4 Ways To Ensure The New Tint On Your Windows Lasts

When you invest in new tint for your car windows, you want to make sure the tint job lasts as long as possible. Luckily, there are a few steps you can take that will extend the life of your vehicle's window film. 

Get the Tint Professionally Installed

Window tint naturally breaks down over time. Window tint breaks down faster when it is not properly installed, which is why it can be worth it to splurge and have a professional install the tint for you.

A professional will know how to get all the bubbles out that can accelerate the aging process of your window film. They will know how to smoothly apply the film so it looks good and it lasts for a long time. 

Allow the Tint to Settle

After you have the tint installed, do not roll down your car's windows or wash your vehicle for a set period of time. Allowing the tint the right amount of time to cure, after it is installed, can help extend the overall life of the product.

Be Careful Around Your Windows

Next, you need to be careful around your windows, especially when you are loading and unloading items in and out of your car's doors.

Anything that rubs up against your windows could damage the film. Although most window film is designed to be scratch-resistant, any object, applied with too much force to the window, could damage the window film.

Know How to Take Care of the Film

Finally, you need to know how to take care of the film. You can still wash your car's windows, but you need to be careful with the products that you use. If you use anything that has ammonia in it, the ammonia will gradually break down the window film.

When you wash your windows, use a natural window cleaner, or use one that specifically says on the bottle that it is designed to be used on tinted windows.

As you clean your windows, don't use any abrasive tools that could damage the film. Instead, use a soft cloth, such as a microfiber cloth, to help you clean the windows.

Window tint can transform the appearance of your car. Make the tint last by seeking professional installation, allowing the tint to settle properly, being careful around the windows with sharp objects, and using products that do not contain ammonia when you clean your windows.