Posts Tagged ‘tinting’

Hurricane Idalia Takes a Toll on Some Southeast Tint Shops 

Sep 6th, 2023

The first major hurricane of the 2023 season has impacted business operations across the Southeast United States, nearing $20 billion in damages. Some tint shops are feeling the effects.   Hurricane Idalia first hit in Florida’s “big bend” region, the area between the panhandle and Southern part of the state along the Gulf of Mexico. […]

Tint World Opens a Maple Shade, N.J. Location 

Aug 23rd, 2023

Tint World has added another location.   Owners Maurice and Davante Hooks franchised the automotive tint and accessories brand in Maple Shade, N.J.   Davante knew he wanted to work on cars, but “wasn’t sold on anything until I found Tint World,” he says. “Now, I get to combine a lifelong passion with running a business in […]

How Residential Window Tinting in Fort Lauderdale Helps Those Who Work From Home

Aug 2nd, 2023

In recent years, working from home has become a fact of life. Millions love heading into the home office and putting in a work day. Whether on the computer, making phone calls, or packing orders, it is an attractive way to make money for many people. Those who work from home may want to consider […]

Self-Tinting Windows? Ford’s Got ‘Em

May 17th, 2023

Ford Global Technologies is seeking a patent for a system capable of automatic window tinting. According to the filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, published May 9, 2023, the “occupant light exposure detection system” would include processing and memory capabilities, with the latter storing instructions for the former. Those instructions allow the processor […]

5 Benefits of Window Tinting for Your Car

Aug 17th, 2022

In 2018, there were reports of more than 700,000 vehicle theft incidents Car. Generally, vehicles that have something valuable inside them are more likely to be broken into. But there should be a way to prevent these incidents. Click here to read more.

The Sun Stops Here: Mike Burke Finds his Team

Sep 22nd, 2021

Mike Burke’s first car was a 1984 Ford Escort Station Wagon, a four-speed, family-hauler that puffed black smoke at the onset of second gear. The 16-year old creative leaned into stenciling, drawing and airbrush work during his high school years—and it’s a good thing, too. He channeled the imaginative side of his brain to shield […]

The New Guy—Tinting To Go

Aug 25th, 2021

Is there anything that can’t be ordered online these days? Thanks to companies like Carvana and Uber Eats, cars and carbs can be ordered anytime, anywhere. Services of all kinds are expanding their reach in an increasingly intertwined national and global landscape. Jason Omoletski dubs himself the ‘original traveling tinter,’ and he has a new […]

What Would You Do: Is a Job Worth Risking Your Reputation?

Jun 4th, 2014

Sometimes it can be tempting to take on a steady tinting job, especially one with a car dealership. But if the conditions aren’t just right, is it worth risking your reputation as a professional installer to land the deal? That’s a conflict one tinter recently debated. “I have a dealership that has 100-plus cars that […]

The Day I Tried to Tint

Apr 16th, 2014

Last week I was fortunate enough to spend a few days traveling around the country meeting with window film suppliers, distributors and dealers. One of my stops was at Interwest Distribution Co.’s Anaheim, Calif., office where Dennis McMullin was kind enough to teach me a little bit about installing film. To start, the guy trusted […]

California Assembly Passes New Tinting Regulation

Aug 16th, 2012

Window film continues to make legislative news, and again the changes are coming out of California. The state assembly and Governor signed into law an amendment that changes tinting regulations for vehicles driven by peace officers. The new amendment, proposed by assemblyman Jose Solorio, will not affect the current regulations for California’s other drivers. According […]