Posts Tagged ‘California’

California is so Hot Right Now People are Covering Their Windows in Foil

Aug 2nd, 2023

Is the scorching California heat making your home feel like an oven? You’re not alone! With temperatures soaring to new heights, folks are searching for creative ways to beat the heat and keep their homes cool. Click here to read more.

Tint World Opens New Locations in Texas and California

May 3rd, 2023

Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, an auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announced the opening of new locations in Buda, Texas, and Agoura Hills, Calif. Tint World Buda, owned by military veteran Jason Gerstenhaber, introduces drivers throughout the South Austin-San Marcos metropolitan area to automotive aftermarket performance and style accessories and services, including window-tinting solutions. […]

Eastman Announces 2022 LLumar SelectPro National Dealer of the Year

Mar 8th, 2023

Eastman Performance Films LLC presented industry awards to its National Dealer of the Year and regional honorees for 2022. LLumar SelectPro dealers from the United States and Canada receive annual recognition based on growth achieved by establishing trust in the market while delivering exceptional experiences for their customers. The 2022 honorees were recognized at the […]

Illegal Tint: Let’s Talk it Out

Jan 11th, 2023

A Palmdale, Calif., Sheriff Station published a Facebook post about illegal window tint on December 31, 2022, saying, “… On Wednesday, December 28, 2022, deputies conducted an enforcement operation focused on vehicles with front windshield tint. Many of the vehicles stopped had window tint so dark that you could not see inside the vehicle. Within […]

Tint World Announces Opening of New Mountain View Location

Nov 16th, 2022

Tint World Automotive Styling Centers, an auto accessory and window tinting franchise, announced the relocation of its Mountain View, Calif., operations. Under owners Abdelrahim Afaghani and Sultan Alafghani, the new updated Tint World Mountain View provides the Santa Clara area with automotive aftermarket accessories and styling and window-tinting services. “With our new location, we’re equipped […]

Decorative Distinction: Joe Guzman’s Victory Lap

Oct 12th, 2022

Competitors are nearly a month removed from the 21st Annual International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT), and winners are back at their shops with new hardware to display. This year’s first-ever Decorative Film Competition offered creatives the ability to showcase signature styles live and in person. “Decorative is 50% of the type of work […]

What to Know About California’s Ban on New Gasoline-Powered Cars

Aug 31st, 2022

California made history late last week when its regulators approved an ambitious plan to phase out the sale of new gasoline-powered vehicles in the state. Click here to read more.

A Way Out: Owners Detail Exit Plans

Apr 6th, 2022

It’s a scene straight from a horror movie. Invoices, film cores, worn squeegees, unread emails, and a crammed calendar surround your field of vision. You’re a business owner, and it’s time to bail. What’s your exit plan? Where’s the Off-Ramp? “I would love to get a key player on the team that I groom for […]

$4.33: Mobile Film Shops Account For New Variable

Mar 23rd, 2022

The cost of regular unleaded gasoline scaled to a national average of $4.33 a gallon on March 11, 2022, according to the American Automobile Association (AAA) Gas Prices website. It’s the highest number on record, and the price is even more frightening for drivers opting for alternative fuel types. The national average cost of diesel […]

The Ukraine-Russia War Brings Heartbreak and Potential Business Woes

Mar 2nd, 2022

Denis Pundik was born in the Soviet Union in 1977, 14 years before its dissolution in 1991. He’s the owner of Cape Cod Tint Guy in Cape Cod, Mass. But with family and connections in Ukraine, his mind wanders beyond film after Russia’s February 24 invasion. “I spoke with my buddy, and his wife has […]