Using adhesive free window films is the best way to decorate, add privacy and to make your home more energy efficient the DIY way. It is easy to apply and can be used on any glass windows, doors and even on your cabinets.
- Use as a privacy film and security film for any window
- 95% UV blocking capability
- Makes good heat insulation for the entire home to save on energy
- Opaque window film blocks off or obscure unpleasant view
- Self adhesive window film - you do not need to mess around with any form of adhesive
- Static cling window film can adhere to any smooth glass surface
- Great products for DIY window treatments that can be installed in minutes
- Removable window film allows storage or usage on other windows
- Diffuses glare
- Can withstand heat and moisture - use as privacy window film on bathroom windows and shower doors
- May be easily trimmed to fit any window or door size, or customize
- 3-year limited warranty
- Made in the USA
- Shipping to USA, Canada and selected parts of the world
Privacy is an essential elements to any room. This article discuss how you may easily add privacy to a window
Every now and then, you may find that you need to increase the level of privacy for a particular room in your house or office. Using curtains and drapes may do the job all right, but occasionally, you may want to do things slightly different. You might also do not like the idea of drawing the blinds and curtains every now and then in order to block off view or allow more light to shine in. With window tinting, you can easily achieve better level of privacy. Especially now, with the latest technology to produce glass film, it is convenient to install window tinting on your own.
The latest window film that is popular among home owners are those that can stick to glass surface without the usage of any form of adhesive. This type of window film stick to glass surface through static action. To install this type of window film, what you need are simple tools, and some of them are provided to you when you buy the glass film product. In general, you will need a spray bottle that is filled with soapy solution, a squeegee and a utility knife to trim off excess glass film. Some sites even provide you with pre-cut window films that fit your window size. Installing glass film by yourself takes approximately fifteen minutes on a normal size window. If you are installing them on large glass panel or on a door, you may want to work in a group of two persons.
There are many designs of window glass films that is suitable to add level of privacy. Of all the types, the fully frosted privacy window film is one of the favorite among home owners. With this pattern of window film installed, view from the other side of the glass is totally block off. You cannot even see the shadow of anyone that is behind. If find that the opacity is too high, then, go for the light frost version where you can still see the shadow of those behind the glass. Frosted window film, whethere fully frosted or semi-frost, does not need to come in just one pattern. There are numerous pattern that you may choose from. One beautiful feature of the opaque window film is that, even though it blocks off view, it does not block off light. Light is diffused but you do not need to turn up additional light in order to lite the room.
Other than adding privacy, there are many other features and benefits that you can find with the installation of frosted privacy window films. Glass films are also able to block off harmful ray of the sun. They can filter off the infra-red ray that causes heat gain and the UV ray that causes the upholstery and your carpet to fade in color. During the daytime, window film will help to filter out heat that comes from the outside, therefore, creating a cooler environment for its occupants. Then, during the night time, heat that is contained within the house will be retained, and reduces the cooling load of your air-conditioning and heater. Throughout the duration of twelve months, you will find that the savings in energy bill can be quite significant.
There are also many types of privacy window film that may be used to decorate a house. For example, when you install the Mirage Stained Glass Window Film on your glass windows, not only it blocks off view, it decorates your home window as well. Stained glass window film never fails to create a serene environment for the room. You may also be able find many stained glass film that provide inspiration or reminder about your religious faith. If you do not like stained glass patterns but still wanted colored glass, then you can also try out full color glass films.
The thickness of glass film is one of the factor that determines the quality of the product. Normally any glass film in the range of 7mm to 8mm thick is ideal as there are easy to handle and do not look cheap. When you first install glass film, you may want to keep the backing paper that comes with the window film. If you need to remove window film for storage or for future usage, you need to stick the window film on the backing. Three years of warranty for the product is considered sufficient, because usually, the product have a life-span of twice its warranty.
If you are still confused whether you want to go for a fully frosted or a lite-frost design, you may want to watch the following video. In short, you go for fully frosted window film if you want full privacy and go for lite-frost if you wish to have translucent privacy:
Installing window film is definitely the easiest way to add privacy to any of your home windows.
|Last Updated on Friday, 22 March 2013 18:01|