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So How Much Does Window Tinting Actually Cost?

Jun 21

You may be asking yourself how much it will cost to remove your window tint. Window tinting provides privacy and protection for your windows. But, it is not a good option if you decide to get rid of it.

In this article we will discuss how window tint can be removed and what factors influence its cost. We will also offer some helpful tips on how to remove tint by yourself.

What Is a Window Tint?

Window tint refers to a thin film that's applied to the glass of windows. It can also be made from metal, carbon, ceramic, or polyester. Window tint is available in transparent, translucent or opaque colors.

How much does it cost to remove the window tint?

The cost of removing tint will vary depending upon a number of factors.

  • The type and brand of window tint used
  • The size of your window (or multiple windows) that should be treated
  • How many layers of window film need to be removed
  • You can choose to have the window tint removed by yourself or hire someone who will do it for your.

Window Tint Removal

Step 1: Use a Window Tint Removing Kit

A window tint remover kit can be purchased if you have only a small amount of tint to take off or if your budget allows you to attempt it yourself. Most kits include everything you need, including a scraper or some sort of solution.

2nd Method: To use a window tint removal kit

Begin by cleaning the windows where you will be working. Follow the instructions on your kit. The majority of kits will require that you spray the solution onto the windows, and then use your scraper to peel the tint off. Once you have removed all tint, rinse the windows with the solution and then dry them completely.

Method3: To use a Heat Gun

If you have a lot to remove or if the tint is stubborn, you might consider investing in a heat gun. A majority of hardware stores sell heat guns. You simply need to hold one up to the window, and then move it around until you see the tint begin to peel. You can then remove any remaining tint by using a scraper.

What You Need to Keep in Mind When Removing Window Tint

  • Take care not to scratch the window when you remove the tint.
  • Protective eyewear and gloves are recommended for chemical solutions.
  • A heat gun should be used sparingly. This could lead to damage to your window.
  • Take your time to learn and be patient in order not to make mistakes.

The Difference Between Tint Removal Techniques

The primary difference between all the methods for removing window tint is how long it takes.

A chemical solution can be a fast and effective way to remove the tint. However, this process can be messy so ensure you have gloves on your eyes and protection glasses.

If you are willing to do more work, then a heatgun is a good choice. This method is more messy than chemical solutions but takes much longer.

The boiling of water is an excellent DIY option. It is a time-consuming process, but very effective.


Window tint removal can be a tedious task that takes time and effort. However, the end result will be worth it. No damage will occur to your windows, regardless of whether you use a chemical or heat gun to remove the tint. Do not be afraid to try different techniques until you find the one that works best for your situation.

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