Daystar Window Tinting Inc. Blog

Stop Smash and Grab with Security Window Film

There isn't much a home security alarm system can do when it comes to smash and grab burglaries. However, security window film is especially designed to prevent your home or business from becoming the next crime scene. Criminals couldn't care less about setting off...

Suntek Window Film

SunTek is a line of window films made by Commonwealth Laminating & Coating (CLC), based in Martinsville, Virginia. The SunTek line includes window films for cars and buildings, as well as specialty films for safety and security. Being CLC's manufacturing plant is...

American Standard Window Film

American Standard Window Film (ASWF) is a division of Erickson International, LLC, and currently makes a variety of window film products for homes, cars, and commercial applications at its production facility in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is one of the new kids on...

Solar Gard Window Film

Based in San Diego, California, Solar Gard has been creating window film for homes, buildings, and cars for more than 30 years. The company was recently acquired by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics - part of building materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain - in October...

How Does Home Window Tint Affect Your View?

For many homeowners considering placing tint on their windows, one of the big concerns they may have is how will installing a home window tint affects their view. And let's face it - if you have a huge window overlooking an amazing view of the ocean or an incredible...

Shatterproof Window Film and Firefighters

One of the reasons why a home, business or car owner may decide to place a film on their windows is to help make the window glass more resilient against shattering. If the glass window is struck and breaks, instead of shattering into flying pieces the shatterproof...

The Difference Between Home and Car Window Film

While both car window tint and home window film may be manufactured similarly and be used for a lot of the same reasons, there are some important differences. According to the International Window Film Association, in its simplest sense the films used for car window...

Home Window Tint for Skin Protection

There are many reasons to take advantage of window film technology. Installing home window tint will protect your furnishings, decor and your health. In hot weather, your house will be cooler and in cold weather your house will be warmer greatly reducing your air...

Window Tint Curing: How Long Does it Take?

This is a question we get all the time. Window tint curing, or drying, generally takes a week, but can take as long as a month in rare cases. You should avoid excessively touching or cleaning the window film surface for the first 48 hours after install. Window tint...