How do you cover car windows?

What’s the best way to cover car windows? I’m going to be living in my car for a while and I need to cover my windows at night to keep myself safe.

Answer
There are a few different ways that you can cover your car windows for sleeping:
  • Open your window slightly, then put a towel or t-shirt in the opening and close the window so that the fabric hangs mostly inside the car.
  • Use masking tape to cover your windows with newspaper or aluminum foil.
  • If you have the funds, get your windows tinted.
  • Purchase or sew blackout curtains. You can close these in the windows like you would close the t-shirt or towel, or you can purchase curtain clips for your car windows.
  • You can purchase car curtain rods to hang curtains or other types of cloth in your windows.
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Liz Jenson
Answered on Nov 25, 2021
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