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
Translucent window film is the best way to make a glass translucent
If like to make glass windows or glass doors translucent, follow the following tips. There is now an easy way to make them translucent by applying static cling vinyl films. The window film are available in many designs and patterns. Its application is wide, it can be used on bathroom windows, shower doors, sliding glass doors, storm doors, side lookouts and on your glass windows. They can also be creatively used on glass cabinet doors, coffee tables and whatever glass surface that you can think of.
In general, many vinyl films come in two types. There are the adhesive-based ones and the adhesive-free ones. We suggest that you opt for the adhesive-free window films which will stick to the glass. It is easy to remove when it comes to redecorating and is the most convenient type of stick-on glass films that you can find in the market.
When it comes to stick-on translucent films, there are plenty of designs available. Among some of the more popular ones include the etched glass window films and the stained glass window films. Within these categories, there are also many types of patterns that you can choose from.
In the past, in order to add privacy or block off views, many home owners will either install window blinds and curtains or they will put up dark tinting films. While dark tinting films are still popular with some home owners, there is now many static cling films that allow you to add privacy and block off view, while at the same time allow natural light to come in. Opaque glass film is a good example of such application.
Try the etched glass translucent films with the following available patterns: Allure Clear, Aspen Clear, Austin Privacy, Chateau Privacy, Doral Accents, Doral Clear, Eden Accents, Eden Clear, Eden Privacy, Everleaf Privacy, Faith Accents, Faith Clear, Glass Block Privacy, Monte Carlo Clear, Naples Accents, Orleans Clear, Pebble Clear, Pebble Privacy, Ritz Clear, South Beach Clear and the Tropical Oasis Clear.
Etching a glass in past would require that you replace the glass completely. In most cases, glass etching is done by professionals. You can also etch your own glass by using etching glass films which sounds easy, but could be a messy project to undertake for all your homes windows.
The etched glass translucent window films easily transform your home windows and even the most ordinary looking glass to look like they cost hundreds of dollars. They certainly do not look “cheap” as some will worried about. In fact, etched glass films today are of such high quality that you can hardly tell the difference between an etched glass done using normal etching process and one with the window films installed.
There is another design of translucent film for glass that you can consider. Many home owners use stained glass film to decorate their homes and to opaque windows. Stained glass window film designs are no longer limited to those that you see in churches.
In the past, stained glass are not used beyond churches. Things are different since the Victorian era. That is why stained glass are also frequently associated with the Victorian era. The beauty of using stained glass translucent films is that it turns every piece of glass into an artwork by itself. As lights that come in is subtlely diffused, it generate a very relaxing ambience for the room.
There are many who uses the Victorian window films not only on their doors or windows, but on lamp shades too. Some creatively uses it on modern windows and there are also those who use it to add privacy for their bathroom windows. For those who have 9 pane windows framed by wood, consider using them on alternate pane or only on the top rows. There is in fact, no limit to how creative you want to be with this decorative glass film.
In using stained glass window films on your kitchen windows, you would want to keep few panes as clear glass. This will enable you to look out when you want to. You can also consider applying them only on the top half or bottom half of the glass windows.
Translucent window glass film can be used not only on windows but work just as well on glass doors too. There are many suitable glass door film. Etched glass films may work better compared to stained glass films on glass doors. There are also many large-piece etched glass films available in the market that can completely cover 8 foot and 10 foot glass doors.
One advantage of applying vinyl films on glass doors is that they help to hold glasses together if the glass is to shatter during a heavy storm or when accidentally broken. Solar guard films prevent too much heat from entering the house.
Most translucent glass films also come as UV-rated, meaning that they can filter out UV ray. UV ray is what cause your upholstery such as window curtains and carpet to fade. When you apply translucent vinyl glass films on your glass doors or glass windows, you will save on your air-conditioning during the day time and during summer as you do not need to turn up the air-conditioning. During night time or during winter, you do not need to turn up the heater as the films will help to keep heat within the homes.
When it comes to buying translucent window films, there are many ways to buy them. You can buy them from hardware stores or you can also buy them online. However, you need to note that not all translucent window glass films are created equal. A good producer should be able to provide you with minimum 3 years of warrantee although usually the glass films can last twice as long as its warrantee.
Check out the track record of the company that is selling the window films. Do they have good record? Remember to ask for testimonial of satisfactory customers. Most of the times, about 14% of customers who bought a good translucent window films will return to purchase more.
There are many types of translucent window glass films available in the market to suit every usage. Start your shopping experience and you may find some that suit your needs. The usage of translucent window films are not limited to only blocking off heat and unwanted view. There also frequently used for decorative purposes.
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|Last Updated on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 19:58|