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Tampa Bay Views, Advanced Film Solutions Ceramic Film

Unbearable heat and glare was their main problem.

Our client required maximum heat rejection without altering their perfect view of the bay.

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Advanced Film Solutions competed against several window film companies who offered a variety of solutions.

The client selected Huper Optik because of the heat and glare rejection combined with the non-reflective appearance of the ceramic films.

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Huper Optik blocked more glare and heat than the 3M Prestige 40 being promoted by 3M Home Depot. Our price was better and the clarity of our film exceeded the 3M appearance.

The fact that Huper Optik is dye free was another winning advantage over Prestige. This ensures that the clarity and appearance of the film will be maintained for years to come.

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The Home Depot/ 3M reseller indicated that their film blocked 97% of the heat. Obviously this is an inaccurate claim. Both Huper Optik and 3M block visible light which represents 50% of the total solar energy.

 

Both Huper Optik and Prestige block IR heat across the invisible near and far infrared wavelengths. It’s the combination of these heat filtering aspects that are an accurate description of a window film’s efficacy.

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The specific film ratings can be found at the NFRC Applied Films website.

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Factually Huper Optik exceeded the 3M offering as supported by independent objective test results!

Homeowners who are looking for heat, UV and glare solutions with a non-reflective appearance either because of personal aesthetic preferences or a mandated deed restriction should call Advanced Film Solutions toll free at 877-575-3456

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Advanced Film Solutions, Pinellas County Sun Blocking Window Tinting

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 Advanced Film Solutions began our project at a condominium complex in beautiful Indian Rocks Beach.

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Their objective: keep that western exposure’s heat to a minimum without limiting their fantastic Gulf Of Mexico views.

 
The solution?
 
 
 

Advanced Film Solutions Huper Optik window film. 

 
We are now blocking nearly 80% of the heat and 99.9% of the UV.
 
 

Glare is a thing of the past!

 

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The perfect installation for the perfect views!

 

Advanced Film Solutions at 877-575-3456

Whatever your view Vista and Advanced Film Solutions is your best choice!

 

Orlando Window Tinting Home & Commercial Buildings

Advanced Film Solutions has increased our focus on the Orlando area by adding sales and installation capabilities.

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This investment has certainly paid dividends as we completed seven homes from New Smyrna and Sanford to Dr. Phillips and Oveido in just the last few days.

Why is there so much opportunity in Central Florida?

It’s Hot.

Utility costs are high

Many new homes are built on treeless properties

Most new homes have inefficient single pane glass!

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Well; 3M dealers charge very high prices for average performing films based simply on their name recognition and with 3M available at window genie, home depot and an assortment of outlets the better value is Eastman Films and Advanced Film Solutions

 
 
 

Our VISTA Films and LLumar films dominate the USA market share for reflective and dual reflective films.

Our Huper Optik patented nanoceramic films are the leading choice for deed restricted gated communities.

Our  films are perfect for those home owners who don’t want to alter the appearance of their homes.

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To augment our portfolio and strengthen our competitive edge we added the following films:

Armorcoat and Solar Gard

Madico Sunscape

SunTek

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Better value, more selections, more efficient and warranted by Eastman.
 
 
Unbeatable!
 
 
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We love that comparison and so will you!
 
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 Call Advanced Film Solutions

Toll Free 877-575-3456

 

Incredible Lightness Ceramic Window Tinting Tampa, St. Pete, Orlando

Window Film is a distinctly unique solution for reducing solar heat, Ultraviolet Rays and blocking glare. (Thicker versions also provide superior protection against flying glass from accidents, vandalism )

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By preventing heat from entering your home or business your living space temperature stays at a stable and your cooling bills are dramatically reduced.
 

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Many consumers are familiar with window tinting as a “do it yourself” project where the handiest among us set out to block heat or glare by buying GILA Film from their local Home Depot or Lowes. 

These films are highly reflective and dark. Getting the creases and bubbles to evaporate while keeping your sanity- -well that’s an entirely different issue!

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There have been dramatic improvements in technology that allows more light into your home or business with less heat than you would expect.
 

They do so by factoring out a higher percentage of the invisible IR wavelength.  Nano-ceramic films like Huper Optik are well known examples.

Unfortunately consumers need to be vigilant because their is confusion about how IR rejection works.
 
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Advanced Film Solutions competes against numerous 3M prestige dealers and Home Depot agents who claim prestige blocks 97% of the “Sun’s IR” (or more misinformed; the Sun’s heat?!) 

The reality is that their film blocks IR that % in an extremely narrow bandwidth (read the small print on their own brochure!)

IR Lamps that give the illusion of solar heat are in reality filtering IR heat at this same misleading extremely narrow wavelength.

The BTU meters that are being used for this demo; meter this narrow wavelength giving consumers the FALSE impression that the film is blocking nearly all the Sun’s heat!

Nonsense of course!
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This is why the the window film industry endorses the objective certified performance characteristics of the NFRC.
 
 

You won’t find bogus measurements claiming films working better at angles, or false statements implying plastic films that allow 70% of the light into a room can somehow block more solar heat gain than a mirrored metallic film that blocks 90% of the light!

Call Advanced Film Solutions

 

Toll Free 877-575-3456

 

Tampa Bay, Orlando Ceramic Window Tinting, 2020

 Advanced Film Solutions crews were assembled at a well appointed home in Odessa, FL installing the incredible German manufactured Huper Optik Ceramic Films.
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These coatings are far more durable than standard window films. They are designed for maximum heat rejection without changing the reflectivity of your home’s windows.

Standard metal films present a shiny appearance that many home owner associations restrict.  Our incomparable nanoceramic Huper Optik films block infrared heat allowing a light transmission film to block more heat than many darker reflective films that work in the visible light spectrum.

Note the 3M hazy adhesives compared to the clarity of Huper Optik

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The optical clarity of Huper Optik is remarkable and these coatings are available in a wide range of light transmissions.

Frequently imitated; Huper Optik offers patented ceramic coatings available in wider widths than our knock-off competition.

Here again our competition 3M reboxes a generic ceramic film that is limited in light transmissions and widths.

Ceramic films have a superior scratch coating that stands up to a lifetime of enjoyment and because there are no dyes; the vibrant hues will be maintained throughout the years these films are on your windows.

Advanced Film Solutions is uniquely qualified to perform the very best installations throughout Tampa Bay and the Orlando I-4 Corridor.

We have earned Angie’s List Super Service Award 8 straight years,  and are rated A plus with the Better Business Bureau.

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We are fully insured and our management team has 46 years of experience including 33 years with the aforementioned 3M Company.

Call Advanced Film Solutions for a free estimate.

Find out why prestige homes throughout Florida choose Advanced Film Solutions

877-575-3456
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