How to Easily Add Privacy to a Window
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We are always looking for the simplest ways to solve problems. When we were dealing with a small bathroom and trying to figure out the best way to layout the space, we knew we had to put the shower along the window. Although it offers great light and ventilation, this is less than ideal from a privacy standpoint and we knew that whoever purchased the home would probably feel the same way.
Luckily, there are many amazing choices for privacy film! It is super easy to apply and looks awesome, not to mention that it is very cost effective. If you are wondering whether or not this could be the right option for you, and just how easy it really is to apply, then read below!
What You Will Need:
Non-Adhesive Privacy Film
Spray Bottle with Water or Window Cleaner
Squeegee or other flat edge like credit card
Box cutter, sharp scissors or razor blade
Step 1: Select The Right Privacy Film for You
There are many different styles of privacy film for you to select based on your preferred style. They come in textures like art glass, basketweave, and frosted. There are even different tints if you prefer gray over white!
Click on the images below to learn more!
Step 2: Prepare the Window
Make sure window is clean and free of debris
Spray window with soapy water or window cleaner so it is wet, do not wipe off
Step 3: Apply the Film
Peel the back off of the film and stick it to the wet window where you want it to be
When you stick the film, there will be air bubbles trapped underneath
Step 4: Remove Bubbles
To remove the bubbles, use a squeegee or other straight edge, such as a credit card
Start at one end and push pull it firmly across the surface all the way to the opposite side, bubbles will be pushed out from underneath the film
Step 5: Cut off Excess
Use box cutter, razor blade, or one side of a sharp scissor to cut along the edge of the window and remove the excess film.
Step 6: Wipe Off and Enjoy!
Wipe off any excess cleaner left on the window or window ledge
Stand back and enjoy your new privacy!