Artscape window films transform any ordinary looking glass to look beautiful and classy
Window films is fast catching up as a popular home improvement product among home owners in America and Canada. Since it becomes available in the market, many home owners had used it for various functions. Some had installed it for the purpose of adding privacy, for blocking off heat and some install it simply to decorate the house. Decorative window glass films come in many different pattern and design. The most popular ones are the etched glass film and the stained glass film. DIY window insulation with artscape elements are one of the more popular choices among home owners.
There are in general two types of decorative artscape window film that is available in the market – the adhesive-free one and the adhesive-based. With the adhesive-free artscape window film, if you find that you do not like the design or when it comes to time to redecorate, you simply peel it off. Due to its convenience and easy installation, many home owners would prefer to use the adhesive-free type of window film.
How long does it take to install the artscape window film? In less than 15 minutes, you see your ordinary window glass or door transformed into an elegant-looking piece of artwork glass with window films. The look is definitely expensive and add character to the room where it is installed.
Many home owners who chooses artscape window film on one window usually ended up purchasing additional window film and use it on mirrors, dining and coffee tables, shower rooms and other glass surface in the house. If you planned to install the decorative window films on shower enclosures, check that the window film can withstand moisture and steam.
The stained glass window film are the most popular of artscape window film. Stained glass patterns can be easily formed using color combination that depicts nature or repeating patterns. The Rhapsody design, for example, is inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright is one of the most highly sought stained glass window film.
The Lakeside design that shows a crane (a huge bird) catching fish on a lake is a beautiful piece of artscape window film. The most suitable place to install this decorative stained glass film is on a big glass window located at the living hall or at a staircase. You can also try installing them on the main glass door.
Stained glass film with artscape elements are also popular in bedrooms and shower enclosure. The beauty of stained glass window film is that it beautify the room while at the same time added light. There are some suggestions that color tint should be used with some clear glass to contrast the colourful glass. This way, you can still look out of the window if you need to.
Of all the decorative stained glass window film with artscapes, those that have nature as its theme are the most popular ones. Butterflies, flowers, plants and birds all make up a good combination and theme for the artscape window films. The stained glass window film can also be used for candle votives and on glass lamp shades.
One way how you could improve on your own decoration skill is to see how other decorate their windows and glass doors. Artscape stained glass window films certainly add an air of grace, elegance and character to the room. The effect of stained glass films have on the window also depends on the shape and design of the window. For example, if you have window frames made of six or nine pane window, you can try installing stained glass films on alternate panel to make it look interesting.
Artscape window film is also popularly used to add privacy in a bathroom window or shower door.
The following steps describe how you could quickly and conveniently install an adhesive-free artscpae window film on your window. First, you should ensure that the glass window is clear of any dust and dirt. You may clean it using normal window cleansing solutions. If you have some paint residues on the glass surface, you may need to use a scrapper to scrap it off. It is important to have a smooth glass.
Then, fill a spray bottle with soapy solution. The soapy solution should be mild. Spray the soapy solution until it wet the entire glass surface. Carefully remove the backing paper off the artscape window film. Be extra careful that the window film does not touch anything or attract dust onto its surface. Place the artscape window film and allows it to ‘float’ on the glass surface.
Move the window films to its almost final position and spray some more soapy solution on the front surface of the glass film. This will be helpful and it is easier to squeegee. Use the squeegee to squeeze out all the soapy solution and air bubbles beneath the window film. Finish the installation process by trimming off any excess window film with a utility knife. Gave a final squeegee on the glass film to remove any trapped bubble.
When it comes to decorating with artscape window film, there is no limit to what you can do and there is also no fast rules as to how you should decorate your house. The arscape window film works just suitable on modern windows.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 15 March 2017 17:33