Chicagolands leading

3M Window Film Dealer

Here at Alan & Associates, we take pride in the work we do for the city of Chicago and the many other local communities. Supplying and installing window film for over 45 years to several industries, we have the knowledge and experience to help assist you with the best solution for your project's needs. Our commitment to customer service and quality installations keep our clients satisfied and returning for more work.

Please call 708.535.3482 or email us for a free business or home consultation


The quickest way to grow your business is to get exposure in your specific market. The commercial window films we offer can enhance any storefront, office space, and professional aesthetic. A comfortable and more professional work environment can help improve focus and a create strong brand identity.

  • Creates Strong Brand Identity
  • Elegant Privacy
  • Better Focus
  • Enhances Atmosphere
  • Custom Cut & Print Designs


It's true, a comfortable work space helps boost morale and leads to more focused employees. Decorative films are a quick and inexpensive fix to enhance any office space, storefront, or work environment. Whether you need more privacy or just something to bring your office environment together. We have a unlimited solutions and can work to make your visions a reality.

  • Custom Cut & Print
  • Custom Designs
  • Enhances Atmosphere
  • Improves Employee's Moral


3M security films are vital to use as a preventative measure against any outside force. Its the responsibility of homeowners and property managers take extra precautions to protect their facilities, employees, property and personal belongings. 3M security films are a great way to safeguard the premises. This is an investment that shouldn't wait till something bad happens!

  • Protects and Prevents Outside Threats
  • Quick Solution for Vandalism
  • Cost-effective

A Quick & Inexpensive Solution

There are several ways to enhance the glass or walls inside your building, though, many are not as quick and inexpensive as window film. Some may spend several hundred dollars on getting glass etched, not realizing the possibility of any unforeseeable change. Smart and successful companies always welcome change and invest their money in the right places. Here at Alan & Associates we can make that happen.

We know what window film will meet your needs and help save on your expenses in the process. With the help of window film we can cut, print, and install any custom pattern or design. Need to spruce the place up? Need to create more privacy? Give us a call and see how you can find out.

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Here are some common questions we get from our customers.

Have more questions? Please give us a call 708.535.3482.

Blog Posts

The Link between Energy Management and Window Film

Many clients look at window film as a way to improve safety, reduce sun glare, or simply improve a building’s décor. It’s very easy to miss the financial savings from most types of window film, particularly the sun control film, which can result in reduced damage to office furniture and carpet, reduced energy usage and […]

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Skylight Film for Your Office

Most people don’t realize that there is window film specifically for skylights. It’s easy to forget the skylight’s existence until that summer day when it’s exceedingly hot, and the light from the skylight becomes painfully bright and hot, disrupting your day and workflow. Heating up office space increases your need for air conditioning, driving up […]

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Anti Graffiti Film for Schools

As we look forward to the beginning of the school year, we face the normal pranks that kids play on each other, as well as the more serious issues of gang graffiti and territory marking. As a school, it’s important to remain a neutral, welcoming place for all who enter, and to offer a haven […]

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How Sun Control Film Creates a Better Work Environment

The last thing most businesses think about is the amount of heat or light coming in through their windows into the office environment. Many companies simply look at the aesthetic view of windows and glass ceilings without considering the true effect the sunlight has on the work environment. Glass windows, ceilings and skylights offer a […]

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Why your Home Needs Security Window Film

Approximately every eighteen seconds, there’s a home burglary in the United States. That adds up to nearly 4,800 per day! Like most homes and businesses, you probably take the necessary precautions to avoid your location becoming a burglary statistic. You’ve installed a security system, put up motion lights, and added cameras. But is that enough? […]

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Here are Different Ideas of What to do with Your Office with Window Film

If you’re debating about installing custom window film in your office, look no further. We have a wide variety of options available, and can customize the pictures and sizes to fit your office. Decorative Design: Your first option is a simple yet professional design for either exterior or interior office doors or windows. Other areas […]

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Is Window Film Beneficial for Your Business?

Many businesses look at window film as a nicety. Something that makes your windows look nice but really lacks any value to your company. Here are several tips on how your company can benefit from installing window film at your company: Cut Glare Window film can actually reduce the glare and improve the view from […]

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The Advantages of Anti-Graffiti Film on Your Business Building

With the holidays finished and the winter blahs of January, many vagrants who spread graffiti around your neighborhood may be tempted to “decorate” your building as well. An easy solution to this problem is 3M’s Anti-Graffiti film. Anti-Graffiti film is often overlooked as a solution to buildings that are often spray painted with graffiti or […]

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Security Window Film: Great Added Security Around the Holidays

With us right smack in the middle of the holiday season, from here on out we will see more presents, more glitz, and more temptation for thieves around the holidays. It’s not enough that the usual temptations of jewelry and electronics exist. We have the additional temptations of arriving packages, presents under the tree, and […]

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The History of Window Film

Team Alan & Associates


Al Hardt 

3M Authorized Dealer

Al is the big man in charge here at the office. From looking at plans and writing estimates, to going out to the field and meetings. Al is always staying busy. If there's anyone who knows the most about 3M window films, he's your guy. When Al's not at work he enjoys a cold Miller Lite by the pool.


Monica Hardt

Office Manager

Monica's usually following up on finished projects whilst making sure things are accounted for. More importantly she manages the office and its accounts.  When she's not at work she enjoys traveling, or going to Florida to spend time at the beach.


Tony Urick


Tony has been the glass industry for several years now and has gathered plenty of information to make him one of our most knowledgeable employees. Any big project is a walk in the park for him, not to mention his hard work and grit. When Tony's not at work, he enjoys being outside, fishing, and supporting his granddaughter at her volleyball games. 


Alex Blackmon

Project Manager

Alex has been with the company for handful of years now. He leads the scheduling of our installers and projects, making sure they show up where they need to be, with the projects plans and details. When he's not at work he enjoys being outdoors, camping, hiking, running, and going to concerts.


 Brennan Duffy

Graphic Designer

Brennan is in charge of the printing and cutting of any custom project. As a designer, he is able to make, altar, and assist with design decisions that fit the customers intentions. When Brennan's not at work he enjoys drawing, watching sports, playing golf, being outdoors, and checking out a local brewery.


Matt Hardt


When Matt's home from attending Missouri University, he comes back to help out in anyway possible. Just like Al, he knows all the tricks to the trade and can get any job done. When Matt's not at work he enjoys golfing, playing baseball, and watching sports.  

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