Below we will tell you all you need to know about window tints, from the safety, to part of the law. We do many different shades of tint, so give us a call if you require a quote or any other infomation.
Window Tinting from only £119
Shady Tints rises to the occasion by using some of the most skilled window tint providers boasting years of experience. Our expert window tinting technicians use film lineups that have impressed clients time and again. Each window tint film comes with a Factory-Finish Gloss, a 99.9% UV Protection Rate, and is backed by a 100% Lifetime Warranty*. See for yourself why more people are choosing Shady Tints for their window tinting needs.
Our Automotive window tint shades:
Our Commercial window tint finishes:
Clear / Solar UV Film
Window tinting provides an immense array of benefits. Not only is it effective in blocking UV light and penetrating heat, window tint is energy efficient.When tinting cools your car, the resulting decreased use of air conditioning conserves energy. Not only is it better for our planet, decreased a/c usage can mean savings at the pump.
If you're installing window tint to enhance your vehicle's stylistic appeal, we have everything you need. The window tinting films carried by our technicians are sure to give your vehicle a factory-style look, expect a wide variety to cater to your individual tastes. We'll be glad to special order any films that we do not have on the shelf.
Increases security and privacy for occupants and valuables inside the vehicle, Reduces risk of injury from broken glass- vehicle windows can shatter in the event of an accident. When the film is applied it holds the glass together in one piece, reducing risk of injury, thus improving health and safety. With our security film a thief may be able to crack the glass after prolonged effort but the laminate film holds the broken glass together, making entry much more difficult and time consuming.
Vehicle & Operator Services Agency (VOSA) Statement:
The UK Road Vehicles (Construction & Use) Regulations 1986 Act details the legality of window tinting in the UK - and as amended specifies the minimum levels of light that must pass through the windscreen and front side windows.
For a legal window tint in the UK the specifications are:
- a) Motor Vehicles first used on or after 1 April 1985
- b) The light transmitted through the windscreen must be at least 75%.
- c) The front side windows (to either side of the drivers’ head) must allow at least 70% of light to be transmitted through them.
If the glass is tinted to a point whereby it lets through less light, the vehicle is breaking Construction & Use Regulations 1986 Act.
* Lifetime warranty is only applicable if your tints are specified within the guidelines Construction & Use Regulations 1986 Act. Any other shaded tints that are outside of the Construction & Use Regulations 1986 Act are deemed for show use only.