While carrying out mobile window tinting on the Gold Coast, we are constantly speaking to people who don’t realise that window tinting isn’t just for making cars “look cool”.
Most of the people we speak to believe that the risks posed by the sun’s ultraviolet B rays and ultraviolet A rays (UVB and UVA) are only a real concern while outdoors.
However, if you’re out driving in your car, or at home enjoying the view from your favourite window, or if you work in a building and you’re situated near a window, there is a strong possibility that you will be suffering from ongoing damage to your skin from the sun’s UVB and UVA rays.
What are UVB and UVA sun rays?
For anyone who has suffered from sunburn, you have the UVB rays to thank for that.
The suns UVB rays aren’t the same intensity all year round, they are stronger during the summer months but can be equally dangerous in the winter months due to their ability to reflect off surfaces such as water.
UVB rays are predominantly accountable for most skin cancers, which is why the advice to stay out of the sun during the midday hours is so important.
It’s during these hours that the UVB rays are most prevalent.
Throughout the year and regardless of the weather conditions, UVA rays are always present, and they are even powerful enough to penetrate clothing!
This is why mobile window tinting on the Gold Coast is so important.
Even though UVA rays can contribute towards skin cancer, the biggest problems people face on a daily basis is skin ageing.
UVA rays penetrate deep into the skin, damaging the cells beneath and possibly affecting your DNA. Effects of UVA includes sun spots, leathery skin, and wrinkles, people using sunbeds should also be aware that the majority of these use UVA rays, the negative effects won’t be immediate but will begin to show up in years to come.
How Can Window Tinting Help Me?
Your car: The coating applied to car windscreens already contribute to your UVB and UVA protection, however, your side windows and rear window do not have the same coating applied.
So, whether you’re a driver, front seat passenger, or if your children are on the back seat, the side of you that is closest to a window will be susceptible to skin damage.
Your home and Office: To get a visual representation of the rays entering your home, simply check your furniture and furnishings for signs of sun fade.
Coating your windows with a sun protection film will reduce the amount of UVA and UVB rays reaching you, protecting you, your furniture and will contribute to the energy-efficiency of your property.
Call Us Today!
With over 30 years’ experience of mobile window tinting on the Gold Coast, we have handled nearly every type of window tinting problem.
Call us on 1800 885 464 or email us through our website for a FREE quotation.
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