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How To Remove Window Tint?

May 13

Do your windows have tinted glass? Are you wondering how to get rid of tinted windows in your car? This can be difficult but not impossible. This blog post will explain how to remove tints on car windows.

You will find helpful tips and tricks along the way. You can remove the tint whether you are doing it for personal reasons or for selling your car.

What Is Windows Tinting?

Window tinting is the process by which a thin film is applied to the glass of a car windows. The film helps reduce the amount sunlight entering your car. It blocks harmful UV rays from entering the car. Tinted windows are a great way to make driving in sunny areas more enjoyable and to keep your car more cool in summer.

How Do You Remove Window Tint?

There are several reasons that you might want the tint removed from your car windows. It could be that you are unhappy with the way your car windows look. You might be selling your car and want tinted windows. In some states, laws regulate the shade of car windows. It may be necessary to take out tints that are too dark.

Window Tint Removal

Now that you have a better understanding of what window tinting is and some of the reasons for wanting to get rid of it, let us dive into the details.

There are many different ways to remove window tint. We'll focus our attention on the most widely used method, which is using soapy water mixed with vinegar.

You'll need:

  • A bowl or bucket
  • Distilled vinegar
  • Liquid dish soap
  • A spray bottle (optional)
  • A utility or razor knife
  • You will find several towels

Window Tinting

The tint percentage describes how much light can pass through the window film. The tint will get darker if it is lower. A 50% tint will let half of the available sunlight into the car.

A tint of 20% is a popular choice for many drivers. This will give you privacy and visibility, but it's still easy to see when it's bright outside.

Consider a tint with 05% and 15% if your home is in a very sunny place or you do a lot night driving. These tints, which are darker than normal, can make it more difficult to see out of windows during daylight hours.

What You Need to Know Before You Begin

Now that you are familiar with the basics of window tinting you can make a decision about whether you want to have it done professionally or yourself. Before you make your final decision, there are a few things that you should remember:

It all depends on what type of car you have. Some cars are harder to tint than other. You might be better off leaving complicated curved windshields to professionals.

The tools and supplies you need: Window tinting involves special tools and materials. These can be costly and time-consuming. It might be worth hiring someone who does have them.

Your level of expertise: Tinting windows for the first time is not a wise idea. Tinting can be a tricky process. There are many mistakes that can lead to costly repairs.


The good news is that even though tinting car windows can seem overwhelming, it's possible. It is worth considering all the points we have mentioned before making a final decision. For any additional questions, please give us a shout or drop by our shop. We are always here to help.

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