TRIM IDEAS
Window tinting,Vehicle graphics and Signs
Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the laws for tint?
A. Tint laws vary from state to state.  Current percentages are listed below and are subject to change according to state procedures.

  State                       Front Doors %    Back Doors %    Rear Window %  
Alabama                    32%                     32%                      32% 
Alaska                        70%                     40%                      40% 
Arizona                      33%                     Any%                   Any% 
Arkansas                   25%                     25%                      10% 
California                  70%                     Any%                   Any% 
Colorado                   27%                     27%                      27% 
Connecticut              35%                     35%                     Any% 
Delaware                   70%                    Any%                   Any% 
Florida                        28%                    15%                      15% 
Georgia                      32%                     32%                     32% 
Hawaii                        35%                     35%                     35% 
Idaho                          35%                     20%                     35% 
Illinois (Varies)         35%                     35%                      35% 
Indiana                      30%                     30%                      30% 
Iowa                           70%                     Any%                    Any% 
Kansas                       35%                     35%                      35% 
Kentucky                   35%                     18%                      18% 
Louisiana                  40%                     25%                      12% 
Massachusetts         35%                    35%                       35% 
Maine                         50%                    50%                       50% 
Maryland                   35%                    35%                       35% 
Michigan                     ??                      Any%                     Any% 
Minnesota                 50%                    50%                       50% 
Missouri                     35%                   Any%                     Any% 
Mississippi                 28%                    28%                       28% 
Montana                    35%                    20%                       20% 
Nebraska                   35%                    20%                       20% 
Nevada                       35%                   Any%                     Any% 
New Hampshire        No                      35%                       35% 
New Jersey                 No                     Any%                      Any% 
New Mexico              20%                    20%                        20% 
New York                  70%                     70%                        Any% 
North Carolina         35%                    35%                        35% 
North Dakota           50%                   Any%                      Any% 
Ohio                            50%                  Any%                      Any% 
Oklahoma                  25%                    25%                        25% 
Oregon                       35%                    35%                        35% 
Pennsylvania            70%                    70%                        70% 
Rhode Island            70%                    70%                        70% 
South Carolina         27%                    27%                        27% 
South Dakota           35%                    20%                        20% 
Tennessee                35%                     35%                         35% 
Texas                         25%                     25%                        Any% 
Utah                           43%                   Any%                       Any% 
Vermont                    No                     Any%                       Any% 
Virginia                      50%                    35%                          35% 
Washington              24%                    24%                          24% 
West Virginia            35%                    35%                          35% 
Wisconsin                  50%                    35%                          35% 
Wyoming                   28%                    28%                          28% 

**Most states have different laws for SUVS
***Please use this chart only as a guide and not a law document


Q. What products can I use on window tint?
A. Basic window cleaning products are acceptable. However, DO NOT use any products with AMMONIA.

Q. How long do I need to keep the windows rolled up?
A. Newly tinted windows must stay up for 2-3 days, depending on the weather.

Q. How long do my windows need to cure out?
A. Newly tinted windows need about a week to cure out.  During this time, the windows may look "bubbly", appear cloudy or have streaks that disappear when the tint has cured.

Q. Where's the ol' man?
A. My dad, Ken Geisler, finally slowed down after 30 years in the business.
He is probably fishing.