Window Tinting Orlando FAQ: Is Car Window Tinting on the Inside or Outside?

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Here at Flying Window Tinting Orlando, we have been providing car window tinting services in Orlando since 1985. Over that period, we have had plenty of opportunities to talk to clients about their window tint needs as well as their questions about the window tinting process. Today we thought it’d be a good idea to answer one of the most commonly asked questions that we run into on a daily basis to help you to get a better understanding of window tinting.

Window Tinting Orlando FAQ: Is Car Window Tinting on the Inside or Outside?

Have you ever wondered about where the window tint goes when your car windows are tinted? Does it go on the inside or the outside of the window? Does it go inside the glass? Some of those questions may sound silly, but they’re legitimate questions to ask!

There are actually a couple of answers to this question – you didn’t expect that, did you?!

Manufacturer Car Window Tinting

When we talk about manufacturer car window tinting, we’re actually talking about “factory tint” or some people refer to it as “privacy glass” since it provides privacy for those inside the car and it can hide items left inside the car while it’s parked. This is the darker glass that a manufacturer installs on your car.

Manufacturers apply this tint to your car windows by pigmenting the glass during the manufacturing process. Most manufacturers install a slight tint on the back windows of their cars by default these days, but this is a very light tint. We have talked before about the different state regulations that apply to front window tinting, which is the reason why you won’t see manufacturer’s tint their car’s front windows.

A manufacturer’s car window tint cannot be removed and while it can protect against UVB rays, it generally does not offer the full range of skin health benefits that are offered by car window tinting films.

Applied Car Window Tinting

Applied car window tinting is the process of applying a tinted film to the windows of your car to give you a darker, clearer, or safer car window. The darkness of the window tint that you have applied to your car windows depends on the shop that you have install it, the brand of film, the darkness of the film, and certain other properties of the film.

While you can install your own car window tint, it’s never an advisable task particularly because it’s very difficult to get the application just right. Additionally, many of the better quality car window tints (like the Llumar brand that we carry) require that you have a licensed individual install your window film in order for your tint to be covered under their great lifetime warranty deal!

There is also an additional benefit to having a professional shop like Flying Window Tinting Orlando do your window tinting for you – variation!

There are so many different types of window tinting film available that it can be hard to know which is best for your needs. If you drop into our Orlando window tinting shop, you will see that we carry a whole line of films and our professional technicians are always happy to answer any questions that you might have or show you what the different color of a tint looks like. As an added bonus, you can also have peace of mind that a professional window film installer is not going to allow you to have a window tint that is so dark that it’s illegal in your state because they are familiar with state laws even when you may not be!

Ready to Make an Appointment with Flying Window Tinting Orlando?

If you’re ready to get your car windows tinted or if you just have more questions, drop on by and pay us a visit at our Orlando window tinting shop! You’ll find us at 187 S Semoran Blvd, Orlando, FL 32807, or you can give us a call to talk about your needs before you come on by! You’ll reach us at (407) 380-1202.

Auto Window Tinting: How Tinting Can Help Protect Against Skin Cancer

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Auto window tinting is often seen as a “trendy” thing to do, but did you know that there’s much more to tinting your car windows than a trending fad? Proper auto window tinting, when done with high-quality window tinting films, doesn’t just look nice, it’s actually a great tool in protecting your skin against skin cancer.

How Auto Window Tinting Can Help Protect Against Skin Cancer

Before we talk about how quality auto window tinting can help to protect your skin from skin cancer, let’s first take a look at what you should know about skin cancer.

What is Skin Cancer?

There are various forms of skin cancer, but all forms of skin cancer have one thing in common – they are caused by the abnormal growth of skin cells. This happens when skin cells with damaged (unrepaired) DNA trigger mutations that cause the skin cells to multiply at a much faster rate than they should and this creates either benign or malignant (cancerous) tumors.

What Causes Skin Cancer?

UV radiation from the sun is the number one contributing factor to skin cancer, but UV ray exposure from tanning beds is also a significant problem. There are other contributing factors to skin cancer too, for example, one less common cause of skin cancer is ongoing x-ray exposure.

Of course, being out in the sun doesn’t automatically mean that you’re going to get skin cancer, but it does mean that you should take precautions to protect your skin from UV exposure. One of the best ways to protect your skin from UV ray exposure is to apply sunscreen, but applying auto tint to your car windows is also of great benefit.

How Does Auto Window Tint Protect Against Skin Cancer?

Not all auto window tint is created equal if you are looking for true UV protection, it’s important that you invest in a high-quality tint film that is guaranteed to protect you from UV ray exposure.

Here at Flying Window Tinting in Orlando, we only use LLumar brand tints because they not only come with a lifetime warranty, but they also block 99% of harmful UV rays to minimize your exposure to UV rays while driving.

Our Llumar Auto Window Tints

We carry a full array of Llumar auto window tints to suit your needs so whether you are looking for a darker tint or a clear tint, we’ve got one that will meet your expectations as well as protect the health of your skin.

The Llumar ATC Series

The Llumar ATC series window tint is a non-metalized tint that offers 99% UVA protection and has a charcoal colored tint. This tint film is a great choice to protect your car interior from UV damage as well as to help protect your skin against UV ray exposure.

Llumar ATR Series

The Llumar ATR series window tint that offers heat rejection, comes in a variety of color and shade options and offers both UVA and UVB protection. This hybrid film is a favorite among customers who are looking for both stylish tint color as well as UV and heat rejection.

Llumar CTX Series

The Llumar CTX series auto window tinting film is a crystal clear nano-ceramic film that blocks up to 99% of UVA and UVB rays and rejects up to 63% of infrared rays. In addition to the UV blocking properties and the fact that it blocks infrared rays, this film is made to allow for the conduction of electronic signals so you don’t have to worry about your gadgets being out of commission in the car.

Llumar Air Blue

The Llumar Air Blue series of car window tinting film is a clean nano-ceramic film recommended for windshield use that blocks out 99% of harmful UV rays. This film offers the best heat rejection properties in comparison to any clear window tinting film on the market.

Looking for Quality Auto Window Tinting Services?

If you’re looking for quality auto window tinting services to install top-of-the-line car window tinting films in your vehicle, Flying Window Tinting Orlando can help! Just give us a call today at (407) 380-1202 to make an appointment with one of our installation specialists! Not sure which type of auto window tinting film is the right choice for you? Don’t worry! Our professionally trained installation experts can explain each of our tint options to you and help you to select the one that is right for you!

Does Car Window Tinting Block UV Rays?

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Does car window tinting block UV rays? It’s a question we hear asked quite frequently at our Orlando car window tinting shop. Unfortunately, it’s also a question that we hear answered incorrectly by the general public as well. So today, we’re going to take a look at the answer in a little more detail to help you to understand just how much protection you are receiving from UV rays from your car window tint film.

Does Car Window Tinting Block UV Rays?

If we’re looking at things in simple terms here, the answer is – no, not always.

Depending on the brand and the variety of car window tinting service you invest in, you may or may not get UV protection from the film being adhered to your car windows.

Many people assume that just because it has a darker color to it or just because it’s a film for your car window, that it is also automatically capable of filtering out UV rays. This isn’t true.

Sometimes Car Window Tint is Just Tint

Sometimes, a car window tint film is just a tint. In the case of these tinting films, you are merely adding the colored tint for cosmetic appearance. These tints are usually the type of tint that you would buy in a megastore and apply them at home for yourself. These are usually cheaper tints and don’t fair as well as better quality options.

Not All UV Protection Tints Are the Same

Now, when you ask us about specific tint types: “does car window tinting block UV rays” and we reply with “yes”, it’s important to know that the amount of UV protection a UV protection window film offers differs depending on the type of film you select.

For example, here at Flying Window Tinting Orlando, we offer a number of UV protection films, all of which have unique properties that may or may not make them the best choice for you.

Llumar ATC Window Tint Film

Our Llumar ATC window tint films offer 99% protection against UVA rays. UVA rays are the sneakier of the UV rays that we are exposed to on a daily basis because unlike UVA rays, we experience the burning sensation when UVA rays are damaging our skin.

Llumar ATR Window Tint Film

Our Llumar ATR window tint film offers both UVA and UVB ray protection. By blocking 99% of harmful UV rays, the ATR window tint film provides better protection for your skin against damage by the sun’s rays.

Llumar CTX Window Tint Film

Our Llumar CTX window tint film is a nano-ceramic film tint blocks 99% of UVA and UVB rays in addition to blocking 63% of infrared rays. IR waves are radiant energy rays that we feel as heat when they hit our skin.

Llumar Air Blue Window Tint Film

Our Llumar Air Blue window tint film is a clear, nonconductive, nano-ceramic window tinting film that is ideal for application to windshields because it offers a much clearer field of vision while also ensuring that 99% of UV rays are blocked out so that your skin and your car’s interior are protected against overheating and the effect of overexposure to the sun!

Keep in Mind…

Keep in mind, that when you are selecting a car window tint for your vehicle, it’s always best to consult a reputable window tint shop that can not only install the films for you but who can also explain the differences between the film types that they offer. Another benefit to seeking help with installation from a reputable window tint shop is that you can be sure that the tinting films that they carry are going to be high-quality films.

For example, here at Orlando Flying Window Tinting, we only specialize in Llumar brand window tints. The reason that we do this is that we know that Llumar brand tint is a reputable brand that will not wrinkle, peel, crack, or fade over time like some of the cheaper window tinting options out there.

Be Sure to Know What You Want From a Tint

Just don’t forget that when you discuss the different window tint options made available to you, you need to know what you are looking for. If your priority is UV protection, be sure that the film you choose offers the most protection from UV ray exposure.

Does Car Window Tinting Block UV Rays? Let Us Show You Your Options!

Here at Flying Window Tinting Orlando, we carry a range of car window tint films from Llumar, a reputable brand of window tint that comes with a lifetime warranty. Why not give us a call today at (407) 380-1202 or drop by and see us to see which of our high-quality window tinting film choices is right for you!