The installation process of solar control tint can be broken down into five steps.
Tint installation tools required and to buy:
1) A spray bottle with soapy solution
2) An Olfa knife
3) A Squeegee
Step 1: Preparing the Window
side of the glass on which you want to apply the film with soapy solution. After that, spray it again with the soap solution.
Scrape the window clean of any paint, varnish, stickers, or
any other foreign matter using a scraper or razor blade. Wipe clean and dry with a paper towel.
Spray the entire surface again with the soap solution.
Step 2: Preparing the Film
Measure the surface of the glass (do it twice to confirm) and cut the film one inch wider and one inch
longer than the glass surface.
a piece of tape on either side of the film. Pull each piece of the tape outwards in the opposite direction.
Remove the liner and activate the adhesive
by spraying it with the soap solution.
Apply the solution on the film thoroughly, including the edges.
Step 3: Applying
the Film on the Glass
the window surface for application by spraying it thoroughly with soap solution so that it’s wet.
Pick up the film by the corners and place the adhesive side
against the glass, moving it around until it’s positioned properly.
Look at it from various angles to check whether it’s been placed properly.
Step 4: Squeeging out Excess Water and Bubbles
Spray the exposed side facing you with the soapy solution.
Using a squeegee, squeeze the film from top to bottom to remove the excess
Step 5: Finishing Touches
Trim the excess film carefully using a olfa knife or cutter.
Spray the film with the soap
solution and squeeqe again to remove all excess water from under the solar film.
Place a paper towl on the squeegee and tamp all the edges by stroking towards
the glass frames. View the window from outside; if any bubbles are seen, squeege and remove bubbles.
There you have it! Your window now has
a cool new look, offering you protection against the sun's effect from UV, heat and glare.
If you are experiencing difficulties with any of the procedures and need more information, you can
e-mail us. Buy tools and films directly from Tint Depot.