What is factory tinted windows?
Factory tint is simply a pigment in the glass that makes it look darker so it isn’t an actual film that’s installed. Factory tint comes from the factory that makes the vehicle and isn’t installed afterwards. It’s main purpose is help give the riders a sense of privacy.
Does factory tinted car windows protect against heat and radiation as good as window tint film does?
No certainly not since the factory tint is just dyed glas. Although factory tinted glass is very similar in looks compared to window tint film it does not have the same benefits window tint film holds. Many customers believe that because their vehicles have factory tint they don't have to tint their car windows but there is a huge difference between window tint film and factory tint. Factory tints main purpose is for privacy.
When it comes to blocking out harmful UV rays all glass blocks out harmful UVB rays. UVA rays are the ones to worry about due to them being the ones that can
penetrate through glass. Having an window tint film installed on
your car windows can greatly reduce your chances of skin
issues and help reject up to 99% of harmful UV rays.
Another reason window tint film is better is that it helps reject heat unlike factory tint.
Can you put window tint film over factory tint?
Yes you can. When it comes to factory tinted windows on a vehicle, you can safely apply tint over the factory tinted glass and it’s relatively easy to do. There are many types of tint available for cars today, and you don’t need to be stuck with factory tint that you don’t like.
But never try to tint over excisting window tint film . If your car already have window tint film , the appropriate solution is to completely strip off the first window tint film and then add a new layer of window tint film.