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FAQ

 

3M Window Tint

Will my car really feel cooler on the inside?

Yes! All of our 3M window tint is proven to reject a portion of Total Solar Energy. Each level tint has a different rating as to how much it blocks.

Do you offer warranties?

All 3M tint comes with a Limited Lifetime Warranty. We also offer a No-Fault Warranty as an option when purchasing your tint. Contact us for more information on these warranties.

How long does 3M tint last?

3M Window Films are made to last for many years. The exact length of time depends upon the type of film applied, window orientation, type of glass it is applied to and the particular climate in which it is applied.

Does it change the appearance of my vehicle?

That depends on the percentage of tint you choose to have applied. Crystalline 90 will look almost factory, while Color Stable 5 will drastically alter the look of your vehicle’s windows.

Can I drop my vehicle off for the day or do I have to stay and wait?

That is completely up to you. We prefer to have you drop the vehicle off for the day, but we also a have a waiting area that you can utilize. We have a key drop for customers who are dropping their vehicles off after hours.

How long does it take for the tint to dry?

We suggest allowing thirty days for the film to fully dry and cure. It is normal to have small water bubbles and/or a hazy appearance during the curing process, this will disappear as the film dries. Depending upon the film type and weather conditions, drying may take as long as 45 days, or as little as a few days. We highly suggest keeping your windows up for 3-5 days after the tint has been applied.

Can tint be taken off?

Yes, we can remove tint. If your vehicle needs old tint removed prior to our tint installation an additional fee will apply. If you have been pulled over for illegal tint and need it removed and inspected we can help with that as well.

 

3M Vehicle Wraps

What is a vehicle wrap?

A wrap is basically a big printed decal for your vehicle. Wraps are a great advertising tool because they are a moving billboard for your company or cause. Our wraps are custom designed and printed for your specific vehicle.

Why should I wrap my vehicle?

Vehicle wrapping is an extremely effective advertising solution. Wrapping your vehicle is one of the cheapest forms of effective advertising that you can buy! Your vehicle can be visible everyday to everyone that drives by it. Whereas other forms of advertising (newspaper, tv commercials, etc.) only appear at set times in certain places. 30% of motorists say they base buying decisions on ads that they see.

How long have you been wrapping vehicles?

Shannon-Baum Signs has been wrapping vehicles since 1999.

Can I reorder a wrap that you have installed before?

Yes. We store all of our wrap files. We can also redesign an existing wrap to fit a different type of vehicle.

Do you do all of the work in-house?

Yes. First, we work with you to create a design you like that fits your vision and vehicle. We then print that design using one of our large format printers. Lastly, the print then gets laminated (which protects the print against grease, dirt & chemicals) and applied to your vehicle by our team of trained installers.

How long does the entire wrap process take?

Typically the process takes between 3-5 days once the design is approved. Partial wraps take around 3-4 days, while full wraps take 4-5 days. The time it takes to install a wrap also depends on the type of vehicle we are wrapping. A box truck with flat surfaces will take a lot less time compared to a vehicle with a lot of curves.

Can I use my own graphics and pictures?

You most certainly can. All of the graphics and images you supply us must be high-resolution. If the file you provide is not large enough we will notify you and suggest options for fixing the problem. You must also either own the image or have the rights to use it.

How do I transfer my files to you?

We use a file transfer program that can be found on our website here: https://shannonbaum.wetransfer.com/

If our wrap is damaged in an accident can you repair it?

Yes, we keep your wrap files so the repair will match with the original design.

Will my paint be damaged when the wrap is removed?

If we are installing the wrap on the original paint it will actually protect the paint from everyday wear and tear. However, if we are installing the wrap on an aftermarket paint job, depending on the quality of the paint, it may cause peeling when the wrap is removed.

How long does a wrap last?

The average life of one of our wraps is 5 years.

Why should I choose Shannon-Baum Signs to install my wrap?

Shannon-Baum Signs has been in business since 1950, and has been wrapping vehicles since 1999. We have an in-house team of trained designers and installers working on your project every step of the way. Doing all of the work in-house ensures that the design process goes smoothly and without miscommunication. We also have experience wrapping many different types of vehicles such as cars, trucks, box trucks, RV’s, and even golf carts. No job is too big or too small for us! Our job is to match the vision you have for your vehicle, and we will not settle for anything less.