Automotive tint for windows has been around for a long time now, and it’s just as popular now as it was back then. There is a small list of why people get their windows darkened. They want to stay cooler during those scorching hot days of summer, they want to save some money on their utility bills, and getting protection from dangerous ultraviolet rays, are all valid reasons why people choose to get their windows darker. Not to mention, a vehicle simply looks better with automotive tint installed. One common question that people have, though, is if the film used on a car is the same as on a house. Another question is if there are any other differences about the two. There are many similarities, but there actually a few differences.
Although there are various types and grades of film used to darken windows, the film is still the same overall. There is no special kind that is used only for windows in a house versus windows in a vehicle. The way it is applied is also pretty much the same, other than the size difference that needs to be compensated for. Installing this film on a home is obviously a larger task than just a car, truck, or SUV. A ladder will most likely be involved so that the installer can reach the highest of all points to ensure that the film is fully secure. Automotive tint, on the other hand, can be applied on solid ground without having to step on a ladder.
When a homeowner is having film applied to their windows, they can use any shade or style that they want on any window of their choosing. A vehicle, on the other hand, has a set of rules and regulations that must be followed. This is what makes these two types of applications different. There are laws that must be followed, or there will be consequences. For instance, there can be a strip of film put on the front windshield, but there is a limit on how far automotive tint can go down. The back glass can be as dark as the owner chooses. Often times, they like to use limo tint because that is the darkest. If it is a four door vehicle, the back windows can be as dark as the owner wants them as well. The only set of windows that has a limit, other than the front windshield, is the driver and passenger windows. If pulled over, the police officer must be able to see a driver’s license when held up to the glass. If they are unable to read the information like that, then the window is too dark.
So, other than the size contrast and a few laws that apply to automotive tint, the two are basically the same. It doesn’t matter where the film is applied; the customers are all searching for the same things. They are searching for peace from the harsh sunlight that can be blinding at times. They are searching for a cooler space to dwell in, whether it is in a car or house.