Window Tint New Canaan CT

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(203) 740-8315
195 Federal Road
Brookfield, CT
(203) 338-0041
1300 State St
Bridgeport, CT
(203) 739-0376
336 Main Street
Danbury, CT
(914) 681-1835
420 Tarrytown Rd
White Plains, NY
Auto Sound
(203) 956-5809
54 Commerce St
Norwalk, CT

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(203) 406-1327
799 E Main Street
Stamford, CT
(203) 335-1777
300 North Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
(914) 941-4025
214 S Highland Ave
Ossining, NY
(203) 377-1900
1425 Barnum Avenue
Stratford, CT
Georgetown Shell Service
(203) 544-8727
912 Danbury Rd
Wilton, CT

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How to Remove Window Tint

By DriverSide Staff

Car with Tinted Windows
Window tint protects your car’s interior from damaging sunrays, keeps the cabin cooler and gives you some privacy while you cruise the highway. Unfortunately, the concealing film can change color, bubble and peel over time, and once it has degraded you’ll be tasked with removing it.

Removing window tint is a time-consuming process, and if not done correctly, can risk gumming up your windows with adhesive residue or damaging important components like the defroster strips on the rear window. Those who don’t feel comfortable tackling the job can get the tinting professionally removed.

Those who do want to forge ahead must first accept that patience is key here. It’s a slow process. Window tint is a double-layered polyester film that must come off as one. To prevent the two from separating you’ll need to soften up the adhesive with heat. There are two methods, and the first requires a sunny day. If you’ve got one to spare, you’ll want to spray the outside of the tinted window with soapy water, cover it with a black garbage bag and smooth out any wrinkles. Now on the inside, cover the immediate area around the window with some form of protective plastic and spray undiluted ammonia on the window. We recommend wearing a protective mask while you do this.

While the ammonia is still wet, trap it against the window tint with plastic cling wrap or another plastic bag and allow it to set in the sun. The combination of heat and ammonia will soften up the glue that holds the tint to the window after about an hour. Use a razor blade to lift the film from the window beginning in the corners and slowly moving out, wetting the window with ammonia as you go. Remember to be patient as you peel. Any leftover adhesive residue can be dealt with using even more ammonia and a soft steel wool pad. Finally, wipe the de-tinted window with a paper towel or rag and you’re done!


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