Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

A:  No! Window film for use in Solar control flat glass application (buildings) dates back to the early 1960s.

A: The installation time depends on the installer‚Äôs experience and the expected quality of the finished¬†product. A single installer should be able to tint 90 percent of the vehicle’s windows within one to three hours.

A: Film bubbles because it is of poor quality and the result of a failure in the adhesive process.

A: Inexpensive window film consists of polyester film dyed to achieve the desired color and darkness. The purple appearance is caused when the ultraviolet rays from the sun break down the dyes in poor quality film. 

A: No! There are a wide selection of colors and shades with different light transmission levels to satisfy local tint laws. Our professional tinters will help you select the perfect professional grade film for your car, truck, or van from our 3M Prestige Series of window film.

A: 3M is a high quality thin, multi-layered piece of optically clear film that is retrofitted to¬†the inside surface of glass. Our¬†3M Prestige Series¬†is Nano-Technology Construction. Clearly superior.¬†Prestige Series¬†window¬†films¬†use non-¬†metalized¬†nano-technology to create reflectivity that’s actually lower than glass. ‚ÄúOur window¬†films¬†provide superior technology, keeping heat out, while letting natural light in.

A: 3M film will reduce heat by up to 97%. It will block out 99% of the sun’s harmful rays. And it can also substantially reduce glare depending upon the shade of film you choose.

A: There is a scratch resistant coating on the film. However, the film can be scratched or punctured with keys, watches, rings, safety belt buckles, etc. Scratches caused by user neglect are not covered by warranty. Take care when unbuckling your seat belt.

A: You must wait 48 hours before rolling windows down.

A: Prices will range from $100 to $400 per install. Remember, you are not only paying for the film product but for the installation time and quality of workmanship.

A: Curing is the time it takes for the water and adhesive to interact with each other and create a complete adhesion with the window glass. Please allow 48 hour to pass before rolling down windows.

A: It can take between 7 to 28 days for a complete cure. Depending on weather and temperature.

A: You should clean your film with dishwashing soap and water. None ammonia cleaning product can be bought at most retail stores.

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If a question has not been answered on this page, please feel free to contact us by using our contact form below or give us a call. Modesto, CA, phone: (209) 543-3800.  Roseville, CA, phone: (916) 888-8468. Thank you!

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