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Window Tint Film for Cars

Jan 11

Tinted windows are required in order for your car to look and feel attractive. They contribute to the car's minimalist design, while also enhancing the privacy of your vehicle, leading to an appealing ride. You can add tinted windows to your car if it does not come with them. This article will explain everything you should know about San Diego window tinting including different kinds of films, legal considerations to the best way to tint your automobile.


What the Law Says About Tinted Windows


  • The windscreen film must allow at least 75% of the light through it.

  • The front side windows must let at minimum 70% of the light available.

  • A man tints the windows of his vehicle.


The Driver Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has guidelines for tinting windows. The laws only apply to the front-side windows and the windscreen. However, police can arrest you if your vehicle's security is threatened by the tinting of rear windows. Only trustworthy dealers offer aftermarket tint film.


What are the different Window Tint Films?


We'll now examine the various types of window tint films to determine which one will suit your needs best. We'll take a look at the four main varieties and analyze the benefits and disadvantages of each.


Window Tint Film with a color Background


The most readily available, inexpensive popular, and affordable window tint is dyed film. It comes with a sticky back that adheres to the window, it is then heated used to stick to the glass precisely. The film is opaque on the outside, but translucent inside for good visibility.



The price is reasonable, it's easy to apply, and has a tremendous tinted effect.



The color may fade over time. The cooling impact is moderate while UV protection is not as strong in summer.


Window Tint Film with a Metallic Finish


This type of coating comprises small metal particles which help color the glass, as well as give it a gleaming, metallic look. Metallic films are reflecting covering that helps to keep heat from the cabin. They also help strengthen windscreens which makes them less likely to shatter.



Durable and scratch-resistant. It's also an excellent insulator in the summer heat and in winter.



Metal particles can cause interference to the reception of entertainment and phone calls as well as radio reception.


Window Tint Film with Carbon


The carbon film is superior to metalized tinting because it does not contain carbon particles that could interfere with reception on phones and radios. Additionally, it is capable of absorbing heat from the sun even during the most scorching months of the year. This reduces the need for air conditioners.



The matt finish provides superior UV protection as well as insulation.



Films with metallic or color are more expensive.


Ceramic Window Tint Film


This tint is top of the line. It's made of ceramic particles that offer exceptional protection against harmful UV radiation. They also keep the car cool in summer. This tinting film is the most expensive and the most current on the market. But, it also comes with the longest-lasting finish and the longest-lasting durability.



It's durable and tough with a stylish matte surface and excellent UV and heat resistance.



Expensive and only available from a select few manufacturers.


AMB Auto Glass and Window Tint

5841 Mission Gorge Rd A, San Diego, CA 92120, United States

(619) 514-3537