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Top Residential Window Film Uses and Installation

Top Residential Window Film Uses and Installation

Your home is your sanctuary, your haven, and the place where you feel most relaxed and comfortable

You want your home to look beautiful and inviting for yourself, family, and friends.

The windows in your home play a big part in creating the warm and welcoming feel you would like for your home. 

They let the light in and create an ambiance that is bright and cheerful. In most homes, windows are present in every room and can take up a good portion of wall space. 

Most of the time, we have some type of window treatments on the windows, like drapes, curtains, or blinds. 

While those can be great treatments, all of them tend to be costly, and once they are in place, it can be too expensive to change them. 

That can be an issue if you decide to repaint a room, change the bedding, or get different furniture; you are stuck with the window treatments. 

And those treatments may no longer coordinate with the new look in decor.

Window Films Are Versatile

When you are looking to add a different look, or spruce up your decor, one of the best ways to do so is with residential window film.

Window films allow you to change the look of a room, add beauty, and a fresh new look to any room in your home.

An additional advantage of window film is that it can be in a see-through version or used a privacy film. 

An inexpensive way to change the look of any room in your home, window film is easily installed. No need to pay an installer, you can do the installation yourself.

Living Room Window Film

One of the best places to install a decorative window film is in your living area. 

You can enhance your living room appearance while also controlling your privacy with either Semi-Privacy Window Film (Static Cling) patterns or with Privacy Film (Static Cling)


These decorative window films allow your rooms to be light and bright, but filter that light and reduce glare. 

The privacy film keeps onlookers from seeing into your home, and so gives you peace of mind.

Mirror Window Film will let you see out, but won't let anyone see in. 

Another benefit of the mirror window film is that it protects against UV rays that can fade furniture, carpet, and artwork.

Kitchen And Dining Room Window Film

You spend a lot of time in the kitchen and dining area every day. 

It would be nice if the views out of those windows were lovely vistas, but in our urban and suburban lives, that is not always the case. 

There are times when your views might be the neighboring apartment building or the neighbor's unkempt backyard. 

You probably spend a reasonable amount of time at the kitchen sink as that is where preparation and cleanup can occur. 

This pattern New Haven Decorative Window Film, can be a fun way to filter light through the kitchen windows over the sink. 

This type of panel is also a great way to decorate glass panels in cupboard doors. 

As these are rooms that you spend family time in, you don't want them to be dark and dull, and you also don't want to have the blinds always drawn. 

With the Cambridge Stained Glass Window Film, you can choose to have either a see-through or privacy film on glass doors or large windows. 

This window film Bahama Breeze, is also a fun pattern for doors that lead out to the patio.  

Add a custom look to the glass doors leading outside and enhance the appearance on the inside of the room at the same time too.

Bedroom Window Film

Your bedroom is your sanctuary. You want a feeling of calm and security, along with a light, airy feel. 

Bamboo Privacy Window Film gives you that feeling and will go with any decor you already have. 

This privacy film keeps your sanctuary private and provides you with a stylish look to your windows. 

Let in a bit more light and a view of the outdoors with a semi-private Toulon Decorative Window Film

The fact that you can change or remove the film at any time you want is a huge plus, as you can try various patterns. 

As I have, you can also place the film on the lower half of the window, leaving the top half uncovered. 

That gives you a view of the sky while still affording you privacy and style.

Bathroom Window Film

A perfect opportunity to explore window films, the bathroom is ideal for a window film that brings cheerful colors, and stained glass look to the room. 

Spring Stained Glass Window Film brings vibrant colors to a small area, and the light from the outside will capture the flowers and dragonflies beautifully. 

Add some whimsy to your glass shower doors with EZ Film Sea Adventure and eliminate having to have a shower curtain. 

Go for a more classic look with Clear Ice Cubes. This window film is ideal for both windows and glass shower doors. 

Use the pattern on both to give your bathroom a coordinated look.


By far the best feature of window film is that you can do it yourself. 

It can be expensive when you need to hire contractors for projects, but this is one project that will save you money. 

Even if you live on the top floor of an apartment building or if you have a two-story house, you will be able to put up your own window film. 

The static cling and the adhesive window film are installed on the inside of the window, so you do not need to be on a ladder in a precarious position. 

You also have the option of removing, repositioning, or moving the window film to a different area if you so chose. 

Window film gives you so much flexibility both in areas of use and its ability to be repositioned. 

Here is a video showing How to install a static cling window film. This video shows How to install adhesive window film

Both procedures are relatively simple to do.

In Conclusion

An inexpensive, colorful, and classy way to add sparkle and light to any of the windows in your home, window films are the way to go. 

Decorating can quickly become an expensive proposition, but window films have a  relatively low cost. 

Especially when you can install them yourself. Using film on the windows can make your room feel larger and light and airy. 

Using window film can give your home a whole new look that enhances your property and makes your home warm and welcoming.

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