Window Tinting in Las Vegas, NV
We know that adding window tint to the windows can be extremely valuable to you and your overall driving experience. If your vehicle does not already have window tint, below are three excellent reasons to consider tinting your vehicle.
Without any type of shade or sunscreen to protect your skin from the harsh UV rays of the Las Vegas sun, you are likely to get a sunburn. The same principle holds true for the interior of your car or truck. When the sun shines through the front windshield, your dashboard and seats bear the brunt of it. Over time, they may get dried out and crack. The side windows also allow a great deal of sun through which directly touches the bottom and backs of the seats. Leather gets dried out and fabric upholstery fades very quickly during lengthy exposure. Protect the interior with window tinting.
Likewise, just sitting in the car you are directly affected by the sun’s rays. Without any protection, you may get overheated or even sunburned through the windshield or windows. Window tinting prevents this as well as provides various percentages of darkness to protect your eyes from glare and overexposure as well as excellent heat rejection.
In the event of an accident, the windshield may break or shatter. This often sends tiny glass shards through the car which can be dangerous to driver and passengers. Most modern cars use tempered glass to prevent this type of shattering, but the film used in window tinting can also help to hold the glass together and eliminate the added danger of glass shards.
When an individual is looking to purchase a vehicle, window tinting is often a sought after feature of the new car. Without it, the buyer will know that he/she will have to invest in the tinting after the sale and spend even more money than expected. Adding window tint to your vehicle will be beneficial to you for as long as you own the car but will also help you sell the vehicle by boosting the value of the car.
Las Vegas Window Tinting Laws
Throughout the country, each state has its own laws regarding window tinting percentage. Some states have a very low percentage while others allow a fairly high percentage. In Nevada, the window tint law uses a measurement called Visible Light Transmission Percentage (VLT%) which is the amount of visible light that passes through both the film and the window itself.
Here are some important laws to be aware of regarding the amount, type, and coverage areas for vehicle window tinting in Nevada:
- Tinting on the windshield must be non-reflective (no laws refer to reflectivity of side windows) and stay above the manufacturer’s AS-1 line
- 35% of light must be allows to pass through the front driver and passenger side windows after tint application
- Rear side windows and the rear window may have any level of tinting
- Dual side mirrors must be included for any vehicle having tint on the rear windshield
- Red and amber-colored tinting is illegal in Nevada
- Drivers do not need a sticker identifying the level, type, or legality of their vehicles’ tint
For any questions or concerns about your vehicle’s tinting, the glass professionals at Clear Quality Auto Glass are happy to discuss your Las Vegas, NV mobile window tinting options.