When your windshield gets a chip or crack in it, do you really have the time to stop what you are doing and spend an hour or two in a repair shop getting it fixed? Wouldn't it be nice if you could just call a technician for repairs and go about your day? Well, I recently found out that this is completely possible. After talking with the technician for a bit, I found out that there are several auto glass services that can be performed with your car in the parking lot at work, in your driveway at home or just about anywhere else you may need to be. To find out about these services, keep reading
Window tinting is a simple process that involves applying a thin layer of plastic over the car windows to block out the sun and give your ride a sleek new look. If you have chosen to have your windows professionally tinted, you are definitely making a good choice. Window tinting alone can make your car more comfortable to ride in, prevent sun damage, and give your vehicle an entirely different look. There is no doubt you will want to make sure your windows look good for the long haul. Here are a few of the most common questions concerning the aftercare of tinted windows.
Is it safe to use glass cleaner to clean tinted windows?
The chemicals in glass cleaner can compromise the quality of the tint on your windows by changing its color or eating away at its surface, and it is not recommended. Instead, use warm soapy water and a soft dry cloth when you need to clean your interior windows.
Will it be okay to roll down the windows?
Once the tint is applied, it will be fine to roll down the windows. Just make sure that the window seals have been coated with felt so the tint is not rubbing against the seal when the window is in motion.
Is it possible to repair a section of tint if it is damaged, or will the whole thing have to be redone?
This can depend on the location of the damage and the size of the piece of tint needed for the repair. A skilled professional may be able to cut away the damaged tint and replace it with a small patch. However, it can be next to impossible to match the seams of the tint without seeing small lines. Therefore, it is more common for the entire panel of tint to be replaced.
Can you apply decals over tint safely?
It is not recommended that you apply decals to your tinted windows. While most window decals are designed to be attached outside of the car, there are some made to stick to the interior of the glass, which is also where the tint is located. Removing the decals in the future could damage the tint.
Once you have your windows tinted, you will want the look to last as long as possible. Make sure you discuss any aftercare questions you have with the window tinting professional to get the best care instructions.Share