How To: Maintain Your Tinted Lights

Tinted headlights and taillights are a great way to customize your car. It makes you stand out from the rest on the road. When you get your light tinted though, it’s crucial to maintain them in order to ensure longevity. So, in this blog post we will share with you our tips on how to properly clean them, protect them and even how to avoid common issues like peeling and bubbling. Let’s dive into it.

Cleaning Your Lights

Regularly cleaning your lights is super important. Clean them at least twice every month. This way you can prevent the buildup of dirt and other road debris. Use a soft microfiber cloth to clean the surface with a gentle car cleaner. Make sure to avoid using harsh chemicals or materials because this can damage your tinted lights. 

Don’t Use Harsh Materials

Avoid using rough materials like scrub brushes, sponges or any scratchy materials. You want to avoid scratching your tint. Instead, use a gentle microfiber cloth and with a soft hand clean your lights.

Avoid High-Pressure Washers

Cleaning your lights with a high-pressure washer can damage your lights in the long run. Over time it can cause your tint to lift or peel. So avoid high-pressure car washes and instead clean them with low-pressure water. 

Protect Your Car with Sealant

If you want to protect your tinted headlights and taillights consider applying a sealant to your car. It acts as an extra layer of protection against minor scratches and UV rays. Prolonged exposure to UV rays can cause your tint to fade and discolor over time. So do yourself a favor and protect your investment with a high quality sealant. 

Is Your Tint Bubbling or Peeling?

Bubbling or peeling are common issues with tinted lights. Although unfortunate, there are reasons why this might happen. For instance, bubbling occurs when there is trapped moisture. It also happens when it has been exposed to hot temperatures. On the other hand, peeling tends to occur over time due to wear and tear. If you spot either one of these issues contact your car tint professional. They can help you fix it. 


Following these tips we have shared with you are important to maintain your tinted lights. Proper cleaning, tools, and seeking help when you notice any bubbling or peeling are important to keep your lights looking nice. So, we hope this was helpful. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us at (858)291-8200 or through our website contact form here. We have provided services in headlight and taillight tinting for quite some time now so we can be of help! 


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