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Automotive Window Tinting FAQ

How long will it take to install window tint on my vehicle?

The installation can take anywhere from 30 minutes to Three hours. Installation time varies depending on how many windows are getting tinted, the difficulty factor and the type of vehicle it is.

Should I drop off the vehicle or wait?

Both options are available and you can choose what works best with your schedule. We prefer the vehicle dropped of for the day , but we have a comfortable waiting room with cable TV and free wifi. For those who wish to wait with their vehicle.

Will you travel to my home or office to tint my vehicle?

Unfortunately we do not travel to install tint on vehicles. Window tinting must be done in a controlled environment to prevent dirt, dust, and debris from getting on the film.

Does the window tint go on the inside or outside of the vehicle?

Automotive window film always is applied the inside of the glass.

How should I clean my windows after the tint is applied?

We recommend using a soft clean cloth and any normal glass cleaning solution. You can use ammonia products on our window film, however, it’s not recommended for everyday use.

How long should I keep my windows up after I have the window tint installed?

We recommend keeping your windows up for at last three to five days. We apply Do Not Roll down Windows label to remind you.

How DARK can I tint my windows legally?

Car pretty always recommends following your states vehicle window tinting laws. Please refer to the Window Tinting laws page on our website or we can provide you guidance in person before we tint your vehicle.

How long does it take for the tint to completely dry?

I will take at least 30 days for the window film to dry depending on climatic conditions. Until then, the window may appear hazy and streaky. Leave your vehicle outside in the sunlight to help speed up the drying process.

Will window film affect my defrosters?

Since window film insulates the glass, it will actually help clear the glass of fog and frost quicker.

Why doesn’t the film stick to the dot matrix on my windows?

The dot matrix is made out of a rough ceramic material that is raised from the glass service. The raised dot matrix pushes the window film away from the smooth glass surface causing air pockets between the glass and matrix

What type of warranty does Car Pretty offer?

Our warranty is what separates us from the rest. Car pretty not only offers you a manufactures lifetime warranty but we offer a workmanship warranty. Where if it its determined that the film or installation is defective we will replace it free of charge. Our warranty is also transferable whereby which means if you move anywhere in the country, your local Suntek will repair your film.

Will the film change color or turn purple?

No. All our films are backed by a color change warranty.

Can you put window film over top of factory tint?

We actually recommend having aftermarket window film installed over your factory tint. Factory tint on trucks, vans, and SUV’s will do little for heat rejection or UV protection. It is basically used for privacy. Our films will reduce the amount of heat in your vehicle and will reject 99% of the harmful UV rays.

Can you scratch automotive window film?

Our films are made with a scratch resistant coating. However, the film can still be scratched from a seatbelt, ring, watch, keys etc. Scratches and personal damage is not covered under the Lifetime Warranty.

Can auto window film be removed?

Yes, however we do recommend that the removal of film be done by a trained professional. Improper removal of the rear glass can result in damage to the defrosters.

What is computer cut window film?

Computer cut is the newest technology in the window film installation. We have a pattern database of mostly every vehicle on the road today. The information is then sent to a plotter which in turn cuts the film for a  precise cut window to that vehicle. While not every pattern is perfect we do will hand cut the vehicle if necessary.

Who do I see advertisements for $99.00 window tint jobs? Why do we charge more?

This is a common question. There are a number of window tinting companies that open or close in different locations. The films they use are sub-par and can fail as early as 6 months. Ask yourself a simple question how many vehicles have you seen with purple, bubbly nasty looking tint jobs. Car pretty only uses one of the finest films in the industry. We stand behind everything we do including a lifetime warranty.

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