Galen's Tinting

Louisville, KY

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About this pro

How does your business stand out?

Welcome to Galen's Tinting. I have had my company for 16 years and have been in the business for over 20 years. I would be happy to show you what real quality and craftsmanship should look like. Please give me the opportunity to quote your job-I promise you will not be disappointed. I have one policy-100% satisfaction guaranteed! One of the most important things I have discovered about that policy, is that I get excited by all parts of the job. I have come to realize that everything must be done with an attitude of excellence. Since this is an owner operated company, I have the pleasure of experiencing the job from start to finish. I think that is one of the most rewarding aspects of what I get to do.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

This is a great service because it has many benefits and it pays for itself. All of our products reduce the heat, glare and fading in your home or business. We also have products that add privacy as well as decorative films.
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Louisville, KY 40243

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25 Reviews
  • Patty L. Aug 14, 2017
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Galen was very easy to work with. He had great suggestions and was willing to do more than was scheduled.
  • Melissa S. Jun 21, 2017
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    My experience with Galen was awesome! The price was very reasonable, actually cheaper than what I thought it would be! We were getting direct sunlight through our living room windows, creating a huge glare. It also was attributing to the room becoming to hot to even sit in. Galen was very knowledgeable about what product would work best with our situation! He even helped clean our ceiling fan since his ladder could reach it! Very nice man to work with! I will be using him again for future window tints!
  • Anthony D. Jun 6, 2017
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Galen was able to work around my schedule and did the job on a Sunday which is usually their off days. Very professional and affordable.
  • Kristie G. Dec 14, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Great job and great guy
    Galen did a great job on my sun room windows. It was pretty quick as well and he cleaned up after himself. He came and brought samples beforehand for me to see. I believe the price was good for the work he did. I could have spent more on the tools myself and not have guaranteed that I would have done it well myself the first time!! Thanks Galen!! Highly recommend.
  • Anjanette L. Nov 20, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    My windows look amazing!
    Galen did an amazing job at a great price. He was very informative, knowledgeable and my windows look amazing!
  • Britt L. Nov 15, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Amazing Customer Service & Fair Price!
    We had an amazing experience with Galen's tinting for an office building located in Fort Worth, TX. Galen responded to my inquiry in a matter of minutes and was at the job site within the day. They were quick and very informative when giving us options and were able to install within 24 hours at a very competitive rate. His team is incredibly professional, kind, easy to communicate with & more than willing to ask any questions that we had. We would highly recommend them to anyone in the DFW area looking for tinting!
  • Christin C. Nov 3, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Excellent customer service highly recommend
    Would highly recommend using this company. Very professional, ontime, as well as good pricing. Pleased with how the windows turned out.
  • OSCAR M. Oct 10, 2016
    Window Treatment Installation or Replacement
    Verified Review
    Professional and Prepared
    Galen was quick to respond to a window frost film project for a client of mine and made the process very easy for the both of us, he was a pleasant individual and very easy to deal with. The project turned out to be a success and my relationship with my client is that much better because of him. I highly recommend him!
  • Bralyn L. Oct 9, 2016
    Commercial Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Great guy! Came to our office & was very EASY to work with. I highly recommend him and will definitely be using him again for future projects.
  • Janet B. Sep 27, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Great Job
    Prompt response and great job.
  • Jessica P. Sep 19, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Excellent customer service
    Galen did an excellent job on my windows. He was very prompt in responding to my project request and even met me me right away to review the different products available. He was very knowledgeable and courteous. He was even able to tint my massive patio doors in no time and they look fantastic! Thank you so much Galen! I will definitely use him for future requests.
  • Brent C. Aug 26, 2016
    Commercial Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Easy least. Good job.
  • Colleen L. Aug 18, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Offers prompt service and the quality of the work is excellent. Definitely recommend this service.
  • Rachel E. Jul 28, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Very nice and professional gentlemen. Seamless tint, can not see any edge or corner of untinited glass. Cleaned up as he went and left no trace behind. Would hire again.
  • Vaidy N. Jul 22, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
  • Charles C. Jul 19, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Came in did the install very professional I am very satisfied
  • Sandra R. Jun 7, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    We wanted our kitchen skylight to be tinted because the sun shining through it made our whole house heat up like a green house. We thought having it tinted would be a good idea but couldn't find anyone until we lucked upon Thumbtack and Galen. He couldn't tint it because it isn't glass but he came up with the ingenious idea of covering the outside with a tent like cover. He ordered and received it in a couple of days and installed it immediately and you can't even tell it's there and the house is considerably cooler. I would HIGHLY recommend Galen for tinting of any kind!
  • Kathy W. Jun 2, 2016
    Commercial Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Galen did a great job for our company, under some pretty challenging circumstances. He was quick to respond and worked us into his schedule quickly. The doors look great!
  • Shari F. Apr 2, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Tinted 2 large patio/deck doors with side windows plus 2 half round windows. Galen was professional throughout the process. He went thru all my options in detail and then provided a reasonable quote on the spot. He worked with my tough schedule. The windows look fantastic; even better than I expected. Would give him 10 stars if I could
  • Ronald W. Apr 1, 2016
    Residential Window Tinting
    Verified Review
    Galen did a great job installing solar film on my west-facing windows where the afternoon sun was beating down on my leather couches. He is very courteous, punctual, and professional.
  • Catherine S. Mar 18, 2016
    Fabulous work. Always very courteous, professional and punctual. He was a fast worker and very pleasant... Non-smoker, quiet and cleaned up after himself. I highly recommend Galen Mabe.
  • Dana S. Mar 15, 2016
    Galen tinted the windows in my great room. I was concerned that the tint would be dark and noticeable. He suggested a perfect tint for the room and applied it so perfectly that you can't even tell the windows have tint on them. Not only that, my furnishing had been fading due to the sun, but the tint has protected everything since. I wouldn't dream of calling anyone else to do tint work.
  • John A. Mar 11, 2016
    Galen's Tinting did a great job in covering our bedroom windows to deflect sunlight and reduce summer heat. Service was friendly and professional. Highly recommended!!!
  • Minerva V. Mar 11, 2016
    Galen is really meticulous about his work. His word is is stamp. Very detail and gives his customers exactly what they want. Great listener to the needs of his customers. You won't regret it!
  • Anthony P. Mar 11, 2016
    Galen has done several jobs for my family. His quality of work is impeccable, and his friendly and professional personality were a joy to work with!


What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?
No really, there are so many different kinds of windows, films, and scenarios that it is best to see the job to quote it most accurately.
What is your typical process for working with a new customer?
Generally, I will contact the customer or the customer will contact me. From there, we will usually set up a time to meet so I can show some of the films available and measure the windows for the quote.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
I have over 20 years experience and have tinted every kind of window know to man.
How did you get started doing this type of work?
I got started in my uncle's company when I was in high school. I started tinting vehicles of all kinds for many years and eventually moved into the residential and commercial area. After many more years I started my own company.
What types of customers have you worked with?
All types
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
I recently tinted a large bay window with a lot of french style panes. It took me a couple days, but it turned out awesome.
What advice would you give a customer looking to hire a provider in your area of work?
I feel owner operators offer the highest quality installation, and that is the most important part along with the recommendation.
What questions should customers think through before talking to professionals about their project?
Main concerns should be: Heat, glare, fading, privacy. Other concern are how light or dark of a film would suite their preference.