Add privacy to over the tub windows with frosted glass film
If you have owned your home long enough, you may remember the older sticks on contact adhesive frosted glass window film that was available. The unattractive product was more functional than pretty, but the need for privacy prevailed. Today, there is a new generation of good looking frosted films that have become artistic design additions to homes and offices. These are what you may wish to use to get that privacy plus beauty that you are seeking.
Beware of cheap window films, they typically don’t look as good as ones that only cost a few dollars more and often are thin adhesive films that are difficult to apply and even more difficult to remove (don’t believe the “easy to remove” statements on the box or website, you want to use an adhesive-free static cling film) There are frosted glass films that are opaque and provide maximum privacy. Lite Frost films that are translucent, and one company, Wallpaper For Windows that has frosted films in colors other than white.
Some of the artistic films you may like include etched designs, such as leaves, lace, or many abstract patterns. These films are made of plastic that may be easily washed with soap and water. And for all their lovely appearance, some also provide protection from UV light that can fade your furnishings and harm your skin.
These films are great for windows, but you may also consider using them on any glassed area in your home. Some films look particularly stylish used on room dividers and shower doors, and kitchen cabinet doors. The films allow light to shine through and still mask the view or contents from public view.
Also first designed for style and function, there are manufacturers that have increased the functionality on some of their frosted film products by creating them to hold shards of glass when broken. Some families are using films to add an extra layer of protection on key windows that may be susceptible to breakage due to bad weather or even an unwanted burglary. Continue reading →