A house needs to be secure. It is the foremost quality on which a house is judged. The earliest houses were in fact constructed to ensure privacy of the owner. The living conditions of a house can be compromised upon, but not its security by a long shot. Owners take various measures to protect the safety and confidentiality of the house. Methods such installing cameras, employing guards can work, but costs a lot of money. Without opaque windows and doors, a house is prone to peeping from the outside world.
Doors and windows are indispensible when it comes to building a house. They let in much needed air and sunlight while doors ensure the easy passage between two rooms. However, such openings can offer a full view of the interior of the house which is undesirable. Curtains and other obstructions can also be used. But, they require maintenance. Windows and doors can be a privacy hazard. To let in sunlight, they are fit with transparent glass. However, that makes the interior of the house easily viewable from the outside. Thus, in a way its security is put to threat.
The easiest way of countering this is by the use of glass that has been made semi transparent. Thus, while letting in ample amounts of light does not jeopardize the privacy of the house in any ways. The use of such translucent glass can be ideally applicable in bathrooms, where the stress on privacy can really be pressing. If appropriately designed, such glasses can be decorative as well and add an aesthetic hue to the house.
Glasses installed on doors and windows can be rendered translucent in a number of ways. The easiest and the cheapest way of doing is by filming the surface with a translucent sheet. The security film on the glass can let in ample amounts of light but make the direct view impossible. The window frost film can be made to filter out some parts of light as well and give a distinct color to the room. Another widely used technique is the process of etching. Plane glass can be etched into various designs to render them opaque. The technique, called sand blasting bombards the piece of glass by abrasive sand particles. The surface of the glass suffers irreparable damage in the process and becomes unable to transmit light.
Window frosting installation techniques can be used on any types of glass. More often than not, these can be used in ways to enhance the décor of the house. Wardrobes, showcases, tables with glass tops can all make use of decorative glass pieces. Between rooms, they can also act as physical barriers, without being an abject obstruction. The use of translucent glass does not add a huge burden on the wallet. Hence, it is really useful.
A house needs ample amounts of light. So windows are essential. The use of Melbourne glass tinting services and sand blasting techniques in making translucent windows makes it possible to preserve the private spaces of a house from the exterior world.