The concept is simple. We are all familiar with the tinted windows that you see in sports cars and limousines. That tint film is blocking visible light, sometimes to the point of making it impossible to see inside of the car. UV protection film does the same thing, except that it blocks UV (ultraviolet) light waves. UV waves are above the visible light spectrum, so you can’t see them. They are the same waves that cause your skin to tan.
In a marine environment, salt water, high winds, and bright sunshine can be brutal on boats. Windows are highly functional, providing protection from the weather for the occupants. Unfortunately, the weather itself can be terrible for windows, accelerating wear and tear. One upgrade every boat owner must take advantage of is to get their windows tinted.
After 30 years in business at the Jersey Shore, one of the most common calls we receive is from do-it-yourselfers that complain, “It’s not as easy as it says on the box!” This prompted us to compile a list of 5 Important Reasons You Should Hire a Window Tinting Professional.