Category Archives: Wet Glaze Attachment System

Smash-n-Grab Prevention With Safety & Security Film Tampa Retailers

Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is quickly approaching. 


Shoppers will be seeing more holiday store displays as retailers prepare for a season in which forecasters predict consumer spending could rise a healthy 4 percent.

Its also the season for smash and grab vandals who wait all year for such a time as this!

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Once hit, repercussions can be devastating for retailers. Stolen inventory, a store covered with broken glass, filling out police reports, dealing with insurance companies, and worst of all….disruption to business during the height of shopping season. 


We have been window tinting Tampa retail establishments since 2003, providing solutions to prevent costly and destructive vandalism. 


Protection must start first with PREVENTION.

Our Safety and Security films  PREVENT  forced entry altogether!

Performing as invisible shields of protection, a burglars’ plans to break through your glass are simply foiled.

Our films are a “bummer” to smash and grab thieves but they are valuable gifts for store owners:

  • Safety and Security window films can help the performance of ordinary glass by holding glass together under extreme stress.
  • Safety and Security window films offer a variety of shades, from clear to darker tints.
  • Besides providing powerful protection, Safety and Security window film is extremely energy efficient offering heat, glare, and UV rejection.
  • There are various thicknesses to choose from, typically 4 mil and 8 mil is used for our residential and commercial applications.

The performance of Safety and Security window film can be increased by forming a bond between the film, the glass, and the window frame. This extra strength is accomplished  with our wet glaze attachment system installed with Dow Corning #995 structural adhesive silicon. It is essential that qualified professionals with the proper skill set install a wet glaze attachment system.

High Impact Glass Solutions has attained recognition as attachment system specialists from film manufacturers, business peers in the industry, and from those who count the most – our customers!

Call for our complimentary evaluation and free film demonstration on your store’s windows.

High Impact Glass Solutions
866.394.2599 / 727.498.1384

Residential Comfort and Protection With Safety & Security Window Film

We gave this uniquely built home lifetime solutions for its many sun-related problems.

High Impact Glass Solutions install 8 mil window film and wet glaze attachment system on residence with guest house

Built with a contrasting angular design for an ultra customized look, the home and its guest house were extremely impressive. The varying angles with windows facing every direction throughout both residences eliminated escape routes from the sun’s heat and glare. Towering over the pool area and adjacent canal, this gem of a residence was inundated with sun-related problems, rising energy costs, and safety concerns for occupants.

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We evaluated every angle of glass, literally.  An installation with 8 mil  safety & security film with high solar performance was about to bring about HUGE changes. For maxing out the safety factor, we followed up with a wet glaze attachment system.

High Impact Glass Solutions installs 8 mil window film and wet glaze attachment system on residential windows

8 mil Safety and Security Window Film Offers Exceptional Solar Control and  Much More:

  • Total Solar Energy rejection of 57% balanced indoor temperatures for a much cooler environment.
  • Cooler interiors reduced load on a/c systems, lowering monthly energy bills.
  • Eye-strain was minimized with a 50% reduction of glare.
  • 99% of UV ray blockage reduced risks for skin cancer and substantially reduce fading to their wood floors and furniture.
  • Ineffective shades and blinds were removed allowing natural light in… and beautiful views out

8 mil Safety and Security Window Film Keeps People and Premises More Secure

  • Holds glass in place should windows be shattered
  • Film transforms glass windows and glass doors into shields of protection
  • Reduces damage or injury from lethal shards of flying glass
  • Solid and proven deterrent against thieves who rely on quick access by breaking into homes through windows

We are Attachment System Specialists!
When combined with safety and security window film, a Wet Glaze Attachment System, sometimes referred to as an anchoring system, gives filmed windows the highest level of strength. Traditionally, Dow Corning #995 Adhesive Structural Sealant is applied to connect the glass and the film to the window frame. The Wet Glaze Attachment System is what gives safety and security film a rock-solid peak performance.

Make no mistake….because we sure don’t!

An attachment system’s performance is only as good as the contractor who is installing it. Our recognition as “attachment system specialists” was built on years of  honing our skills while window tinting Tampa homes and commercial buildings. Our highly acclaimed reputation has prompted window film companies from all parts of the United States…  as well as overseas, to rely on us to perform attachment systems for their customers.

Our window film installation and Wet Glaze Attachment System brought comfort, safety, and energy efficiency to this family. That’s what we’re all about!

Call for your complimentary evaluation and free demonstration of how our films will perform on your windows!

High Impact Glass Solutions
866.394.2599 / 727.498.1384

Tampa-Sarasota-Orlando Clearly Safer With Safety & Security Film

Supported by scientific proof, it is an indisputable fact.
Windows are vulnerable to breaking.  Just ask anyone living on a golf course!

Whether glass is broken in a freak accident or during an attempted break-in, your family is at risk of being severely injured by dangerous shards of glass. Our safety and security films help to deter and even deny entry of would-be thugs by withstanding their attempts to break through your glass.

A Piece of Broken Safety Glass
Without film, broken glass can be deadly.

With film, glass is held together and your valuables and family are better protected.

Besides holding shattered glass in place, our safety and security films block 99% of UV rays known to fade valuable artwork, carpets, wood flooring and furnishing.


UV rays cause  irreversible damage….



Further more, our safety and security films help to prevent your loved ones’ skin from another UV ray danger….skin cancer! Recommended by the Skin Cancer Foundation as effective UV protection, putting our film on your windows is a kin to putting sunglasses on your home.

Window tinting Tampa and surrounding areas, our films have added strong arms of protection to thousands of homes without impeding nature light from entering through windows.


Deter and even deny home invasions, protect your most valuable assets…. your family, prolong the life and beauty of your furnishings, lower your electric bills, and cool down your home without compromising views through your windows.

Call for a complimentary demonstration and we will gladly illustrate exactly how and why these films will perform all these benefits on your windows!

    High Impact Glass Solutions
      866.394.2599 / 727.498.1384 

Your Home Needs Safety & Security Window Film Now

Recently in Tampa, 22 homes were broken into by the same team of burglars.

All executed the say way.

By breaking through glass.

glass with no security film being broken into by burglar

Basic facts about home burglaries:

  • Most occur on the ground floor
  • Burglars typically spend less than one minute to gain entry and less than five minutes inside.
  • Most burglaries occur during the day when residents are not at home.
  • Glass doors and windows are preferred access points.
  • By the time police arrive, the perpetrators are gone making safety alarms alone ineffective.

Windows are your home’s weakest point of entry. Burglars know it …. and now you know it.

So, how do you minimize the odds of your home being the next target?

We are the experts window tinting Tampa with security glazing window film.  All our films start at an 8mil thickness and come in  tinted or clear coatings. They are designed to help hold glass fragments together, slowing down the ability for intruders to enter though your glass. Rather than continuing to make noise and chance getting caught while trying to break though, criminals are more likely to  flee and look for an easier target.

After the glass is prepped, we apply the film to the interior side of the glass. Here we are applying 8 mil film to add protection in a classroom……



As illustrated here, no safety & security film installation would be complete without having us attach the film, glass and frames into a “system” using Dow Corning Silicone #995.

This additional application helps to further maintain the integrity of your glass and prevent breakage. Occupants are more protected from the incidence of break-ins and physical harm caused by flying shards of glass.


We use the same coatings and attachment systems that are utilized on USA Government  buildings and military bases world wide. The need for protection against brute force intruding  through glass is not isolated.

Don’t become a target for the unexpected. Call for a free demonstration and learn how you can take measures to protect what is most valuable to you!

High Impact Glass Solutions
866.394.2599 / 727.498.1384