It adds elegance to virtually any car to have window tint. Additionally, it helps in shading you as well as your passengers from the sun’s glare which lowers the internal temperature of the car. This cover protects the car’s leather and upholstery from cracking and fading due to summer heat.
Just before you decide to add window tint to your car, you have to know the different types of tint that you can buy in the market.
Dyed film – the first type of tinting that you can get is dyed window film. This window tint is made by putting a layer of dye next to the adhesive and then, applying it to the glass. Depending on shade, this style blocks 5 to 50 percent of light entering your car. It is reducing the fade from sun significantly, block unwanted glare from headlights and non-reflective as well.
Ceramic film – this film is a new idea that composes of adhesive layer and the top coat with a thin layer of ceramic in middle section that lets it block up to 70 percent of light. The best thing about using ceramic films is that, it can block UV rays and light glares and at the same time, don’t fade. It lets the radio signals to pass through which is perfect for blocking heat. But due to its remarkable features, it comes for a slightly higher price than other options available in the market.
Metalized film – metalized window tints use different metal layers that blocks heat and UV light. This is among the darkest solutions you can buy on the market which makes it illegal to some states. Assuming that you can get one, then you will be able to block 60 to 90 percent of heat and light. It is reflective but quite effective in blocking glares.
Hybrid film – if you are someone who wants metal and dyed options, then this is the perfect solution for you. As a matter of fact, there are four layers of this version and these are adhesive layer, metalized layer, dyed layer and top coat. This is known to reflect heat, blocks glare, reduce fading and of course, blocks 50 percent of light at the same time.
It isn’t as reflective as fully metalized versions but, it is not blocking cell phone or radio signals.
Car window tints have different types and depending on your specific preferences will set your decision of which one to buy. So better take time in figuring out which one is really for you.