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Manifest Your Privacy By A Do It Yourself Film!

by Ryan Holman on Jun 5, 2014

In the previous years, the technology of making glass films came into existence. There was general curiosity about it. Cars and huge automobiles were coated by it. It proved to be an immense help in solving the grave problem of ultraviolet rays of the summer sun while driving to far-off places. Now is the chance of making the privacy window film by your own. If you are not willing to go to the shop, make it with your own hands.

What you will need for that is some mechanical tools that can be found in your garage. And you can devote your 2 or 3 hours of afternoon while taking help from your friend or your assistant. Get started within 8 easy steps.

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Start With A Stained Glass Or Frosted Glass Film: Let’s believe that you are a fan of decorations so you would choose window tint of 3m.

Search for a rubber squeegee, a penknife with sharp edge and a spray bottle. A measuring rod would be suitable for large sized windows. A shampoo preferably Johnson and Johnson, bottle of water, and a fine material cloth. Lastly, a tape that is transparent. Get all this things aside and start working.

Installing Steps: Each of the windows will come in different widths and sizes. You have to note down the measurements of each carefully by selecting on which window you intend to put the film. It’s a step ahead for knowing which size to buy. By default, if any goof up happens then don’t become hyper just make an addition of ten to twenty percent of any extra material.

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Applying Method: Always remember, the time of afternoon is better when you are planning to work in summers. Reason being, the scorching heat which will ruin the solution of soap and will dry the glass coat before it transforms into a solid state and that would affect your project. 

  • First, take the baby shampoo and one gallon of bottled water and dilute the mixture to clean the windows thoroughly. Use only the Johnson and Johnson brand baby shampoo and the water which is kept in the bottle. It will help to gain the correct aqueous solution and adding a fully fledged touch to your privacy window film. Be careful not to use cleaners containing ammonia or vinegar solutions for washing the actual windows.

  • You already know the real measurements of films by the previous records of yours. So now cut one inch wider and longer piece. In case it’s not sufficient for the window that you are wishing to use.

  • Use your spray bottle along with the shampoo solution by which you cleaned the windows. Do not leave your fingerprints anywhere. Keep your finger tips and hands wet by that solution and start spraying profusely on the window. In case the water is less then you will have to start all over again.

  • For discarding the material underneath the film uses two pieces of tape that are transparent. The window film corners are to be attached with that tape pieces. For that you will have to pull the tabs away so you can disunite them from back. After disintegrating the sides of the film's backing by an inch use the soap solution to spray it down. If you have huge pieces then ask your assistant to spray for you. While, you can remove the underneath portion in order to prevent getting impure. 

  • As you are making your way down to the window work process, start placing the half glued substance which was spread on the side of the window and attach it from the top. The sheet which was cut out, position that on the centre of the glass. Ask your assistant to continue to spray the solution. Do not get worried just keep on spraying on the window film. Once the work is done and the film is uniformly placed you start squeeging the bubbles that may form on the edge of the window. Keep on spraying the film’s surface with the shampoo solution so that the bubbles will slide down the glass and the film.

  • Make sure the edges of the window film are trimmed. For that use a sharp edger knife and position it next to the edge. Space a border of about 1/16 between the edges of the window and its film.

  • When you are done with the trimming session, start spraying again with the shampoo based solution. Squeeze out any small bubble that may appear. It may ruin the appearance of the film. You need to wipe out the air bubbles. They will elude through the 1/16 portion of the space that you had measured previously between the edge of the film and the window.

Conclusion:

Finally! All your hard work is paid off! The film will start to dry. It should remain in place for about 30 to 40 minutes. However, to get a full recovery it will take about 4 to 8 days. But it’s worth it. It’s do- it- yourself and you and your partner are going to get the credits. It’s one effective way to maintain the excess budget of your car recreation process. Good luck with the privacy drive! 

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