Window tints are a popular option for privacy and light control for many homeowners. As with tinted windows, there are some drawbacks that you should be aware of before making a purchase. Like any tinting solution, there is the potential for what can harm your glass and cause a break. These are just a few of the problems associated with window tints.
The main issue with tinted glass is the potential for the tint to peel off over time. This is due to heat, as glass is exposed to direct sunlight, and in the summer it will begin to become brittle and can eventually fall out. If you live in an area where you face a lot of suns or have very large windows, this could pose a significant problem. Another issue is that even with the window tint if you do not apply the tint correctly it can still fade over time. Sometimes when the tint is applied too thick, it is difficult to get a flat, smooth surface and you must constantly sand it to avoid peeling.
When considering window tints, one of the bigger issues is that they can actually harm your window. Because there is no way for you to see what is going on inside the glass, sometimes it is easy to miss bubbles, lines, or other imperfections. If you accidentally cut a hole in the glass, the shards can cause a Nick or cut into the glass, which can further damage the glass and make it more susceptible to fading. While there are methods to fix small imperfections, if you have an important spot cut or another flaw, it is possible to find a professional repair company that can replace the tint without the risk of damaging your glass.