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  • Writer's pictureJoel Guyer

The Best Custom Window Treatments to Maintain Privacy

Updated: Oct 29, 2021

Your home's windows are your connection to the outside world, and how you dress them says a lot about your interior design style. For individuals who live in forested or remote regions, leaving them uncovered creates a sleek, contemporary image. If curtains are too fussy for your minimalist furniture, and blinds are too boring for your modern style, there are a lot of options. Here are some trendy window treatment ideas that will safeguard your privacy while still displaying your sense of style.

Your Neighbors are Nosy

Whether you live in a bustling neighborhood where passers-by regularly pass by your living room window, or you just have nosy neighbors, a practical window treatment gives excellent seclusion.

Solution Window Treatments

Frosted glass, window films, and glass substitutes allow in light while preserving artwork, wood, and other home objects from fading due to sun exposure and providing you with a reasonable amount of seclusion. When it comes to frosting or filmmaking, you can either frost a whole window for complete seclusion or partially ice it so you can still enjoy the views outside.

Fortunately, there are a plethora of beautiful choices that provide seclusion without sacrificing light or beauty. Cellular shades, plantation shutters, and aluminum blinds close securely for privacy and light control yet may be adjusted to provide the privacy you want.


Drapes, the most popular type of window covering, give privacy, limit light, and serve as an important decorative component in every space. They may be constructed of almost any material, have an infinite number of design options, and can make a place feel open and airy or silent and gloomy, depending on the thickness of the material used.


Shades are a type of soft window treatment that is formed of fabric and can be retracted and released vertically. This is a fantastic choice for individuals who want their window coverings to provide both seclusion and light blocking.

Pleated, roller, Roman, and cellular shades are the most common. Shades, unlike blinds, don't have separate slats, so you can't control the amount of light that comes through your windows. You may, however, alter the opacity of the cloth when you pick your colors.


Cellular shades offer the added benefit of increasing energy efficiency while also giving privacy. Cellular blinds' honeycomb-shaped air pockets provide more insulation than traditional fabric or wood window treatments.

Window films

Knowing that you have some solitude from the outside world is part of feeling at ease in your own house.

But what if you still want to be able to see what's going on outside? We're pleased to inform you that there is a solution to this issue: a one-way window film.

Continue reading to learn how to apply this sort of window film to improve your at-home privacy without feeling like a total shut-in.

Frosted glass

The most lasting of the window privacy solutions we've shared with you are frosted glass windows. The glass in these windows blurs the view both inside and outside of your windows. The texture of the glass allows some light in while yet giving seclusion.

If you opt to have frosted glass windows installed, you should be aware that you will lose your view beyond the window. If you like a window with no curtains, blinds, or shades blocking your view, frosted glass is the way to go. These windows are extremely simple to clean, and their ability to filter sunlight can help retain the brightness of your furniture over time.


Blinds are a popular choice for window privacy. Blinds can improve any room because there are so many different designs, colors, and sizes to select from.

Venetian blinds, micro blinds, and vertical blinds are some of the most popular types of blinds. If you want to be able to control how much light comes in through your windows, blinds are an excellent option. To totally expose the window, draw the blinds up or over all the way. The slats may be adjusted to let in some light or closed completely.


Whatever solution you select to cover your windows for privacy, keep your own taste and style in mind. Are your present windows providing the best possible protection for the areas in your home? We are here to make the window replacement procedure as easy as possible for you! If you believe your home might benefit from a window makeover, obtain a free quotation from us by contacting us online today.

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