Automotive Protection

Visually Enhancing, Ultimate Protection

Welcome to MFS, where passion meets precision in every detail. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for perfection, we go beyond the standard to ensure that your vehicle receives the finest treatment it deserves.

Automotive Protection

Visually Enhancing, Ultimate Protection

Welcome to MFS, where passion meets precision in every detail. With a commitment to excellence and a passion for perfection, we go far beyond the standard to ensure that your vehicle receives the finest treatment.

Premier Vehicle Protection

At MFS, we're not just working on cars; we're caring for a part of someone's life, a symbol of their hard work and passion. This philosophy is at the core of everything we do. Our personal touch is what makes us different. We listen to your needs, provide tailored advice, and ensure that every detail meets your expectations. Thank you for trusting us with your vehicle. We don't take this responsibility lightly. Whether you're visiting for the first time or are a returning client, you're part of the MFS family, and we are excited to serve you.

OUR SERVICES

AUTOMOTIVE WINDOW TINTING

We work hand-in-hand with top-tier film brands to deliver only the most optimal UV-deflecting and infrared-rejecting window tint for your ultimate benefit in privacy, vehicle & personal protection. Our industry leading window films not only protect you from harmful UV rays but also your vehicles interior.

WINDSHIELD PROTECTION FILM

Windshield protection film is heavily resistant against stone chips and scratches, our industry-leading exterior windshield protection film provides ease-of-mind with durable long-lasting protection that saves your windshield from an expensive replacement.

Paint protection film (ppf)

Paint protection film (PPF), also known as clear bra, ultimately protects your vehicles paint from harmful road debris and environmental acid fallout. With self-healing and UV-resistant properties, paint protection film retains your vehicle's resale value from day-to-day wear-and-tear depreciation. 

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VINYL WRAPS

Transform your vehicle's appearance. We offer a wide range of colors and finishes. With the accelerated advancements in vinyl and adhesive materials, a vinyl wrap is a perfect way to protect the original paint from minor dings and scratches all while adding a touch of personality to your vehicle.

OUR SERVICES

AUTOMOTIVE WINDOW TINTING

We work hand-in-hand with top-tier film brands to deliver only the most optimal UV-deflecting and infrared-rejecting window tint for your ultimate benefit in vehicle protection and privacy. Our industry leading window films not only protect you from harmful UV rays but also your vehicles interior.

WINDSHIELD PROTECTION FILM

Windshield protection film is heavily resistant against stone chips and scratches, our industry-leading exterior windshield protection film provides ease-of-mind with durable long-lasting protection that saves your windshield from an expensive replacement.

Paint protection film (ppf)

Paint protection film (PPF), also known as clear bra, ultimately protects your vehicles paint from harmful road debris and environmental acid fallout. With self-healing and UV-resistant properties, paint protection film retains your vehicle's resale value from day-to-day wear-and-tear depreciation. 

VINYL WRAPS

Transform your vehicle's appearance. We offer a wide range of colors and finishes. With the accelerated advancements in vinyl and adhesive materials, a vinyl wrap is a perfect way to protect the original paint from minor dings and scratches all while adding a touch of personality to your vehicle.

Our Client Reviews

Elizabeth Vargas

Alexis had great customer service he tinted my Honda! He listens to what you want and makes sure you’re comfortable with the product you are requesting! He does a thorough job! 10/10 will come back with my next car :)

Joshua Cisneros

Best Tint Job Out There! Mid City Flim Specialist is the way to go never disappoints ! Has tinted and wrapped my cars ! 🔥 Alexis has the best customer service and best advice for any cars thank you so much for your work Brotha !

Jess

I got my jeep Rubicon tinted with Alex and I couldn't be happier with his service. His work is very clean and detailed! I didn't experience any bubbling/lint in his installation and theres a very lil to no gap at the top! You can definitely tell he is passionate in what he does!

"A Game Changer for My Car"

"I recently got my windows tinted and I must say, it's been a complete game-changer. The reduction in glare and heat is remarkable, and the car just looks sleek. I'm impressed with the professional service and the quality of the work. Highly recommend!"

"Top-Notch Windshield Protection"

"I'm thrilled with the windshield protection film driving on gravel roads used to be a nightmare for my windshield, but not anymore. The clarity is exceptional, and the film is practically invisible. Kudos to the MFS team for the meticulous installation!"

Window Tinting

Types Of Window Tinting Films | Introduction To Window Tinting

June 13, 20244 min read

What Are the Types of Window Tinting Films?

Window tinting film is a popular addition to cars for a variety of reasons. It offers heat rejection, increased privacy, reduced glare, and protection from UV rays. But with so many different types of tint available, choosing the right one for your car can be overwhelming. This guide will explore the most common types of window tint, their pros and cons, and help you decide which is the best option for you.

8 Reasons

Here are the most common types of window tint films available in the market:

  • Dyed Tint: This is the most affordable and common type of tint. It absorbs sunlight, reducing heat and glare entering the car. However, dyed tint can fade over time and may not offer the same level of UV protection as other types of tint.

  • Metalized Tint: This type of tint uses tiny metal particles embedded in the film to reflect sunlight, offering superior heat rejection compared to dyed tint. However, metalized tint can interfere with radio signals and may give the windows a mirror-like appearance.

  • Hybrid Tint: This tint combines dyes and metal particles, offering a balance between the affordability of dyed tint and the heat rejection of metalized tint. Hybrid tint typically offers better radio signal reception than metalized tint but may not be as effective at blocking heat.

  • Carbon Tint: This type of tint uses carbon particles to block heat and UV rays. Carbon tint offers good heat rejection without interfering with radio signals and has a deep black appearance. However, carbon tint can be more expensive than other types of tint.

  • Ceramic Tint: This is the top-of-the-line type of window tint, using non-conductive ceramic particles to reject heat without compromising radio signal reception or optical clarity. Ceramic tint offers the best heat rejection and UV protection but comes with the highest price tag.

Choosing the Right Tint for You:

Consider these factors when choosing a window tint:

  • Budget: Dyed tint is the most affordable, while ceramic tint is the most expensive.

  • Heat Rejection: If your primary concern is heat reduction, ceramic or carbon tint will be the most effective.

  • Visibility: Lighter tints allow for better visibility at night, while darker tints offer more privacy.

  • Signal Reception: Metalized tint can interfere with radio and phone signals. Consider ceramic or carbon tint if this is a concern.

  • Local Laws: Window tint darkness regulations vary by location. Ensure your chosen tint complies with local laws.

Additional Considerations

  • Window Tint Shade: Window tint darkness is measured by a percentage of visible light transmission (VLT). Lower VLT percentages indicate darker tint.

  • Windshield Tint: Some states allow for a light tint on the windshield to reduce glare.

  • Professional Installation: While DIY tint kits are available, professional installation is recommended to ensure a flawless finish and avoid tint bubbling or peeling.

Conclusion:

Window tint offers numerous benefits for your car. By understanding the different types of tint available and considering your needs and budget, you can choose the perfect tint to enhance your driving experience. Remember to consult a reputable window tinting professional for expert advice and high-quality installation.

Window Tint FAQs

1. What is the best type of window tint?

There is no single "best" type of window tint, as the best option for you will depend on your priorities and budget. Here's a quick breakdown:

  • For affordability: Dyed tint is the cheapest.

  • For heat rejection: Ceramic or carbon tint is best.

  • For UV protection: All good quality tints block over 99% of UV rays.

  • To avoid signal interference: Ceramic or carbon tint won't disrupt radio or phone signals.

  • For nighttime visibility: Consider a lighter tint that balances heat rejection with good visibility.

2. How much does window tinting cost?

Window tint prices can vary depending on the type of tint, the size of your vehicle, and the installer's labor rates. Generally, dyed tint is the cheapest (around $100-$200), while ceramic tint is the most expensive (around $400-$800).

3. Does window tint damage car windows?

No, properly applied window tint will not damage your car windows. In fact, it can help protect them from scratches and UV rays. However, using low-quality tint or having it installed poorly could potentially damage your windows.

4. Is window tint legal?

Window tint laws vary by state. Most states regulate the darkness (visible light transmission, VLT) of window tint on the front driver and passenger windows. It's always best to check your state's tint laws before getting your windows tinted.

5. Can I install window tint myself?

Pre-cut window tint kits are available, but applying tint without experience can be challenging. Professional installers have the tools and experience to ensure a smooth, bubble-free application. If you're not comfortable doing it yourself, consider getting it professionally installed.

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FAQS

Is a PPF Worth the Money for New Vehicle Owners?

PPF installation is worth the money as it provides new vehicle owners with long-term benefits. It also increases your car's resale value drastically.

Can PPF Last More than a Decade?

Before you opt for a paint protection film install, it is common to inquire about the durability of the film. On average, our PPFs can last for more than seven years.

How Effective are Paint Protection Films for Modern Cars?

Modern cars boast advanced paintwork that can cost you a fortune if it gets scratched. Therefore, numerous new vehicle owners invest in paint protection films to protect their prized possessions.

Can I Apply Wax Over the PPF?

You can apply wax over the PPF to make your car glossier. The film can repel water and dust more effectively when you apply wax to it.

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