Posts Tagged ‘window tinting’

Valway’s AP Corp Acquires Solar Tint Inc. in Miami 

Aug 23rd, 2023

AP Corp has completed its second acquisition of a window tinting company.   The Sykesville, Md.-based provider of commercial window film and graphic solutions has snatched up Miami-based window tinting company, Solar Tint Inc, one of the only 3M window film dealers in the greater Miami area.  AP Corp Owner Bill Valway hopes it’s the […]

Is Home Window Tinting a DIY Project or Should I Hire a Professional?

Jul 19th, 2023

Are you considering window tinting for your home? While there are many advantages to tinting your windows, like increased privacy and reduced energy costs, it can be daunting trying to decide whether it is something you want to take on yourself or if hiring a professional is the way to go. Click here to read […]

How Much Does it Cost to Tint Car Windows?

Dec 28th, 2022

Tinted windows aren’t just for aesthetics. They serve several functions that include blocking dangerous UV rays to protect passengers and reduce wear on the car’s interior materials, adding increased privacy, and keeping a car cool. Click here to read more.

Will Paint-On Coating Replace Window Film?

Mar 16th, 2016

In an effort to curb the estimated $50 billion annually that energy leakage through windows cost building owners, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Berkeley Lab seem to have synthesized what they call a potential solution. Researchers have developed a polymer heat-reflective coating that can be painted on at one-tenth the cost, lab officials say. “There […]

Meet the Kling of South Africa

Mar 16th, 2016

“This article has no value to your readers. Stick to content that has relevance.” If you were to read that comment to us, we would instantly know who posted it on our website—Leon Levy of Klingshield in Johannesburg, South Africa. It would have come just hours after being posted, of course, because Levy doesn’t miss […]

Genesis Window Tinting is on a Roll

Oct 21st, 2015

Every once in a while, it’s good to give credit where credit is due. This is certainly one of those cases. Elk Grove, Calif.-based Genesis Window Tinting has been on fire lately and the “why” behind that deserves a look. TintTV First, let’s start with TintTV. The goal of these episodes is to provide viewers […]

‘Tis the Season to Sell PPF, Dealers Say

Dec 3rd, 2014

When things get colder, they tend to move slower—and automotive window film industry is no exception. Each winter, some automotive tint shops (especially in northern states) struggle to stay afloat as the demand for heat rejection dies down. Paint protection film (PPF) takes the cold sting out of winter for Gail Bulgin, president of Private […]

Classes Begin at Advanced Film Program

Aug 27th, 2014

One of the window film manufacturing capitals of the world is getting a boost to its workforce with a partnership between public education and private companies. Classes for Patrick Henry Community College’s (PHCC) new Advanced Film Certification program began Tuesday. The program, which launched in April, now has 47 students enrolled. “We are so excited […]

Window Genie Opens New Location

Jul 9th, 2014

Window Genie, a franchise that specializes in residential and commercial window washing, tinting and more, is adding to its locations on July 14 with a new center in Flower Mound, Texas. Owner/operator Blair Littlefield is excited to about his choice to go with the Window Genie franchise. “Although I was researching several franchises at once, something […]

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 […]