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What are the benefits of tinting my car's windows?

Window film protects both you and your car from the damaging effects of the Sun. With the ever-increasing breakdown of our ozone layer, dermatologists warn against over exposure to the sun. Polarised sunglasses protect the eyes, Sunblock protects the skin, and window film protects the interior of your car.

  • Reject up to 82 percent of the sun's total solar energy
  • Block out 99.9% percent of harmful UV
  • Reduced interior heat
  • Improved occupant comfort
  • Reduced glare
  • Increased privacy also means increased security.
  • Extended air conditioning equipment life
  • Increased fade protection

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What is window tint?

Basically it's a combination of polymer layers treated with either metal, carbon or solar and heat management coatings. There are many new ways to make window tint nowadays, but one thing is clear, its affordable protection with visual appeal.

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What do I use to clean my tinted windows?

ARMA tint cleaner, if you've taken the time to read this, then ask your ARMA store to throw one in with the tint and mention the website.

  • Do not clean your window for at least 2 weeks after installation.
  • Use a soft, clean cloth for the inside of the windows only.
  • Never use a cleaner not formulated for aftermarket tinted windows.
  • Never clean film with abrasives.
  • Never clean with ammonia.
  • Never attach adhesives or suction cups to the film.

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Why should I choose one kind of tint over the other?

Different tinting films provide different levels of heat rejection, UV and glare reduction. If you know what shade of tint you want, the only decision is what level of protection you need.

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How dark can I legally tint my windows?

As dark as you can legally tint windows according to state law.

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How long does it take to have tint installed?

Generally, between 2-4 hours but you should expect to leave your vehicle for most of the day to allow for clean up and unforeseen challenges that may pop up.

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Can it ever be removed?

Yes. As the leading tint professionals, ARMA can remove any old tint without any damage to your cars windows.

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Why is your warranty better than everyone else's?

All of our tints are world leading state-of-the-art technology driven films that come with a LIFETIME WARRANTY. We provide the best available quality films and professional service. The LIFETIME WARRANTY shows that we stand behind our products.

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Why do I see bubbled or purple tint on cars?

Usually its due to inferior tinting films and shoddy installation. There really is no other excuse. If our tint ever bubbles, we will replace it at no additional cost to you.

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Is window tint legal?

Yes, it is. There are limits to how dark you can go though. With the increase in harmful UV rays getting through the Ozone layer, more and more professional bodies are getting behind window tinting.

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Can't I just go to the store and buy some tint and do it myself?

You'll wish you didn't. You'll end up extremely frustrated and you will have to pay more to have it removed if it needs to be. It doesn't matter how good the film is, if its not installed by a professional, it can still bubble.

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Will you tint my vehicle darker than the legal limit if I pay you cash?

No. Breaking the law can cost you a whole lot more than a fine. If you are involved in an accident and you have illegal tint on your car, you could be fined and/or charged with breaking the law. Insurance companies can refuse to pay for any accident related expenses based solely on the fact that you have illegal tint installed on your vehicle.

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Will the tint damage my rear demister?

No it will not. We tint right over the top of it.

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Will you come to my location?

We do for home and office tinting, but not for automotive tinting, because a good automotive tint job requires good lighting and a clean enclosed environment.

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Won't window tinting ruin my view?

Actually, just the opposite is generally true. You may be surprised to hear that most residential window film is very lightly tinted. It isn't the color or even the darkness of the film that provides most of the benefits of tinting. The special formulations of today's professional films perform most of the work. In fact, having window film installed will usually enhance your view.

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Does the building have to be vacated during the installation?

Installing window film involves no odors or chemicals and can be provided during normal business hours with minimal interruption of daily routine. If there is a concern, special arrangements can be made for evening and weekend installations. We do ask that three to five feet of space be cleared in front of the window so that our crew can thoroughly clean the windows and apply the film.

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Where are you located?

We have seven stores around Melbourne. Please click here to find one nearest you.

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