Answer`s to the questions people have asked
regarding headlight restoration & refurbishment or anything
headlight related. If you have any questions be
sure to ask.
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UV sunlight, Inside bulb, exhaust fumes, road debris, age.
Yes of course. Something headlight manufacturers don`t want you to know.
Yes recondition the ones you currently have.
No but sometimes it can be condensation.
Heat from the bulbs will leave heat circles in the inside of the headlight lenses.
Yes as long as you follow our instructions after having your headlights restored.
Ceramic coating acts like a barrier that's protects headlamps from the sun`s UV light & other factors.More Info Here
Light output can increase by up to 25% due to having clearer lenses.
As good as having new headlight units fitted.
Yes we renew van headlight lenses.
Not enough light output can cause a advisory or even fail your MOT. A non working headlight or a sidelight bulb can also fail a vehicle's MOT
Cloudy oxidized headlights endangers you & your family's safety.
Car wash places use FTAA25, a Acid Based Alloy wheel cleaner liquid which is very acidic on plastic headlights.
Headlamp Restoration kits claim to solve the headlight problem but do they? Some only work for a week or a month but eventually the haziness & dullness returns back to the headlamp within a very short period of time.More Info Here
Maybe a visit to a Optician (Jokes aside) Check if your headlamps outer lens are clear. No matter which bulbs you install if your lens are cloudy & hazy it will act as a barrier & light will not penetrate through the lens.
Great question. I honestly don't know but well worth checking with them. (My advice always keep a spare pair)
Read the environmental benefits of headlight restoration.More Info Here
As of 2021 driving with only one working headlight in the Evening/Night is illegal & police can hand you a fixed penalty notice of £100, change both bulbs asap.
Try a strong magnet to bring it to a place where you can safely remove it by hand.
Not recommended. A real pain in the *** to remove once applied.
Sorry, i don`t restore glass headlamps.
Yes, Headlights are ceramic coated after they have been restored, with lots of after care advice given.
Based in Blackburn, Lancashire.More Info Here