Posts Tagged ‘window film’

The New Guy—Tinting To Go

Aug 25th, 2021

Is there anything that can’t be ordered online these days? Thanks to companies like Carvana and Uber Eats, cars and carbs can be ordered anytime, anywhere. Services of all kinds are expanding their reach in an increasingly intertwined national and global landscape. Jason Omoletski dubs himself the ‘original traveling tinter,’ and he has a new […]

Breaking Barriers: “Window Tinting Queen” Liz Lasa Launches Children’s Book

Aug 18th, 2021

Liz Lasa, of Artistic Window Tinting in Yuba City, Calif., who is also known as “Window Tinting Queen” has written a children’s book called “The Tinting Queen.” It was released in July and Liz says it promotes inclusivity in the male-dominated space that she works in daily. “It’s a book to get awareness out to […]

Lamborghinis, Education and Family: Film Stars Find Their Why

Jul 28th, 2021

Scott Gill, owner of Blackout Window Service in Waukesha, Wis., tinted a Lamborghini Urraco at Wisconsin’s Pine Lake in 1988. When production for the Urraco—or “little bull”—ceased in 1979, only 791 had been built. Surprisingly, the vehicle’s rarity didn’t add pressure to Gill’s installation. In fact, it was all part of the plan. Lambo Leap […]

The Difficult Customer—Can You Please Them All?

Jul 21st, 2021

Film shop employees aren’t strangers to difficult customers. From complaints about dust particles and bubbles to erroneous, one-star reviews to unwarranted refund requests submitted by customers who expect nothing less than perfection—tint shop owners have experienced it all. But are the headache-inducing sales worth the trouble? ‘I Hate To Be That Guy’ “If there’s an […]

The New Guy—The Cycle Begins Anew

Jul 7th, 2021

I am wrapping up articles for WINDOW FILM magazine’s July/August issue this week, and it’s a methodical process. My wrap-ups don’t involve vinyl or paint protection film. Instead, they incorporate systematic, methodical triple checks, restructurings and reviews that ensure I cover and highlight your industry with care. As I hit save on July/August and reflect […]

The New Guy—A Different Kind of Car Show

Jun 16th, 2021

Welcome back to The New Guy, a weekly blog where I—recently-hired assistant editor and newcomer to the window film industry—share my experiences, lightbulb moments and personal opinions. This week, I want to talk about how a WFCT experience converged and paralleled with one of my favorite childhood memories—the Atlanta International Auto Show. As a kid, […]

Randy Hutson Emphasizes Film over Fear During WFCT Seminar

Jun 8th, 2021

Opening day of the International Window Film Conference and Tint-off™ (WFCT) was highlighted by a slate of insightful seminars. Randy Hutson purchased Five Star Window Coatings, Grand Rapids, Mich., in 2005. For Entering the Decorative Market, Hutson used the seminar stage to sound off on decorative film’s lucrative potential. “There’s a huge lost revenue stream […]

The New Guy—Preparing for WFCT

Jun 2nd, 2021

Welcome back to The New Guy, a weekly blog where I—recently-hired assistant editor and newcomer to the window film industry—share my experiences, lightbulb moments and personal opinions. This week, I want to speak about my upcoming coverage at the International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT), the leading event for the window, security, decorative and […]

The New Guy—Installment #2

May 19th, 2021

Welcome back to The New Guy, a weekly blog where I—recently-hired assistant editor and newcomer to the window film industry—share my experiences, lightbulb moments and personal opinions. For installment #2, I want to share the educational experiences that I had during a shadow visit at The Tint Guy in Woodstock, Ga. On Monday, May 3, […]

The New Guy—Installment #1

May 12th, 2021

Welcome to The New Guy, a weekly blog where I—recently-hired and assistant editor and newcomer to the window film industry—share my experiences, light-bulb moments and personal opinions. For installment #1, I want to share a bit about me. About Me • I was born and raised in Georgia. • I studied Mass Communication at Georgia […]

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