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Window Tinting FAQ's

Yes, not only can we easily tint your residential windows, but it’s more economical too. Tinted residential windows will minimize the heat that radiates through, saving you money on your air conditioning bill throughout the year.

On average, the price of professional window tinting services is highly dependent on several factors. These factors include the size, location, and amount of windows to be tinted, the specific type of tint you choose, and the labor cost in your particular area.

There are many options to consider if you’re interested in tinting your windows. The five popular commercial window tint options include decorative, solar window, metalized film, carbon film and ceramic film.

Decorative tint films are a great option to increase privacy and curb appeal. They are also easy to maintain. This type of tint film is available in various designs and colors and eliminates glare from the sun.


Solar window films have become popular over the last decade. Not only can they keep your home cooler during the summertime, but they can also absorb up to 99% of harmful UV rays. So not only can you still enjoy the natural light from the sun, but you can do so safely with solar window films.

Metalized film tints are great if you need an efficient way to regulate the temperature inside your home. They are a very durable option. They are also fade-resistant.

Carbon film tint provides a matte finish that’s sleek and stylish. They also block excessive heat from entering your home, saving you money on cooling costs. Another benefit of carbon film tint is that it is shatter-proof, providing peace of mind during severe weather seasons and windier conditions.

Ceramic film tint is the most effective tint option that curtails heat from the sun. They also remain neutral during sunset, allowing sunlight to filter through. In addition, they are very durable and will help you maintain privacy if you live in a highly populated neighborhood.

Cleaning tinted windows is simple and easy. Warm water and soft microfiber cloth should be all you need to remove smudges and dirt. Avoid using sponges and heavy-duty scrub-mitts to prevent damaging the film and reducing the clarity.

No, charges for labor and material to improve, enhance, repair, or upgrade residential property is not taxable in the state of Texas.

The strongest window tint for residential windows include window films rated at a 5% visible light transmission. In other words, window tint rated at 5% allows only 5% light transmission from the outside.

Installing window tinting on your home, office, or retail store requires a great deal of precision. Therefore, you need to hire a professional like Sun Masters to avoid installing it incorrectly. Improper installation can lead to alignment issues, unsightly peeling, bubbles, and air pockets. Instead of DIY, contact us by calling (469) 831-3101.

Window tinting can qualify for an energy tax credit. You can claim up to 10% on any improvements you make on your home that save you energy. The maximum limit you can claim for window tint is two hundred dollars. and more.

Typically speaking, high-quality window tinting will last around five years. Lower-quality window tinting will only last about two years.

Yes, there are several effective methods to remove window tint. For example, you can apply heat to melt the adhesive from the tint or use an ammonia solution and soapy water for easy removal.  Or, you can contact Sun Masters to have your window film safely and securely removed without property damage.

Yes, window tinting can significantly reduce the amount of UV light entering your home by 99%.

Yes, window tinting is an excellent option to increase privacy within your home. During the daytime, ambient light reflects off the surface, making it impossible for people to see inside while still allowing you to see outside.

Yes, blocking heat is one of the most popular reasons people tint the windows in their homes. In addition, window tint can save you money on cooling your home during the summer.

Window tint is measured using a tint meter. A light on the tint meter shines through to the window’s other side, and a receiving sensor will measure that light and assign a visible light transmission (VLT) rating.

Usually, professionals only need one day to effectively install window tints on homes. It could take longer for larger, industrial buildings. 

You can hire window tinting services by contacting a window tinting company like Sun Masters in Dallas/Fort Worth. Our window tint company was founded in 1978. We have years of trusted experience and will equip your home with your choice of window tint you’ll want to tell your neighbors about.

If you need to avoid the sun due to a medical condition, your physician, surgeon, optometrist, or dermatologist can provide you with a signed letter or documentation that qualifies you for exemption.