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Bathroom Window Screening

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by rsbhj, 15 Oct 2021.

  1. rsbhj

    rsbhj

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    Hi

    Looking for some options for bathroom window privacy. I have just had the bathroom re done and the old roman blind now gone.

    The glass has a frost to it obviously being a bathroom window but when the light is on I wouldn't say its completely private.

    I thought about a perfect fit blind as its a tilt and turn in window, but wondering if there is anything else as dont really want a blind. Is there any privacy films that can be used, would need to be a white film though.

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  3. RandomGrinch

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    Hi,

    I used a decorative window film from:

    https://www.brume.co.uk/

    for my bathroom.

    It was easy enough to apply, but it's not something to do by yourself!

    If I were to do it again, I would consider taking the whole sealed unit out. It would make cleaning the window and cuts to the film a lot easier with a seamless result going behind the seals.

    I hope that gives you some ideas :)
     
  4. rsbhj

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    Does that provide completely privacy once applied? i.e no silhouettes
     
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    We leave curtains always open, but we have only two small side windows which are overlooked. Rather than mess about with curtains on those, I added a patterned film as above. I gave the glass a really good clean, cut the film a little too large, wet the window with slightly soapy water and slide the film into place, then squeegeed and trimmed it in place, with a scalpel.
     
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    More privacy than an obscured window, but much depends upon the style of film you choose.
     
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    I believe it shows a very diffuse shadow from the outside, but it was a lot better than the patterned glass alone.
    If you want better privacy the plain white frosted may be best.
    You can also get some samples to give you an idea?
     
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    All obscure glass and films will leave a silhouette of varying degrees. There are different ' levels' of obscurity ( just have a look at Pilkingtons website for obscure glass, shows how the obscurity levels work ) . If you don't want any silhouetting then a blind or curtain is the only way or if money is no object , a new sealed unit with an integrated blind...
     
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  10. rsbhj

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    Thanks for all comments, decided to go with a perfect fit roller blind
     
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