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Window Tinting Columbia, SC • Lexington, SC • Irmo, SC

Our Window Films 

Carbon X


Out-Performs Most Competitors Ceramic Tint

Carbon X blocks more than 75% of infrared heat. Not only does our film reduce the heat inside your vehicle, it also blocks 99%+ of UV rays.
Window Tinting Columbia | Lexington | Irmo - Carbon X Window Tint

Ceramic IR


Blocks Up To 96% IR Heat

Protects your skin and your vehicle's interior by blocking 99.9% of UVA and UVB rays. This window film makes your glass shatter resistant.
Window Tinting Columbia | Lexington | Irmo - Ceramic IR Window Tint

Ultimate IR


The Best Tint Available ANYWHERE

This Luxury Window Film Blocks Up To 99% of IR Heat, 99.9% of UVA and UVB Rays. It Also Makes Your Glass Shatter Resistant.
Window Tinting Columbia | Lexington | Irmo - Ultimate IR Window Tint

Elevate Your Window Tint Experience with Professional Window Tinting.

Experience the Difference Of High Quality Automotive Window Tinting.

 Serving Columbia, SC • Lexington, SC • Irmo, SC.
Ashley JohnsonAshley Johnson
19:26 21 Nov 23
Best experience with window tinting that my husband or myself have experienced. Tye is very knowledgeable and we would highly recommend Vivid for your window tinting needs!
Sherlyn VromanSherlyn Vroman
03:23 01 Oct 23
I bought a used SUV from a dealer. Unfortunately the previous owner had let hard water spots etch into the paint and glass. After being let down by another car service with promises of the water spots being removed (it didn't work), I came across Vivid.Tye was thorough in his explanation of how the hard water spot removal, and was honest about the fact that it might not be possible to get all the water spots 100% gone. We chose to have them attempt the water spot removal, as well as tint the SUV. The SUV came out looking wonderful, with almost all the water spots gone. He took the time when we came to pick up the SUV to show us how water spots had etched into the paint as well, and gave us his suggestion of ceramic coating with paint correction.The water spot job and tint job was so well done that we decided to do the ceramic coating as well, and I'm very glad I did! The car's paint looks impeccable, and again, the explanation provided for ceramic coating options and care was thorough. Also, Tye, Greg, and everyone at the shop (I apologize for forgetting names!) was courteous and a pleasure to speak with. I cannot recommend them enough.
Patrick KellyPatrick Kelly
16:41 23 Sep 23
Thank you for the great tint job and answering all of my questions! Highly satisfied. Looking forward to scheduling the PPF and ceramic coat. These guys are top notch!
Mike HicksMike Hicks
14:05 31 Aug 23
Best in the business! I wouldn't take my vehicles anywhere else. Great customer service and products. Always go ceramic tent it is unbelievable how much it helps with keeping the heat out! And ask what they can do to reduce glare and and reflecting the heat on that front window. 100% worth it.
Paul CutterPaul Cutter
13:38 21 Aug 23
Had a great experience with Tye at Vivid Finish and Films. We added tint to the front windows on my Model Y. It has been a few weeks and there are no defects that I have found. The tint is perfect! They paid attention to details and kept the car clean. I would definitely recommend taking your vehicle to them and plan to return when I have something else that needs tint or PPF.
Reilly EnosReilly Enos
09:15 15 Aug 23
I found Vivid Finish and Films after an internet search as I wanted to put some protective covering on my new vehicle. I was so impressed with the videos of paint correction that I decided I wanted to also have them do my 2013 Challenger. The guys at Vivid Finish and Films absolutely did an AMAZING job with my vehicles. They brought my 2013 Hemi-Orange Challenger back to a sparkling shine with their paint correction procedure. They also did a BEAUTIFUL job putting on the ultimate armor on my Honda Civic Type R. Did I mention their tinting jobs on both vehicles was done to perfection. If you have an older vehicle that you cherish and what to being back that shine or you want long-lasting protection for your car - contact these guys! I couldn’t be happier!
Tate BullardTate Bullard
17:36 05 Aug 23
Vivid Finish and Films did a fantastic job on both of our cars! We got PPF and ceramic on both of our Mazdas and could not be happier. Their warranties are fantastic and they honor them without issue. They take pride in the quality of their work and helped keep both of our cars beautiful for years to come. We also had the ceramic UV window tint done and the difference is amazing. We could not recommend Vivid enough!
Greg and Tye are professional, knowledgeable and experts of their craft! They were recommended by another local business for what I expressed assistance with: dent repair and paint correction. Before and after are like night and day! Greg worked his magic to get the dents out, THANK YOU! While at the business, I decided to get some additional tint done, and what an amazing decision that was! Tye, you rock!! THANK YOU as well. If you are in need of any of the services offered at this business, I highly recommend giving them a call or shooting them an email for a consult, so they can make your dreams a reality!
Zach MorganZach Morgan
16:35 06 Aug 22
Took my brand new 2022 Camry XSE here to have it fully ceramic coated and the windows ceramic tinted all the way around.. It looks amazing! I’m very happy. Very professional crew. Tye & Greg are both very knowledgeable & I experienced A+ customer service here.. Would highly recommend this shop if you want the best work around.

Unmatched Window Tinting Excellence: Quality Beyond Compare

Quite Simply, The Best Tint That You Can Get.

When it comes to window tinting, the quality of the installation is equally as important as the quality of the film. Poor installations can lead to bubbles and adhesive failures in the film (not to mention ugly tint jobs).

At Vivid Finish And Films, our tint installation process and quality control is second-to-none.

Our premium quality window films offer the best heat rejection and best UV protection in the industry.

Compare Our Window Tint Spec Sheet To Other Window Films.

All our window films have a Lifetime Warranty, and will never bubble, peel, or fade like other films. 

We use state-of-the-art software and cutting plotter to ensure a perfect fit, and to eliminate the damage that comes from hand cutting films on the vehicle.

Our factory certified installers use best practices to ensure the protection of your vehicle and to guarantee excellent quality with every window tint installation.

At Vivid Finish And Films, we set the standard for high quality window tint and high quality installations.


Beyond Aesthetics: Window Tinting For UV Protection

Window tinting isn’t just for visual appeal. Although it’s a beautiful addition to any vehicle, it also plays an important role in protecting your vehicle, as well as the driver, and passengers.

Tinted windows help block dangerous UV Rays which are greatly attributed to skin cancer, and deterioration of eye health. UV rays can also wreak havoc on your vehicle’s interior by fading fabrics and breaking down leather and plastic. 

We spend a lot of time in our cars whether it’s our daily work commute, transporting children, or the occasional family road trip, UV exposure isn’t something to take lightly. This is an even larger problem here in South Carolina where the suns rays can be quite harsh.

Benefits Of Window Tint

  • Protects vehicle interiors from aging
  • Increases privacy
  • Blocks harmful UV rays
  • Rejects heat keeping your car cooler
  • Resists shattering

Central South Carolina's Premier Destination for High-Quality Window Films: Vivid Finish And Films

At Vivid Finish And Films, all of our window films and installations have a nationwide Lifetime Warranty. If our films don’t perform as described, we’ll reinstall it at no cost. 

As an Elite Dealer, we offer the best window tinting in South Carolina.

We stand behind every job we do and we guarantee your satisfaction.

See why drivers from all over South Carolina choose us for the highest quality installations with real warranties that are Carfax documented.

When you’re ready to protect your new car with a high quality window film, bring it to Vivid Finish And Films. We’re centrally located and we’re a Ceramic Pro Elite Dealer. We are Central South Carolina’s exclusive installer of the highest rated window films.

All installations are performed by trained, experienced,  professionals who use quality genuine Ceramic Pro coatings and Kavaca automotive films.

At Vivid, we represent the Ceramic Pro and Kavaca brand for central South Carolina. 

High Quality Window Tinting In South Carolina.

Window Tint Comparison - Ceramic vs Regular Tint

The Best Window Tint Film You Can Get

The Best Way To Guard Against Solar Radiation

The Truth About Ceramic Window Tint And IR Window Tint

Window films, like many other things have experienced immense  technological advancements in the past few years. 

Through all the advancements, many new terms have emerged to describe the new window tint films. Among the new descriptive terms, ceramic tint, nano-ceramic tint, and IR tint are the ones that can be the most confusing.

Below is a summary of what these names mean.


IR Tint

“IR” simply refers to infrared heat, and infrared heat heat is the type of heat that you feel from the sun. What’s unique about infrared heat is that it radiates heat onto people, or objects without heating the air. 

Imagine driving in your car on a hot sunny day. Your air conditioner is running full-blast, but you can still feel the heat from the sun on your skin. That heat on your skin is IR heat.

IR tint is a tint that’s designed to reduce IR heat.

Ceramic Tint

Ceramic tint has layers of IR blockers that cause IR heat to bounce back and forth between the layers. The IR heat is ultimately displaced.

Ceramic tint and IR tint are foundationally the same: They’re engineered to reduce IR heat.

Nano-Ceramic Tint 

Nano ceramic tint is an advanced version of standard ceramic tint. Nano ceramic tint has additional layers of infrared blockers that allow it to block between 96% and 99% of IR heat.
Nano-Ceramic tint Offers the highest level of IR heat blocking
Ultimately, each of these films are designed to reduce or even block IR heat.
The reality is that nearly every automotive window tint manufacturer in the world has a “ceramic tint” or an “IR tint”, but not all ceramic, nano-ceramic, or IR window films are created equally.  
Kavaca Window Films – The Crowned Champion In The World Of Tint.
Kavaca is made by Ceramic Pro – the world leader in nano ceramic technology for more than a decade. 
Ceramic Pro has used it’s vast knowledge of nano-ceramic technology to create window films that are world class.
When you compare window film specifications between manufacturers, Kavaca takes the prize, every time.

Looking For Window Tinting In Columbia, SC • Lexington, SC • Irmo, SC?

Vivid Finish And Films is the best tint shop in Columbia, SC • Lexington, SC • Irmo, SC! We represent the Ceramic Pro and Kavaca brand for central South Carolina.

Kavaca window films by Ceramic Pro have taken the world by storm with advanced technology window films that have established a new standard in the window tinting industry.

There is no better window tint available and our factory trained installers have a reputation for delivering the highest quality installations. 

The days of cheap, low quality window tint is over. Todays window films stand the test of time and provide heat blocking and UV protection benefits that old style tints never dreamed of.

Ceramic Pro Columbia, SC Elite Dealer Logo
Ceramic Pro Columbia

Vivid Finish And Films Is Ceramic Pro Columbia. We’re part of the Elite Dealer network and we represent the Ceramic Pro Brand for Columbia, SC • Lexington, SC • Irmo, SC, and central South Carolina as well as the Kavaca automotive films brand. Kavaca (Ka-va-cha) films are made by Ceramic Pro and have quickly become known all over the world as the leading automotive films in the industry.

Ceramic Pro’s Elite Dealer network is a chain of more than 300 shops across the United States that are factory trained and certified. The experience and installation techniques are bar none the best in the industry. If you are looking for the ultimate window tinting or paint protection solution for your vehicle, you cannot do better than a Ceramic Pro Elite Dealer.

Kavaca Window Films Specifications

Any Other Window Tint Is Just Colored Glass.

Kavaca Ultimate IR Specs.

Ultimate IR window tint spec sheet

Kavaca Ceramic IR Specs

Kavaca Ceramic IR Specifications Chart

Kavaca Carbon X Specs

Carbon X window tint Spec Sheet

Window Tint Comparison

Ultimate Ceramic IR Spec Sheet

Kavaca Ultimate IR Window Film Specifications Chart

Ceramic IR Spec Sheet

Kavaca Ceramic IR Specifications Chart

Carbon X Window Tint Spec Sheet

Carbon X Window Film Specifications Sheet

What Is Paint Protection Film (PPF) or Clear Bra?

Kavaca paint protection film is thermoplastic urethane  ( TPU) self-healing film applied to painted surfaces of a new or used car in order to protect the paint from stone chips, bug splatters, and minor abrasions. This film can be used on airplanes, RVs, cell phones, electronics, screens, motorcycles, nearly any smooth, no-porous surface that you want to protect from nicks, scratches and chips.

Kavaca PPF (Kavaca means Armor) is specifically designed to protect painted surfaces from abrasion, corrosion, chemicals, stone chips, and other types of physical damage.

Within the Kavaca line, we offer two customizable types of paint protection film:

  1. Ceramic Coated/Self Healing PPF

  2. Matte Finish PPF