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Window Tinting Albany OR

Local resource for window tinting in Albany. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to window contractors and window treatments, as well as advice and content on window tints.

Pioneer Door Co
(541) 758-2400
PO Box 1141
Corvallis, OR

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Budget Blinds of Corvallis
(866) 839-4770
425 SW Madison Ave, Ste H
Corvallis, OR

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The Home Depot
(541)812-0808
3500 Spicer Dr SE
Albany, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Kmart
(541) 928-4505
3100 Pacific Blvd S
Albany, OR
Departments
Pharmacy, Portrait Studio
Hours
Mon - Fri :8am-10pm
Sat:8am-10pm
Sun:8am-9pm

Stayton Ace Hardware
(503) 769-2923
1630 N 1st Avenue, Stayton Rental Center
Stayton, OR
 
Bashful Bob's
(541) 752-7922
550 SW 7th Street
Corvallis, OR

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Salem Window Cleaners LLC
(503) 884-4706
PO Box 4742
Salem, OR
Services
Window Cleaning
Hours
Monday through Friday 8-5
Prices and/or Promotions
$4.75 per pane

The Home Depot
(541)758-9303
1780 NW Four Acre Place
Corvallis, OR
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-8:00pm

Kmart
(541) 757-8840
400 N East Circle Bl
Corvallis, OR
Departments
Pharmacy, Portrait Studio
Hours
Mon - Fri :8am-10pm
Sat:8am-10pm
Sun:8am-10pm

Lowe's
(503) 589-4333
1930 Turner Road Southeast
Salem, OR
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 7 am - 9 pm

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Removing Window Tint

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When old window tint starts to bubble, the glass looks like it has malignant melanoma. Light splotches disbursed over dark tint give the car that urban-beater attitude—whether that's your intent or not.

The typical warranty on window film is two years against cracking, bubbling or delaminating. The tint's adhesive eventually dries out, at which point bubbles start to appear. You may be tempted to try to repair the damage, but one bubble indicates that the glue is nearing the end of its life cycle. Instead, remove all of the film. This will save time and money whether or not you intend to re-tint the glass yourself or take it to a shop.

No special tools or talent are necessary to remove old window film. All you need are a few household items and a sunny day. The operation shown here applies to all tinted windows, particularly ones that have defroster lines, which can be damaged by razor blades. As such, heat and chemicals are the best ways to proceed on this type of glass. This rear-windshield job took about an hour and a half.

Author: Tom Morr

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Replacing Window Door Glass

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Life is full of ups and downs, but—when it comes to your vehicle's windows—that's a very good thing. Unless the glass is altogether gone ...

So, you've noticed your window isn't there anymore, and Mother Nature is being more intimate with you. Maybe your stereo is missing, or pieces of trash are floating in during your commute. You probably need to check out the cost of window glass replacement. I called one auto glass repair business, but didn't like the amount they would charge to fix the problem. A bit more research via the net and I not only got a market price for a replacement window (one-third what the "professional" wanted), but also found a nearby auto-recycling center with one in stock.

Make sure you have a good selection of hand tools, a tarp, a repair manual, and a vacuum. Follow the instructions in your specific repair manual to remove the door panel. You should find a plastic sheet/weather barrier under the panel. Carefully peel this sheet back while avoiding the sticky stuff. Use gloves to remove any hunks of glass that might still be together—window tinting will cause that. Use a shop vacuum to get the rest of the cubits out and carefully dispose in the trash.

Author: Scott Wallace

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