Sal's House of Tint is family-owned and operated by Salvador and Michelle Hurtado. Like many of the locals, we came to San Marcos to attend Texas State University, fell in love with the community, and never left. We're passionate about sustainable living. In 2010, we decided to make a life out of teaching others how to save energy and shrink their carbon footprints with window film. A lot has happened over the past decade, yet quality remains our mantra. We're so grateful for our community, our industry, and what the future has in store.
Although we are based in San Marcos, we also service Austin, Dripping Springs,Cedar Park, Buda, Kyle, Wimberley, Driftwood, Luling, Lockhart, New Braunfels, Schertz, and San Antonio
Meet Sal & Michelle
Sal has been tinting for over twenty years. His consistent attention to detail and obsession with quality hasn't gone unnoticed. Sal was named the "World's Best Automotive Window Tinter" at the 2017 International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off, where he was also awarded the bronze medal in the architectural division. In 2019, he returned to compete in the architectural division, and brought home another bronze medal! He was previously named one of the top ten tinters in the world by the International Window Film Association in 2012 and 2013.
Sal holds a bachelor's degree in Sound Recording Technology from Texas State University, where he received the department's Award of Excellence.When he's not tinting, you can usually find him playing his guitar or making music at his studio, Hotmouth Records.
Michelle is an IWFA accredited solar Control Window Film Specialist, and is Armorcoat certified for safety and security films. She has provided customer service within several trades industries, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in marketing. In 2014, she was named one of San Marcos's Shining Stars Under 40, an award given by the Chamber of Commerce for significant professional contributions and service within the community. She has been featured in Window Film Magazine, and has been a panelist at the International Window Film Conference.
Michelle spends most of her free time kickboxing, and dabbles in fire dancing.
Sal's House of Tint Timeline
1995 Sal tinted his first window
2010 Opened Sal's House of Tint
2012 Sal named 1 of top 10 tinters in the world!
2013 Sal named 1 of top 10 tinters in the world (again)!
2014 Michelle received San Marcos Shining Stars Under 40 Award
2015 Sal's House of Tint voted best window tinting service in Hays County
2016 Accredited by International Window Film Association for Solar Control Films
2016 Named Green Business of the Year by San Marcos Chamber of Commerce
2016 Sal's House of Tint voted best window tinting service in Hays county.
2017 Sal named World's Best Automotive Window Tinter at International Window Film Conference and Tint-off
2017 Sal is awarded bronze medal in architectural division at International Window Film Conference and Tint-off
2017 Sal's House of Tint voted best window tinting service in Hays county.
2019 Certified by Saint-Gobain Solar Gard on the technical capabilities, risk assessment and installation of Armorcoat Safety and Security Films for the purposes of intrusion resistance, blast mitigation, glass retention, and safety glazing applications.
2019: Michelle featured in the International Window Film Association "Women in Window Film" series and newsletter.
2019: Sal is awarded bronze medal in architectural division at the International Window Film Conference and Tint-off.
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