Lowcountry Window Tinting

Phone: (843) 525-1710 820 Parris Island Gateway Beaufort, SC 29907

How dark can window tint be in South Carolina?

Darkness of tint is measured by Visible Light Transmission percentage (VLT%). In South Carolina, this percentage refers to percentage of visible light allowed in through the combination of film and the window.

Windshield Tint is allowed along the top of the windshield above the manufacturer's AS-1 line.
Front Side Window Must not be less than twenty-seven percent.
Back Side Windows Must not be less than twenty-seven percent.
Rear Window Must not be less than twenty-seven percent.

How reflective can the tint be in South Carolina?

Similar to sunglass lenses, some tinting film contain metallic elements that help in reflecting incoming light and reducing the glare and heat generated by visible light.

Front Side Windows Must be nonreflective and may not be red, yellow, or amber in color.
Back Side Windows must be nonreflective and may not be red, yellow, or amber in color.

Where can I find more information about South Carolina's Window Tint Laws?

South Carolina Code of Laws section 56-5-5015; Sunscreen devices provides detailed information on the regulations concerning window tinting motor vehicles.

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SC Law Title 56