Absolute Stunning BMW M4. Full front PPF with added rockers, rear splash guards, custom quarter panels, smoked bumper lenses, 20% Ceramic window tint. Color correction and ceramic coating @autosportdetailing

Absolute Stunning BMW M4. Full front PPF with added rockers, rear splash guards, custom quarter panels, smoked bumper lenses, 20% Ceramic window tint. Color correction and ceramic coating @autosportdetailing ...

2021 Nautique tinted in 20% #nautiqueboats #g23

2021 Nautique tinted in 20% #nautiqueboats #g23 ...

2021 Moomba Makai tinted in 15% @xpel #moombaboats #xpel

2021 Moomba Makai tinted in 15% @xpel #moombaboats #xpel ...

The easy part is done, you picked us. The hard part is picking the shade(s) What shades are your go to?

The easy part is done, you picked us. The hard part is picking the shade(s) What shades are your go to? ...

The sun ☀️ is a beautiful thing! Ceramic window films protect us from unwanted heat and UV. Even Law Enforcement needs to be protected 💙 #cloverdale #leo #police #xpel #charger

The sun ☀️ is a beautiful thing! Ceramic window films protect us from unwanted heat and UV. Even Law Enforcement needs to be protected 💙 #cloverdale #leo #police #xpel #charger ...

2021 Corvette C8 Stingray, fully covered in XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS paint protection. Windows covered with XPEL PRIME window film. Ready to hit the road with the best protection out there! 🚗 #xpel #ppf #tint #corvette #c8

2021 Corvette C8 Stingray, fully covered in XPEL ULTIMATE PLUS paint protection. Windows covered with XPEL PRIME window film. Ready to hit the road with the best protection out there! 🚗 #xpel #ppf #tint #corvette #c8 ...

#458gt3 #ferrari

#458gt3 #ferrari ...

Another Porsche Taycan for the books. This customer chose a full front nose ppf and 35% on all windows. #xpel #santarosa #windowtint #taycan #porsche

Another Porsche Taycan for the books. This customer chose a full front nose ppf and 35% on all windows. #xpel #santarosa #windowtint #taycan #porsche ...

Classic cars are one of our specialities, tinting classic cars requires years of experience and knowledge. A Shade Darker has 30 years of experience, you can trust us with your baby. #sonomacounty #santarosa #windowtint #chevelle #ls #xpel

Classic cars are one of our specialities, tinting classic cars requires years of experience and knowledge. A Shade Darker has 30 years of experience, you can trust us with your baby. #sonomacounty #santarosa #windowtint #chevelle #ls #xpel ...

2021 Omni F550 #camping #tint #windowtint #santarosa #bestofsonomacounty #ford #omni

2021 Omni F550 #camping #tint #windowtint #santarosa #bestofsonomacounty #ford #omni ...

Once again our customers have nominated us for “Best of Sonoma County” We would love to win this again. Please take the time to vote and share. We appreciate you! (Link is in our bio, don’t forget to confirm your email)

Once again our customers have nominated us for “Best of Sonoma County” We would love to win this again. Please take the time to vote and share. We appreciate you! (Link is in our bio, don’t forget to confirm your email) ...

Happy Thursdays! Paint protection department is on a roll today #xpel #protecteverything

Happy Thursdays! Paint protection department is on a roll today #xpel #protecteverything ...

This customer’s M3 had a ton of rock chip damage and wanted his car brought back to perfect condition. @blakesautobody gave this a new paint job. We installed a full font nose paint protection kit by @xpel. Off to @autosportdetailing for ceramic coating 😎

This customer’s M3 had a ton of rock chip damage and wanted his car brought back to perfect condition. @blakesautobody gave this a new paint job. We installed a full font nose paint protection kit by @xpel. Off to @autosportdetailing for ceramic coating 😎 ...

One of many sexy rides for @guyfieri hooked up window film and soon to be paint protection by @xpel

One of many sexy rides for @guyfieri hooked up window film and soon to be paint protection by @xpel ...

How important is your paint? #xpel #paintprotection #protecteverything

How important is your paint? #xpel #paintprotection #protecteverything ...

2021 Escalade tinted with #xpel prime window film 🚙 #cadillac #windowtint #asd

2021 Escalade tinted with #xpel prime window film 🚙 #cadillac #windowtint #asd ...

Ram TRX getting ceramic window film from @xpel #windowtint #bestofsonomacounty #ashadedarker #ramtrx #xpel

Ram TRX getting ceramic window film from @xpel #windowtint #bestofsonomacounty #ashadedarker #ramtrx #xpel ...

2017 VW Golf R, getting covered with #xpel XR ceramic film 🚗 #asd #windowtint #volkswagen

2017 VW Golf R, getting covered with #xpel XR ceramic film 🚗 #asd #windowtint #volkswagen ...

2021 Challenger tinted in #xpel PRIME window film! 🚙 #asd #dodge #challenger #protection

2021 Challenger tinted in #xpel PRIME window film! 🚙 #asd #dodge #challenger #protection ...

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Car Tinting in Santa Rosa

We are Sonoma County’s #1 automotive window tint shop.

Stop letting the sun destroy your investment, yourself and your passengers. Get your vehicles windows tinted today by the professionals at A Shade Darker. UV protection is essential in today’s world and can easily be obtained with the application of window film. Why Tint?

A Shade Darker has provided premier window tinting services for Santa Rosa and the North Bay since 1991. We have become the most trusted shop in Sonoma County by ensuring our customers with quality work and service by using the highest quality products in the industry. Our staff consists of only highly trained individuals who take pride in the work that they do. We strive to make sure our customers are satisfied with the quality craftsmanship done on their car, truck, boat or RV, and that they are happy with the service they received. We are trusted by many car dealerships, boat dealers, glass companies, auto body shops, stereo shops and by people from all over the North Bay Area. We understand that quality is of high importance in this industry, quality is standard at our shop.

#1 recommended by XPEL, a leading film manufacture in the industry. As a XPEL preferred dealer for XPEL, we exclusively carry their PRIME window films and paint protection. XPEL’s primary focus is on quality, perfectly aligning with our own standards here at A Shade Darker. The products they offer are extensively tested and are proven to perform as promised. With our high-quality standards and XPEL’s partnership, we deliver the unsurpassed results following the installation of film on your vehicle.

Certified car window tint installers

Our clients use A Shade Darker to have their car windows tinted from the following cities: Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Sebastopol, Windsor, Cloverdale, Petaluma, Sonoma, Bodega Bay, Penngrove, Cotati, Healdsburg, Forestville, Novato, San Rafael, San Francisco, Bel Marin Keys, Sonoma County, Marin County, Napa County.

 PRODUCTS USED

  • XPEL Prime
  • XPEL Ultimate Plus
  • XPEL Stealth

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