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- How Long Does Window Tinting Last?
Similar to car, all tinting film eventually break down. When this happens depends on the quality of the film itself, the amount of exposure to sunlight, and the workmanship of the tinter who installed the film.
The worst dyed window film can show signs of color fading in the matter of months under intense sunlight. To prevent this type of mistake, buy your tint from a reputable dealer that uses quality film. The average hybrid type film lasts for 5 years, and the best quality metallized sputtered or deposition window film can last for a decade.
- How Does Window Film Work?
Tint is created when tinting film is bonded onto a piece of window glass. Tinting film is usually made out of clear polyester film with a very thin and even layer of tinting agents such as dyes and/or metals deposited onto the film.
A common misconception is that window tint is dark, and night-time driving is impossible when a car is tinted. The truth is that there are films of ANY darkness that suits your preferences. Also, unlike sunglasses that do impair your ability to drive at night, tinting film is designed to reduce glare and not impede night-time driving. State window tint laws also protect consumers against illegal tint that may put them in harm’s way during night-time driving.
Another misconception is that window tint is bonded onto the outer surface of auto glass. Window tint is applied on the inner surface which also protects the film itself from flying debris outside the car.
Tinting film doesn’t just block visible light. It also blocks harmful cancer-causing ultra-violet (UV-A and UV-B) rays as well as infra-red (IR) rays that cause heat to build up in your car; however, how effective a film is in blocking these rays depends on the type of film, the manufacturer, and the quality of installation.
- How long does it take to tint my car?Most cars can be completed in about an hour- hour and 15 minutes.
- How long to my windows need to stay up after tinting my car?24 hours if the sun is shinning. 48 if overcast.
- Do you accept credit cards?Yes. We accept all major credit cards except American Express.