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Don’t settle for purple, bubbled window tint. Bring your vehicle to VitroPlus/Ziebart and get it done right the first time!
- Window film rejects up to 61% of solar energy, keeping your vehicle cooler.
- Glass tinting protects passengers from injury by holding shattered glass together in the event of a collision.
- Auto tint adds privacy when driving alone or in unfamiliar areas and keeps vehicle contents discreet.
- Window tinting reduces blinding headlights at night.
- Window tinting reduces intense bright spots on sunny days.
- Window tint blocks both UVA and UVB ultraviolet rays.
- See better, feel cooler, add privacy, be safer, look cool, and protect yourself while you protect your interior from the sun!
- According to the American Academy of Dermatology, there is a direct link between time spent driving in an automobile and a higher incidence of left-sided skin cancers in the form of melanoma brought on by an accumulation of unprotected sun exposure.
- Much like sunscreen protects skin, window tint protects vehicle interiors from harmful rays. Auto window tinting from VitroPlus/Ziebart will block 99% of damaging ultraviolet rays.
Canadian Automotive Tint Laws
We want to keep you informed of the legal aspect to window tinting. This is a brief review of the laws and conditions enforced in Canada. We hope that this information keeps you informed of the automotive tint laws in your area.The laws regarding window film vary from province to province.
The following is a summation of the laws in each province:
British Columbia – No film is permitted on the driver’s compartment, right and left. Any film may be installed on the side windows behind the driver. Any film may be applied to the rear window, provided the vehicle has 2 exterior rear view mirrors.
Alberta – Same as British Columbia.
Saskatchewan – Same as British Columbia.
Manitoba - For driver’s compartment, right and left, the minimum Visible Vight Transmittance, net, is 50%. The maximum Visible Light Transmittance, net, is 35%. For windows behind the driver’s compartment, the minimum Visible Light Transmittance, net, is 35%. Where film is installed behind the driver’s compartment, 2 external rear view mirrors are required. The net figures that are allowed are enforced at plus or minus 5%.
Ontario – For the driver’s compartment, right and left, no film can be installed that would substantially obscure visibility from the exterior. Behind the driver’s compartment, any film can be installed.
– For the driver’s compartment, right and left, the minimum Visible Light Transmittance is 70% on automotive net basis. Any film may be installed behind the driver’s compartment, provided the vehicle is outfitted with 2 exterior rear view mirrors.
New Brunswick – Same as Ontario.
Prince Edward Island – Same as British Columbia.
Nova Scotia – No film is permitted on any glazing surface.Newfoundland – Same as Ontario.
NOTE: Laws vary from province to province and may change at any time. We recommend you call your local police for the most current regulations in your province. Best efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of this website.