6 Benefits of Window Tint

In General by The Ghost Shield Team15 Comments

Tint car windows is usually done for the privacy it provides. But there are many other benefits that go along with tinting your car’s windows.

1) Better Driving and Road Safety

The brightness outside can hurt you eyes, causing your vision to blur or for you to have to squint. Making it difficult to drive. Window tint offers a shield for your eyes, and helps prevent glare. It also helps keep the sun out of small children’s faces while driving. Sun shades only cover so much of the window, and can affect visibility. Window tint covers the entire window surface, while still being transparent depending on the shade.

Automotive window tint also helps to keep your cars windows from shattering upon impact in the event of an accident. The film usually holds the little pieces of the glass together even after the window breaks so in case you ever find yourself in an accident you’ll definitely be glad you had tint applied.

2) Privacy and Security

Most people tint their car windows for the added level of privacy that it offers. And while window tint offers privacy from prying eyes, it also makes it harder for thief’s to smash-and-grab when they can not easily see what is inside the vehicle. Smash-and-grab thieves go for what is easy and in plain sight.


3) Protection For Your Car’s Interior

Your not the only one who can be damaged by UV rays and heat. Car’s interiors are also at risk from long term exposure. From fading to cracking, overtime UV and heat affect your car’s interior. Car tint can block 90% or more of harmful UV rays while also reducing the heat in the vehicle. No making scorching hot leather seats in the summer!

4) Keeping Cool and Energy Saving

With the right window tint you can reduce the heat inside your car by 60%. Cooler interiors provides more comfort, and reduces the need of air conditioning. No more having to turn the air all the way up to cool down your vehicle in the hot summer months.

5) Health Benefits

Most people remember to wear sunscreen when outside for a long period of time, but how many of us think to apply sunscreen if we’re going to be in the car for a long period of time? Overexposure to sunlight and UV rays can be harmful to your health, and accelerate skins aging. Driving in direct sunlight can even expose you to sunburns. The right window tint can block out 90% of harmful UV rays. Protecting your skin, and preventing pre-mature aging or skin damage.


6) Enhance Vehicle Appearance

Another common reason to have window tint installed is the benefit of altering a car’s appearance. Darkening the windows can add a sleeker appearance to a vehicle, and make it seem more cohesive than perfectly clear glass. Blending the trim and windows together. It can make a car appear more sporty, or more refined.


Different Types

There are different types of window tint. Learn which is Best for you by reading our article on “Which Window Tint is best for you“.


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How to care for your Window Tint? Check out this Blog Post on “How to take care of your Window Tint“.

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  1. I never knew that car window tinting can protect your interior from damaging UV rays and heat. My sister just bought a brand new sedan. Hopefully, she can use this info to ensure it lasts and performs for a long time. Thanks!

  2. I really liked how you said we should take into consideration our health. It never occurred to me to put sunscreen on while driving, so it makes sense to tint your windows. I am not one who burns easily. However, my younger sister does who I drive around. This is great information and I will take this into consideration when I decide to tint my car windows.

  3. I really liked your point about enhancing vehicle appearance through window tinting. This is so important to someone like me who is trying to do everything possible to make sure her car looks pristine. When I do my next project for my automobile, I will keep this in mind.

  4. Privacy and Security is the best benefits of car tinting. Also Window tinting protects from the heat Because the window tint is dark, it is able to control the energy from the sun and to lessen the amount of heat we get from the sun when it is shining directly on us

  5. I am thinking about getting my car windows tinted because I want to keep them cooler in the hot summer and I am glad that I found this article because I did not realize there are so many other benefits. The fact that the window tint will prevent glare from the sun will help me to drive more safely on the road. Also, it makes sense that tinted windows provide more privacy and will make it harder for a potential thief to see what is in my car. Having tinted windows would definitely give me peace of mind that my car is as safe and secure as possible.

  6. It’s great to know more about car window tinting. I love how you said that this can protect your car’s seats from UV rays. My car has nice leather seats, so I’d love to get that protection for them.

  7. I liked your statement about how sunshades only cover so much of the window and can affect visibility, whereas window tint covers the entire window surface, and is still transparent depending on the shade. Most of my family members and I all have eyes that are very sensitive to the sun, so I’ve been considering getting the windows in our cars tinted, so we are more comfortable. I will definitely keep all of your great benefits and information on auto window tinting in mind when deciding if it would be a good option for my family.

  8. How incredible to know that tinted windows reduce 60 percent of heat inside a vehicle. I didn’t consider that fresh interiors provide comfort and air condition. Thank you for sharing such great advice on window tinting.

  9. I like how the article explains that tinted car windows can help to protect the inside of your car from UV rays that can fade the color. We just got a new car that has a nice colored interior that we want to protect from fading. We will look into getting the car windows tinted.

  10. I never knew that the window tints can protect your interior or save you energy by not having to run the AC. The car does feel cooler though after I had the windows tinted by Golden State Auto Glass & Tinting.

  11. I didn’t even think about how the UV rays from the sun can cause the interior of your car to fade and crack. My brother recently bought a new car, and he wants to keep the interior leather looking as good as new for the entire time the car is in his possession. I will be sure to recommend he find a good tinting service near him so that he can protect the interior of his car from the harmful rays that cause fading.

  12. Everything on the 6 benefits windows tint are discussed over here. I loved reading this article. This is a great article and you are banged on with your points about.

  13. It is so good to know that window tinting can block more than 90% of the harmful UV rays that damage your car’s interior. My younger sister just bought a new car last week and is hoping to keep it in good shape for a long time. I’ll suggest that she invest in window tinting to prevent UV rays from damaging her car’s interior.

  14. I like that you talked about how auto window tinting could protect the car’s interior. I replaced my car with a new one two months ago and I just realized that it doesn’t have any window tint. I think every car should have it, especially for privacy purposes.

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