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Care and Cleaning

How to care for your window film

Film dry-out time: The mounting solution used during the installation of your window film will require a dry-out time. Cold or non-sunny weather conditions can lengthen the dry-out time, while warm weather and direct sun light exposure will shorten the dryout time. Small water beads and a slightly cloudy look may appear during the dryout time. Do not pierce any bubbles during the drying time. This damage will void the warranty If slow drying does occur, do not become alarmed. The film will dry-out. It may take 30-90 days to dry completely depending on weather conditions and window location.

Do not clean the film for 30 days after installation

Window film care and maintenance: To maximize the life of the window film, please follow these instructions for proper care and maintenance.  

Cleaning instructions:

  • Always use fresh clean soft materials to wash and dry your window film surfaces.
  • Most glass cleaners will work well, although a good cleaning solution for window film is 1/2 ounce of liquid dish soap added to 1 quart of fresh water. Avoid ammonia based products.
  • A soft cloth or a clean synthetic sponge is recommended for washing the window film followed by another clean soft cloth or soft rubber squeegee for drying.
  • To avoid scratching the film, do not use bristle brushes, abrasive scrubbing sponges, or any cleaning materials that may have been contaminated with dirt particles, as is commonly the case when washing interior and exterior windows with the same cleaning materials.
  • Some brands of paper towels are coarse enough to put fine scratches in the film, even films with scratch resistant, protective hard coat finish. While these scratches may be too thin to be seen at the beginning, they can damage the polished look of the film over time.