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Want Window Tint? Don’t DIY

Commercial Window Tinting Energy Efficiency

Don’t lose money on your DIY tinting project.

When scrolling through your Facebook and Pinterest board, you may start to think that a DIY project may be the right move for you. Attractive photographs and lists make the process of tinting your own windows seem easy and appealing. Anyone can do it, they say, and you may save money by purchasing your own window tint. Please don’t do this.  The truth is, tinting your own car isn’t as easy as those filtered Tumblr posts make it look. Window tinting is a painstaking process that requires a lot of care and attention with virtually no margin for error.

Local Tinting Regulations

Most cities and states have specific limits on how dark you can tint your windows. In Maryland, non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 5 inches of the windshield, and must allow for more than 35% of light inside. A professional tinting business such as American Solar Tinting can regulate the tint of windows to meet legal standards, but DIY kits can’t claim such an assurance.

It Won’t Save You Money

DIY kits are initially thought as a way to save money, however, the low-grade film provided in most kids doesn’t offer good results for the car. Think of the reasons you want to have your car tinted. You want to protect your interior from fading; you want to protect your skin from UV rays, etc. With a low-grade film, you aren’t going to receive the benefits of window tinting. Unless you’re already an expert at window tinting, chances are that you won’t be able to apply the film correctly. Think about that time you applied a sticker to the bumper of your vehicle and a tiny pump in it appeared. That’s what happens when applying your window tint. Unless you have done it for years, you’re going to apply it unevenly, producing several small bumps that you’ll have to buff out with a straight edge. Oftentimes, the film has to be removed completely and at that point is no longer usable.

Do it Once, Do it Right

Our professionals will install your new window tint correctly the first time. You won’t have to worry about doing it correctly, and you won’t have to cut hours out of your day meticulously applying your DIY film. Let American Solar Tinting do the work for you, and let us do it right.

American Solar Tinting Offers Professional Window Tinting.

We may not tint airplane windows quite yet – But as a factory authorized dealer of Vista® and LLumar® window films, we provide our customers with not only the highest quality installations but also the highest quality products. Our solar tinting is professionally installed with no mess, no hassle, and minimal disruption. If you need Car Tinting, especially in preparation for these bright summer months, please call American Solar Tinting today at 1-800-0100. You can also follow American Solar Tinting today onGoogle+PinterestFacebook, and Twitter.

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American Solar Tinting, Inc.
5917 Liberty Road Baltimore, Maryland 21207
Phone: (800) 969-0100