Categories Archives: Auto Tinting

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. […]

Dealership v’s Tint Shops

DEALERSHIP TINTING v’s PROFESSIONAL WINDOW TINTING When deciding whether to have your vehicle windows tinted at a dealership there are some factors you might want to consider: 1. The experience of the installer. Is he/she a mechanic that has just been trained by the local window film representative last week? Believe it or not this […]

Window Tinting Explained

DARKER IS NOT ALWAYS BETTER: It is a common misconception that darker films will always work better in terms of heat reduction and UV protection. It is true that a darker shade of tint will always offer better glare reduction than a lighter tint, the reasons for which should be obvious. Allow us to provide more […]

Removing Old Window Tint

Should you do it yourself? FILM ADHESIVE TYPES There are two main types of window film adhesive. Pressure Sensitive adhesives used in automotive, as well as commercial safety and security films,  and Dry (aka CDF) Adhesives which are exclusively used in residential and commercial solar control films.