I need to apply something to a window for privacy

I live in a town house and the neighbor's window looks directly into my kitchen. I would like to apply a cling material that would make it private, especially at night when the lights are turned on. But I don't want to block out all the daytime light, and DO want to be able to see out easily, so I don't want a pattern or a frosty material. Is there such a material? I have researched it but can't find one that offers nighttime privacy.

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  • Dianacirce70 Dianacirce70 on Aug 22, 2017
    We got a film from Menards (like Lowes or Home Depot, if you aren't familiar) that you put on the window and it makes it look smoked. Our bathroom windows are large and low, so we couldn't open the shades, until we applied that. There is also spray on. Only bad thing, you can't see out.
  • Kim Kim on Aug 22, 2017
    You could put up the daytime privacy material and cover your window at night with blinds or curtains.
    For something nice to look at you could make a Roman shade with a favorite vacation photo or scenery on it.
    : )
  • Sandra Shea Sandra Shea on Aug 22, 2017
    Two resolves:
    There is a spray "frost" that you can put on your window to create privacy without losing the light coming in. The spray is available at Walmart.
    There is opaque contact paper that will obscure the view but allow light to filter in.
  • Janan Wolken Janan Wolken on Aug 22, 2017
    I just used frosted Contact plastic on lower half of my bathroom window.
  • Itsmemic Itsmemic on Aug 22, 2017
    1 word..ARTSCAPE window films. AWESOME ! I have them all over my home and LOVE THEM !! Give light..but no nosey neighbors can look in . SO easy to apply and remove and SO many designs !@!!
  • Barbara Baldwin Barbara Baldwin on Aug 22, 2017
    Sun screen blinds
  • Denise Denise on Sep 03, 2017
    They make cling vinyls that look like frosted glass, and lets the sun shine thru. Google vinyl clings.
  • Barb Barb on Sep 03, 2017
    This stuff works amazing and low cost If your looking for a quick fix or something more classy would be shutters, so you can control the privacy and light or a roller sun shade from JCPenneys? Just a thought
  • Elaine Elaine on Sep 03, 2017
    frosted contact paper i put in my
  • Chubby58 Chubby58 on Sep 04, 2017
    Try using gallery glass in crystal clear. I used this on my sidelights at the front door. I put it on thick with my fingertips, just tapping it on. Turned out great and still let's light in, yet from the outside looking in its distorted.
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