Frequently Asked Questions
Here some answers to some commonly asked questions when it comes to window tinting.
Window tinting involves applying a, transparent film to the interior or exterior surface of windows. This film is designed to block a certain percentage of light, UV rays, and heat from entering your vehicle. It works by using specialised materials that absorb or reflect the solar energy, resulting in reduced glare, improved privacy, and increased energy efficiency.
Window tinting offers several advantages, including:UV protection: Tinted windows block harmful UV rays, protecting you and your belongings from sun damage. Heat reduction: Tinted films help minimise heat buildup, keeping your space cooler and reducing reliance on air conditioning. Glare reduction: Tinted windows reduce glare, enhancing visibility and making driving or working more comfortable. Privacy: Tinting provides added privacy by reducing the visibility into your vehicle or building from the outside. Energy efficiency: By reducing heat transfer, window tinting contributes to energy savings
Yes, there are various types of window tinting films to suit different needs. These include:Dyed film: Offers good heat and UV protection while providing a matte appearance. Metalized film: Provides excellent heat rejection and durability, but may interfere with electronic signals. Ceramic and nano ceramics : Offers superior heat reduction, UV protection, and clarity without interfering with signals. Hybrid film: Combines the benefits of multiple film types for enhanced performance.
Window tinting regulations vary by state. It is essential to comply with local laws regarding visible light transmission (VLT) and restrictions on tinting certain windows, such as windshields or front side windows. At OnlyTints, we stay updated on the latest tinting laws and will ensure you fully understand your vehicles compliancy while achieving your desired level of tint.
Here is some more information about the car window tinting laws in Queensland.
The duration of the window tinting process depends on the size and complexity of the project. For most vehicles, the installation typically takes an hour or two. Complex installations may take longer, depending on the number of windows and the intricacy of the tinting required. Our team will provide an estimated timeline during the consultation phase.
High-quality window tinting films, when professionally installed and well-maintained, can last for many years. The longevity of the tint depends on various factors such as the film type, climate conditions, and proper care. At OnlyTints, we use top-grade materials and employ expert techniques to ensure long-lasting results which are backed by our No hassle lifetime Guarantee
Yes, window tinting can be removed if desired. However, it is recommended to have the removal done by professionals to avoid damaging the glass or leaving residue. Our team is experienced in safe and efficient tint removal processes.
To clean tinted windows, use a mild, ammonia-free cleaning solution and a soft, non-abrasive cloth or sponge. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that could scratch or damage the film. Regular cleaning and avoiding sharp objects or rough handling will help maintain the tint’s appearance and longevity.
Yes, we stand behind the quality of our work and offer a life time warranty on all our window tinting services.