Car window tints were once considered a luxury for those with a lot of disposable cash. You had to have a black and white car, stereo with top-of-the-line speakers, a full garage, and side airbags. You also needed to have a full set of brakes and no less than 3 inches of clearance on the back of the car. Now, that is not the case and many cars have been replaced with higher performance cars with added high-end features such as stereo systems and airbags.
In fact, when you first get your car you will notice that some vehicles do not come equipped with the necessary windows tinting. Even if you go to a dealership to purchase your car, they may only be able to provide tinting if you buy it from them. For those who have the money and want tinted windows, there are companies like Intex, who tout a lifetime warranty on their tinting and installation services. However, there are still other companies that offer car window tint removal at a reasonable cost.
One common method used by companies offering car window tint removal is called glazing. It works simply. The tints are applied using a bonding agent that is either paste or liquid. The size of the applied tint will depend on how much bonding agent is needed. The bonding agent is then allowed to dry so that it can harden. It is this hardening process that creates a clear film of tint.
The methods used by Window Tinting San Diego to install window tints are by using a machine called a printing press, where adhesive is applied to the tinted area with the tinting agent. These types of machines are sometimes operated manually, although modern machines are quite automated. Abrasive scrubbing of the window tints is done to remove the excess adhesive.
Another method is accomplished by using a razor blade to scrape off the tint from the window. This method is only recommended for smaller amounts of tint, as the small amount of adhesive will cause small damage to the window if it is rubbed too hard. Another method is to use a special cleaning solution that is formulated to remove car window tints.
For more difficult window tinting jobs, like those where the adhesive is more difficult to remove, the best option is to use the professional method of car window tint removal: machine application. For this, special equipment is needed: a bleaching tank, a squeegee, a cloth, and the appropriate type of adhesive. The process involves dipping the cloth into the tinting solution, rolling it onto the cloth, and applying it to the tinted areas with the squeegee. A good technique is to dip the cloth into a separate container of the solution first, to make sure that the cloth is already cleansed.
When doing the machine application, it is important to remember the fact that there are three steps to car window tint removal. First, the cloth must be soaked, and then the colorants must be applied onto the stained portions. Second, the colorant must be allowed to dry. Finally, the stained area must be rinsed with water.
For the colorant to do its job properly, the cloth should always be dipped into clean and thoroughly warmed tap water. Afterward, the cloth must be allowed to dry in an open area to ensure complete absorption. For the process to be effective and safe, it should always be done in the presence of light. That way, the chemical reaction that occurs between the colorant and the stain will be triggered. As you can see, tint removal does not have to be done by someone who is amateurish. It is a process that can be done by people who understand how it works.