Once you get replacement windows in Carlsbad, CA, your home is going to have more energy efficiency than ever before. That’s a great thing for your budget and your energy bills. However, you want to make sure you get the privacy you need from the new windows as well. Sure, it’s great to have a lot of natural sunlight, ventilation, and views from around your home. But sometimes, you need the world to be at bay so you can have privacy within your home. Here are a few things you could do before or after you get replacement windows to help achieve all of your goals.
Get Textured Glass
Before you install windows that don’t give you privacy, like in the bathroom, let’s say, consider getting textured or frosted glass in that room. You often see this kind of glass on shower doors. This kind of glass lets light in, but blocks vision. It’s ideal for the bathroom where you have to have privacy, but perhaps don’t want to have to cover the window up with a curtain or something else.
Consider Window Films
Window films are similar to a textured glass. They allow light in but distort the view. You can add a window film even after you get replacement windows installed. You can place the film yourself and they are very inexpensive and can fit any window. It’s a nice temporary privacy screen until you decide what window covering you want.
Windows shutters are a great window covering because they offer you every option you might want. When you close them completely, you have all the privacy you need. You can also open them completely to let in as much natural light as you want. You can even tilt the slats to get light and have privacy all at once. These window coverings are often great for the bedroom and many other rooms of the house.
Curtains can work on their own, or can be paired with blinds or shades for additional privacy and some style and color as well. You can get any texture, color, size, and shape you want, and you can even insulate your house further or give your homeroom darkening capabilities during the day with the right curtains.
There are so many other choices for privacy that it can be hard to decide. As long as you know what you want for your replacement windows in Carlsbad, CA before you make the final choices, you can figure out what window coverings work later. If you want extra privacy in the bathroom, for example, those are decisions you have to make before you get the windows installed so you can put on that textured glass or another option. The professionals at Window Solutions can take you through the options and help you go room by room to figure out what works best for your home. We’re here to help you work through the choices, so you won’t have any regrets after installation is complete.