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What is the Best Window Film for Privacy?

The best window film for privacy prevents people from being able to see in from outside. To achieve this effect, privacy window films may feature a frosted or reflective surface. They are available in varying degrees of opacity, so you can customize the level of privacy to the needs of your space. Depending on the product you select, privacy films can reduce the amount of light a room receives.  

While window film provides privacy, it can also serve as a decorative element in your home or office. Decorative window film offers the look of stained, etched, frosted or textured glass at a more affordable price. Furthermore, because decorative film can be installed to your existing windows, it is also less disruptive and produces less waste than replacing your windows with decorative glass. An additional benefit of decorative films is that they can block incoming UV rays by 80 to 99 percent, depending on the product. 

The Best Window Film for Privacy in the Workplace

While open floor plans and natural light are valued in both commercial and residential spaces, they can also limit the amount of privacy we experience. In some cases, such as restrooms, offices, partitions, and conference rooms, privacy is necessary. Curtains, blinds, or walls can be used to create privacy, but they can also block natural light and make your space feel closed off. With a decorative window film, you can enjoy both privacy and natural light in the workplace.  

An alternative to decorative film that we recommend for commercial applications is Casper Cloaking Film, which obscures digital screens from outside view. This is a great option for adding privacy to glass-walled conference rooms or offices without walling off these spaces. With Casper Cloaking Film, you can achieve the perfect balance of privacy and openness in your workplace. 

To find the best privacy window film for your particular space, explore our 3M™ Fasara™ and Crystal Glass Finishes. Or, let our experts help you find the one. Give us a call to start the conversation.