Window tinting is the process of darkening the windows on your vehicle. There are many ways to do this including do-it-yourself kits. Some vehicles already come with slightly tinted windows but you may want a tint darker than the factory installed tint. Tint levels vary from state to state, so it is critical that you know the rules of your state before tinting the windows on your vehicle or you may find yourself constantly in trouble with the law.
When you want additional features for your vehicle, the very best option is to have factory installed features. This is because changes made to the vehicle may nullify all or some parts of the warranty on your vehicle. Nonetheless, you may still want to take a chance and opt for aftermarket installations.
When it comes to window tinting, it’s best to have professionals to tint the windows. This may minimize the possibility of the tint job not only messing up the warranty but will keep it from looking unprofessional. Also, if you use the DIY installations, this package may not fit within the realm of what is legal according to state law and cause you to darken the windows too much. Technicians will usually know what is an acceptable level of tint darkness according to the state law.
Other than being aesthetically pleasing, window tinting can block harmful UV rays from getting into your vehicle and damaging the interior color or surfaces. Tint can also provide additional security making it difficult for others to see into your vehicle. Another important feature is that it can reduce heat levels in vehicles making the vehicle interior much cooler in warmer months. Finally, another practical reason for window tinting is that it can keep glass from shattering and injuring you if you should happen to get into an accident.
There are two types of window tinting. OEM tinted glass is the best option but it is also the more expensive option. This is usually done by the dealership or licensed mechanic right after the vehicle is purchased. This technique involves replacing factory installed windows with ones treated with the tint mixed into the glass. Another option is to use a tint film that is applied to the window. In most cases, this option can be tricky because improper installation can lead to air bubbles in the film. This form of window tint also has to be changed every 5 years due to wear.
If you are in need of window tinting, please call us at 574-288-CARS (2277). We offer price match guarantee and are proud to serve the communities of South Bend, IN, Mishawaka, IN, Elkhart, IN, Goshen, IN, Granger, IN, and Niles, MI.