MyJobQuote Logomyjobquote
  • Post a Job
  • Trade Signup
  • Ask a Trade
  • Cost Guides
  • About
  • Login
  • Over 1 million homeowners and over 30,000 tradespeople
    use MyJobQuote nationwide each year

    Post a Job or Sign up as a trade
    Post a Job or Sign up as a trade

    Ask a Tradesman

    Am I ok to have tinted windows?

    Window Specialists

    Hi, I’m wondering, are there any rules/regulations against having tinted windows installed on a property?

    Asked by Mo on 17th Nov 2021
    Share this question
    MSD WIndows LTd

    "Only if the building is a heritage property then consult your local council, if not put whatever you fancy in as long as it adheres to building regs, thanks Neil"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Project Magnate Consulting

    "The Building Regulations 2000: Part M states that glass entrance doors and glass screens will satisfy requirement M1 or M2 if

    a) They are clearly defined with glass manifestation on the glass at two levels; between 850mm and 1000mm and between 1400mm and 1600mm above the floor, contrasting visually with the background seen through the glass (both inside and out) in all lighting conditions.

    b) Manifestation takes the form of a logo or sign at least 150mm high (repeated if on a glazed screen), or a decorative feature such as broken lines or continuous bands, at least 50mm high.

    A lot of people do have fronts on glass, but one is not limited to this.

    Hope this help?"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Jan 2021 - report
    T/A All glass and building services

    "Hi there,
    Yes it would be totally fine to have tinted windows!"

    Answered on 17th Nov 2021 - Member since Jun 2020 - report

    Ask a Trade

    Got a question that only a tradesperson can answer? We have thousands of trades ready to answer any question you may have.

    Ask your Question

    Related questions

    Ready to get a price for your home improvement project?

    get started
    x

    Report Content