• Home security with 3M™ safety film

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    Safeguard glass against break-ins and weather

    • Did you know that a burglary takes place about every eighteen seconds in the U.S.? That’s around 4,800 every day. Like most homeowners, you’re probably already vigilant about keeping your home secure by locking your doors and windows. Or you’ve invested in a security system, motion lights, cameras or all of the above. You feel pretty secure, but have you done enough?

      Most likely whoever would try to get into your home wouldn’t be the most sophisticated burglar. They’d look for easy access where they could get in and out quick—most burglaries take less than ten minutes. They’re also likely to be scared and wary of anything that slows them down or causes them to draw attention to themselves. That’s why the most popular ways of breaking into homes is through an unlocked door or breaking a window.

    About 20% of Americans will be victims of a home burglary at some point in the their lives. 58% involve forcible entry.

    • So what can you do? You can make it harder for them to gain access by fortifying your windows. No, not with bars—with window film.

      A high-quality safety and security window film and attachment system can slow an intruder down for as long as two minutes. Remember, they want to get in quickly and quietly, so fighting to get through tear-resistant window film may be enough to deter them or alert you to their presence.

    In the U.S. nearly 200 home burglaries occur every hour adding up to around 48,000 each day.

    Security is just the beginning

    • Not only can 3M™ Safety & Security Window Film help deter burglars, it can also help protect your family from broken glass in natural disasters. Imagine a really bad storm causes a tree or other debris to crash into your home. With untreated windows, shattered glass could become a potentially fatal hazard.

    Every 18 seconds a home burglary takes place in the U.S., taking less than 10 minutes.