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Automotive window film installment requires a distinct set of tools. No two installers will agree on the best set of basic tools for your business, it is a personal preference that will develop over time as you perfect your techniques and improve your skill set. Johnson Window Films carries most of the current industry preferred tools to assist with your installations, allowing you to obtain your tools and film from a single source. Click here to view our TOOL CATALOG.

KNIVES
Trimming knives are essential, make sure to select one that is comfortable for you and accepts stainless steel break-off blades.

SINGLE-EDGE BLADES
Single-edge razor blades are used in the cleaning process of all windows. Blade holders increase safety and allow more reach than with only the blade.

STAINLESS STEEL BLADES
Use stainless steel break-off blades make sure you break off dull tips often. A bad blade will scratch glass more easily, resulting in ruining your customer’s very expensive windows and your complete week.

CLEANING ITEMS
Lint free towels and scrub pads are an important element. The only way to achieve a perfect installation is to begin with a pristine glass surface.

SQUEEGEES
Squeegees clean and assist in film installations. The harder Polyurethane blades work best as soft squeegees leave more water under the film. Finding the perfect handle to fit your grip greatly improves your leverage for water removals.

SPRAYERS
Sprayers are used to clean windows and mount film. You have the choice of either hand triggers or pump-up ones. The pump version tends to save effort and carries more solutions.

MARKERS
The blackout paint marker fills in tiny areas where your pattern has left glass uncovered. The yellow markers can be used to note on the uncovered glass the customer’s film choice per window.

HARD CARD and SQUEEGEE COMBOS
These modern tools can bring the best of both worlds, the firmest of the hard card combined with a smooth rubber blade to achieve a smoother wipe.

HARD CARDS
Small hard cards are used to push out the last of the mounting solution, as well as allow you to push down any small edges of film that do not lie down perfectly.

RULERS
Rulers are helpful when trying to clean up pattern edges that are on your trimming glass. Rulers containing circular shapes are used to accommodate various “pop out” window hardware.

HOOK TOOLS
The hook tool is useful when manipulating the bottom gasket of a roll-up window. The other tools for door trim removal, allow you to remove a door panel with minimum damage.

TOOL HOLDERS
Keeps important small tools like knives and hard cards within easy reach rather than setting down in the vehicle or away from your work area.










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