Questions & Answers About FormulaOne Window Film

The ClassicSeries is a traditional dye-based film that will provide a tinted window look. This film is typically for those who want style and privacy.


Our ComfortSeries is a metal based film. Comfort provides you higher heat rejection than conventional dyed films. Reduced heat and glare mean less strain on your air conditioning and a more comfortable ride. With several color options to choose from, you can give your vehicle just the look you want.


Our PinnacleSeries delivers the ultimate all-around performance in automotive window tint. The innovative nano-ceramic construction offers our maximum heat & UV protection along with glare reduction without interfering with signals from electronic devices.


The Stratos™ Series is the newest technology in the tinting industry. It’s infused with infrared absorbing properties that rejects up to 63% of solar heat to enhance your driving experience. This proprietary hybrid-matrix technology utilizes multiple layers made up of billions of nanoscopic particles to create advanced infrared absorbing properties. The innovative layers are designed to trap heat and disperse it outward through your glass providing our maximum level of heat rejection without signal interference.

The preference of shade does not affect the price.


The pricing is based on the quality of film you choose. These options include our Classic Series, Comfort Series, Pinnacle Series, and Stratos Series. The price increases based on the percentage of heat rejection, the material, features, and what the lifetime warranty includes for each film.

Yes – Window tint is installed on the interior of car so it won’t affect the windows. However, when cleaning the inside there are several precautions to take to avoid damage.

Yes, but we recommend using SprayWay Glass Cleaner, Invisible Glass, or any glass cleaner that does not contain ammonia. You can also fill a squirt bottle and add a small amount of dawn dish soap. Just don’t use any abrasive pads; a paper towel or squeegee is your best bet.

For coupes and sedans, the legal limit is:

50% for the driver/passenger &
35% on the rear half of the vehicle


For pick ups, SUVs, and vans the legal limit is:

50% for the driver/passenger
you can go as dark as you want on the rear half

Window tint is applied on the interior of the vehicle.


We shape the film on the outside of the vehicle with heat to mold it to the shape of the glass, we then apply the film to the interior glass.

A full vehicle typically takes about an hour to an hour and a half.

2 front windows takes 35 minutes or less.

Yes, we actually recommend having film installed over your factory tint.


Factory tint on trucks, vans, and SUVs do little for heat rejection and UV protection. It’s basically for privacy. Our FormulaOne films add heat rejection and will provide 99% of UV protection.


If you don’t want to go any darker than your factory tint, we recommend our AIR80 film. It’s a clear film that delivers both heat rejection and 99% UV protection.

Yes, there’s a lifetime warranty against cracking, peeling, fading, & bubbles for our Comfort™, Pinnacle™, and Stratos™ films.


Customers also have the option of purchasing an extended no-fault lifetime warranty

Feel the difference between each series of film at our Manassas location.