Vehicles are more than just a way to get from point A to point B. Part of the fun of having a vehicle is the ability to customize it to make a statement about who you are and what you like. Window tinting is one of the most common customizations among vehicles. Did you know that window tinting not only revs up the look of your vehicle but actually has very important applications when it comes to protecting you and your vehicle? Let's take a look at why window tinting is more than just a fun customization.
Provides Additional Privacy
It is perfectly normal that you don't want individuals walking by your vehicle in a parking lot to be able to see what is inside. This is especially true when you want to leave something of value in your vehicle. The same is true when you're going down the road. It seems like an invasion of space for passersby to be able to see straight through your vehicle. Applying a window tint to your windows will increase the privacy of your vehicle, making it harder to see what it is inside the vehicle.
Reduces the Heat in Your Vehicle
There isn't anything fun about getting in your vehicle during the middle of a long hot summer day. Unfortunately, the air conditioner is not instant. It will take a few minutes to get the temperature in your car down to a tolerable level. Did you know that having a tint on your windows will make your car more comfortable in the summertime? That's right! Window tint will reduce the heat in your vehicle by about 60 percent, making it more comfortable during those hot summer months.
Blocks Harmful UV Rays
Sunlight is the main source of UV rays, also called ultraviolet radiation. UV rays are one of the main risk factors for developing skin cancer. You can still experience the effects of harmful rays through windows. Window tint can block up to 99 percent of harmful UV rays. Window tint also simultaneously reduces glare from the sunlight which means your eyes do not have to strain as hard to see through the glare.
Prevent Shattering of Glass
The shattering of glass during any kind of accidents always poses a risk for causing serious to injury to those the glass may come in contact with. What many do not realize is that should an accident occur, while window tint will not keep the glass from breaking it will reduce the severity of the shattering. Window tint helps keep the pieces together, reducing the likelihood that sharp pieces will cause injury to the occupants of the vehicle.
Protect the Interior of Your Vehicle
The upholstery and finishings of your vehicle are made to withstand the elements, however, they are still prone to damage over time from the sun. Damage can include:
- Cracking of the dash
- Cracking of leather upholstery
- Fading of the interior
Window tint will protect the interior of your car from the sun's harmful rays, helping to keep its value should you decide to resale it in the future.
The Right Tint for Your Ride
Here at Carolina Custom Wheels, we can help you achieve the look and style you've dreamed of. Browse our selection of window tint from the highest quality manufacturers. If you are unsure as to the window tint laws in your area, no worries! We can make sure you stay legal and in compliance with state laws. Contact us today for more information on our custom window tinting services!