Headlight Restoration and Cleaning Services

Service description

Don’t Bother Replacing — We Will Restore!

Benefits of our restoration service include:

  • Reverse the Aging
  • Lengthen Life Expectancy
  • Enhance Auto Appearance
  • Restore Clarity & Brightness
  • Increase Night Visibility
  • Increase Safety
  • Increase Resale Value
  • Save Money
  • Improves sight distance
  • Safer driving conditions
  • Improves  your lights efficiency
  • Extends the life of your bulbs
  • Keeps lights cooler
  • Improves vehicle  appearance. (Bonus!)
  • Raises vehicle Market Value!  (Bonus!)
  • We will come to you, home or office. (Bonus!)

Street Dreams Auto Styling Specialize in headlight cleaning & restoration all vehicles, including:

  • Cars
  • Trucks
  • Big rigs
  • Motor homes
  • Plexiglas bug shields
  • Emergency vehicle light bars
  • Dealer and fleet

Having clear headlights is just as important as having a clean wind shield, good wiper blades and good tires & brakes, especially on our rural roadways where wildlife crossing roads is a constant.

Street Dreams Auto Styling offers Quality Lasting Results from out headlight restoration & Cleaning at a Fare Price! And will also come to you, to your home or office.

Street Dreams Auto Styling restores & Cleans your headlights the right way, the first time. Every time.

As part of the Street Dreams Auto Styling Headlight Restoration & Cleaning Service, we will:

Visually inspect your headlights and

Perform the Headlight Cleaning & Restoration Service to the left and right exterior headlight lenses to remove the haze and clarify the lenses.

Street Dreams Auto Styling provides professional headlight Cleaning & restoration at your location so that you can have new car headlights again. This is much more than a headlight cleaning; it’s a long lasting restoration!
Over a period of time the sun’s harmful UV rays, halogen bulb heat, weather, and road debris will degrade the look and function of your headlight lenses. These forces can result in headlights that look ugly in appearance while losing its most important function; the ability to illuminate. We have the system that restores headlights to their original factory like condition at a fraction of the replacement cost. Our headlight restoration saves you up to 93% off the cost of replacement headlights which can range anywhere from $300 to $1,200!

Your headlight covers are aging rapidly. Nothing makes a car look older and more poorly maintained than a pair of hazy or yellow headlights. Make your car look new and young again with a facelift…restored crystal clear headlights. Taking years off your headlights dramatically improves your vehicle’s appearance, resale value, and helps sell your car faster.

Our system completely resurfaces the lenses; mechanically wet-sand stripping them of all oxidation, professionally polishing them, restoring them to their original factory like condition for years to come. Don’t put it off any longer; give your headlights a facelift.

Restoring & Cleaning your headlights to their original clarity not only improves your vehicle’s appearance, but more importantly provides safety to the vehicle’s occupants by restoring the headlight’s ability to project light properly. The oxidized plastic refracts and disperses the light that is passing through the lens cover, reducing the amount of light illuminating the road by as much as 75%! Our professional restoration & cleaning lets all of the light through, allowing your headlights to work the way they were originally made to.

How much is the safety of you and your family worth?

Traffic death rates are 3 times greater at night than during the day, according to the national safety council. Depth perception, down road visibility, color recognition, and peripheral vision are all naturally compromised after sundown. Clouded lenses not only greatly further reduce visibility for the driver, but also create a glare that is distracting and dangerous to other drivers as well. Driving with cloudy, oxidized headlights increases your chance of being in a nighttime driving accident with oncoming traffic by 35%!! Why help the odds even more?

According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety:

  • Oxidized headlights can be found on 7 out of every 10 cars over 3 years old on the road.
  • Most drivers are likely driving with oxidized headlights that greatly need to be replaced.
  • Poor driving visibility is the leading cause of nighttime traffic accidents.
  • Standard headlights show objects 150 feet ahead (which is the law in California).

Discolored, hazy headlights reduce a driver’s night vision by 50% (75 feet). Oxidized, foggy headlights can decrease light projection by 75% (37.5 feet) of visibility exposing the driver to an even higher risk of being involved in a nighttime driving accident.

Street Dreams Auto Styling will restore & clean your discolored, hazy headlights back to a like new, crystal clear condition that will last for years. Fall in love with your car all over again. We have restored & cleaned thousands of customers’ headlights, including MANY who were told that their headlights were beyond repair. We are perfectionists and our mission is to provide the highest quality service to our customers while making our nighttime roads safer one car at a time.

Price: $100/Pair or $125 for mobile jobs

Time required: 1 Hour – 2 Hours (depending on size & severity)

Mechanically strip lenses of oxidation and cloudiness

Professionally polish lenses, restoring optical clarity

Street Dreams Auto Styling Technicians use professional tools and techniques to provide you with the highest quality headlight cleaning & restoration. If you can’t come to us we will come to you at home or work to get your cloudy headlights looking like new again. Trust only qualified and experienced professionals with your headlight restoration & cleaning. Drop by today to dramatically improve the safety, value, and appearance of your vehicle.

Technicians become certified on our exclusive process only after successfully completing a rigorous training program and extensive apprenticeship period.  Our headlight restoration & cleaning specialists continue learning and perfecting their craft throughout their careers, achieving advanced levels of certification and capabilities.

Dramatically restore your headlights to like new condition

Lengthen your headlights’ life expectancy

Improve the overall look of your entire vehicle

Improve your visibility at night and driving safety

Increase your vehicle’s resale value

Save hundreds on headlight replacement costs

Gift certificates for our headlight restoration & cleaning are available for that hard to buy for loved one, friend, or co-worker! Make your loved ones and friends safe while making their vehicles look new with a unique gift!

Pay now below OR pay later at time of service. Our technicians can accept cash, check, and process all major credit cards on-site at your location when we come to you if you prefer.

We accept cash, check, debit, and all major credit cards.

FAQs

Headlights were once made of glass; however, using glass limited car manufactures to certain sizes and shapes. As technology advanced in the mid 1980’s, automakers began using polycarbonate plastic headlight lenses because it was cheaper, lighter, and had the ability to be shaped to the sleek front end styling of modern cars. Some vehicles such as jeeps or certain trucks and vans still use glass with a simple headlight shape. However, most headlight lenses are now made of this hard shatter-resistant polycarbonate plastic.

Although polycarbonate is a very hard plastic, it is very porous. While there are many advantages to using polycarbonate, one major drawback is that over time oxidation can change the physical properties of the headlight lens surface. The lenses have a factory applied UV resistant .03 mil thick silicone coating to help protect and preserve the porous plastic from the environment. Once this protective barrier weakens and wears, the lenses are exposed to many elements. Daily exposure to the sun’s harsh UV rays is the biggest contributor to the deterioration (oxidation) and discoloring of the polycarbonate lens surface. However, UV rays and heat from the sun isn’t the only culprit; intense heat from the halogen bulb also has a negative effect over time…as does acid rain, humidity, insects, road debris, chemicals, vehicle exhaust, and car wash brushes.

More than likely, no. Only in a very small percent of foggy headlights is the foggy appearance actually coming from the inside of the lens cover. Many people think this but in fact almost all cloudy headlights are a result of the outside of the lens cover being oxidized. In rare occurrences, however, condensation can build up on the inside of the lens cover from rain because of a broken or faulty headlight seal. The good news is that all headlights come with vent holes and when your headlights are on, they generate a lot of heat that evaporates the moisture through the vents.

The lens is mechanically wet-sanded to completely remove the oxidation and physical
damage. We then professionally polish out the lens to restore optical clarity and apply our UV resistant chemical clear coat sealant. Refinished lenses will have a deep, wet gloss and protection from the elements. All of our customers can also purchase a small bottle of powerful UV protectant spray (not to be confused with our UV resistant chemical clear coat sealant) and microfiber wiping cloth to keep the lenses looking their best for years to come.

A: It depends. We guarantee 2 years of complete clarity. If your headlights begin to cloud up within 2 years after our service, we will restore your headlights at no cost. Try to keep your car clean with regular washes, wax your headlights if or when you wax your car, and apply the powerful UV protectant spray we sell every other month and your headlights could stay like new for several years. Even if you don’t do any of this, our protective clear coat should still keep your headlights looking new for over 2 years. However, applying the spray we sell regularly should keep them looking new for the life of your vehicle. Do not use window cleaners on your headlights! Those products are made for glass, not plastic. Glass cleaners do more harm than good because they contain alcohols, ammonia, or solvents which will degrade the plastic and speed the cloudy, yellow process much faster.

If your headlights are showing any cloudiness within 2 years from date on receipt, contact us and we will come out, inspect and redo the work as needed to make them look new again.

You can certainly do that…and people can also choose to wash or detail their cars themselves as well. You will be the one doing the labor plus the cost of the kit, but just know that these kits must be used correctly for optimum results. If used carelessly, they can leave your lights severely scratched and even looking worse. We actually fix this type of damage often. Most kits are not effective in removing severe oxidation and scratches. The kits are a one-size-fits-all product, but the reality is…every headlight is different based on the manufacturer, type, and particular damage. We adjust to each unique lens based on our knowledge, years of experience, what we see before restoring and what we see during the process. We have more tools and products than what’s found in a generic kit to adjust to each headlight accordingly. Additionally, many of the kits don’t provide a sealant to protect a refinished lens. The kits that do, use a really inferior sealant that wears off within months leaving your headlights like they were before you spent money and did all of that hard work. Our process offers superior results and protection, and we guarantee it unlike the kits.

No. What that product does is wet the lens and fill in some scratches and oxidation like an inferior band-aid to make them look moderately better, only to return back to a haze a couple weeks later. Think of what it’s like putting Armor All on the side of your tires, it’s similar. Your headlights will still look damaged even right after applying this liquid because the simple truth is, the oxidation is still there. The only way to get rid of the years of oxidation is to completely resurface the headlights like we do. It takes over an hour for us to completely resurface the lenses and there are no shortcuts…if there were, we wouldn’t spend the amount of time we do. Do not waste your money on these products.

Most shops simply apply some polish, run a buffer over them, and then coat with simple car wax. This offers minimal protection and generally hides imperfections for a few weeks or until your next visit. If the plastic remains without UV protection like the manufacturer applied, the cloudiness or yellowing will actually worsen. Eventually, buffing them will do little, if anything at all. If you are paying extra for this service regularly, how much have you spent? Even though they may charge you less than we would, you will actually end up spending much more than you would with us. So many of our customers tell us they wish they had used us in the very beginning. Spend less ultimately and get it done right the first time with a professional headlight restoration from Headlight Facelift!

We can remove 100% of exterior damage such as haziness, cloudiness, discoloration, yellowing, and scratches. More extreme damage like chips and deep cracks cannot be fixed.

This is a common question we get and the answer is no. Although some of our customers already have their headlights removed, it is not necessary and is in fact, a little more difficult and not recommended. We prefer to restore headlights still on the vehicle. It is helpful if you pop the hood for us and we then tape around the entire headlight before starting our restoration process to prevent any accidental damage to the vehicle’s paint.

Yes we do, and we charge different amounts for these listed.

Each headlight or tail light takes about 30-60 minutes while fog lights and markers take less time depending on their size and oxidation severity. We recommend not driving your vehicle for one hour after we are finished. The lenses are still somewhat damp and tacky for approximately 1 hour after restoration. During that first hour the vehicle should not be driven to avoid road debris or bugs from possibly marking the lenses permanently. You can safely drive your vehicle after an hour but try to keep your driving to a minimum for the first 24 hours after it is fully cured and we always recommend our customers wait at least 3 days if they were planning to wash their cars.

Street Dreams Auto Styling restores & cleans headlight in these San Diego locations: Alpine

We service all of San Diego, including: Bonita· Borrega Springs· Borrego Springs· Campo· Cardiff· Cardiff-by-the-Sea·Carlsbad· Chula Vista· Coronado· Del Mar· El Cajon· Encinitas· Escondido· Fallbrook· Hillcrest· Imperial· Imperial Beach· Jamul· Julian· La Mesa· Lakeside· Lemon Grove· Leucadia· Live Oak Springs· Mission Bay· National City· Oceanside· Pacific Beach· Pala· Point Loma· Poway· Ramona· Rancho Bernardo· Rancho Santa Fe·San Diego· San Marco· San Marcos· San Ysidro· Santee· Solana Beach· Spring Valley· Valley Center· Vista

Street Dreams Auto Styling is committed to providing the best mobile on-site headlight cleaning & restoration service available. To find out more about how we can offer you superior, professional headlight restoration & cleaning at the convenience of your home or office, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We’re all about convenience. That’s why our professional headlight restoration & cleaning crew is standing by to help you get your headlights in pristine shape.

We warrant our Headlight cleaning & restoration service for one year beginning on the day our service was rendered and maintained under normal care, (Recommended; washed with mile soap & water at least every 2 weeks) In the unlikely event your lenses return to the same U.V. damage or oxidation condition (within one year) that they were in prior to our restoration, we will repeat our restoration process on your vehicle lenses’ free of charge. The original vehicle owner of the time of warranted service must submit the original receipt of service,. Normal care is defined as a car wash or mild dish soaps every two weeks

The use of cleaning agents (such as glass cleaner with ammonia)  or car waxes & compounds or any other chemical solvents or cleaners, will void our warrantee. Do not use any type of pressure washer directly on headlights, will void warranty. This warranty becomes if claimants headlights are altered in any way that would affect our restoration finish.

Warranty only covers workmanship and sun or heat damage, of re-oxidation of the light surface. Warranty is limited strictly to the replacement of our headlight restoration service only. All warranties are non-transferable. Warranty also not valid for chipping or pitting due to road debris, breakage, condensation, micro cracks, bug damage, scratches or any other issues unrelated to our product or workmanship. Warranty applies only to the external surface of the headlight lens. Warranty does not apply to any preexisting damage or moisture to the inside of the headlight lens

Street Dreams Auto Styling Mobile Headlight Cleaning & Restoration Service, will not be held liable or responsible for any preexisting damage or any unforeseen damage that may occur after the restoration process to the headlight lenses or to the vehicle. Other than the warranty coverage.

Thank You…

Street Dreams Auto Styling Mobile Headlight Cleaning & Restoration Satisfaction Guarantee….

If you are not completely satisfied at time of service, or in the unlikely event we are unable to restore the external surface of your headlights lenses, then you pay nothing.

Guarantee applies only to the external surface of the headlight lenses. Guarantee does not apply to any preexisting damage including but not limited to micro cracks or moisture and or dirt to the inside of the headlight lenses, although in terms of headlight moisture we may be able to help.

Thank You…

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While our technicians work on your vehicle, we invite you to sit back and relax in our customer lounge. Enjoy complimentary beverages, free Wi-Fi, Netflix streaming, and there are plenty of dining facilities within walking distance. If you’d prefer to drop off your vehicle with us, we will gladly give you a call when it’s done. We also offer specialty services, including pick-up and delivery options, a loaner car program, and mobile services.

Service info

  • Call or Text (619) 581- 1861
  • Email info@streetdreamsautostyling.com Avalon@streetdreamsautostyling.com Brice@streetdreamsautostyling.com

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