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Tinting for More Than Looking Good

Window Tinting can certainly enhance the look of any vehicle, and there are many tints out there to suit your tastes. But window tinting serves more purposes than just looking good.

Check out these 5 Reasons to Tint Your Windows for More Than Appearance:

  • Decrease Interior Heat and Save Energy – Quality window film will reduce the amount of sun and, therefore, the amount of heat that goes into your car.  This reduction of heat inside of your car will also decrease the amount of time that you will need to use your air conditioner.  This can result in extending the life of the vehicle’s AC system.
  • Reduce Interior Fading – Quality film can block up to 99% of UV ray which reduces fading of your seats, carpets, dash and wood trim.
  • Reduce Health Risks – Exposure to the sun is known to cause potential health risks to the eyes and skin. By blocking 99% of UV light, window film will also act as a “sunscreen” to protect from the harmful effects of the sun.
  • Reduces Hazardous Glare – Sun glare while driving can hinder vision. Window film applied to a vehicle’s side and rear windows can significantly reduce sun glare.
  • Increase Safety and Security – Accidents can turn a window into thousands of dangerous shards of glass.  Window film can act to hold the glass together during an accident.  It can also impede a would-be thief from gaining access to your vehicle.

Keep Your Tint Legal:

The percent of visible light allowed through your car windows is called VLT: Visible Light Transmission. The percentage of light allowed through your film and glass in Pennsylvania is very specific for sedans and SUVs. Auto Express will make sure the tint on your windows is legal. Check out the breakdown of acceptable VLT on sedans and SUVs below.

Tint darkness for sedans and SUV:

  • Windshield: No tint is allowed on the windshield.
  • Front Side windows: Must allow more than 70% of light in.
  • Back Side windows: Must allow more than 70% of light in.
  • Rear Window: Any darkness can be used.

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