The Best Advice on Tints I’ve found

Posted by sby on December 14, 2016
Auto & Motor

How to Check Out Samples at a Car Tint Shop The first step to getting a good tint job is to use a good tint shop, but it can be a feat to find one, considering there are tons of options. You can get recommendations from friends, relatives or colleagues who have tinted cars. You can explore the Yellow Pages as well, or for convenience, use a web quote service. In any case, you need to consider a few things before selecting a car tint shop, like history of the business, the products and warranties they offer, customer service, and so on. Then again, none would be as important as actually inspecting some samples of their past work. After all, no matter how great everything about them sounds, if you don’t like how they tint cars, you won’t want to use them. That means you should go to the shop and take a look at some samples – in person.
How to Achieve Maximum Success with Tints
Even a few minutes in a car tint shop is enough to give you an idea of the type of business in front of you. When you get there, ask them to show you a car they have already been tinted. Check the rear window. The film must be in one piece, not cut or in strips. This is the way professional tinters always do it. Should the car have any ‘frit’ edges, the film should extend far enough to include them as well.
What Research About Cars Can Teach You
Observe the surroundings – is everything clean and organized? Look at the tools and window films and tools – are they expertly laid out? Outdoor work areas must be totally avoided, as window tinting should only be done indoor where it is dust-free. Now go around and take a look at the wide windows’ tint. The film should cover the inside of the window and be tight on the edges. Inspect the window film very, very closely and look for bubbles of air or spots where the film isn’t sitting tight against the window. These two indicate a poor tint job, and they are exactly what professional tint shops avoid at all costs. On the other hand, if you notice that the film is a little discolored or streaky, don’t worry as it does take weeks to fully dry a film and clear it up. As you’re doing all these, remember the type, color, and darkness of the film you prefer. Don’t settle for something the dealer offers if they don’t have what you actually want. As we said earlier, car tint shops abound these days, and all you have to do is find the perfect fit for you. Certainly, it will take some patience and time, but you’ll thank yourself for not rushing into a decision.

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