Factory window tint, or privacy glass, works by dying the glass to achieve a dark pigment. This pigment makes the windows appear almost completely black in the light, allowing for complete privacy. Factory window tint has a VLT of 15-20%, meaning 15%-20% of light goes through the windows.
There are lots of reasons why you may want to tint your vehicle’s windows, and a lot of the time it is for aesthetic/visual reasons. But tinting is an investment, and you want to be sure you’re making the right choice. So is tinting your car really worth it?
Window tinting is expressed with the percentage of VLT, or Visible Light Transmission. This refers to the percentage of light that is transmitted through the windows of your car. Tinting your windows minuses the percentage of light transmitted, making it a desirable service for those looking to minimise sun exposure.
If you decide to get tinted windows it’s important the you maintain them properly, to ensure the best possible finish, as well as to help them last longer. Here’s a few quick pointers on how to make sure you maintain the longevity and quality of your window tint.
Window tinting is a great way to add style to your vehicle, add security and prevent harmful UV rays during summer days. A lot of people choose window tinting out of personal preference, but what are the benefits of window tinting? And can it add value? Instant Windscreens answers a few of your burning questions so you can make the right choice for your vehicle.
Tinted windows add a professional finish to your vehicle, and many customers with corporate vehicles, limousines and luxury cars prefer tinted windows. Instant Windscreens offers high quality window tinting to suit cars of all shapes and sizes. So how do tinted windows look at night?
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We rarely use them every day, so unless you make a point of checking your windscreen wipers whenever you wash your car, you might not notice them ageing and becoming worn and damaged. And being completely exposed to the elements, windscreen wipers do become damaged and worn, and the harsher the climate where you live, […]
The days are getting longer, the sun is higher in the sky, and temperatures are slowly climbing. Many people love this time of year, but if you work from home you might be dreading the discomfort that comes with higher temperatures. Especially if you’re trying to manage your energy costs by using the air-con less […]