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Materials and Tools:
no-streak glass cleaner
sharp, single-edged razor
32-ounce spray bottle
mild dishwashing soap or baby shampoo
Window tint can save energy and change the look of a room.
Thoroughly clean glass. Use no-streak, no-residue glass cleaner and microfiber cloth. Second or third application may be needed to remove all traces of grime and dirt.
Tip: Glass should be clean enough to appear invisible.
Measure pane and add 1 inch on all sides.
Lay window tint on smooth surface and cut to correct size with sharp scissors.
Use transparent tape to separate window tint from liner.
Fill spray bottle with water and add 8 drops of mild detergent or baby shampoo.
Spray adhesive surface of window tint with soapy water. Wet surface generously.
Place wet side on clean glass. Film should be wet enough to slide over surface.
Position film evenly on pane. For very large window, get someone to help place window tint.
Spray exposed surface thoroughly.
Use plastic card and squeegee to push air bubbles to closest edges.
Trim excess with single-edged razor.
For routine maintenance, clean window tint with no-streak glass cleaner and microfiber cloth.