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Window Tint Buying Guide

Updated: Jul 28, 2023

Which Type of Window Tint is Right for You? A Comprehensive Comparison of Dyed, Carbon, and Ceramic

Window tint

If you're considering window tint for your car you have a few options to choose from, including dyed, carbon, and ceramic tint. Each type has its own advantages, so it is important to understand the differences and choose the one that's right for you.

Dyed window tint

Dyed window tint is the most affordable option and is often used for cosmetic purposes. This type of tint uses a layer of dye between the adhesive and the film to reduce the amount of sunlight coming into your vehicle as well as blocking out the UV rays. Dyed window tint is available in the following shades 5, 20, and 35 percent making it a good choice if you want to enhance the appearance of your car.

However, dyed tint is not meant to keep out the heat like the rest of the other types of film. If you're looking for a tint that will provide significant heat reduction you may want to keep reading.

Carbon Window Tint

Carbon window tint is a step up from dyed tint that provides heat rejection as well as UV Protection. This type of tint uses a layer of carbon between the adhesive and the film to block up to 77% of infrared radiation and heat from the sun.

Carbon window tint also offers a matte like finish, which can be a stylish choice for some drivers. However, it is more expensive than dyed tint but not as much as ceramic and its effectiveness varies depending on the shade chosen. We Offer the following shades with this film 5, 20, 35, and 50.

Ceramic window tint is the most advanced type of tint available and offers the highest level of heat rejection and UV protection. It uses a layer of ceramic technology and can block up to 96% of infrared radiation and heat from the sun! This advanced technology offers the best performance out of any tint on the market, making it a smart investment for anyone living in a hot climate or looking to stay comfortable in their car.

Ceramic tint is the most durable and offers the highest clarity to ensure visibility is never compromised. Of course, all of these great benefits do come with a higher price tag than other types of tint. However, if you want the best of the best when it comes to tint, ceramic is worth the investment. We offer the following shades for our ceramic tint 5, 20, 35, 50, 70.

Choosing the Right Tint for Your Needs

When choosing between the films, consider your budget, the level of performance you're looking for and the aesthetic you're going for. Dyed tint is a good budget-friendly option if you're looking for a cosmetic upgrade, but if you want heat reduction, consider carbon and ceramic tint.

No matter which type of tint you choose, make sure you have it installed by a professional to ensure it's done correctly and safely. With the right tint, you can enhance the appearance of your vehicle, stay cool and comfortable, and protect your health and vehicle from the harmful effects of UV rays.


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