There are many benefits to window tinting. It has been used around the home for years, but is also extremely beneficial to the Caravan and Camping industry for 4WD’s, caravans and motorhomes.
However, when it comes to window tinting, there are many things to consider as we learnt when talking to our new partners at Tint a Car.
What type of tint is there?
Where can it be applied?
How it is applied?
The different grades of Tints?
The different quality of Tints?
This is where we feel that Tint a Car can help. They are specialists when it comes to all types of window tinting. Not only can they tint up your house windows, but for those times on when you are out camping, they provide some great tinting solutions for your cars, 4WD’s and also caravans, motorhomes and campervans.
Tint a Car – Over 100 Stores Australia Wide
We are happy to have them on board with over 70 stores Australia wide offering Free Range Camping Premium Members, not only superior options for window tinting, but an added 20% off all products & services.
The Benefits of Window Tinting
When considering if tinting is for you or not, one must first look at the benefits it provides.
UV Protection – Window tinting films are designed to apply to your windows to block out the sun’s ultra violet rays. Most films can block up to 99% of Rays. This not only helps reduce glare, but offers extra protection to skin and eyes. Whilst driving along for long stints in the car to your next destination, this can reduce the effects of the sun boring down on your arms and cut down on eye strain.
Tinting reduces UV Rays on arms & eyes
Protection – Reduced UV rays can also assist in protecting internal furnishings such as upholstery and items in the caravan, especially if it is parked in the sun all day.
Tinting can offer extra protection to internal upholstery & furnishings
Privacy – With an array of different shades of film, tinting provides the benefit of allowing you to still see out whilst reducing the visibility of others seeing inside the van. This allows you to move freely inside your van and still enjoy some level of privacy.
Tinting makes it harder to see in
Safety & Security – Along with the added privacy, comes the bonus of safety and security, making it harder to see many of the contents in your van or motorhome.
Comfort – By reducing the sun’s rays, tinting has the added bonus of reducing a cars temperature by up to 60% in summertime. In the car or 4WD this makes it so much more comfortable, in the caravan or motorhome, even more so as you can use films with up to 80% heat reducing effects as you are living in it.
Tinting can help to decrease internal temperatures
Efficiency – A caravan or motorhome that is cooler will be a huge benefit to running major cooling appliances. A major complaint of most caravanners is the struggle they have with fridges keeping cool and running efficiently, especially in summer months. Reducing the in internal temperature of your van will also greatly assist with your air conditioners as they will not have to work as hard making them more efficient and saving you money.
Tinting can increase efficiency of major cooling appliances
Aesthetics – Tinting just looks good!
The sleek look of window tinting
Choosing the Right Tint Company
Like most things these days, there is often a wide choice of products which can be confusing or overwhelming. Tinting is no different with a wide variety of choices. Different grades, different shades, different prices. To get the right tint for your job, or even to find out if you can tint your windows, we highly recommended using a reputable company that stands behind their products.
Fully trained staff to get the job done right
Tint a Car have been in the window tinting game for well over 40 years and specialise in window tinting. They know which films are right for each situation and their staff are highly training in the application processes for each situation. Their stores are all over Australia so you can access them while you are travelling and they offer a ‘ no questions asked ’ 30 day money back guarantee on all jobs which they back up with a lifetime warranty so you can be sure you have peace of mind.
Choosing the Right Tint for You
This is best left to the experts, and the reality is that not all windows can or should be tinted. Some windows, especially in modern cars and 4WD’s contain traces of metal during the manufacturing process. It is important that you know this before tinting, as tinting these surfaces with the incorrect film can cause interference to digital and electronic devices. Tint a Car have used innovative ceramic technology to create a durable and premium tint to combat this. Their Spectre range of tints are exclusive to them and offer superior infra-red heat rejection to keep interiors cooler.
Spectre Ceramic Film
Many caravans have polycarbonate windows installed. This means they will expand and contract in the heat, and when doing so will emit gasses. This will occur for the entire life of the window. Whilst most films will stick to these windows and move with the expansions, the adhesives will in time struggle and cause issues. The added problem then occurs when trying to scrape off the old film as it cannot be easily removed. For this reason, you are the best checking if your windows can be tinted first.
Not all tint will stick, check with Tint a Car first
The best way to find out what type of windows you have in either the 4WD or the Caravan is to call into any Tint a Car outlet and have them check it out for you. They will soon tell the difference, and if it should not be tinted they will tell you that also.
You can find over 70 participating Tint a Car specialist in the Free Range Camping App. They all welcome you to call into the store with your car, caravan, motorhome or campervan and get an obligation free assessment.
If you then choose to get your tinting completed you can take advantage of their generous offer to our members.
Not only do Tint a Car specialise in window tinting, they also provide a host of other services that can be extremely beneficial including;-
A solution for internal protection for your vehicle, caravan or motorhome. From fabrics to vinyl and leather protection, the Sirius range of products offers a full range of interior and exterior protection products to maintain the life of your interior.
Sirius Car Care Products
Ceramic Paint Protection
Ultimate protection for surfaces. Offering extreme hardness and durability that is up to four times more durable than quartz based products. This offers ideal protection against bird and bat droppings and especially helpful removing bugs and sap. It is also extremely handy for protection against spills and stains in the vehicle or caravan internals and furnishings.
Bird & Bat Droppings are common @ campsites
If you are after protection against scratches and scrapes or especially stone chips, which are very common whilst towing, then Tint a Cars’ stretchable long lasting near invisible film is an ideal solution. It is moulded to fit your vehicle’s surface and is scratch and crack resistant with a high gloss finish. It can also cover door handle cups, door edges and bumpers which cop the most wear and tear.
Extra protection with Paint Protection Film
More Reasons to Choose Tint A Car
We are proud of our association with Tint a Car and here are a few more reasons why. They offer
Tint a Car have been supplying Australians with all their tinting needs for over 42 years, and are now making the commitment and offering a Lifetime Warranty on most of their films. This gives you complete peace of mind if you have tinted your vehicle, caravan, motorhome or campervan.
Tint a Car now accepts Openpay which means you can split your purchase over 3,6,9, or 12 months with ZERO interest. You can protect your most valuable asset now by using Openpay to pay later!
30 Day Money Back Guarantee
Tint a Car offer a 30 day money-back guarantee to all customers. If you’re not completely satisfied with your tint from any Tint a Car store, they will remove the tint. Also give you your money back.
Must claim within 30 days of sale.
Tint a Car ensure that all their window films across both automotive and home or office have been ARPANSA certified. It means that you can trust that you’re getting the highest quality of film with true specifications.
Save @ Tint a Car with FRC.
To find out more about Tint a Car use the FRC App to call into one of their participating stores or visit their website at www.tintacar.com.au