3 Top Tips To Help Protect Your Car Window Tint

Once you have installed one of our pre-cut car window tinting kits from www.window-tint.co.uk, it is important to continue to look after the tint to ensure its ongoing durability and quality. We have put together 3 top tips to help you to continue to care for your car window tint.


Tip 1: ¬†Ensure that the tint has completely dried out before rolling the windows up or down. This will prevent unnecessary damage to the film and help to prevent any peeling. It’s important to remember that tinted windows can take up to 3 to 5 days to dry fully.

Tip 2: ¬†Be careful when cleaning your tinted windows. Even after they have properly dried, we recommend using a soft paper towel and a mild cleaning formula that doesn’t contain any ammonia in order to keep your car windows clean.

Tip 3:  Be mindful of where you park your car as prolonged exposure to the sun and UV rays can compromise the durability of your window tint. You should therefore try to park your vehicle in a garage or shaded area whenever possible.

Visit www.window-tint.co.uk now to view our vast range of pre-cut car window tinting kits on offer.

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Our Top 5 Car Shows

Here at www.window-tint.co.uk we’ve put together a list of our top 5 car shows. In no particular order, they are as follows:


1) The SEMA Show has to be our favourite car show. It is held each year at the Las Vegas Convention Center in America, and in 2016 attracted over 60,000 domestic and international buyers. This year the Show takes place on October 31st – 3rd November. As well as providing great network opportunities and the chance to witness new product demonstrations, there is also a detailed programme of educational seminars taking place over the week. However, show is a trade only event and unfortunately is not open to the general public.


2) The London Motor Show is another big one. It is held this year at Battersea Park between Thursday 4th and Sunday 7th May. Great for a family day out, there is lots to do, with entertainment such as virtual reality racing and full motion simulators. There are also celebrities such as Nigel Mansell who talk to fans and signed lots of autographs! This year there will be over 150 new vehicles on display, as well as various industry and guest speakers.


3) Automechanika, Birmingham is the UK’s leading exhibition for the automotive aftermarket and supply chain. This year, the event is set to be around 70% bigger than in 2016, with more than 800 exhibitors on display at the show. There are educational seminars here too, covering a wide range of topics that are relevant to industry professionals. The dates for this year’s exhibition are 6th – 8th June.


4) The Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany takes place this year from 14th – 24th September, running every alternate year with the Paris Motor Show. It is organised by the German Association of the Automotive Industry and is the home motor show of the German car manufacturing industry. Massive names such as BMW, Volkswagen, and Mercedes all make regular appearances at the show.


5) CarFest North and South. With a festival in the North in Cheshire at Bolesworth Estate from 28-30th July, and one in Hampshire at Laverstoke Park Farm from 25th-27th August, Carfest is another great family day out. With music from groups such as Manic Street Preachers, Dodgy and Rick Astley and with a large food fair, there really is something for everyone. CarFest is a big supporter of BBC charity Children in Need and has raised £7.4 million for them so far.

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New Website!


We’re extremely excited to announce the launch of our new website http://www.window-tint.co.uk/ With a brand new look and even easier to use, we’re pretty confident that you’ll like it.

New features on the website include an estimated delivery time for your order, as well as the option of guaranteed Saturday delivery. And we’re also continuing to offer free delivery on all orders over ¬£25.00 to all of our customers.

Our unique window tint simulator http://www.window-tint.co.uk/window-tint-simulator enables you to view the different shades of tint that we offer before you buy, so you can be sure that you are buying the correct product for you.

The new website contains  all of the same great products, including pre-cut window car window tinting kits, full window tint rolls, vinyl wrap and headlight tint, as well as the handy tools that you will need to install our products successfully.

And with 10% off all orders for a short time only using voucher code NEWSITE10 at checkout, there’s never been more reasons to visit http://www.window-tint.co.uk/


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A Beginner’s Guide To Car Body Types

In case you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by the many different car body types out there, we’ve listed below some of the more common ones below to help you decide which one would be the best option for you.

MPV – Multi-Purpose Vehicle

A multi-purpose vehicle is a practical vehicle that often appeals to families and those who are looking for more space generally. The body of the vehicle often resembles a van and has both rear side doors and rear side windows.  There are often three seat rows which can seat up to seven people or more.

Example of a MPV: Ford Galaxy



SUV – Sporty Utility Vehicle

A sporty utility vehicle sits higher off the ground and often look big and chunky, with lots of power and cargo capacity. They differ from 4×4 vehicles as they are more suited to roads and city living rather than off-road. Their comfort and stability make motorway speeds easy and the light controls make city driving easy.

Example of an SUV: Range Rover Evoque



The hatchback is the largest option before moving up to a saloon. The whole rear end opens to allow access to the boot.  It often has a sloping back with a hinged rear door that opens upwards , and the boot lid and windscreen are one piece that move simultaneously.

Example of a hatchback: Volkswagen Golf



The saloon can come in all shapes and sizes, and consists of a boot is separate from the car’s passenger compartment. The legroom in the cabin is often roomier than in a hatchback, and it has a fixed roof that is full height up to the rear window. The saloon is one of the most common body styles of the modern car.

Example of a saloon: Audi A4



Often sporty and with a sleeker profile than a saloon, particularly at the rear, the coupe often has 2 doors instead of 4. Some have a rear bench but this is generally only suitable for small people on small trips. The desirability factor of the coupe means that it can often cost more than the practical cars that they are based on.

Example of a coupe: Peugeot 407



Put simply, a convertible is a coupe that has had its roof removed and replaced with a retractable cover. Sometimes called a cabriolet and sporty in style, it has a folding or retractable roof that can be hard or soft top. A convertible usually has 2 doors.

Example of a convertible: Mazda MX-5



An estate is usually based on a saloon or a hatchback but is longer in shape. Its rear window extends to the boot lid which allows useful extra cargo room.

Example of an estate: Volvo V60


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Starting Your Own Window Tinting Business Is Easier Than You Think!

Are you tired of your current job? Have you always dreamed of running your own business? Do you have an interest in cars and window tinting? Maybe 2017 is the year to start your very own car window tinting business!


If you’re unsure where to start we have an exclusive online course from Tom Smith, founder and owner of Window-Tint.co.uk, containing everything you need to know. From finding tint suppliers to completing the job, as well as how to keep your customers happy, it couldn’t be clearer!

We also offer the unique addition of free ongoing support, so if you should encounter a problem while setting up your business, you can contact Tom directly for his expertise and advice. Our exclusive trade website will offer you exclusive discounts on supplies that will be available to you once you have purchased the course.

It’s everything you need to get started with setting up your own window tinting business today and is currently priced at only ¬£399.00. This includes lifetime access, so you can always refer back to the course if you are unsure of or need refreshing on anything.

Click below to begin the exciting journey of setting up your very own business – success is closer than you think!


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Our Best Seller Window Tint Fitting Kit

Our Best Seller Window Tint Fitting Kit priced at £6.99 http://www.window-tint.co.uk/window-tinting-tools/3114-window-tint-fitting-kit.html consists of 6 vital tools that you will need to install one of our pre cut car window tinting kits at home. Our fitting kit includes:

  1. 6″ Rubber Edge Squeegee
  2. 4″ White Teflon Hard Card
  3. Lil Chizler
  4. Knife
  5. Scraper
  6. Scrub Pad

When ordering one of our kits to install to your own car windows, we also provide you with full fitting instructions to make installation as easy as possible. These instructions can be viewed on our website at: http://www.window-tint.co.uk/content/7-car-window-tinting-instructions.


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Tom Talks Tinting At Local University


Our director Tom Smith was invited to give a talk at Glyndwr University earlier this week. Discussing how the business was founded and how it has grown each year, he was able to give the students who are currently studying for their business degree a valuable insight on how to set up and maintain a successful company.

Tom gave an overview of the company’s website¬†www.window-tint.co.uk which sells over 600 pre cut car window tinting kits and fitting tools and accessories. He also talked about practical issues such as how to install the tint on to the car windows and the best techniques to use to achieve a professional finish.

Offering advice on other matters such as employing staff, dealing with customers, working with various delivery companies, as well as the use of social media, Tom covered a wide range of issues related to starting and running a successful business.

Several questions were asked by the students at the end of the talk, and Tom was glad to share the knowledge and experience that he had with some potential entrepreneurs and business owners of the future.

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Tinted Car Windows Are Cool.

As well as the many safety and security benefits of having your car windows tinted, such as the reduction of harmful UV rays and reduced glare while driving, it can’t be denied that having your car windows tinted dramatically improves the style and look of your car, and can help raise your car credibility instantly.


If you want to stand out from the crowd, you can choose from either the elegance of clear and invisible window film or the more dramatic look of dark limo film, to create the look you want for your car and to reflect your own personal preference .

So as well as adding peace of mind for increased safety and security, window tinting is a practical and affordable way to enhance the style and look of your vehicle.

What are you waiting for?



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Window Film = Improved Safety

One of the many benefits of getting your car windows tinted is improved safety.

Shattered car windows can be extremely dangerous to family, friends, pets or any other passengers travelling in your car, as well as to yourself. But window film helps prevent glass from shattering and so protects those in the vehicle from any potential flying glass shards. This is because the film is specially designed to keep glass from shattering.


So to gain some peace of mind, visit www.window-tint.co.uk to view our extensive range of car window tinting kits. With over 600 different kits to choose from, we are confident that you will find the right one for you and your family.

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Does Window Tint Successfully Reduce Heat In Cars?


Q: Does window tint successfully reduce heat in cars?

A: Yes!

Car window tint works by rejecting thermal rays from the sun that create heat whilst letting the wavelengths that create light pass through the window, dramatically reducing the heat (and therefore comfort) in the car successfully without blocking any light.

Although sunshades may be better at keeping the car dashboard cooler in sunny weather, it has proven that window tint is much more effective in cooling the car cabin, and at keeping it cool!

Experts have proven that window tint can reduce the heat in your car by up to 60%.

Visit www.window-tint.co.uk to view our extensive range of pre cut car window tinting kits now.

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