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Additional Security Measures 1. Security film. Security film is a product made of the same Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) used in laminated automotive glass to prevent pieces of a shattered windshield from flying everywhere in a collision. When properly installed, security film bonds to the glass. Anyone attempting to break your window will find that the glass breaks but the film stays intact, holding the broken glass in place. In order to continue to enter your home, burglars would have to cut through and remove the broken glass and security film. This is a time-consuming process that should discourage them.2. Impact-resistant glass. If you live in a hurricane-prone climate and your home has impact-resistant windows, you already have the benefit of security film built into the windows. Impact-resistant glass is made by laminating a security film between layers of glass. It is meant to withstand objects hitting it at high speed, so it is also an excellent deterrent to entry through a locked window. If you are considering replacing your home’s windows, you may want to look into impact-resistant windows, although they are significantly more expensive than standard windows. Other stronger alternatives to standard glass windows include Plexiglas and polycarbonate windows.