We’re back again for another monthly update!
This month, we’re really trying to push our #TeamWT online presence by sharing your results on our social media pages. We absolutely love seeing everyone’s projects, whether you’re a professional in the industry or have ordered one of our pre-cut window tinting kits as an at-home DIY project! All you need to do is tag us into your posts and use the hashtag ‘#TeamWT’ to be featured on our social media feed.
Recently, I have been focussing on making my Scirocco look a little bit prettier – so far, I have practised installing green chameleon tint on my lights, I have sprayed my wheels black and I now have 5% rear window tints! She’s a work in progress and a little bit rough around the edges, but so far so good – I reckon anyway!
I love seeing your car mods, especially when you have used our material – DM me if you have used any of our products so I can share your results and get some inspiration!
Last week, #TeamWT (me!) took a trip to the coast and I couldn’t resist a quick picture ðŸ˜†
At the end of this month, we will be receiving more Chameleon window tinting film – woohoo! Please keep an eye out on our website and social media pages where we will be letting you know when our rolls have arrived.
See you next month,
I hope that everybody has had a lovely start to the month and enjoyed the bank holiday weekend last week.
Congratulations to @MK8DOOD on Instagram who was the winner of our Bank Holiday competition, winning a Â£20 voucher to spend on www.window-tint.co.uk!
Keep an eye out on our Instagram profile for more competitions and chances to win prizes, be featured on our story and get sneak peeks of our new products.
Be sure to follow us on Instagram – our username is @windowtint_uk and we love seeing your results and your projects! Either DM us or tag us into posts so that we can share your results to our story.
With the news of lockdown easing, we are here to support all of our customers with your business endeavours. If you require any support, if you are starting up a business or have any projects you require help with – please get in touch with either myself or Mike and we’ll be able to help you out.
Take care and stay safe!
The founder and the brains behind the business â€“ Tom started Window-Tint.co.uk in 2010 and his empire has continued to grow and develop ever since! His business has since won Business of the Year award in 2019 and is now the UKâ€™s largest supplier of pre-cut window tinting kits.Â Â Â
From managing the business to tinting vehicles, Mike provides the business with guidance, support, and leadership. He has extensive vehicle knowledge and is extremely passionate about the motor industry. Mike encourages the team to be their absolute best and is a fantastic leader.
Paul is our wrapping wizard â€“ he is incredibly skilled and precise. He has a keen eye for detail and can complete the fiddliest of tasks, as well as helping cut and weed our pre-cut kit orders. Paul is our head vinyl technician and has wrapped all sorts of vehicles â€“ including Mikeâ€™s Mercedes!
Dave is our fantastic tinter and has tinted everything from Ford Mustangs to Teslas! Â There isnâ€™t a car that Dave canâ€™t tint. Dave is the backbone of our fitting centre and is an expert in the industry â€“ he is passionate about vehicle modifications and knows everything there is to know about cars!
As the newest member of our team, Eve assists with all aspects of the business and ensures our customers are supported with creating their orders and carrying out installations. She absolutely loves cars and has quickly become part of the window tinting family.
It has been a month since my last update, and I’d like to start this one by welcoming the sunshine – the weather is cheering up and business is booming.
Our Chameleon Window Tinting film arrived late last month and has been an absolute hit with our customers. We have loved seeing everybody’s projects come to life and can’t wait to carry on supplying you all with our Chameleon film. We absolutely love seeing the finished results of your window tinting projects, so do be sure to send us a message on Instagram – @windowtint_uk (https://www.instagram.com/windowtint_uk/) or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/window.tint.co.uk/) so that we can share your results! Nothing makes us happier than seeing your projects come to life.
At our fitting centre in Chester, we have been constantly expanding our PPF pre-cut range and now have a vast selection of cuts for numerous makes and models to choose from: https://window-tint.co.uk/92683-paint-protection-film
We are absolutely loving your feedback on our pre-cut PPF kits and can’t wait to develop our product further to help you protect your paintwork in multiple areas. The sunshine is starting to peek through the clouds, and I don’t know about you – but I can’t wait to be able to drive through the countryside and go on lots of adventures this summer!
Paint Protection Film is definitely going to be a necessity for me, bring on those country roads! I’m thinking about long weekends in the Lakes and drives through the Peaks… how about you?
I would like to start off this blog post by wishing you all a belated Happy New Year â€“ I hope everyone has had a great start to 2021. I will be updating our blog on Window-Tint.co.uk for the foreseeable, so keep your eyes peeled for new entries and potential sneak peeks at new products.
So far this year we have continued to expand our product
range and will soon be receiving a replenishment of our Chameleon Film. This is
due to arrive next Friday (19/02/21) and we are extremely excited to start
getting this shipped out to you and to see your Chameleon projects come to
life! This film is highly sought after and is gaining massive amounts of
popularity – we are excited to start seeing cars on the roads rocking our
We have also expanded our Paint Protection Film range. We
now have an entire library of kits ready to browse at your fingertips! So far,
we have been working at developing kits to protect your headlights, bumpers,
and rear wheel arches. Our PPF kits are a clear, self-adhesive film that is
applied directly onto your vehicle without any extra cutting required. We have
developed this film to have unique self-healing properties. Any minor scratches
will be repaired as it is heated by the sun. We will be expanding our range of
PPF kits, so keep an eye on our social media and website for further updates.
So donâ€™t let the gritters spoil your paintwork – installing PPF will ensure no nasty gritter stones/salt chip your car!
We would absolutely love to see your projects and share your results on our social media pages. Be sure to follow us on Instagram – @windowtint_uk and Facebook â€“ Window-Tint.co.uk to be featured on our profile – don’t be shy! We will also be running a monthly competition for the posts that are shared with us, so get your entries in for a personalised prize.
I hope everyone has a lovely weekend!
Window-Tint.co.ukÂ were delighted to be named the ‘Business of the Year’ at the 2019 Cheshire Business Awards last week, hosted by Lucy Meacock from ITV News.
The awards offer opportunities for businesses of all sizes in Cheshire to gain recognition and respect.
Founded in 2010 by Director Tom Smith, Window-Tint.co.uk currently employs seven people and has enjoyed significant consistent growth since launch. The past 12 months have seen the expansion of their trade supply side, WT Window Films, and the launch of their window tint fitting centre in Saltney, Chester.
Full details of the awards can be found on the Cheshire Live website.
We can’t wait for this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas, which takes place from 5th to 8th November 2019.Â The biggest and best automotive specialty products trade event in the world, it spans over a million square feet at the Las Vegas Convention Center. It is unfortunately though not open to the general public.
There are 12 main sections of exhibiting companies in areas such as Restyling & Car Accessories, Racing & Performance, and Powersports & Utility Vehicles. In addition to this, the SEMA Show also provides over 50 free educational seminars for those looking to develop their businesses. Subject areas include those such as online marketing and social media. Networking opportunities are also massive for those looking, for example, to establish new product suppliers.
The coolest part of the show though is the exit parade that takes place on the Friday at 4pm, which sees over 1500 of the best vehicles from the SEMA show leave the convention centre.
For those wanting to stay near the show, there are range of hotel options including:
Just2 miles from the Convention Center, this 5* hotel has a complimentary hotel shuttle service to and from the Convention Center. A really special one with its iconic fountains and indoor gardens.
The Hilton Grand Vacations – Las Vegas Convention Center
Another impressive hotel which is just steps away from the show. It has a wide range or several suites to choose from, including one with a kitchen and separate living area.
A good hotel option for those on more of a budget, with rates as low as 50 dollars per night during the week of the SEMA Show.
Online registration for the 2019 SEMA Show would cost you 40 dollars up until Friday 18th October. After this the price will increase to 90 dollars. We say GO!
1) Route 66, USA
Spanning over 2400 miles, Route 66 is perhaps the most famous road in the world. It starts in Chicago, Illinois and finishes on the shores of the Pacific Ocean in Santa Monica, California. It takes at least two weeks to complete.
2) Gobi Desert, Mongolia
An extremely remote and barren region in northern China and southern Mongolia, the Gobi Desert is considered to be one of the world’s top travel destinations. It is the largest desert in Asia and home to animals such as bears, camels, gazelles, snow leopards and golden eagles.
3) Costa Smerelda, Sardinia
Meaning ‘Emerald Coast’, Costa Smerelda can be found along the northeast coast of Sardinia, Italy. With breathtaking scenery of around 20 kilometres, it consists of beautiful beaches and turquoise waters.
4) The Karakoram Highway
The Karakoram Highway, often just called KKH, is a 1300 kilometre national highway that connects China and Pakistan across a rocky mountain range. Some say it’s the road to paradise.
5) Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania
Located in south-east Tasmania, the Tasman Peninsula needs a good few days to explore. It has spectacular coastlines as well as blowholes and caves, and is home to some great walks from short and family-friendly to overnight multi-day routes.
We’re off to get packing!
As well as looking cool, installing window tint on to your car windows can also help keep you cool, as it reduces the impact of radiant heat as it hits the windows. In turn, it also saves you money on your fuel bill as there is less need for the air conditioning on. What’s more, it also blocks over 99% of harmful rays from the sun and so helps to protect your and your family’s skin.
As if this wasn’t enough, car window tint helps to reduces glare, making it safer and easier and easier to drive and provides some privacy and security when leaving your vehicle unattended.
How many more reasons do you need to tint your car windows? Order your pre-cut car window tinting kit now from www.window-tint.co.ukÂ
So what exactly is car window tinting?
In simple terms, window tint is a self adhesive film with a clear backing that is peeled away as you apply the film to the car windows. Some sort of squeegee or other tool is extremely useful when applying the film, as it helps it to go on smoothly and to eliminate any bubbles that might appear during the process. Check out our Window Tinting Videos & Guides to achieve the best results with your pre-cut car window tinting kit.
What do the different percentages of tint mean?
Basically, the percentage refers to the percentage of light that is able to pass through the film. A high percentage of 70% means that a large proportion of light can get through the film, while a low percentage of 5% means that only a small amount of light can pass through, and so the tint is much darker and is more difficult to see through.
The different options of window tinting film available are:
5% â€“ Limo Tint
20% â€“ Dark Smoke
35% â€“ Light Smoke
50% â€“ Ultra Light Smoke
70% â€“ Ultra Ultra Light Smoke
When thinking about which percentage of tint would be best for your needs, it is useful to consider what it is you want Â the film for. For example, if you wanted more security for the back of your car, you might pick a darker tint such as 5% for the rear window. It is important to note that the UK law states that a tint of higher than 70% CANNOT legally be used on the front windows of the car, but on the rear windows only.
For more information and to see how the different shades of tint would look on your car, you can visit our Car Window Tint Simulator.