Frequently Asked Questions

Most Frequent Questions And Answers


Car window tinting in Carlsbad, Encinitas, and other cities in Southern California has become quite popular due to its advantages. From keeping your vehicle cool to upholstery protection, safety for your belongings, and reduced risk of shattering glass, a tint offers all.

Customers from all over San Diego trust in Auto Glass and Tint of Oceanside to provide them with a quality window tint that is not only durable but the best protection for your car. People thinking about getting a window tint Vista, CA may have several questions regarding how the tint works, what to purchase, its colors, the costs involved in the process, etc.

So, we decided it would be a great idea to provide you with answers to such frequently asked auto window tinting questions. Simply click on the questions to reveal the answers.  If you don’t find your answers here, you can always call us and talk to one of our friendly customer service representatives.

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Depending on the car’s model and the type of tint you want, the cost will vary. Let us know your preferences by filling out the form on the “Contact Us” page, and we will answer with a free quote.

We exclusively use 3M window films to provide our customers with the highest quality materials and work anywhere in the area. We offer four different lines of film for all budgets – 3M FX Premium, 3M Color Stable, 3M Ceramic IR, and 3M Crystalline. We have four different shades in each line to allow on customers to choose what is right for them.

Yes, you can get your car’s windows tinted as many times as you want. Our technicians will first remove the old tint and clean the glass to ensure there’s no glue residue left behind. We will then apply the tint as per your choice.

The time it takes to apply the tint depends on your car’s size. Typically, it takes 2 hours to tint an average-sized sedan. An SUV will take longer, and so on.

 It takes about a week to fully dry and cure.

DO NOT clean the windows or even wipe them with a dry cloth until the tint has dried. The film will absorb the slightest touch of water, causing bubbles to form underneath. After a few weeks, you can use a moist microfiber cloth to clean the surface.

If the crack is the size of a quarter, you can get a windshield repair instead. Just send us a picture of the crack, and we will let you know what can be done, along with a free quote so that you can make up your mind on the spot.

If the chip or crack is small, we can do the repairs in about half an hour.
We have worked on all types of cars, and our technicians are well-acquainted with the modern ones that come with ADAS. We recommend getting your car’s auto glass recalibrated after a windshield repair in San Marcos, CA so that all the systems are communicating with each other.

We offer a lifetime install warranty- our workmanship is guaranteed for as long as you own your vehicle. Having worked in the auto industry for more than a decade, we have handpicked our technicians to form a powerful team. We also offer a nationwide, lifetime warranty on all tint for bubbling, peeling and distortion. A color fade warranty is also included for everything but our entry level film.

Yes, we are experts at working with your insurance company to cover the cost of windshield replacements and ADAS sensor calibrations. You do not need to go to the dealer or a big  company with less than stellar reviews. We’ve got you covered

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