Anti-Graffiti Film protects windows from permanent damage. Urban centers all over the country are having difficulties with graffiti. City officials, residents, and property owners are continually seeking solutions to the abatement of graffiti in their neighborhoods. Anti-Graffiti window film have properties to decrease the harmful effects of graffiti. Anti-Graffiti window film can be a less costly solution over window replacement. Cities, not only in the US but all over the world are having trouble with graffiti vandalism. When graffiti is visible, people are less likely to shop, eat, go to other venues in the area. People are concerned that if graffiti is allowed that other crimes may also be in the area. Gang activity is also a concern. Residents and visitors do not feel safe. Graffiti can be in rural or small town areas as well.
City leaders seek ways to combat this growing issue. One way is to take down graffiti ASAP. Window film can help remove the graffiti quickly. The tagger or gang member wants to be recognized and if it is not up long, they won't get the attention they seek. Another way is to give graffiti artist a place to do and show their work. This can work for the person who is trying to get artist recognition. Denver recently has added more police presence downtown for reasons other than graffiti, but graffiti is a part of it. Some youth like to show their independence from authority or take their anger out on people through graffiti. Schools could benefit from window film by putting window film on restroom mirrors and other glass surfaces. Graffiti is a senseless crime that is very costly. The city of Denver spends over a million dollars a year on graffiti removal. Larger cities spend even more. Window film can't solve the graffiti issue, but can be used as one of many tools.
Advantages of 3M Anti Graffiti Window Film Include:
- Scratch resistant
- Protects glass from permanent damage
- Gouge resistant
- Easily removed and replace by professional
- Used indoors or outdoors
- Resists acid or etching tools
- Can be cleaned as any other window surface
- Anti-graffiti film is clear and distortion free
- Has other benefits of window film such as 99% blocking of UV rays
- Comes is two thicknesses for low risk and high risk areas
- Backed by 3M warranties
Window replacement can cost up to twenty times the cost of window film. Window film is one of the many tools businesses and communities are using to combat the costly damage of graffiti.