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What is the Best Window Tint for me?

Jan 3

Window tinting is an excellent option to enhance the look of your vehicle while with a limited budget. It's not necessary to alter your car's appearance to get a unique style. Sometimes, small changes can make all the difference in giving your vehicle a fresh look.


The tint for your car in San Diego is a thin film that attaches to the exterior or the interior of glass surfaces such as windows on your car, truck, or vintage car. Your windshield along with your front and side windows, wings, the rear side windows, wings, and even your back window can all be tinted. You can tint all or only your side windows, based on what you prefer. It's entirely up to you!


There are five kinds of window tinting:


With a few simple actions window tinting can transform your vehicle from dull to slick and full of character. Tints can be applied by anyone, and they are an attractive, cost-effective, and affordable option to increase the value of your windows as well as keep the interior of your vehicle. Have a look at the various varieties of window tints to decide which one will best suit your needs.


  • Window Tint that has been dyed


Most people choose to use tinted films with colored colors on their windows for aesthetic reasons instead of utility. If you're looking to have your vehicle look the most dark and emulating tint with dark black that seems opaque from the outside can be the perfect solution.


A window tint that is dyed using dye will have a dye layer between its adhesive and the protective topcoat. The sticky side adheres to the glass and the topcoat shields the windows from scratch marks. Unfortunately, the colour fades as time passes due to extensive UV exposure, converting the film from black to purple. The best method to stop the process of dying is to keep your car in a garage, away from direct light.


  • Tint for windows that have been made of metal


It's not unusual to see a metallic window tint. The film is thicker because metallic particles are embedded in it. The film is made up of an adhesive base layer that adheres to the window of your car, as well as a UV treated layer and a metalized layer that reflects heat, and darkens the glass. The topcoat is final protection against scratches and cuts.


Metalized tint film, made comprised of many layers, reflects the sun's heat and keeps it out of your vehicle, and protects its interior. The glass is reinforced with the metal components in the layers, which makes it stronger and more resistant to shattering. It also gives it an attractive exterior look.


  • Window Tint (Hybrid).


The hybrid film mixes dyed and metalized shades, giving you the best of both worlds while eliminating any drawbacks which is a win-win! The adhesive layer that sticks to the glass is the first part of the window tint. A colored and metalized layer and a protective topcoat stop scrape from entering the film.


A common myth is that darker films block more heat. This isn't the situation with hybrid films. Hybrid films weigh less than tints with single colors that effectively block heat. The hybrid film gives the advantages of metallicized or dyed film without the disadvantages.


  • Carbon window tint


Carbon window tints are dark and matte in appearance. They are also sleek in appearance. Many microlayers of carbon and polymer block infrared light from reaching your car's interior. Carbon tints can help lessen the damaging ultraviolet rays that can damage the leather seats or other upholstery materials.


The tint is protection for upholstery and prevents it from fading by preventing large amounts of infrared from entering the interior of your car. The interior of your vehicle is also kept cool by carbon layers. In summer, you don't need to run your air conditioner full blast, or, during winter, there's no need to crank up the heat.


The film won't hinder the technology or other features of your vehicle because it does not contain any metal in its layers. Window tints made of carbon are stronger than colored films and will last longer.


  • Ceramic Tint for Windows


Ceramic film is the highest quality tint you can get for your vehicle. It's superior to the four other options. It is, however, the most costly.


It is composed of ceramic particles that are nonconductive and nonmetallic instead of metal, dye, or carbon. The components reflect UV and solar heat radiations, which decrease their penetration into the vehicle. It provides optimal visibility and absorbs large amounts of light. Ceramic shades are shatterproof and resistant to glare and fade.

AMB Auto Glass and Window Tint

5841 Mission Gorge Rd A, San Diego, CA 92120, United States

(619) 514-3537