Why You Should Tint Your Car Windows

Have you ever wondered why people tint their car windows?  Sure, it might look pretty cool or mysterious, or whatever, but Tech Teinte Vitre Teinte tinting your car windows actually might do you a lot of good.

IT IS EASIER TO SEE

The first, and most obvious, reason for tinting your windows is that it helps to deflect or diffuse sunlight and glare. This, of course, makes it easier to see the road.  It is a bit like sunglasses, but for your car. Basically, auto windshield tinting improves visibility and is considered a safety feature.

IT BLOCKS HARMFUL ULTRAVIOLET RAYS

While it is mostly obvious that window tinting blocks sunlight, it equally important to understand that it blocks the sun’s potentially harmful UV rays. Again, this is much like the way sunglasses work to protect your eyes from UV rays. Of course, your car can’t get skin cancer, but the rays that cause skin cancer first damage the skin by reddening it—the cause of heat rash and sunburn.  As such, window tinting protects your vehicle from similar damage that can also simply result in the amount of heat absorbed by the windshield and how much heat penetrates the windshield to be absorbed by the upholstery and the dash.

IT PREVENTS SHATTERING

When you reflect sunlight—and thus ultraviolet rays—from your windshield, you reduce its heat absorption. Yes, I already said that; but reducing heat absorption in glass means lower risk for the glass weakening and cracking—or worse: shattering. This, of course, ensures higher safety for the driver and the passengers.

IT GIVES YOU MORE PRIVACY

Not that you need lots of privacy while you are driving, but a little added privacy might make your driving experience more comfortable.  In fact, this is one of the main reasons people choose to have their windows tinted.  If you drive through a lot of gridlock traffic, for example, you may find that this feature comes in pretty handy sitting next to the same drivers for an hour or so, on your way to work.  It is not even necessarily about being self-conscious; your car is a bit like your home, so tinted windows can make you feel a little more comfortable in an intimate and often very private space.