Frequently Asked Questions About Window Tinting

Red Car – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto GlassBefore you take the first step toward adding a tint to your car’s windows, read on for the answers to common questions about this popular vehicle upgrade.

What Is Window Tinting Film?

Tinting film is a thin layer of laminate that is applied directly to your vehicle’s glass surfaces to give them a darkened appearance. It is attached using a strong adhesive that is designed to last for years but won’t damage your vehicle’s glass when it’s time to replace or remove the film. Film shades are measured in percentages determined by how much visible light can pass through the film and into the vehicle.

How Is It Installed?

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Windshield Glass Damage: What You Need to Know

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Few things are more frustrating than something hitting your windshield and causing a crack in the glass. Once this happens, you must decide if the glass should be repaired or completely replaced. There are several things to think about as you make this decision, namely the size of the damage and where the damage is located.

The following are some things to keep in mind if you are not sure if you should repair or replace the windshield.

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3 Tips to Care for Your New Windshield

New Windshield – Chicago, IL – Aaron Auto GlassA cracked or chipped windshield is not a problem you can ignore for long. Windshield damage can spread quickly as you continue to drive your vehicle until it poses a significant safety risk. Windshield damage blocks your view and makes your windshield more likely to shatter.

Replacing your windshield solves these problems, but only if the process is completed successfully. The driver has the biggest impact on the success of any windshield replacement after the new windshield is placed. Here are a few tips to remember that will help your replacement windshield set correctly and last for years to come.
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