The Importance of Anti-Graffiti Film for Dallas Businesses

January 7, 2021 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film

With the uncertainty of everything going on in the nation, there have been spikes in certain areas when it comes to crime and vandalism. For business owners, this can be a significant concern that leads to serious repair and replacement costs. When it comes to protecting your property and minimizing your expenses, you’ll need to find an effective option for defending your business. Anti-graffiti surface film provides the benefits you’ll need for keeping your Dallas business safe from vandalism and graffiti.

The Benefits of Anti-Graffiti Surface Film for Your Dallas Business

Anti-graffiti surface film is a specialty film that offers comprehensive protection and exclusive benefits for expensive surfaces in commercial properties. This surface film is available for a variety of metal, glass, and mirrored surfaces. It works by providing a thick layer of protection to your surfaces that are prone to vandalism or daily wear-and-tear. The film mimics the appearance of your surface for invisible protection that can’t be tampered with by the general public. The proprietary adhesive ensures long-term durability as well as access to remove and replace by a professional window film contractor. Anti-graffiti films are meant to be sacrificial. That means that once they’re damaged, they are removed and replaced. They conceal existing damage as well to provide the best impression for your guests and customers. The durable film can even defend against acid sketching, ensuring you save money on repairs and replacement. This cost-effective solution keeps your surfaces safe while helping you save.

Work With Dallas’ Number One Anti-Graffiti Surface Film Contractor

Window Film Dallas is honored to be the number one anti-graffiti surface film contractor serving the state of Texas. Our team is happy to help you provide perfect matches for your vandalism-prone surfaces. Custom printing services are also available. Please contact us for more information!

Update Your Dallas Business with Metal Restoration This Spring

April 3, 2019 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film

Metal surfaces can actually be quite common among Dallas businesses due to their durability and long-term use. From metal surfaces in open kitchens to metal signage in mass transit systems, elevators, escalators, and more, these metal surfaces are often located in high traffic areas that are susceptible to daily wear-and-tear. Repairing these surfaces can be quite expensive and often times actually require complete replacement. Metal restoration offers an effective solution that helps business owners save money.

The Advantages of Metal Restoration for Your Dallas Business

Scratches and damages to your existing metal surfaces can give guests the wrong impression of your establishment. Rather than spend thousands for replacing metal panels and surfaces, install surface film for a quick, effective restoration solution. Metal Shield is a type of surface film that imitates the appearance of your original metal surfaces in order to hide any existing damage while also defending it from daily wear-and-tear and any vandalism efforts that may come your way. Metal Shield is durable enough to withstand acid etching, scratches, and other forms of harm. Once your surface film is damaged, simply call your window film contractor for a quick removal and replacement. Metal Shield was engineered to be tamperproof by the public but created for easy removal by a professional.

Choosing the Right Metal Restoration Experts in Dallas

Window Film Dallas is honored to be the industry leader in metal restoration. Take advantage of working with our metal restoration experts for creating custom solutions for your business. As the number one source for Graffiti Shield surface films and anti-graffiti films in the Texas area, we guarantee we’ll have the right solution for your property. Enjoy money-saving solutions that enhance your property while defending it against threats.

For more information regarding metal restoration for your Dallas property, please contact us!

3 Benefits of Metal Shield Restoration for Dallas Commercial Spaces

April 3, 2019 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film

How Metal Restoration Benefits Dallas Commercial Spaces

If you own a commercial space here in Dallas, then you likely already understand how expensive of a problem graffiti can become.  It not only takes a toll on your wallet but your community reputation as well, which could end up costing you more money through loss of potential tenants. Graffiti on metal finishes, in particular, illustrates this point.  When your elevator, metal vents, or panels are “tagged” with unsightly graffiti, the damage is long-lasting, costly-to remove and requires extended downtime for the affected area. Metal Shield for metal restoration, however, is a fantastic solution for graffiti on metal spaces here in Dallas and one to consider should vandals strike your property,

How Metal Shield Benefits Commercial Properties After Vandalism

Metal Shield Lowers The Cost Of Metal Restoration

The cost of refinishing metal features in Dallas commercial spaces is very high.  This is because the graffiti often has to be sanded off and the entire panel or panels replaced.  This cost can get up into the tens of thousands of dollar range for something like elevator graffiti removal.

Metal Shield Lowers The Down Time From Metal Restoration

Replacing metal features in commercial spaces is a time-consuming affair.  The area is often down or being disrupted by workers for up to a week or more.  Metal Sheild for metal restoration in Dallas commercial spaces takes only 1 day.

Metal Shield Completely Covers Metal Graffiti Damage

Sometimes, even when graffiti is sanded off, the metal panel looks different than the other panels or even unsightly with sanding scratches. Since Metal Shield is a thick film that is applied over the graffiti to completely obscure it, it is barely, if at all, noticeable.

If you need metal restoration on your Dallas commercial investment, contact us at Window Film Dallas for an estimate on the cost of Metal Shield surface film today!

 

What Can Anti-Graffiti Films Do For Your Dallas Property? More Than You May Think!

February 6, 2019 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film

Understanding What Graffiti Films Actually Do

When you think about graffiti window films you probably imagine it being used for buildings and businesses in unsavory parts of Dallas or where supervision of glass, metal, and mirrored surfaces are hard or impossible to do.  While you wouldn’t be wrong about anti-graffiti films being critical to keeping these areas protected from vandals, the truth is these types of films are more often than not in very visible, highly trafficked areas because they are for much more than just keeping graffiti off surfaces–they are also used to keep scratches from wear and tear off and even used to protect from smash and grab crimes.  Read more to find out just how ubiquitous these amazing films are!

Where Can Anti-graffiti Window Films Be Used?

As mentioned about, anti-graffiti films are everywhere in and around Dallas and you probably pass or interact with them every day without knowing it.   These 100% invisible films are often found in places like windows and bathroom mirrors true but you will also find them

  • On Display Cases
  • On Road Signs
  • On Elevators And Escalators
  • Inside Bus Shelters
  • Protecting Glass Sneeze Guards
  • On Kiosks and ATM Machines

These are all areas that are used frequently and while they may be targets of graffiti–they also get a lot of wear and tear from normal use and anti-graffiti films are a way to provide optically clear protection against wear and tear and intentional graffiti.   From store windows to elevator doors, these amazing films are helping to protect non-porous surfaces around Dallas and giving property managers a cost-effective and time-saving solution for marks from things like spray paint, acid-graffiti, abrasions, scratches, dirt, and grime. This is because these films if marked or dirtied, are easily cleaned with something as simple as household cleaning products. And when they get too marked up and start looking shabby–they are easily and cost-effectively replaced in as little as one day!

For more information on a variety of anti-graffiti films for your Dallas property, contact us at Window Film Dallas for a free estimate and clear pricing today!

Mirror Shield:  The Smart Alternative To Mirror Replacement In Dallas

August 22, 2018 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film

An Alternative To Full Mirror Replacement Due To Vandalism With Mirror Shield

Mirror Graffiti–is ugly and all too common of a site here in Dallas: restaurants, schools, malls, stadiums and government buildings are all places mirror graffiti is rampant.  Furthermore, it is impossible to remove from a mirror’s surface without damaging the mirror. So, once a mirror is marked is pretty much ruined. This is because, even when you remove the marks, you are still left with scratches and a loss of clarity on the mirror– it will simply never be the same and needs to be replaced.  A very expensive prospect right? Not when you use Mirror Shield! This perfectly reflective, mirror finish film changes everything and provides an affordable option for mirror graffiti repair. It allows you to battle existing or repeat vandalism of the mirrors in your Dallas commercial property and our commercial clients are very happy with the results.

What is Mirror Shield And How Does It Protect My Dallas Property?

Mirror Shield is a fully reflective 6mm thick film that is simply placed over an existing mirror to obscure accumulated graffiti.  It is opaque and therefore covers any and all of the marks on your mirrors: scratch, paint, acid or otherwise. They look crystal clear once more without the need for total replacement.  Sadly, mirrors are hard to keep an eye on because they are often in bathrooms, which are too private to fully monitor. This means that vandals have plenty of time to use spray paint, markers,  stickers and even acid! After a mirror is vandalized it is rendered useless but replacement of mirror features is expensive and often hard to find and order. This makes mirror graffiti an expensive problem for Dallas commercial building owners.  Mirror shield makes things easy– it simply covers the defaced surface for a fraction of the cost. Best of all, the work is complete in less than an hour. So, your bathroom will look good again and fast. Responding right away stops more graffiti from accumulating on your mirrors too.  Like other Graffiti Shield products, Mirror Shield is only removable by a trained professional like those here at Window Film Dallas. Also, Mirror Shield never leaves any adhesive residue behind.

Watch the video below for more information:

Mirror Graffiti Removal In Dallas

Here at Window Film Dallas, we are certified to install Mirror Shield and other Graffiti Shield products and offer custom Graffiti Shield solutions as well.  Contact us today for a free consultation and to learn more about our revolutionary Graffiti Shield line.

Metal Shield: Protection Against Graffiti For Dallas Commercial Spaces

August 22, 2018 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film

An Affordable Solution To Elevator Graffiti In Dallas

If you manage or are the owner of a commercial building here in Dallas with an elevator, you likely have already had a run in with graffiti.  If not, consider yourself lucky since it is a frustrating and expensive problem to have. Vandals used to target the exterior of buildings almost exclusively but now seem to be moving to more areas indoors–especially those that are hard to monitor like elevators.  Whether it is because they are easier targets or their marks simply stay longer because of the expense of removal, we can’t say for sure. What we can say is– stay after being vandalized, meta elevators are expensive to repair. This is because, each and every affected metal panel must be removed, replaced and buffed/or to match the unaffected panels.  This also takes a very long time and means extended downtime for your building’s elevator. However, Metal Shield is a workaround to full elevator panel replacement and every bit as effective. What’s more, it protects you against another attack. Read on to find out more about it!

Metal Shield: Protect Elevators From Graffiti Of Every Kind

As mentioned, elevators are very hard to monitor.  When your elevator becomes a target for vandals, the damage can be astounding.  Slap stickers, acid graffiti, scratch graffiti and the good old fashioned spray paint or markers–are all way vandals leave their unsightly marks.  However, Metal Shield, 6-mil thick graffiti film, stops these attacks from taking such a huge toll by acting first to cover the graffiti (costing 10x less than replacing the metal panel) and next to act as a sacrificial layer against future attacks.  The best part is, it matches the metal panel ’s original, clean appearance 100% and is a cost-effective way to deal with graffiti. The concept to both obscure existing graffiti and provide protection against another attack- a win-win for commercial building owners here in Dallas.

Watch the video below for more information

Window Film Dallas For Your Elevator Graffiti Solution

Since elevator graffiti is nearly impossible to avoid and remediation is incredibly expensive, Metal Shield is the smart choice for  Dallas commercial investors who want to take protection into their own hands. Let us work with you to find graffiti solutions for your  Dallas property by contacting us, at Dallas Window FIlm, today!

Anti-Graffiti Films For A More Beautiful Dallas

August 10, 2018 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film

Graffiti Prevention And Removal In Dallas

Graffiti is a problem across the nation for both commercial and public spaces and right here in  Dallas. While we do, overwhelmingly, live in a beautiful and relatively safe city, wonderful for owning a business and raising a family, vandalism is still part of the day to day struggle of business here.  These vicious and unsightly graffiti attacks lead to numerous headaches like high repair costs, extended downtime for businesses and a very good chance of detriment to property values. Although vandalism is problematic here in Dallas, it doesn’t necessarily have to be your problem because there are ways to protect your Dallas commercial and/or public spaces against vandalism,  saving yourself good money and keeping your reputation as a business intact. The solution is called Graffiti Shield and it is something we specialize in here at Window Film Dallas. It is easy and effective and arguably one of the best ways to protect nearly any vulnerable flat surface on your property.

What Is Anti-Graffiti Film And How Does It Work?

To put it simply, anti-graffiti film is a sacrificial film layer adhered on top of a flat surface to protect it from paint, acid or scratch graffiti.  Besides their unparalleled power to protect, the best part about these films is they seamlessly match the finish of the surfaces they cover: mirror, metal, and glass (the most common areas vandals target).  Should the surface film be damaged, marked or scratched, it is simply removed and replaced at a much lower cost (10x lower in some cases) than removing the graffiti or re-surfacing the area. In fact, areas like elevators or mirrors, which are typically hard to monitor and impossible to fully restore, are best served with this graffiti remediation method.   Graffiti Shield is an invaluable asset for commercial buildings just like yours. It handily saves time, money and possibly your businesses reputation. In most cases, the Graffiti Shield films are installed in one day, making additional attacks less likely.

For more information watch the video below:

Window Film Dallas For Your Graffiti Shield Needs

Graffiti Shield products are an affordable and effective solution after a vandalism attack on your Dallas property or can be installed as a precautionary method.  Here at Window Film Dallas, we specialize in all of the Graffiti Shield products and also provide custom shield for unique areas too. For more information on how you can protect your Dallas business from graffiti and a corresponding bad reputation, contact us today!

Security Window Film: Store Front Protection From Break-ins, Vandalism, And More

April 24, 2018 in Aggrigate, Anti-Graffiti Film, Commercial Window Film

How Window Film Is Protecting Store Owners

Here and Dallas the population is exploding like many other places in the US and bringing with it a lot of changes–good and bad. One problem commercial buildings owners in Dallas face as the population increases is–more crime. For retail stores, break-ins and robberies have always been a threat but graffiti and vandalism are on the rise now too. Another threat we face more than ever today is that of violence from guns or bomb attacks from home-grown terrorism. Although times are challenging, window film technology too has evolved. It is strong protection against many different threats and as such, window film is changing the way we protect ourselves and can be a real game-changer for retail stores.

What Types Of Threats Does Window Film Protect Retail Stores From?

Window Film Protects From Break-ins

Window film keeps the glass, even when it is struck multiple times, meaning, the days of smash and grab crimes are over when you have window film applied. These are crimes of opportunity and window film takes the convenience which in turn, deters criminals from trying to get through your store’s glass quickly to steal something.

Window Film Covers And Prevents Graffiti

Graffiti on retail storefront windows is all too common these days. It ruins windows and if not removed soon after, could cost you your reputation as well. Graffiti Shield for store windows will save you money and make graffiti removal a breeze. Graffiti shield works as a sacrificial layer on your store’s windows. When graffiti occurs, you simply have the film removed and replaced–instead of your costly glass window. Removing the damaged film is very fast and much less expensive than traditional graffiti removal.

Window Film Protects From Bullets And Even Bombs

 

The threat of violence from bullets or bombs is the new norm. As a retail store owner, protecting your storefront from possible attacks is a good idea. When you have high-performance security, film applied to your store’s windows, in combination with specialty frames and adhesives, you keep everyone safe: you, your employees and your customers.

For more information on security film, read the product sheet below:

For more information on how you can keep your Dallas store safe from break-in, vandalism, bullets and more, contact us at Window Film Dallas today.

 

The Best Way To Protect Dallas Public Transportation From Graffiti

September 6, 2017 in Anti-Graffiti Film

Stopping Graffiti In Dallas Public Transit Outlets

Dallas is such an amazing and gorgeous city–vibrant and alive with thriving businesses and families and with such a bright future ahead of it. This Texas metropolis is big and wonderful and the epitome of what is right with Texas. This city is exactly what people mean when they say everything is bigger (and better) here in Texas. With all the people who live and work here, public transportation is a life line here to many of us. There are many options to get from point A to point be and they are often a better alternative than driving. However, one problem with the buses and trains in and around the Dallas area is the unsightly graffiti that plagues not only this Texas city–but nearly every other city worldwide. Graffiti is truly an eye sore and so completely senseless. With city budgets being so tight it may seem like that scratch, acid or paint graffiti is here to stay with us on our Dallas public transit vehicles and stations. However, at Window Film Dallas we know there is a solution that can protect these surfaces and cost effectively manage damage when it happens and that solution is called– Graffiti Sheild.

What is Graffiti Sheild?

Graffiti Shield is a sacrificial plastic or metal film that is applied over a building’s existing features: mirrors, elevators, doors, walls, windows etc. It is very thin and invisible and much harder to mark but also easily removed should vandalism occur. What’s more, the replacement of said film costs significantly less than if the city were to have the entire area replaced–saving taxpayers a ton of money.

What Types Of Surfaces Does Graffiti Shield Cover?

Graffiti Shield can cover nearly any flat surface but the three main types are listed below:

Glass Shield: Once the glass is scorn it has to be replaced to rid the glass of damage. Glass Shield film can be installed on new or un-vandalized glass and is thick enough to protect the glass substrate from potential mild to extensive damage.

Metal Shield: Metal Shield is a thick Anti-Graffiti abatement and obscuring film to be applied on existing metal surfaces to replicate the original surface appearance. It is available in Stainless Steel and Brushed Aluminum finishes.

Mirror Shield: Once a mirror is vandalized it’s rendered useless and will typically get replaced. However, the installation of Mirror Shield can prevent the need to replace the mirror and will further protect it from damage. Also, Mirror Shield covers up the corrosion with its reflective opaque properties making the mirror look new and fresh.

If one of the shields above does not describe an area you may interest in covering–especially in the public sector–contact us at Window Film Dallas to find out more about custom shield which can accommodate your vulnerable flat surface!

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