One room in the home that everyone usually agrees requires a higher level of privacy from the outside world is the bathroom. When you want to ensure more privacy for your bathroom, one excellent option is privacy residential window film.
How it works
Window film is the application of a film on your windows, usually from the inside, applied using a mounting solution. When applied by professionals, the film is measured and cut to the size of your window, the solution and tinting film are applied, and a squeegee used to remove the excess liquid and ensure a smooth finish. After it dries, which is dependent upon the type of film and the weather, your tinting is completed.
Types of residential window film
When residential window film was first introduced to the market, there were only a few different types to choose from, one of which is the reflective tinting that can still be seen on some corporate buildings to this day. For residential use, however, many home owners prefer none reflective and usually see through film to preserve their views. There is a now a wide-range of products to choose from.
Depending on your level of privacy and your design needs, here are some privacy bathroom window tinting options:
Dark tinted window. When you want to emphasize the privacy element, using dark tinting will ensure that you have daytime and nighttime privacy.
Private to semi-private. You can always select from a range of decorative tinting if you don’t want to go with a darker color, or you can select within a range of possible colors to add some level of light into the bathroom space.
One-way mirror effects. This type of tinting is also known as observation glass. In the bathroom, you can see out, but people outside of the bathroom cannot see in. This effect is created by using a reflective solar film.
Window frosting. You can achieve 24-hour privacy with window tinting frosting. It has the added benefit of still allowing natural light to filter into your bathroom, while still blocking 99 percent of UV rays. Window frosting should also be safe to use with double pane windows.
Patterned opaque film. This is similar to frosting in that it gives you the privacy you require with some additional design elements. You can choose from a a variety of decorative pieces, or you can have a tinting that is custom cut to a design that you prefer. They also come in black opaque, which highlights your design even more.
Stained glass and color film. A popular choice for homeowners who love the look and privacy of stained glass without the expense, window tinting in a stain glass design is a welcome alternative. You can also use choose different colors for your privacy tinting to match your home’s window treatments or decor.