Whether traveling in town or in the country, the road can sometimes seem monotonous and the hot air becomes stuffy. Installing a sunroof on your vehicle may be the solution to achieve your dream of fresh air, wide vision, and comfort: a sunroof will allow you to ventilate your vehicle in the summer during the heat as of admiring the stars at night on the edge of a path if it is panoramic. Let’s take a closer look at this adaptable equipment on all types of cars.
Sunroof car: its characteristics
Out of all sizes and shapes, the car sunroof is an opening integrated into the roof of the vehicle above the passenger compartment.
Good to know: some car models are sold with this option.
There are all sizes: from the smallest, which brings only a stream of light air and pleasant, to the largest, which will offer you an unobstructed view.
The shapes can be chosen at your convenience: sliding, tilting, it can be also retractable. This is a question of preference and personal choice, but also common sense: choose according to your vehicle.
Good to know: we recommend above all to seek professional advice. Each vehicle is different and, depending on the size of your roof and its shape, you will not be able to install any model of the sunroof.
Benefits of the sunroof
The sunroof brings many benefits while being thoughtful enough to avoid the inconveniences that go hand in hand.
For example, the sunroofs give you fresh air but are equipped with a windbreak and mosquito net, so that all passengers are perfectly at ease during the journey. They also allow you to let in light but are made of tinted glass so that the reverb is not dangerous for the driver.
Warning: we strongly recommend that you hire a professional to install your sunroof unless you are a skilled handyman. Or better not to try it at home! Be aware that to place the sunroof, the technician in charge must cut the roof of your car.
If the handling is poorly done, the disadvantages of the pose are daunting: leak on rainy days, constant humidity in the passenger compartment, mold, rust on the bodywork, etc.
Price of the installation of a car sunroof
To install a sunroof on your car, you can go to your garage, or inquire with companies specializing in the installation of car glass. It is not uncommon indeed that to attract the customer, they offer the benefit.
Good to know: to make your choice, do not just compare the price of the service. Also, think about the installer’s guarantee! A sunroof that is badly installed or malfunctioning is a lot of expense. Better be careful!
The price varies depending on the model chosen and the brand. Count between 300 and 650 dollars. The installer will have to stop your vehicle for 3 to 4 hours to do the work.