How Do You Know A Bad Tint Job

How exciting is your new car window tint? You drive around town flaunting it. Then you go to your friend’s and notice your lousy job tint. Your pride falls like a stone into a fountain. Your mind races, did you receive a terrible tint job? You join your friend. You gaze down. Yes, it is purple.

Even when we go to the “professionals,” it happens. With high hopes, we had our automobile windows tinted.

A terrible tint job.

This post is for you if you are curious about your tint job.

There are obvious indicators of bad tint, but

Even if you got a terrible tint, get it changed. Keeping terrible window tint is like making a child eat their vegetables (hint: it won’t happen).

How to spot a faulty tint job, what to do if you get one, and how to evaluate tint installation pros the next time.

Here are five ways to determine whether your tint job is bad.

1. Unequal lines or gaps

Exit your car. Examine your tinted windows. Is the window tint uneven or missing? If yes, you have a terrible tint job.

Lines and gaps indicate a bad tint installation. In most situations, the installers raced to finish your windows. Installers aren’t awful here. Installers are probably overbooked. In either case, you may wish to find a different installer.

2. Purple Shade

A purplish tint or color on your automobile window tint indicates a faulty tint application.

Any reason for a purplish tint or color. The main factor is tint material quality. Cheaper tints and adhesives tend to be violet. The glue is the second cause. Incorrect application of glue can result in a purple tint.

If you see this on your tint, it’s time for a new tint job.

3. Matrix Sticking

Examine the dots on your front or rear glass. Bubbling lines gaps or ridges? So your car window tint isn’t sticking to your dot matrix. While less obvious than the other two car window tint flaws, it is nonetheless a symptom of incompetent or hasty installers.

While no installation is perfect, skilled installers know how to properly adhere dot matrix.

4. Blisters or Ridges

Look for bubbles, blisters, or ridges in your automobile window tint. Any? If so, you have a terrible tint job. Your installer is lying if they say they will go away. Bad installations leave bubbles, blisters, and ridges. These difficulties are installation related, not material related.

5. Hot Car Interior

Go for a ride on a warm spring day. Ventilate! Is your automobile too hot even with window tint? Possible scenarios:

First, you might be driving on an unusually hot day.

Second, your car’s windows may have been tinted cheaply. Most tints assist minimize UV rays entering your automobile, keeping it cooler in the sun, but…

If your car still becomes hot after installing window tint, you may have a faulty tint job.

Ask your previous installer what material they used. Then, ask a fresh installer to redo your windows and not utilize the previous installer’s stuff. Inform the new installer. The more information they have, the better.