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How much time does it take to tint car windows?

Feb 3

When it comes to getting car tinted windows San Diego for the first time, the most commonly asked question is about how long it would take. There are so many variables to think about, there's no universally applicable solution. Let's take a peek at some of them.


What Is the Number of Tinted Windows?


The more windows you have the more time it takes as with everything else in life. It is essential to take into consideration the number of windows in your vehicle and how many you wish to tint. This will impact the amount of time required to tint the windows. Tinting windows in a regular sedan will take anywhere between 90 minutes and two hours, while tinting minivans and SUVs can take anywhere from four to six hours. Tinting smaller vehicles may take longer if they've got larger windows than usual or are difficult to reach.


The Windows Have Been Tinted Before

If your car's windows are already tinted and you're trying to convert to an alternative tint range or replacing scratched, damaged, or damaged tinting film, the process of tinting may take a bit longer than usual. To ensure that no adhesive residue remains tint installers first require the removal of any old tint off the glass. They will only be able to add the new color only after they have cleaned and dry glass has been cured. It's dependent on the condition of the tint and the number of windows that have to be tinted.


Seasonal Aspects

The time of year may affect the length of time required to tint your car's windows, even if you're working in a protected or enclosed location or workshop. Depending on where you live, spring and autumn are the ideal time to tint your car windows. The warmer temperatures and lower humidity are the reasons. Window tints aren't much more difficult to apply during heavy temperatures. It's just simpler to apply it when there is a lot of humidity and freezing temperatures. There are two parts to the curing process for newly applied window tints: the first is some waiting time for curing after the film is applied, which means you'll have to wait a few minutes before driving your car.


The third procedure is to allow the film to dry for two to three days. It is possible to drive your car for a few days, but you should not open the windows that have been tinted. Both curing times can rise in icy weather, requiring you to wait longer before driving your car and prohibiting you from opening your windows for longer than three days. This isn't a factor in the ability of you to have tinted windows for your car in the middle of summer or in the middle of winter. It simply means that you should allow extra time for the installation.


Visit a Windscreens & Tinting shop or any of the service centers or companies near you, and talk to one of our expert automotive tint installers to determine how long it will take to tint your car's windows. The time you get will be an estimate that is more precise and will take into consideration all the factors. This will enable you to determine when you take your car in for tinting.

AMB Auto Glass and Window Tint

5841 Mission Gorge Rd A, San Diego, CA 92120, United States

(619) 514-3537