Some gun store owners are looking to increase gun store security in order to increase safety or comply with the local gun-range ordinances.

Increasing Gun Shop Security With Bullet Proof Protection

Bullet Proof Glass

According to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), since 2012 “there has been significant increases in the number of robberies and burglaries from FFLs [federal firearm licensees, which include gun shops, manufacturers, and importers], as well as significant increases in the number of firearms stolen during these …


Some businesses are misrepresenting window security film as bulletproof film, when there is no such thing.

“Bulletproof” Film (Still) Doesn’t Stop Bullets

Bullet Proof Glass

Once again, we’re hearing a lot about “bulletproof” film for windows. In theory these low-cost aftermarket plastic treatments give existing tempered glass windows the ability to stop speeding bullets. Schools are especially interested in these films, which are often advertised as a viable DIY bullet-proofing solution for facilities with tight budgets. In …


Bullet resistant glass comes in several UL-Rated levels including the popular and commonly used Levels 1-3.

Comparing Forced-Entry, Blast-Rated and Bulletproof Glass

Bullet Proof Glass

Spend a few minutes searching the internet and you’ll find tons of images and videos showing hardcore tests performed on so-called bulletproof glass, forced-entry glass and blast-rated glass. No doubt, these materials get put through the wringer to prove their worth and satisfy the curious – what would happen if we …


San Francisco Passport Center featuring bulletproof glass arch windows

When to Replace Bulletproof Glass?

Bullet Proof Glass

Bulletproof glass is a serious consideration for any business or facility, and it is also a long-term investment. After the initial installation, your bulletproof glass should last for many years. In general, there are only four reasons you would need to replace ballistic glass.  Let’s take a look. Bulletproof Glass Replacement …


The best bulletproof glass for cell phone stores is likely Level 1 UL-rated bulletproof glass.

Best Bullet Proof Glass for Cell Phone Stores

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In the last few years there have been many viral videos of cell phone store armed robberies. They range from the classically stupid to downright terrifying. It has left many store owners asking: what is the best bulletproof glass for cell phone stores? Before we answer that, let’s take a …


Glaziers had Bulletproof Glass Installed on Client project

Preparing Glaziers To Work With Bulletproof Glass

Bullet Proof Glass, Glaziers

Glaziers are often a little reluctant to pick up that first bullet proof security job.  The stakes are high, the materials are expensive, and the challenges are unknown. Total Security Solutions has helped many glaziers work with bulletproof glass. Let’s start with three basic concepts that are important to know: It’s Not …