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Sun Shades Or Maybe Window Tint? A lower resale value and visual appeal might result from the damage that the sun can do to a vehicle's interior including cracking dashboards and fading upholstery. If you want to minimize this problem, you are in luck as there are a number of ways to do so. Two of the most common ways are utilizing car sun shades and tinting windows. Both have their good and bad points. There are a number of things to consider, including style function and price, when choosing the best method of protecting your automobile. A sun shade covers windows from inside, blocking damaging UV rays and reducing built-up heat. Sun shades can be found in three varieties: rolling, folding and fitted. Just like a home window shade, rolling shades are affixed to the window and rolled out. Folding shades can be compacted into an accordion shape for storage and unfolded for attachment into the window. Fitted shades are made to fit the window of specific makes and models. These shades can be found in all price ranges and can be made from a variety of materials, from very reasonably priced cardboard to high-tech, incredibly reflective polymers. The very best benefit of sun shades is that they are detachable and can be removed when the sun isn't a problem or stored in the winter. Some of these shades must be attached with Velcro while others sit in the window. Sun shades may cost as little as a few dollars or up to several hundred. Higherend shades often come with warranties and are made to last a very long time, while cheaper types are unlikely to be as durable. Window tinting, on the other hand, is a process whereby the car’s windows are covered with protective film, permanently reducing glare. Tinting may be dark enough to keep out prying eyes or light enough that people may still see inside the car. Dyed tinting film, carbon film and crystalline are the three types of tinting film you can pick from. Dyed tinting film, commonly used more for looks than efficiency, is made from two polyester sheets with dye in between. Carbon film is naturally dark and is tremendously effective at preventing infrared heat. Crystalline film, the most expensive of the three, combines many layers, in a sophisticated process that contributes to extremely efficient heat rejection. Tinting windows provides many advantages. They're a permanent feature of your automobile so you never have to insert or remove them. In addition, high quality tinting keeps the heat out whether the car is parked or driving on the road. Finally, countless people are drawn to the aesthetic qualities of tinting and find that it tends to make their cars more attractive. The downside to tinting for many is the cost. Dyed tinting film is the most affordable and can run in the low hundreds, whereas crystalline film can cost a lot more. If you want to keep the heat out while your automobile is parked, the bottom line is that car sun shades could be the choice for you. The most expensive car shades will be quite effective in protecting your investment by keeping sun damage as low as possible yet still do not come close to the cost of a tinting job. Tinting is a great way to provide all around protection without the bother of installation and removal, and with the additional benefit of visual appeal, that is if you are interested in looks and style and can afford it. A lower resale value and visual appeal might result from the damage that the sun can do to a Ride Accessories

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