Tinting the windows in your car can protect its interior and help shade your eyes from the glaring sun. There are many do-it-yourself window-tinting kits available, but you may not be pleased with their outcomes. Here are few reasons to have your vehicle's windows professionally tinted:
Window tint is applied as a thin plastic film. If you have never installed it before, you may not want to practice on your car. If the wind blows in the wrong direction, you may be left with permanent wrinkles or lumpy particles in your tint. A professional will usually install the tint in a controlled environment away from wind and dust, so your final product looks as great as you expected.
Better Deal for Your Money
According to a report from CostHelper, their readers paid between $125 and $300 to have their car windows tinted. However, the tint for SUVs and pickups was a bit higher. Nevertheless, the cost of professional tinting may save you time and money in the long run. Since a professional application is generally wrinkle-free and applied by an experienced specialist, it is likely to hold up better and look more attractive. Bubbles and poor adhesion that can result from improper application or use of a low-quality product can cause the tint to peel quickly and look unattractive. Be sure to ask the tint specialist about the durability of the product used and the duration of the work's guarantee.
Choosing the Right Tint
You may not be familiar with the regulations that govern auto window tint. However, a professional will be. He can let you know just how dark your windows can be without violating laws. Kits are usually sold nationally, so they may or may not be in compliance with your state and local regulations.
Get a Guarantee
A professional tinting establishment will typically provide some type of guarantee for their services. They may reinstall tint that does not meet your expectations. However, if you install your own tint and it does not turn out as expected, you are stuck with the outcome. In addition, you can't take it back to the store for a refund once you've used it. Having it uninstalled so that a professional tint can be applied can cost you $25 to $200.
If you would like to protect the interior of your car from fading and cracking, window tint can be a great option. However, a cheap tint kit may not be a good value. Contact a professional to have your car windows tinted properly.