Opaque Film for Windows

Published: 17th April 2009
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To many home owners, making glass window opaque would means adding window tinting that will make the entire room dark. Things are easier now with opaque window films that can be quickly installed on your windows and easily removed when it comes to redecorating. They come in many patterns and designs too.

They designs that you can choose very much depends on where you intend to install your window glass films. If you want to make your bathroom window or shower door opaque, then you can try to use the etched glass film designs. You can also try the conventional frosted film that will make your window totally opaque or the lite frost which is a lower grade and will allow more light to pass through.

As window films can resist both heat and moisture, you do not need to worry when installing them within the shower enclosure. There are also some home owners who are more creative and instead of just installing window glass films that obscure view, they have decided to make it a decorative elements as well.

They use stained glass films which transform an ordinary looking glass into stained glass effect. This type of window films work extremely well for you to add privacy. You do not need to install the stained glass film on the entire window. Some have added them only on the top or the bottom portion. Some installed it on alternative window panes and you will be amazed with the results.

There are many types of opaque window films suitable for homes. The etched glass films work just as well and within minutes your ordinary glass window will look like they cost hundreds of dollars. Installing window glass films is not a very difficult task and most of the times, you are able to install them by yourself.

You can purchase window glaas films conveniently nowadays. You can buy them online or buy them from hardware store. Always check the profile of the company and any testimonial of satisfactory customer. Many of these window films are UV-rated and is able to resist heat, and you should check if the film that you intend to buy has these properties.

UV ray is the ray from the sun that cause your upholstery and carpet to fade in color. With opaque window film installed, your air conditioning does not need to work that hard during the summer and you can also lower down your electricity bill as your heater will work less during the winter. It is a great way to save energy and turn your house into more energy saving home.

In choosing suitable window glass films, many home owners are confused as to which is the right ones for them as there are so many available in the market. Always keep in mind the function that you are looking for, for example, if you wish to make the window glass opaque, then go for frosted films, stained glass films or etched glass films. If your intention is to just filter out heat, then even any clear glass design will work just as well.



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