The Importance of Headlight Restoration

The Importance of Headlight Restoration

Professional headlight restoration is quickly becoming a much more affordable solution compared to replacing lenses, helping to greatly improve driver safety, reduce long-term maintenance costs for the vehicle owner, and enhance the overall appearance of the exterior of the car. While there are some very popular do-it-yourself kits available on the market, we still recommend a professional applying this process as it can damage your lens even further if the proper steps are not taken. So, why should one have their headlights restored?

Safety
Having clear headlights is critical to protecting your family, friends and passengers of other vehicles. Hazy headlights can reduce the amount of light emitted by as much as 70% and can even make it difficult to determine if your headlights are even turned on. So instead, we use our high beams or squint to try and see the road, both of which can be dangerous.

Improved Appearance
Professional restoration not only restores safe headlights to your vehicle, it can also enhance the appearance of your vehicle. Compared to buying new lenses, it is cheap and inexpensive way to bring back some of your “new car” look to the exterior of your vehicle, especially to those looking to sell their vehicle. By spending a nominal fee on professional headlight restoration, you may even be able to increase your asking price.

Why Professional Restoration
Yes, you can buy a restoration kit and do-it-yourself, but these kits can be difficult to complete and require a bit of technical expertise. Also, vehicle’s headlights tend to be much more difficult to get to than in the older models, even from a few years ago. These “quick” kits are often marketed as an easy way to correct cloudy and hazy headlights, but in reality, the entire DIY process can take 90 minutes to 2 hours to complete after you have the headlights removed.

Save Money
The cost to replace an average headlight on an American vehicle is $250 per headlight, not including any labor associated with the install. Locating a professional restoration service will save a great deal of time and money, provide you with safe headlights, and improve the exterior appearance of your vehicle, all at the same time. Even in cases where a DIY kits is successful used, many people tend to rush through the process. They often do not spend enough time during the various stages of the DIY headlight restoration. As a result, within 6 months, their headlights are once again cloudy and hazy.

Let us save you time and money by performing a professional headlight restoration!

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