What is the best window tint for homes? Ceramic or Mirrored?

What is the best window tint for homes?

What is a ceramic window film?

When asked what is ceramic window tint, and why you should buy Ceramic tint over the cheaper options of metallic or dyed. I would have to summarize the few factors involved in swaying your decision down to these three categories: Durability, Health & Safety.


Color fade over time is eliminated, making ceramic films beauty last longer and looking fresh after every cleaning. It has a scratch-resistant layer to extend the life of the film.

Health & Safety:

Ceramic Films block up to 90% of infrared rays causing less heat transfer from outside to inside your home and or car.

It can also block up to 99% of UV rays causing harm to your skin and sun damage to your belongings.

Benefits over the other Choices:

Unlike Metallic based tints, which can cause AM radio frequencies to be blocked out and cell phone signals to be interfered with (and other electronics), Ceramic tint doesn’t have these drawbacks.

As do other window tints/films will reduce the sun’s glare and reflections. Ceramic tints work the best. (Based on personal opinion).

What is a dual-reflective window film?

If you need a stylish and practical way to lower your bills and provide privacy to your home or business, Dual Reflective Window Tint Film is the right choice. Providing you with the ability to block up to 99.9 UV (ultraviolet) rays & IR (Infrared) rays, and lowers the heat transfer from the sun through the film, also increasing the longevity of your household items by reducing sun damage (wear and tear from the sun).

It’s highly reflective outer coating grants you privacy from peering eyes and the stylish design to make your windows stand out on your home or business, combined with the inside layer being transparent with a variety of tint variants to best suit your comfortability.

How does window film work?

Window film’s primary purpose is to limit/reduce the amount of infrared (IR), visible light, and ultraviolet (UV) rays from penetrating through the glass of your home, business, or car; by applying a thin film to the interior of homes and interior/exterior car windows.

Are home window film and car window tint the same?

There are only a few key differences between automotive glass tints and residential glass films. These few differences come down to the composition of the adhesive and purpose of light and heat manipulation. Automotive glass tint is designed to absorb heat and “cool off” the collected heat while driving. However, if vehicle stationary, the inside will heat up faster than if it weren’t tinted, where residential glass films are designed to stop UV & IR rays from the sun and absorb the heat leaving the inside of the building cooler.

How does window film help a home?

When looking into which tinting to use on your windows make sure to take into account these six categories: Heat Reduction, Health Risk & Fade Prevention, Safety, Glare Control, Energy Savings, and Curb Appeal; to fully understand what tinting your windows will need to achieve the desired goal you are aiming to achieve.

Heat Reduction:

Depending on the total required heat prevention, you require from entering through your windows by the tint’s heat absorption rate.

Health Risk & Fade Prevention:

Tinting your windows allow the tint to reflect UV and IR rays from the sun protecting your vision, skin, and possessions from prolonged exposure to these rays.


Whenever an accident may arise, that will leave the window damaged to any level the tint will hold the glass together while still shattered on the outside of the building.

Glare Control:

Your choice on which type of tint to choose can drastically affect the glare from outside causes.

Energy Savings:

Window tint can create a different environment in a building it is applied to. You are creating a cooler or warmer environment inside reducing your heating and or AC bills.

Curb Appeal:

Your home or business will profit from curb appeal created from a complimentary style of tinting best decided by personal opinion and professionals advice.

Is it worth it to tint home windows?

What it all boils down to is whether you want to save money over the long run in exchange for a one time charge to have the tint installed.

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