Given the cost and complexity of installing bullet proof materials, replacing every school door or window is not a viable option for most schools. Securing every school door and window with bullet resistant material would cost a million dollars or more for each school.
The most cost-effective and sensible solution for most schools is to secure the main entryway by installing a bullet resistant barrier that complements the other security measures being taken at the school.
Total Security Solutions has made it a priority to educate people who are looking to retrofit their school entryways and help them avoid the complications that inevitably arise when a less-experienced company installs ballistic glass without understanding the impact these modifications have on existing structures.
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As the new school year begins, districts across the country continue to re-evaluate their security procedures and disaster readiness. In many districts–and even for the entire state of West Virginia–this has meant mandating shatter-proof or bullet proof glass in school renovations and new construction. Properly integrating bullet proof security into a school’s design is challenging. [...]