Preserving Elegance: Shielding Boats and Yachts with Marine Paint Protection Film

Marine Paint Protection Film For Boats and Yachts of All Sizes

In the realm of maritime luxury, the boat or yacht’s hull plays a pivotal role in its allure. Yet, the harsh elements of the sea can quickly tarnish this beauty. Enter marine paint protection film, a revolutionary solution designed to safeguard vessels from wear as well as the open waters.

Protecting a yacht with marine paint protection film offers several key benefits:

  1. Enhanced Durability: Marine paint protection film shields the yacht’s surface from scratches, abrasions, and minor impacts, preserving the original paint and finish.
  2. UV Protection: The film provides UV resistance, preventing sun-induced fading and color degradation on the yacht’s exterior surfaces. This let’s the film absorb more of the damage from UV.
  3. Saltwater Resistance: Yachts are exposed to corrosive saltwater, which can accelerate wear and tear. [...]

Skylights are a great way to bring natural light into a home, but they can also be a source of heat and glare. If you have skylights in your home, you may have experienced the discomfort of being in a room that is too hot or too bright due to the sun shining through the skylights.

One solution to this problem is to have window film installed on the skylights. Can block heat and glare to solve your problems while still allowing light to pass through. The film includes a lifetime warranty as well against cracking, peeling or failing.

In addition to blocking heat and glare, window film can also help to reduce energy costs. It blocks the heat from the sun, which means that your air conditioning won’t have to work as hard to keep your [...]

Paint correction is the process of removing imperfections from a vehicle’s paint surface to reveal a smooth, flawless finish. It is an essential first step in preparing a car for a ceramic coating, as a smooth and evenly-textured surface is necessary for the coating to properly bond and perform to its maximum potential.

Some of the common imperfections that can be corrected through paint correction include scratches, swirl marks, water spots, and oxidation. These imperfections can be caused by a variety of factors, including improper washing techniques, environmental conditions, and general wear and tear.

Paint correction can be a time-consuming and labor-intensive process, but the results are well worth the effort. A corrected paint surface will be smooth, shiny, and free of imperfections, creating a perfect canvas for a ceramic [...]

Paint Protection Film Has Come A Long Way

Paint protection film, also known as clear bra, is a clear, thin film that is applied to the surface of a car’s paint to protect it from damage. It is made of a tough, durable polyurethane material that is resistant to scratches, chips, and other types of damage. It even has a self healing layer that makes light scratches disappear when it sits in the sun or by applying warm water.

One of the main benefits of paint protection film is that it helps to preserve the appearance of a car’s paint job. It acts as a barrier between the paint and the elements, protecting it from road debris, harsh weather, maybe the road crew in your state tar and [...]


Chesterfield, MO is the newest Blackout Tinting location to open in August 2023, just 20 minutes east of ST. Louis Missouri.

We have a comfortable waiting area and the same quality installs of paint protection film, ceramic coatings, and window tint that our other stores have become known for.

Our first customer in the shop was somewhat of a famous vehicle, the Gucci Nova featured on the television show Street Outlaws. It was in for a full paint protection film install to protect the paint from road debris and abuse it was sure to see.

This was more of a custom install [...]

Ceramic window tint is a popular choice for those looking to reduce heat and glare in their vehicles or homes. This type of window tint is made from a thin layer of ceramic particles that are suspended in the tint film. It is known for its ability to block heat and infrared light, making it an effective way to keep your car or home cool in the summer months.

One of the major benefits of ceramic window tint is that it is non-metallic, which means it will not interfere with electronic signals such as GPS or cell phone reception. This is a major advantage over traditional metallic tints, which can cause interference with these signals.

In addition to its heat and glare reduction capabilities, ceramic window tint also [...]

A new, gigantic, state of the art facility is now open in Gibsonia! Blackout Tinting North Pittsburgh is here.

Blackout Tinting started in a small home garage bay in 2011. Since then, we have moved to a larger location in Latrobe, and added an additional building in Latrobe for our emergency vehicle upgrades. Earlier this year, we have expanded to a second location!

This building is located in Gibsonia PA, about 4 minutes from the Butler exit on the PA turnpike. It was previously a Chrysler dealership, followed by a Powersports dealership – but it’s now the home of Blackout Tinting North Pittsburgh.

The building itself is about 18,000 square feet, most of which is dedicated to installing window tint, paint protection film, and ceramic coatings. For now, another portion of the building will be used [...]

Learn about the 5 most common misconceptions of paint protection film, and why it is still the best option that exists for saving your paint.

Paint protection film has been around for decades. It was created by 3M during the Vietnam war to protect blades on helicopters from getting damaged and causing problems with flying. Over the last 20 or so years, it has been used on cars more and more frequently. Like any product, there has been a lot of evolution in design and technology, and there are still some myths floating around that can cause people to be concerned about getting it on their vehicle. Our goal is to share with you the 5 most common misconceptions we come across daily.

Find out the 5 common misconceptions about coatings, and why they still make a lot of sense to get.

Ceramic coatings seem to be all the rage. If you are an enthusiast, or a professional in the detailing industry, it’s all you hear about. While the product awareness is great for companies that install coatings, and good for the consumer (because coatings really are awesome and you should have one) – it can bring some challenges. The biggest issue we face is correctly explaining what a coating will do, and what it will not do. We blame coating companies overstating the effects of coatings, and uneducated consumers spreading half-truths and outright lies about ceramic coatings. Ceramic coatings seem to be all the rage. If you are an enthusiast, or a [...]

A couple of months back we had an idea to invite all of our friends and customers to get together on a Sunday afternoon to bring the exotics out and just have a great time. We got an awesome response from everyone, and in early July we all met up. We expected about 6-8 cars, but we ended up with 13. After some good conversation and some time getting everyone introduced, we had to get some pictures before we set off.

We met at the Parking lot of the shop, and headed East on route 30 with the Jean Bonnet Tavern as our destination. The drive out was great – everyone was enjoying themselves and staying safe. The heads that turned to 13 supercars on route 30 was impressive! I followed in the back of the pack in my Gallardo, behind Jason in his Alpha [...]