Frequently Asked Questions - Automotive Tinting
The time of installing tint will vary depending on the type of vehicle and the number of windows to be tinted. Installation time is typically 1 to 3 hours.
It is best to wait one week after the installation, before the inside of the windows are cleaned. Outside surfaces, which are not tinted, can be cleaned at any time.
Windows should be kept in the rolled up position for at least 4 days to allow the film to cure.
This results from a cheap or very old dyed film. Bubbles are caused when the adhesive breaks down and the tint lifts from the window. These problems should not occur with a high-quality, professionally installed tint.
Yes. It can be a much less costly solution than replacing the lenses. It also improves safety and visibility, as well as improving the look of the vehicle.
A headlight restoration can take between 30-45 minutes. In colder weather, it can take a few minutes longer for the cure time.
Frequently Asked Questions - Residential/Commercial Tinting
Because you have a variety of levels of sun blocking and filtering to choose from, you can control how much gets blocked. Ideally, window film can improve the view by cutting down the glare of bright sunlight, allowing you to enjoy deeper, more vivid colors.
A good quality window film can block up to 79% of solar heat, keeping your home cooler and reducing the strain on your air conditioning system.
Most window film is made from Polyethylene Teraphthalate (PET). A quality film has a scratch resistant coating to protect it from damage by contact.
Window film is a polyester film that is applied to the glass surface. It blocks harmful UV rays, much like a sunscreen. This reduces the light passing through the window and also reduces the heat.
Tinting an entire house will typically take a full working day.
It is generally not advised, as applying both can alter the color of the glass.
If it is maintained properly, it can have a life expectancy of 5-10 years, depending on the type and quality of film used.