Posts Tagged ‘window film’

New Dynamic Glass Can Tint with an Electric Charge and is Coming to Your Home

Jun 8th, 2022

To adapt society for climate change, it’s all about energy efficiency. If we focus too much on solar, wind, and other alternative power sources, we’re leaving a lot of wasted energy in the margins. Click here to read more.

Short on Time

Apr 6th, 2022

There are not enough hours in the day. How much have you heard someone say this? What would we do if we had more time in the day? Would we get more done and be more productive? If you have poor management skills already, more minutes in the day would be just that. The sky […]

Worthwhile Investments

Mar 2nd, 2022

I talked about developing a business owner mindset last month, and fear is one of the steepest hurdles; of the unknown, failure, and disappointment. Business investments you make help you prevail over false limitations created by worry. Cash and Time Cash is the investment a business needs for inventory purchases, operating expenses, marketing and advertising, […]

XPEL Selected as Exclusive Sponsor of Audi Club North America

Jan 12th, 2022

XPEL Inc., a global provider of protective films and coatings, announced a multi-year designation as the exclusive paint protection film (PPF) and window film sponsor of Audi Club North America. This new sponsorship will highlight the XPEL brand to Audi Club North America members to drive top of mind awareness for the company’s portfolio of […]

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 […]

Breaking Barriers: “Window Tinting Queen” Liz Lasa Launches Children’s Book

Aug 18th, 2021

Liz Lasa, of Artistic Window Tinting in Yuba City, Calif., who is also known as “Window Tinting Queen” has written a children’s book called “The Tinting Queen.” It was released in July and Liz says it promotes inclusivity in the male-dominated space that she works in daily. “It’s a book to get awareness out to […]

Lamborghinis, Education and Family: Film Stars Find Their Why

Jul 28th, 2021

Scott Gill, owner of Blackout Window Service in Waukesha, Wis., tinted a Lamborghini Urraco at Wisconsin’s Pine Lake in 1988. When production for the Urraco—or “little bull”—ceased in 1979, only 791 had been built. Surprisingly, the vehicle’s rarity didn’t add pressure to Gill’s installation. In fact, it was all part of the plan. Lambo Leap […]

The Difficult Customer—Can You Please Them All?

Jul 21st, 2021

Film shop employees aren’t strangers to difficult customers. From complaints about dust particles and bubbles to erroneous, one-star reviews to unwarranted refund requests submitted by customers who expect nothing less than perfection—tint shop owners have experienced it all. But are the headache-inducing sales worth the trouble? ‘I Hate To Be That Guy’ “If there’s an […]

The New Guy—The Cycle Begins Anew

Jul 7th, 2021

I am wrapping up articles for WINDOW FILM magazine’s July/August issue this week, and it’s a methodical process. My wrap-ups don’t involve vinyl or paint protection film. Instead, they incorporate systematic, methodical triple checks, restructurings and reviews that ensure I cover and highlight your industry with care. As I hit save on July/August and reflect […]

The New Guy—A Different Kind of Car Show

Jun 16th, 2021

Welcome back to The New Guy, a weekly blog where I—recently-hired assistant editor and newcomer to the window film industry—share my experiences, lightbulb moments and personal opinions. This week, I want to talk about how a WFCT experience converged and paralleled with one of my favorite childhood memories—the Atlanta International Auto Show. As a kid, […]