to reduce the need for artificial lighting, saving energy. They’re easily integrated into [...]

By | March 27th, 2019|UV Light, Window Film|Comments Off on How To Redirect Sunlight Using Window Film

How To Use Window Film To Increase Security

Accidents happen, as do deliberate acts of violence. We can't stop them, but we can increase our protection against them. One of the most common causes of injury and death in the event of an explosion is flying fragments of glass. Safety films, in combination with an impact protection system, are designed to hold glass together, keeping it in its frame and helping to protect you against flying glass fragments. Fortunately, you can help protect your building and your business against break-ins, vandalism and even bomb blasts with 3M™ Safety & Security Window Films and 3M™ Impact Protection Attachment Systems, which help to hold window glass together in the event of breakage. How safe are your windows? 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. Business owners and landlords who do not comply could face significant legal consequences if their employees, customers or even passers-by are injured by broken, falling or flying glass from their properties. Our safety window films are certified to BS EN12600 in accordance with current UK Health & Safety legislation and can upgrade existing glazing to the appropriate standards. 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 [...]

By | March 25th, 2019|Security|Comments Off on How To Use Window Film To Increase Security

How To Review WF Glazing Protection on Google Maps

We have had lots of requests recently asking for information about our Google Maps listing. We greatly value all of the feedback that we receive from our customers and below is an easy step by step guide detailing how to add a review. Firstly, it is crucial that you are signed in with your Google account if you wish to write a review. If you need to create a new account, simply click here, click on the ‘Create An Account’ option at the bottom of the page and then fill in the details as requested. The account is free to create and use and you will not be obliged to use it again in the future once you have left your review. The screenshots below show exactly what you should expect to see when trying to leave a review on our Google Maps listing. Step 1 Step 2 Once you’re signed in to your Google account, just follow these simple steps: Open Google Maps and make sure you’re signed in. Search for a ‘WF Glazing Protection’ Click ‘Write a Review’. In the window that appears, click the stars to score the place. If you want, you can also write a review. Please Note – You can sign in, return and amend your review at any time. Currently Browsing: How To Review WF Glazing Protection on Google Maps

By | February 25th, 2019|Social Media|Comments Off on How To Review WF Glazing Protection on Google Maps

The Window Film For All Seasons

It's all too easy to assume that window film is only suited to either the summer or winter, depending on your chosen film However, whilst there can be no doubting the beneficial effects of certain window films during the hot summer months, the insulating qualities of 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film, the film that 'does it all' are also without question. 3M™ Thinsulate™ Window Film is an advanced Low-E. or "Low Emissivity" window film which is available at just a fraction of the cost of replacing your windows. Offering the ideal solution for anyone looking to keep the warmth inside 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, improving overall comfort throughout your space. Contact WF Glazing Protection Today Virtually Invisible Insulation!   Virtually invisible insulation. Enhance comfort and efficiency year round. This unique Low-Ewindow film 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. By combining a Low-E coating with solar control properties at high visible light transmissions, 3M has developed an innovative window-insulating film technology that goes beyond the capabilities of standard solar films: Helps keep you warm during cold winter months. Good heat rejection provides additional comfort and energy savings in the summer months. The film offers high visible light transmission with a neutral appearance to help maintain a home's existing appearance. Significantly blocks the number of harmful UV rays that cause fading, helping to extend the life of furnishings. Includes a comprehensive warranty from 3M. [...]

By | February 20th, 2019|Energy Saving, Insulation, Solar Control, Window Film|Comments Off on The Window Film For All Seasons

How To Increase Comfort Levels In Your Home

The ability to live comfortably in every room of your home shouldn't be too much to ask and thanks to the range of 3M™ Window Films available from WF Glazing Protection Ltd, this is now possible. Whether your issues relate to excessive heat and glare, faded furnishings, security or privacy, we have a window film to help you enhance the comfort of your home. Choosing The Right Dealer When you contact WF Glazing Protection Ltd, a 3M™ Authorised Dealer, you can be certain that you will deal with a company that will work quickly to gain a full understanding of your needs, schedule an onsite consultation, recommend a product or products, take measurements and discuss installation logistics. Insulation For Your Windows For decades, insulation has been used in the walls and ceilings of our homes 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 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. Increase The Energy Efficiency Of Your Property 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. This film will make your windows more efficient and save you money on energy costs at a fraction of the cost of replacing your [...]

By | January 25th, 2019|Solar Control, Window Film|Comments Off on How To Increase Comfort Levels In Your Home

Loughborough College – Installation of Dark Dual Reflective Anti-Glare Window Film

The B Block at Loughborough College required an up to date sun control solution.  The existing film had been on for many years and was no longer effective.  The blinds were also getting ready for replacement. Our Dark Dual Reflective window film was chosen to provide over 90% glare reduction in the classrooms and offices to create far more comfortable, productive learning environments for pupils and staff alike. At the same time, the external mirror finish of the film gave a dramatic, modern aesthetic to the building. If you would like to speak to one of our team to see how we can provide an effective sun control solution for your property, please click on the link below: Click Here To Contact Us Currently Browsing: Loughborough College - Installation of Dark Dual Reflective Anti-Glare Window Film

By | January 16th, 2019|Case Studies|Comments Off on Loughborough College – Installation of Dark Dual Reflective Anti-Glare Window Film