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Solar films are pretty much a necessity to keep the heatwave out of your car. Here are six highly rated solar film workshops.
Category: Car Ownership Advice
Don't you hate it when that scorching hot sun berates your skin while you drive? Oh, or when you leave your car parked in an open-air carpark for like thirty minutes and come back to sit in a hot and stuffy oven of a car? If you haven't done so already, you should get the windows of your car fitted with solar film as the solution to your heat problems.
Besides keeping some of the heat out, solar film has numerous benefits like protecting you from the sun's harmful UV rays that can cause sunburn, heat rash and (touch wood) skin cancer. It can help with your eyesight too! (believe it or not, you'll squint less when driving without the sun's glare in your eyes).
Once again, we cut through all the marketplace noise and bring you six recommended workshops that specialise in solar film installation. Save your time from all the hassle of research!
*The following list is ranked according to the number of user reviews on sgCarMart.
Infratint Automotive Film Pte Ltd
What you get at Infratint Automotive Film is a dedicated team of trained specialists who will install the solar film with ZERO bubblings (if only my mobile phone could have that kind of dedication). Infratint Automotive's team is so professional and meticulous that you won't even be able to tell that the film is there at all.
Their solar film has been tested and proven to block up to 99% of harmful UV rays and 99% of Infra-Red rays. It is also useful in keeping the interior of the car cool on a scorching day.
Operating hours: 10:00am - 6:00pm (Mon - Sat)
Address: 32 Old Toh Tuck Road #01-10 I.Biz Centre S(597658)
Contact number: 9456 0888 / 6515 1751
Tintsy Cool International
Tintsy Cool International utilises advanced nano-ceramic technology that blocks out 99% of InfraRed and 100% of UV rays from the sun.
Installation of the solar film will be carried out in a dust-free, fully air-conditioned workshop. They're so good at what they do that there are few car clubs highly recommend getting your solar film installed here.
If that's not good enough for you, their satisfied clients include owners of Bentleys, Ferraris, and Aston Martins!
Operating hours: 10:30am - 6:30pm (Mon - Fri) 10:30am - 4:30pm (Sat) Sun by Appt only.
Address: 10 Kaki Bukit Road 2 #01-07 First East Centre S(417868)
Contact number: 6748 1066 / 9383 8687
Autoshield Solar Film
For people who want to protect their eyes and shield their skin from the sun, Autoshield has several types of solar films for you to select. it offers competitively priced high-quality solar films made in the US of A (USA).
If you’re on a budget, the Gold series is the most sensible choice - it looks like the premium solar films, albeit only up to 3 years worth of protection. Perfect for cars 5 years old and up.
But, if you’re the type that’s scared of the sun, opt for the Diamond Series. With its heat dissipation technology, it rejects up to 99% heat and UV rays.
You can also consider the Sapphire Series if you live in a HDB with an open-air car park. The Sapphire Series is a multi-layered window film that delivers the highest UV protection compared to the rest of the product line.
Operating hours: 10am - 7pm (Mon - Sun) Closed on PHs
Address: 68 Yio Chu Kang Road S(545569)
Contact number: 8788 1688 / 8788 1388
DS Specialty Services - 3M™ Solar Film
Established in 2003, DS Specialty Services has installed solar films for over 15,000 cars (as of present). That works out to about 3 cars EVERY DAY! Their 3M crystalline solar films block up to 99% of ultraviolet (UV) light to provide a total Sun Protection Factor (SPF) of 1000 for you and your passengers.
As the certified applicator of 3M, they will provide the right recommendation for every individual car owner. If you thought they limit their services to just cars, you are mistaken, my friend! Be it your house, office, vehicle or boat, they will find a suitable quality film with long-lasting durability to suit your every need.
Operating hours: 9:00am - 6:30pm (Mon - Fri) 9:00am - 4:00pm (Sat)
Address: Blk 1045 Eunos Avenue 4 #01-130 S(409795)
Contact number: 6243 3448 / 9632 3448
Tint Incorporation Pte Ltd
Prolonged exposure to the sun causes the PVC in the car cabin to age quickly, resulting in discolouration, cracks, and the release of toxic gases. Tint Incorporation offers automotive films that reject up to 99% of UV rays and 95% of infra-red radiation.
With their team of skilled and trained personnel coupled with high-quality films, car owners can be assured of bubble and crumple free installations. All installations are carried out in a dust free environment and come with a 10-year manufacturer warranty against bubbling or peeling.
Operating hours: 9:30am - 6:30pm (Mon-Sat)
Address: Blk 3014 Ubi Road 1 #01-288 S(408702)
Contact number: 6841 1789 / 9746 9644
Carstom Pte Ltd (Singapore)
Carstom Pte Ltd makes state-of-the-art window film & protective coatings for both architecture and automotive markets. Happy customers claim that Carstom films reduce glare, heat & energy cost.
Be spoilt for choice with a specially curated variety of film choices. If you prefer your windows to have a slightly darker tint, or perhaps you prefer unblemished windows that offer the driver a higher clarity, Carstom will have a product that will suit your needs to bring you better comfort and enhanced safety for your next journey and all journeys after. Their LX series comes highly recommended with a rejection rate of up to 55% solar energy (TSER) and 72% light transmission.
With numerous positive reviews, they can boldly promise quality results every single time.
Operating hours: 11am - 8pm (Mon - Sat) Close on Sun & PHs
Address: 50 Serangoon North Avenue 4 #01-10 First Centre S(555856)
Contact number: 6555 3560
Imperial Auto Style Pte Ltd
Imperial Auto Style offers a full range of premium car styling services. It manufactures its own Nano-ceramic solar films – TopShield Window Films, producing one of the best performance films with 99% UV rejection and up to 99% Infrared rejection. This film can make your car cabin can stay cooler hence reducing aircon usage. On top of that, you can also find a level of privacy in your car with its darkened tint.
All solar films come with up to 10 years warranty so you can enjoy better peace of mind.
Operating hours: 10am - 7pm (Mon - Sat)
Address: 51 Ubi Avenue 1 #05-15 Paya Ubi Industrial Park S(408933)
Contact number: 85442453 / 67414303
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