Posts Tagged ‘Florida’

Drug Bust: How Window Tint Led FHP to 250 lb. of Illegal Narcotics in Jefferson Co.

Aug 16th, 2023

On August 10, 2023, at approximately 1:10 pm, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop eastbound on Interstate 10 near the 226 mile marker for a window tint violation. During the traffic stop, 250 pounds of illegal narcotics were located. Click here to read more.

The Boat Business

Jul 19th, 2023

Chris Brooks, owner of Kauff’s Tint and Wraps in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., is fully immersed (pun intended) in the boat business. He’s been tinting boats for 20 years and is ready to share his story. WF: What got you into boat tinting? Brooks: I live in Palm Beach County, and we have a lot […]

Loaded Gun Found in Felon’s Car During Traffic Stop for Window Tint Violation

May 17th, 2023

A traffic stop in Ocala for a window tint violation led to the arrest of a 34-year-old convicted felon after a loaded gun was found inside his car. Click here to read more.

Matthew Sandherr’s Industry Start

Apr 19th, 2023

We all have industry connections that make our jobs easier. For me, Matthew Sandherr, owner of Naples Tint Company in Naples, Fla., is one of those people. From decorative film to the importance of customer service, Sandherr always has great quotes and insight. Today, he shares his journey. Starting at Sears “I was a vacuum […]

Day-To-Night Window Tinting Prepares for Grand Opening

Jan 10th, 2023

Day-To-Night Window Tinting in Roanoke Rapids, N.C., announced the upcoming grand opening of its first brick-and-mortar location on February 4, 2023. Owner Mike Powell founded the company in July 2011 and recently celebrated two milestones. Huper Optik recognized Powell with the 2021 Horizon Dealer of the Year award in July 2022. “Known as ‘Mr. Inspiration’ […]

A Conversation With Carlos Olazaba

Jan 10th, 2023

Tinter Battles 2023 took place last weekend at the Omni Resorts in Amelia Island, Fla. At the center of the event stands founder Carlos Olazaba—a colorful personality known as “The Texas Squeegee.” WINDOW FILM and PPF magazines caught up with Olazaba post-event to document this year’s happenings. WF: Was this your favorite Tinter Battles yet? […]

Why it Will be Hard to Replace Cars Destroyed by Hurricane Ian

Oct 26th, 2022

Final numbers won’t be available for months, but one thing is certain: An overwhelming number of drivers in Hurricane Ian’s path will be replacing a vehicle at a time when inventories are already tight. “We’re anticipating more than 300,000 destroyed vehicles from Hurricane Ian,” says Mark Friedlander, Florida-based director of corporate communications for the Insurance […]

An Aerial View of Hurricane Ian’s Devastation

Oct 19th, 2022

Naples Tint Company of Naples, Fla., is based roughly 42 miles outside of Fort Myers, Fla., a part of the world Hurricane Ian ravaged. Owner Matthew Sandherr surveyed the damage from above ahead of a potentially trying fall. “I was fortunate enough to get a tour in a small airplane with a friend,” Sandherr says. […]

K&H Window Tinting Provides Protection from Sun Heat and Damage

Oct 12th, 2022

Opening a car door on a sunny Florida day, even in the winter, can release a blast of uncomfortable heat that ranges from toasty to broiling. One way to avoid those moments of intense warmth before the air conditioning kicks in is to install high-quality window tinting, such as offered by K&H Window Tinting in […]

Florida Film Companies Assess Hurricane Ian’s Aftermath

Oct 5th, 2022

The White House declared a major disaster in Florida over the devastation caused by Hurricane Ian on September 29. More than 2.5 million customers across Florida were without power that Thursday morning, according to NBC News. Nearly one week later, film companies in hard-hit areas take stock of the damage. TubeliteDenco has two locations in […]