Categories Archives: Helpful Information

Removing window tint from cars

Removing window tint from car windows is never as simple a job as it seems. If you’ve ever tried to do it yourself you’ll understand the nightmare task it can be at times. There are very few chemicals or solvents that will help, and even those that do, won’t work until the layers of film […]

Night Time Privacy Tinting

We often get asked, “Will tinting my windows give me night time privacy?” First, it’s important to understand how privacy is generated in the first place. When a window film is applied to glass, it inherently reduces the amount of light in the room, and reflects the bright light from outside.

Window Film Care & Cleaning

Drying time: Your new window film will take about 3 to 5 days to completely dry, sometimes a little longer depending on film brand, type, and prevailing weather conditions. A slightly hazy or foggy appearance may be noticeable during this time, caused by residual moisture under the film that needs time to evaporate.  Cleaning Your […]

WA Changes Tint Laws

At long last, some uniformity between ADR rules and state regulations regarding window tint requirements. Just like in the Northern Territory, in Western Australia you are now (as of April 13th 2013) able to tint glass behind the driver (or the B pillar) to 20%VLT. The front windows as always must remain at 35% VLT. […]

How To Specify Window Films

Information for Architects & Project Managers Ultra Tint specialises in the supply and installation of high quality window films to suit all applications, and therefore have a great deal of experience in working with Project Managers, Designers and Architects to ensure that the client or customer gets the exact solution they are looking for.

Window Tinting FAQ’s

WHAT DOES 3M STAND FOR? Originally known as the Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing Corporation, the company later changed it’s name to MMM, and eventually The 3M Corporation. I LIVE INTERSTATE, HOW DO I FIND A GOOD TINTER IN MY AREA? If you find yourself in an area outside of the Ultra Tint network, here are […]