Window Tinting

Designed for a wide range of purposes, window tinting is becoming ever more popular as a window treatment. At A1 Blinds and Curtains, we offer high-quality tints in the South West of England and across all of South Wales. The service can be carried out alongside any other light control product you might want, such as conservatory blinds. This way, even when you are not around to draw your blinds or curtains, privacy is maintained inside and the amount of ultra-violet light that comes in is restricted

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The Advantages of Window Tinting

The process of tinting a window is carried out by applying a thin layer of material over the existing glazing in order to provide a tint which will last for many years to come. Professionally installed, this film looks seamless once it has been fitted without any signs that the tinting is not coming from the glazing itself. There are a number of benefits of using such a system. Chief among these is the ability to restrict the amount of light that comes into your home.

You may have a roof lantern or a conservatory roof, for example, which sees a lot of daylight in the summer months. If so, then you might notice cases of overheating and of upholstery or flooring becoming faded. This is perfectly normal in a space which sees plenty of sunlight. Tinting dramatically reduces the amount of power the sun has through glazing – just like sunglasses – and this helps to protect the inside of your home.


In addition to lowering the intensity of the sun, high-quality tints can help to reduce the amount your home can be seen into. If you have a window that overlooks the street, for example, then you might use tinting as a way of obscuring the view in from the outside without compromising on the amount of light that can enter. Equally, tinting can operate like a glazed frosting to provide privacy in en-suites, bathrooms and downstairs toilets.


As well as controlling light, heat and privacy, tinted window film can frequently offer a further benefit that should not be overlooked. Many films of this type adhere to glass, thereby lessening the amount it will shatter if it is knocked into. Ask the team at A1 Blinds and Curtains how you can use tinted glass to help make your home safer, especially if you have young children.