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Seeing a car driving by with tinted windows conjures up a number of images. A degree of curiosity surfaces gradually from the watching public. What type of person is sitting behind the darkened glass? Is this a celebrity or someone who does not want to be known by the outside world? Not being able to see into the vehicle is the source for many of these questions. Unfortunately, some countries view glass tinting with suspicion and penalize car owners who

The view through a window can be inspiring for anybody. The light playing on tree branches and shrubbery can tickle the soul and energize imagination. It is a bit unfortunate but sunlight can also invigorate and annoy. Too much heat from incoming solar rays can turn a work area into an indoor desert and the glare can be downright aggravating. Companies try to reduce the discomfort with blinds and curtains but these can produce sizable maintenance costs. There is a

Peering into the vastness below our feet  seem to hold an attraction for many people-whether you are a skydiver or bungee jumper, or  Felix Baumgartner who leaped into history with his record breaking jump from  the earth’s stratosphere, human beings certainly have some innate need to fly above it all, if only for seconds on end. For the rest of us who may just enjoy the views without the need to risk life and limb, new twists to a very

Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner offers many new breakthroughs in airplane design.  One of the new features that is relevant to the window film industry is the electro-chromic window system that allows airplane passengers to dim the window to their own custom level of darkness.

Similar to window tint, but surpassing it, this new dimmable window system also blocks 99% of UV radiation as well as much of the solar heat from coming into the airplane, making the flight more fuel efficient.

Sounds like science fiction!  How can glass be glare-free, self-cleaning, AND water-repellant?  The wonder kids at MIT continue to innovate with this new texture to the glass surface itself that eliminates many of the problems with glass.  It used to be with lead glass had much better optical clarity, but since lead is no longer an acceptable around children and households, glass in windows took a step back.

This new invention has implications beyond standard household glass. Imagine the

Some of the most useful reviews for products can be found in enthusiast forums.  It is surprising that only die-hard consumers that do it for the love, have the patience and money to buy products from different brands and in the process, developed a deeper understanding.  In this case, spareparts from UK has a magnificent post regarding his perception of paint protection brands and products.  A quick summary of the findings by spareparts in the UK:


Vehicle wraps have risen to become a fixture in advertising.  When the first vehicles were wrapped, they were oddities often gawked at, drawing the attention due to its sheer novelty.  As wraps migrated from bus, to cars, and now trains, vehicle wraps that serve as advertising space can be found virtually in all forms of transportation.

Recently, I was shown an Eva Airlines’ special Hello Kitty airplane.  To those of you that don’t know, Hello Kitty is a iconic cartoon-like

The frontiers of window tinting on homes and cars has been pushed further by Boeing’s introduction of personalized on-the-fly window tint adjustments within their new Boeing 787 aircraft.  Window seat passengers can choose their own darkness of tint desired through a push of a button.

This aircraft window tinting technology is provided by PPG Industries, a materials company based in Pittsburgh, PA.  Boing wanted to be able to push the envelope in providing a unique experience within their newest aircraft.

As spring rolls around, the classic spring cleaning tendencies start to kick in for many homeowners.  Maybe it is the winter season spent cooped up primarily indoors makes us yearn for a change, however small, within our homes.  There are many affordable small projects that give a home decoration a small kick in the pants!  This article by Mail Online gives a spring makeover idea list:

New paint job
New pictures and frames
Covers and trims for furniture
Use decorative window film
Self adhesive

Utah tint law is pretty flexible compared to many states.  The current law requires 43% on front side windows, and any VLT percentage on the back side and rear windows.  That being said, the front side window requirement of 43% is more restrictive than 33 out of 50 other states.  Cindy Kern of Orem recently requested that the tint law be changed to allow darker tints in Utah as she found that she has skin cancer on the left