6 Reasons to Tint Your Car

There are many reasons to tint your car from protecting against health concerns, safety and privacy reasons, as well as preserving your investment in your car. Listed below are some of the top reasons that people tint their cars.

 

Avoid Overheating

Custom car tint can block 60% of heat-causing light.

Your car’s interior can be 60% cooler during those hot summer days with proper tinting.

Protect Your Skin

Custom car tint can block 99% of UV rays.

Harmful UV rays from the sun can cause skin cancer. Tinting your car can block 99% of these damaging rays.

Accident Protection

Custom car tint can hold together shattered glass.

In an auto accident, tinting can help shattered glass hold together, protecting the occupants of the car.

Safer Driving

Custom car tint reduces glare while driving.

Tinting reduces dangerous glare from the sun, snow, and other headlights, helping you drive safely.

Enhanced Privacy

Custom car tint protects your possessions from prying eyes.

Tinting protects your privacy and contents within a car. What a burglar can’t see, he won’t steal.

Prevent Cracking and Fading

Custom car tint reduces sun damage and color fading inside your car.

Harmful UV rays and heat cause car upholstery to crack and fade. Car tint is sunscreen for your car.

Minnesota Window Tint Law

Minnesota Window Tint Law Enacted: 1985

We have made every effort to provide you with accurate and up to date information regarding Minnesota window tint law. Please refer to you local authority for current Minnesota window tint law enforcement policies, including rules and regulations, as the final authority on Minnesota window tint law in your area.

MINNESOTA WINDOW TINT LAW ALLOWS THE FOLLOWING DARKNESS FOR CAR WINDOW TINTING

The darkness of tint is measured by (VLT%) Visible Light Transmission percentage. In Minnesota window tint law, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed to pass through the combination of film and the factory tint of the window.

Minnesota window tint law

Here is what is allowed in Minnesota window tint law:

Windshield Window tint is NOT allowed on the windshield.
Front Side Windows

Must allow more than a total of 50% light in. Transmission through glass.

Back Side Windows Must allow more than a total of 50% light in. Transmission through glass.
Rear Window Must allow more than a total of 50% light in. Transmission through glass.

HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE ON AUTO WINDOWS ACCORDING TO MINNESOTA WINDOW TINT LAW?

Tinting film can contain metallic elements (silver mirror look) that help to reflect incoming light and reject the glare and heat generated by visible light

Front Side Windows Must not be more than a total of 20% reflective. Silver mirror look.
Back Side Windows Must not be more than a total of 20% reflective. Silver mirror look.

OTHER MINNESOTA RULES AND REGULATIONS

Restricted Colors No colors of tint are explicitly banned.
Side Mirrors No restrictions.
Certificate Requirements Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state.
Sticker Requirements The sticker to identify legal tinting is required between the film and glass on the driver’s side window.
Medical Exemption Minnesota window tint law allows medical exemptions for special tint. For more details about the specific terms of the exemption for window tinting, consult your state law.
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