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Avoiding These 4 Mistakes When Tinting Your Home’s Windows

Avoiding These 4 Mistakes When Tinting Your Home's Windows

The process of residential window tinting isn’t a DIY project because of its intricacy. People often make mistakes that affect a window tint’s quality.

Residential window tinting enhances privacy, reduces energy bills, and protects you from harmful UV lights. The process of residential window tinting isn’t a DIY project because of its intricacy. People often make mistakes that affect a window tint’s quality. Here is a guide on avoiding four residential window tinting mistakes. 

Not Cleaning Your Windows Before Residential Window Tinting Takes Place

Before we apply your window tints, there are things you can do to prepare. Ensure that your windows are clean. Unclean windows ruin a tint’s appearance. Also, tinting windows that aren’t clean will make spots under the film. Plus, the adhesive film doesn’t respond well to dirty windows. The point is that you want to have a visually appealing finish. In addition, the most significant disadvantage besides your windows being an eyesore is that fixing this issue can be costly. We recommend cleaning your windows in the morning and checking for signs of stains. 

Using Alcohol to Clean Windows

Rubbing alcohol will leave a residue on your window. As a result, it’s challenging for the tint to stick to the glass. In addition, if the adhesive can stick to the glass, it will only loosen once the rubbing alcohol dries. The film could peel away from the window a few days later, wasting money and time. 

Not Understanding a Company’s Specialties

Fortunately for our customers, we specialize in residential and commercial window tinting. However, this isn’t the same for all companies. Some businesses only specialize in automotive window tinting and lack experience in residential tints. Residential window tinting is a more complex job than automotive tinting. It would be best to always research a company’s specialties before hiring them. Hiring the wrong company will make the process take longer than it should. Also, you most likely won’t receive the desired result. 

Only Considering the Price

Though price should be a top priority, it shouldn’t be the only focus when choosing a company. Consider how beneficial residential window tinting will be for your home, you, and your family. Be wary if the cost seems too good to be true. A low price saves money, but it might not provide the finish or quality you desire. 

Contact American Solar Tinting Today for Security Window Film

American Solar Tinting has the expertise and equipment to keep your home or business decorative and beautiful with window film. We have almost 60 years of experience serving our wonderful customers without the Maryland and Washington, D.C. area. We offer a variety of solutions for you, whether you need residential window or glass tinting, logo graphics, or security films. For more information on how we can help you and your business, contact us online or give us a call at 1-800-969-0100. For more tips and tricks for your home and business, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest.

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