Treating every job as the most important job of your career will get you noticed. Just ask Agustin De Sousa.
De Sousa’s shop, Master Window Tinting in Doral, Fla., is known for its professional work and attention to detail. Other local businesses have taken notice. Richard Estrada of High Tech Electronics in nearby Hialeah, Fla., nominated De Sousa saying, “This gentleman is one of the most professional window tinters in all of the U.S. His attention to detail is of the highest standards. I have had the pleasure of working with him for many years and time after time customers request his services.”
De Sousa got his start in the window film business 21 years ago in Caracas, Venezuela, working at a friend of his uncle’s car accessories and window tint shop while he was going to college.
De Sousa stayed in the industry because of his passion for cars. “I like to optimize the vehicles and make them look better than if they were from the factory,” De Sousa says.
Some of De Sousa’s most difficult and unique jobs have involved older cars. “Some of the most challenging projects have been classic cars from the 50's and 70's. One I remember was a 1967 VW Beetle and the rear glass on a ‘73 Dodge Dart sedan. Also a challenge was a 100-foot yacht in Coco Plum, Fla. It was tinted and decorated with a picture of the sea.”
De Sousa has many goals for his business and is eager to watch it grow. One of the directions in which he would like to see growth is working on more high-end vehicles.
“I’d like to provide service to exclusive high-end vehicles and the entire public of my community,” says De Sousa. “At the same time I’d like to provide high quality films with high heat rejection, protection of paints and decorating and customizing the exterior of cars. I’m always ready to provide services to our community. They deserve the best.”
De Sousa also dreams of working on cars that are faster than any other car on the road.
“I’d like to provide tear-off films for race cars like those in NASCAR and the Grand Am Series.”
In addition, De Sousa is passionate about protecting and informing his customers about health risks and the benefits of window film.
“I’d like to create programs to educate people about skin cancer and how to prevent it,” he adds.
When De Sousa is not hard at work tinting cars he is a family man at home.
“In my free time I love spending time with my wife and daughter, going to church and going to car races and car shows. I also like to take part in events in the community.”