We currently have an ugly wondow with some kind of frosting (and paint
spattering) in the bathroom. It lets in light but you can't see out.
Are there any good types of one-way glass that can be used in a
bathroom so that people from the outside cant see in, even at night?
Is there something like a slightly obscured glass with a one way
coating that would do the job?
What is an affordable compromise?
Fuggetabout so called "one-way glass" It works on a light
differential. If it's bright on the outside and dark on the inside it
works great; the outside looks like a mirror. The minute you turn on
the bathroom light the light differential goes away and the whole
neighborhood is laughing at your goofy naked ass.
There are lots of obscure glass patterns that work great. If you are a
"cheap charlie" you can get a glass company to cut you a piece that you
can silicone over your existing panes. Not pretty but functional and
John is correct. There is no such thing as one-way glass. It is just
glass with a coating that allows viewing from the dark to the light
side. Turn on a light on the dark side and there is no difference.
Frosted glass is about the only thing I can think of te block vision
but allow light into the bathroom.
On 22 Jan 2006 16:47:31 -0800, " email@example.com"
We have a 8' single door leading from the MB to the patio (glass), so
my wife used a decorative film with a pattern and looks great and
wasn't that costly.
Check some of these patterns one could use. Not an endorsement.
"My doctor says I have a malformed public-duty gland
and a natural deficiency in moral fiber, and that I am therefore
excused from saving Universes."
This is just a joke, but if you were dead set on such a setup, you
could hang a flat screen monitor in your window hooked up to a camera
that points where you want. ;)
On the more serious side, you could just use frosted glass in a window
that opens wide when you want to look out.
There is a "chemical" out there that can etch/frost glass. I think it's
an acid. You just apply it to the glass, let it set, and then wash it
off. Google it on the net using search terms like "glass etch acid."
You may be able to buy it at a hardware store, or a craft store.
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