Why Get A Tonneau Cover For Your Pick-up

Good reasons to get a Tonneau cover”

  • Save Money – Tonneau covers gives your pick-up less drag as your driving which means they make it more aerodynamic which means better gas mileage.

Fun fact for you- tonneau covers improve the coefficient of drag by about 5.7%. a 10% improvement in aerodynamic performance translates to roughly 2%–3% gas-mileage improvement. Therefore, an improvement in Cd of 5.73% would translate to roughly a 1.8% gas-mileage improvement.

  • Protection from weather- Tonneau covers gives your pick-ups bed protection from weather like sleet, rain, snow.
  • Privacy- Tonneau covers provide privacy keeping prying eyes from seeing your belongings inside the bed of your pick-up.
  • Security-Tonneau covers can keep your belongings from walking off while you step away for a minute like going inside a gas station for a minute.
  • Looks- Some people just like the look a tonneau cover gives the pick-up.

Did you know?

  • The word tonneau is derived from a French word that refers to the rear-seating compartment of a vehicle.

Why should you tint your vehicle windows

Good reasons to tint your vehicle that people don’t even think of”

  • Better Driving

Driving with the sun directly in your face isn’t just an annoyance – it can be deadly. Car window tint shields your eyes and prevents glare from all sources of extreme light.

  • Keeping cool

Black Diamond Tinting uses the right kind of Tint on your windows will help reduce the amount of heat coming into your vehicle so you are not showing up to places dripping with sweat.

  • Shatter Proofing

Tint will help your window from shattering into peaces that could end up in someones eyes upon impact form a object hitting the window or a possible accident keeping you and your family safer.

  • Upholstery protection

Did you know from the heat and UV rays from the sun can warp, fade, and crack your upholstery in just a few short years. With the window tint that Black Diamond Tinting uses the tint can prolong the life of your interior by blocking out 99% of the UV rays. .

  • Privacy

Let’s face it everyone has to leave their belongings of some kind in their vehicle at some point and time. Tinting your windows can make it more difficult to see directly into your vehicle helping to hide your personal belongings more than non tinted windows. We are not saying you can or should leave your personal belongings out in the open but it can make things less obvious if you do happen to leave something in your vehicle.

  • Skin protection

Tinting your windows blocks 99% of the harmful UV rays which is harmful to you and your family.
Come into Black Diamond Tinting Because we care about your family as much as you do. 

How long does customer service stay with you?

            Do you talk about good or bad customer service with others?


  • People are more likely to recall bad exeperiences than good when it comes to customer service.
  • People tend to avoid a place for 2 or more years after a bad customer service experience.
  • People talk about and tell others about bad customer service more than good customer sevice.
  • When someone has a good experience they tend to tell 5 or less people about their experience.
  • When someone has a bad experience they tend to tell 5 or more about their bad experience.


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We at Black Diamond Tinting pride ourselves on the experience of the customer. The smile we receive when you see your newly tinted vehicle or when you Remote Start your car for the first time is something we stride for. (The best customer experience ) Most of our customers were refferd by a previous customer and become returning customers. Along with good customer service we have great prices where everyone gets wholesale price. Black Diamond Tinting wants to provide the best for you.


Are backup cameras really Important to have?

        Are Backup cameras worth it?

  •  Known as the “bye-bye syndrome” It happens all to often when a person goes to leave or move their vehicle, a young child follows without their knowledge, or an unknown object sits behind your vehicle. The next thing you know you start backing up and the unforeseen tragedy has now occurred before you have a chance to react.  Black Diamond Tinting does not want anything like this to happen to you.

By the year 2018 all new vehicles are going to be required to have a backup camera equipped.


  • It’s actually less expensive to have an after market backup camera installed.
  • Depending on the camera you want installed some offer more than just a backup option
  • If your vehicle does not have Bluetooth built into the vehicle and you have a backup camera that has Bluetooth now you have a hands free phone capability’s
  • Some have navigation built into it.
  • Some come with Bluetooth for your phone.



  • If you have children that would be the biggest safety reason.
  • If you have a trailer to hook up to it is a great thing to have.
  • If you own a business it’s a good thing to have so you know that your employee is not going to get lost.
  • If there happens to be a accident it has been recorded
  • Some offer a front view digital recorder with micro SD card which is great for commercial vehicles like lawn care, snow removal etc.
  • If you do snow removal it’s a great thing to have as you are backing up frequently and you can see where and what you are backing up into.

Protect your Investment

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Blog photo finalAt Black Diamond Tinting we know how important your home or office that you worked so hard for is to you. That’s why Black Diamond Tinting thinks it’s important to protect your investment. Whether your home/cabin is on one of the 10,000 lakes in Minnesota / Western Wisconsin or it’s in a classic neighborhood. You worked hard for it and should protect your investment. Black Diamond Tinting can help you do just that.

  • With window film/tint you will prolong the beautiful hardwood flooring, carpet, and other valuables from fading.
  • Another benefit of window film/tint is it can save you money in energy cost, by reducing the amount of heat entering through the windows up to 84% the reduction will allow your air conditioner to run less keeping your home at a continuous cool temperature, and in the winter months it keeps the heat in; making your furnace run less which we all know will save you money.
  •  Window film/tint will allow natural light to come through your window without blocking your view.
  • Window film/tint can make it harder to see in to your home giving you more privacy from on goers on the outside of your home, while enhancing the view from the inside looking out.
  • It can give a rich elegant look to your home that you have been looking for.
  • Black Diamond Tinting offers a free consultation because we know every home and situation is different that is why we have a lot of different film/tint to offer.
  • Every window film/tint that Black Diamond Tinting offers rejects 99% of the harmful UV rays and our consultant will show you the different window film/tint that best fits your needs.

Why is a Remote Car Starter a good thing to have in Minnesota?

Clifford Security 3706XIt’s certainly more comfortable on a cold winter day – but it also has a benefit to your engine

It might not feel like winter right now, but Black Diamond Tinting knows how quickly Minnesota’s weather can change. Cold enough one day to wear a hat and mittens, and the next day a light sweatshirt will be just fine. But on the really cold days when you get done with work you just want to get home. However, most people don’t think about how bad it is on your vehicle to start it up and just take off driving. But the truth is it’s hard on the engine. Lets face it vehicles are not cheep and without transportation it’s hard to get to where you need to be. At Black Diamond Tinting we are used to the impact Minnesota weather has on your vehicle and want to help our customers and their vehicles have the best – and most comfortable – ride possible.

With a remote car starter you will be able to warm your car’s engine and be able to get in and drive off right away, and it will be warm inside for you as well. And in Minnesota the summer can get hot. With a remote car starter that Black Diamond Tinting can install for you, you will not have to open the door of your vehicle and feel like it’s going to singe your hair. In Minnesota there are reports of vehicles getting well over 100 degrees. But with a remote car starter you will be able to get into a comfortable and cool car.



Welcome to Black Diamond Tinting!

Throughout the past few years we have done some major growing. Thanks to all our loyal customers and their word of mouth business, we have moved into a shop in Little Canada right off of 35E and 694. Our services have also grown, thanks to a new member of the Black Diamond Tinting team. Keith has years of experience in automotive custom interiors. Some of the services include:

  • Heated Seats
  • Lumbar Support Systems
  • Leather seat skins – Amazing options for converting your seats to leather without breaking the bank!

Together we continue to do what we do best, which is:

  • Automotive Tint
  • Commercial Tint
  • Residential Ting
  • Remote Car Starters
  • Security Systems
  • Backup Cameras
  • All your automotive electronic needs

Thanks to everyone who has helped us get to where we are today.