Paint Protection Film to protect your paint.

Paint protection film, also known as clear bra, can help protect your paint from rock chips and debris staining.  Please stop by or call for an emailed quote for your particular vehicle.


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We now offer vinyl wraps!

We now offer vinyl wraps on vehicles.  Full color change to just your roof, we can do it.  Give us a call or stop by to see some samples.

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Car Window Tinting Service

You walk out to your vehicle…it’s 85 degrees out…you unlock the door. Now you open the door, go to get inside and “WOW! It’s Hot!”. Instant sweat rolling down your face. Yep…and touching the steering wheel? No…scorching!

The build up of heat inside the car is unbearable.  You usually have to stand with the door open to air out the vehicle. And this all can be resolved by installing a professional window tint to help block the heat and UV rays.  With professionally installed window tinting, we can reduce the damaging sun rays beating down on your car, while driving or parked.  Such things as skin cancer, can be substantially reduced by using window tinting on your vehicles.

Whether it is heat rejection, uv ray protection, glare reduction, or vehicle customization, SunShade Window Tinting has the solution to whatever problem you are having.

Car Window Tinting in One Piece Troy MI For example, the rear glass, we heat form that flat sheet of film to the curve of your glass.  This allows for a one solid piece installation.  Then, the black dots at the top of the glass, can be a bit challenging for most.  Us? No problem.  We seal down the tint and achieve an exceptional level of quality so you don’t see these dots as much as possible.

Car Window Tinting Troy MichiganNext, the side doors.  When you roll down the doors, we get as close as possible to the edge.  With a solid cut shape and not some wavy line.  Tuck down the weatherstrips, in order to get below the felt strips and this allows a super clean installation.

We have been around since 1985 and not going anywhere.  Too many shops come and go.  And we are still here.  What this means to you is that if you have a warranty issue, we are there to handle it. Although, this is very rare with our install.
All this is great but seriously how much will this cost me?  Price….we believe the price is fair for both sides. Our expertise is unmatched.  Kinda like buying a Ferrari.  ‘You get what you pay for’.  So, we might be a little more than everyone else, but when you put more effort into the window tinting service than everyone else, than we think it is only fair to charge accordingly. Your hard earned money is well spent here. And we will make sure you get the best window tinting service possible.

So if you have any more questions, please give us a call or stop by!  Click here and it will take you to our location page and you can get directions there also.

Thanks for reading and make the right choice…you will be glad you did.

Hints For Selecting Quality Car Window Tinting

Hints For Selecting Quality Car Window Tinting

Car window tinting can make or break the looks of your car.  And this usually is dependent on how much your willing to spend.  The way service businesses work is ‘you get what you pay for’.  So, with that being said, do you really want to hire someone to work on your vehicle that is going to be the cheapest?

Listed below are more effective helpful hints for selecting quality car window tinting:

Hint 1

* Check out different car window tint shops

Educate yourself. The more you know regarding car window tint, the greater your benefit. Take some time and efforts to check the tint products of assorted car shops. Request a sample if you’re able to. This can give you a common idea of how the window tinting will look. You will find out more about the numerous types of tint available from color to reflectivity to darkness.

Hint 2

* Choose between typical and quality tint

How big your wallets are and how tough you are with your vehicle will impact your selection. Prime rate tints look much better, last longer and do the job better; however this only relates if you don’t treat your vehicle to continuous abuse. The factors have a way of deteriorating even the most high-priced tint on the market, so settle for the standard tints if you rough up your vehicle a lot.

Hint 3

* Try to find uv ray reflecting car window tint

Sunshine can be quite severe, particularly if you expose the skin for lengthy periods of time. Ultra violet reflecting car window tinting will not just help keep the damaging stuff from the skin; the tint will also stop the sun’s energy from becoming trapped in your vehicle. It will help minimize the scorching effect of a car left out in the sunshine.

Hint 4

* Understand your state laws and regulations on tinted windows

You certainly don’t want to be ticketed by police officers simply because of your dark window tint. Every state features its own code for car tinting darkness. To illustrate, Alaska requires a thirty-two percent darkness level for window tint on every side whilst Idaho requires thirty-five percent darkness for front and side windows and also twenty percent darkness for back windows. Michigan, you are allowed only the top 4 inches on the front doors and windshield and as dark as you want for the rear.

Hint 5

* Get a qualified expert to install the window tint

The fast price cut is not worth the high threat of damage on a poor install. The additional charge for having an expert install it for you may seem a little major; however it is definitely well worth the money in the future. You can observe how it is done and perhaps give it a try for yourself later if you insist upon do-it-yourself applying of tint.

Learn to look after the tint and it will last you for many years ahead. Car Window Tinting can be an easy choice if you’ve got the right guidance so pop over to SunShade Window Tinting at 185 E. Elmwood Ave Troy, MI 48083 with 25 years in business and where quality matters.

Window Tinting Troy MI Video (New)

Check out our new video…

These cars in this video give you an example of the auto window tinting that we do. From Camaros to Murcielagos, we can window tint them all.

SunShade Window Tinting is the leading authority when it comes to window tinting. We do not do anything else. If you have any questions, give us a call at 248-440-7949. We offer free estimates. And that includes our home window tinting as well.

2011 Tax Credit for Window Film

2 Ways to Save Money
Energy efficiency can lower your monthly energy bill and your federal tax bill. Heat gained through glass makes up to 40% of your summer utility bill. Solar control window film reduces heat gain by 80%, which helps lower energy consumption. One study showed an average summer cooling cost savings of $105.
Unlike a deduction, a tax credit directly reduces your income tax, which reduces the amount of income subject to tax. The credit can directly increase the tax refund you receive or decrease the amount you have to pay. Homeowners can receive a 10% credit on the costs of window film, up to $500.
Benefits of Window Film
In addition to money savings, window film can reduce fading of your home furnishings, increase indoor comfort, and protect your family against harmful UV rays. Window film is also energy efficient. According to the Alliance to Save Energy, energy efficiency is the quickest, cheapest, and cleanest way to extend our world’s energy supplies.

2011 Tax Credit for Window Film
A provision in the recent Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 has created a tax credit opportunity for window films installed in residential structures. Under the new policy, the qualifying credit is  10% of the film cost with a maximum total credit of $500. The new policy went into effect January 1, 2011 and expires December 31st of 2011.

Complete IRS form 5695 and file 2010 Income Tax Returns by April 15, 2012. Forms are downloadable at, along with a list of other available energy efficiency tax credits. Maintain copies of the dealer invoice and the manufacturer’s certification statement for your records.


* Nothing herein, including any content set forth in any documents or websites made accessible hereon, shall be deemed to constitute tax advice. SunShade Window Tinting Inc. is not a tax advisor. Please consult your tax advisor regarding your eligibility with respect to any tax credit.