|Solar Gard® line of non-reflective (non-metal) automotive window films offers the maximum protection and longevity for an affordable price. |
It is ideally priced for those who want to minimize glare and protect their children from the sun as well as the vehicle's interior. Available in a wide variety of light transmissions and shades, Solar Gard® Traditional Non-Metal Automotive Films are an attractive economical complement to any vehicle.
|Film Type ||Visible Light Transmitted ||Total Solar Energy Rejected ||Visible Light Relfected ||UV Rejected |
|Smoke 70 ||68% ||21% ||8% ||99% |
|Smoke 50 ||47% ||29% ||7% ||99% |
|Smoke 35 ||31% ||33% ||4% ||99% |
|Smoke 20 ||16% ||37% ||4% ||99% |
|Smoke 5 ||4% ||39% ||4% ||99% |
From RVs to sport coups, no matter what you drive, Solar Gard automotive window film can give your vehicle a custom look that’s sleek, tasteful and eminently cool. Plus, you and your passengers will appreciate the other benefits Solar Gard affords – it’s the investment that improves your driving experience and your vehicle’s value!
Michigan Window Tint Law Michigan Tint Law Enacted: 2000
HOW DARK CAN WINDOW TINT BE IN MICHIGAN? Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In Michigan, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.
|Windshield || |
Non-reflective tint is allowed on the top 4 inches of the windshield.
|Front Side Windows || |
Any darkness can be applied 4" inches from the top of the window.
|Back Side Windows || |
Any darkness can be used.
|Rear Window || |
Any darkness can be used.
HOW REFLECTIVE CAN THE TINT BE IN MICHIGAN? Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contains metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.
|Front Side Windows || Must not be more than 35% reflective. |
|Back Side Windows || Must not be more than 35% reflective. |
Other Michigan Regulations
|Restricted Colors || No colors of tint are explicitly banned. |
|Side Mirrors || No restrictions. |
|Certificate Requirements || Manufacturers of film do NOT need to certify the film they sell in the state. |
|Sticker Requirements || No sticker to identify legal tinting is required. |
A Few Reasons to Tint Your Car There are many reasons to tint your car from protecting against health concerns, safety and privacy reasons, as well as preserving your investment in your car. Listed below are some of the top reasons that people tint their cars.
Avoid Overheating Your car's interior can be 60% cooler during those hot summer days with proper tinting.
Protect Your Skin Harmful UV rays from the sun can cause skin cancer. Tinting your car can block 99% of these damaging rays.
Accident Protection In an auto accident, tinting can help shattered glass hold together, protecting the occupants of the car.
Safer Driving Tinting reduces dangerous glare from the sun, snow, and other headlights, helping you drive safely.
Enhanced Privacy Tinting protects your privacy and contents within a car. What a burglar can't see, he won't steal.
Prevent Craking and Fading Harmful UV rays and heat cause car upholstery to crack and fade. Car tint is sunscreen for your car.