If you are considering getting car tinting done on your car’s windows, there are a few things you should know before you go get it installed. Keep reading to find out what you should know before getting car tinting.
First, not all tinting is created equal. There are hundreds of manufacturers and different films out there.
You can usually figure out the quality of the film from the price, meaning cheaper is not better. Unfortunately, you wouldn’t even know a bad film is being put on your windows until about a year later when it fades, turns purple, or starts to bubble. This is why it is so important to know what film is being put on your car
There are three main types of film for car tinting, dyed film, metalized film, and ceramic film.
Dyed film is the cheapest and most basic. It blocks sunlight and gives an aesthetic look.
Metalized Film has a metalized layer in it, making it great at blocking heat. Unfortunately with metalized film, the mirror look doesn’t match up to the factory tint and it can be signal interfering with radios and cell phones.
Ceramic film is the most popular because it has infrared heat reduction like metalized film, but it does not cause single interference.
Watch the video above to learn more!