Question: How Bad Is It If You Put Your Window Down After Tinting?

Are bubbles normal after a window tint?

Soap/air bubbles look like whitish, soapy residue and occur when the film is installed without properly preparing and cleaning the windows.

Water bubbles – Also known as blistering, water bubbles are normal occurrence after window tint application and should go away over a certain period as the film cures..

Does tint get darker after a few days?

SO, when the tint guy tells you it will get darker after a few days and settle, it’s just refering to the perception of the haze as the water dries and the film completly adheres. To the eye it will per say “get darker”, but in actuality it is not.

Can you fix bubbles in tint?

If you have larger bubbles or bubbles that have formed in older tint, then they will not go away. You can get rid of bubbles that are causing problems by carefully pricking them with a pin or sewing needle and then smoothing a credit card over the bubble to make it disappear.

Is it OK to wash car after tint?

The answer to this little conundrum is actually quite simple: No. You can wash your car to your heart’s content and never have to worry about the tinting in your windows. This is because when the tinting film is applied it is placed on the inside of car windows – not the outside.

Do tints fade?

While window tint can fade over many years, it should last up to 20 years, which is probably longer than you will have your car.

For side windows or rear windshield, glass tinting that reduces light transmission to less than 32% or increases light reflectance to more than 20% is not permitted. For SUVs, vans and trucks, the limit is 32% for the driver’s window and the front passenger window only.

How long do I have to wait to roll my windows down after getting them tinted?

24 hoursDo I need to wait to roll my windows down? We recommend that you leave your vehicle windows rolled up for at least 24 hours after window film has been installed. This allows the film to cure and adhere to the glass before the window is moved.

Will rain mess up window tint?

Does the rain affect a newly window tint? … No, the tint is applied inside of the windows not on the outside so the rain should not be an issue. Just keep the windows up and the heater on so the moisture will evaporate.

How long should I let my tint dry?

After you have your windows tinted, it’s essential to wait a minimum of three to four days before you roll down your windows. Window tinting involves the application of a sheer film to the windows, and the specialized adhesive will take a few days to dry.

How can I make my window tint dry faster?

You can use a hair dryer or heat gun on the outside of the glass 8-10″, hold your other hand on the inside over the tint. If the glass gets to hot to touch then you are to hot. This method should speed up the process. Works great for me one those cold winter days.

What can you not do after window tinting?

Give the tint time to dry before you can wash the car. Keep the car away from abrasive and sharp objects. After the tint has dried use a soft cloth to clean the window. Avoid using abrasive cleaning materials because that will damage the auto tint.

How long will tint bubbles go away?

They take 2–3 days to dry out. Although I’ve seen longer in colder climates. If they are white, that means they are either air bubbles or pieces of dirt that lifts the tint up and creates a white bubble around the dirt. You can see “trash” in the tint.

How do you know when your tint is cured?

A couple of things that might happen during the curing process are water pockets, streaks, and scratches. During the curing process, you might notice a haziness or cloudiness to the tint film.

How long do tinted windows last?

5 yearsQuality of tint: Standard films generally last up to 5 years on average. However, higher quality films made with metal, ceramic, and high grade polyester can last up to 10 years time. Always remember that the lifespan of window tint will inevitably decrease in time, if maintenance isn’t done properly.