Privacy Window Film




Introduction: Privacy Window Film

Many types of window film are available for a variety of purposes. For this project, Karl chose a simple film that will keep people from seeing in through the windows, but will let light in.

Make sure the windows are very clean and dry.

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Step 1: Remove Window

Remove window if possible

Step 2: Clean Window

Clean of any paint and debris from window. You can use blade to remove old paint.

Step 3: Measure Out Window

Now measure window length and width ( write down on paper)

Step 4: Transfer Measurements on Film

Transfer the measurements you wrote down on film. Remember cut size 1/3 smaller than actual size. (this can save you time later). Use straight edge to cut straight even lines. You can use blade and make small incision to mark location. (see pic)

Step 5: Dry Test for Fit

Take piece you just cut and place on window to test fit. Make any adjustments if nessasary.

Step 6: Spray Window With Water

Spray window with water. Use spray bottle and let water sit.

Step 7: Apply Film to Window

Remove protective film and place sheet on wet window. Use squeegee or credit card.

Step 8: Done!

Dry off any left over water.

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    9 Discussions


    3 years ago

    why cut 1/3 smaller? thanks


    4 years ago

    Which part is necessary? Not clear on that... Regards.


    4 years ago on Introduction

    I've done this to a bathroom window. No need to remove the window.

    Knightrider 1
    Knightrider 1

    Reply 4 years ago

    I clearly stated remove window "if possible". I think better to remove if possible that way you can also do any repair on window frame. But it is not required to remove.


    4 years ago on Introduction

    you could use the type of material used in the bathroom bath to