Fall is one of the best seasons to install window tint or window film on your vehicle’s windows. By preparing your car before the winter cold, you can experience the benefits of window film before the frigid weather sets in. Take advantage of this Fall season for window film installations on your vehicle for these five crucial benefits.
1. Window Tint Protects Your Skin
The damage caused by ultraviolet radiation exposure is cumulative. Moreover, UV-A rays will permeate deep into your skin and accelerate the skin aging process. This could expedite the occurrence of wrinkles, fine lines, and skin cancer. UV-A radiation is responsible for more than 90% of skin cancer cases in the United States. On the other hand, UVB rays will cause immediate effects like burns, and blisters but are attributed less to long-term skin damage.
The damage caused by UV-A rays are long-term and not immediately noticeable. This can be attributed to why most people will not immediately realize the skin damage associated with sitting near the car window. Millions of Americans receive a large portion of their sun exposure while traveling in their vehicle. According to AAA, Americans spend an average of 290 hours on the road per year. However, most of us aren’t aware of just how intense the sunlight can be. However, most will fail to take the necessary precautions against the sun’s harmful radiation.
Window glass can effectively block UV-B rays, while the windshield is typically treated to block UV-A rays. But these damaging rays penetrate the rear and side windows, allowing UV-A rays harm your skin. Solar Tint’s effective and high-performance window tint can help block up to 99% of harmful UV rays and provide a long-term solution to prevent the occurrence of skin cancer.
2. Defending Your Vehicle With Window Tint
Security film and window tinting can lend itself to your vehicles security system as it reduces your vehicles interior visibility for the thieves while reinforcing windows, making the glass difficult to break.
A thief will target a vehicle with a clear view of the interior over and a car with darker tinted windows, simply because they can see inside the car and observe that there is no one inside. With clear glass, there is a chance that thieves can view valuables from the outside of your vehicle, increasing the odds of a smash and grab crime.
In the event that the thief does try to break in, the security window film on the windows will make it more difficult for the thief to get inside. This is because window film holds the busted glass together, which discourages theft by increasing the time it takes to break into the window. If it takes more time than they expect, they are more likely to move on to an easier target.
3. Reducing Glare with Window Tint
Winter and fall are both horrible seasons for road visibility and driving conditions. During the fall and winter months, the sun is naturally lower in the sky. This means that when light hits the surface it will reflect at a lower angle. The sun’s glare is also more intense in the winter since the snow reflects sunlight directly into your field of vision. From snow gusts to constant glare from the sun, it can be difficult to see the road.
Sun glare impacts your sight even after you’ve been exposed, which means that for a few seconds, you won’t be able to see objects ahead of you. Sun glare is also incredibly dangerous when the sun sets behind you. During these times, sunlight bounces off your rearview mirror or reflects off traffic lights ahead, which will also have a blinding effect. This makes it nearly impossible to see what’s going on ahead of you.
Poor visibility makes it even more dangerous to be on the road during icy winter conditions. Automotive window tinting has the ability to solve these issues by reducing glare from snow, oncoming headlights or instances where sunlight is closest to the horizon. Window tinting serves as an investment in your safety, protecting you from hazardous road conditions
4. Preventing Interior Fading With Window Tint
Not only does window tint protect passengers in the car from UV rays, but it also prevents the colors inside your vehicle from fading. All of our 3M products are top of the line and proven to block out 99% of UV rays. This protection maintains the condition of the interior of your vehicle, so it will look new for longer.
Whether it’s winter or summer, you probably prefer the interior of your car to stay in tact. Automotive window tinting protects the fabrics within your vehicle from harmful UV rays. If you ever decide to sell your vehicle, the pristine condition will increase the resale value.
Although winter is long and dreadful at times, you can improve your driving experience with auto tinting. Not only will your vehicle warm up easier and maintain its interior appearance, but your range of sight will increase, as well as the safety of your drive in even the worst winter weather.
5. Tinted Windows Provide Vehicles With A Clean Crisp Look
After all, no one can deny the appeal of sleek, dark vehicle windows. Also, similar to tinting your car windows, paint protection film can also be applied to the hood, front bumper, mirrors, headlights, and door edges to protect the paint from scratches or chips.
If you’re searching for a company that offers vehicle upgrades located around Cincinnati, talk with Solar Tint about automotive window tint and paint protection films. As the largest 3M dealer in the Midwest with over 40 years of experience, there’s no project we can’t tackle. In fact, we’ve installed over 500,000 square feet of window film in the last year. Connect with us or call us at (513) 829-8818 and receive your free quote and energy savings estimate.