Window Tinting Bay Minette AL

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

Doors By Design
(251) 447-0125
2101 Us Highway 98
Daphne, AL

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The Home Depot
(251)625-0890
7100 Hwy 90
Daphne, AL
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Andrews Ace Hardware
(251) 675-5771
11865 Celeste Rd
Saraland, AL
 
Holcombe Doors & Windows
(205) 991-3667
2815 Greystone Commercial Blvd Ste 200
Birmingham, AL
 
Miller Lee & Ken Construction & Vinyl Siding
(334) 347-6354
501 Simmons St
Enterprise, AL
 
Novus Glass
(251) 368-1466
610 E Nashville Ave
Atmore, AL
Services
Gulf Coast windshield repair, Novus Glass, auto glass replacement, auto glass repair, Mirror repairs, insulated glass, window panes, glass doors, residential glass, commercial glass

Lowe's
(251) 621-7620
29645 Frederick Boulevard
Daphne, AL
Hours
M-SA 6 am - 10 pm
SU 8 am - 8 pm

Film South, Inc.
(334) 297-8595
3810-C Opelika Rd
Phenix City, AL
Services
Solar, Security, Decorative Window film
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IWFA

Novus Glass
(251) 368-1466
610 E Nashville Ave
Atmore, AL
Services
Gulf Coast windshield repair, Novus Glass, auto glass replacement, auto glass repair, Mirror repairs, insulated glass, window panes, glass doors, residential glass, commercial glass

Custom Screen & Window Co
(251) 478-9987
2618 Halls Mill Rd
Mobile, AL
 
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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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