Headlights can get worn out due to a number of reasons. UV light can wear the light down through oxidation. Weather, road conditions, and exposure to chemicals may also contribute to your headlight losing its color. Headlights can diminish in their overall ability to produce light by up to 70%. This causes difficulty for drivers as their night visibility is not up to par.
If not treated immediately, worn-out headlights can develop small surface cracks. When a headlight cracks, mechanics refer to this situation as “crazing.” At this stage, it becomes more difficult to replace the busted headlight, and a restoration is likely rendered impossible. Take care of this situation now, while it's still an easy fix. Don't let the crazing drive you crazy.
Restoring Vehicle Headlights
Restoring your headlights can even make your car more environmentally friendly. A restored headlight will significantly reduce the Co2 emissions of the automobile. Also consider the replacement process. When lights are replaced, the old lights are disposed of. The material of these headlights makes it hard to decompose. This causes more build-up of unnecessary trash. Restorations use the existing headlights, so no more disposing of materials harmful to the planet.
There are a multitude of products and services that offer headlight restoration. This includes “do it yourself” kits, aimed at offering consumers a cheaper alternative to restoring their headlight. It is wise that the consumer avoids such products. Although they are cheaper, you will in fact get what you pay for. These kits don't fully restore the brightness and visibility of the headlight. It should be noted that when using these kits, you will have to reapply the sealant on regular intervals. Don't mess around trying to save money, only to cost yourself more in the long run. Come to David McDavid Acura and let our quality professionals handle the job for you.
Headlight Restoration Service You Can Count On
Our expert team will offer a headlight restoration project that will vastly improve the performance of your headlights. This option is much cheaper than a complete headlight replacement and will offer you the same level of restored visibility. If you bought the “do it yourself” kit, you'll probably notice that it does not include the tools needed to complete the job. We have all the tools and training necessary to guarantee our services will bring new life to your car.
As well as restoring the headlight to its former brilliance, our team will protect it from further damage. We will apply clear acrylic or urethane to protect the lens from further UV exposure. This procedure will extend the lifespan of your headlights and keep them as powerful as you need to see all that lies before you.
Come to David McDavid Acura today. Our staff will do our best to answer all of your questions and guide you to the service that is right for you. Don't replace, restore. Save yourself money and get the same results.