DIY Privacy Glass

5 Materials
30 Minutes
Blake Hill House needed a little privacy on the street side of the house. We have a small window that was originally covered with a plastic curtain. The curtain coordinated with the original color of the house, but once we repainted the siding Hale Navy by Benjamin Moore, it was no longer a match.
  • First, I gave the window a thorough scrub, inside and out.
  • Next, I cut some Gila brand frosted window film to the size of the window panes.
  • Working one pane at a time, I sprayed the (inside) glass with the application solution, making sure to direct the product into the corners too. (Privacy film goes on the inside of the window.)
  • I carefully lined up the window film and smoothed out the bubbles with a painter's edging tool, starting from the center and moving towards the outer edges.
  • Then, I trimmed off the excess with a utility knife, using the paint tool as a straightedge.
  • I repeated the process on all four panes.
  • Lastly, I gave the window one last wipe with a clean cloth.
For more tips and tricks on applying window film as well as a complete source list, please read the full post on our blog. You'll find a direct link below.
Suggested materials:
  • Gila Window Film (frosted - full roll)   (Lowe's)
  • Gila Window Film Application Solution   (Lowe's)
  • Painter's Edge Tool   (Lowe's)
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Stacy | BlakeHillHouse
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