I would like to put privacy film on my sliding glass doors.
This stuff lets you look out but looks like a mirror to those looking
Problem is they are each 4 feet wide and the only film I can find is 3
Anyone know of 4 foot wide film or some other way to do it.
Or has anyone been able to use 3 foot wide film successfully?
On Sun, 21 May 2006 23:30:10 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I've used Gila Films with much success(except one case, you'll read).
As for the mirror products(
http://www.gilafilms.com/Residential/window-film-mirror.htm ) I had
one film fail. I applied the film in a rush, on a breezy day, while
the sun was setting, on the east side of my house. Man-oh-man, and I
still couldn't see a problem comming. The film becamed creased, and
the crease lookes like a scratch since the material passes light
better than uncreased film.
I pulled off the old film, with windex/glass plus and a razor scraper,
and tried again. Worked when I took my time, on a bright day, and
almost no wind. ;)
Good luck, I plan on using more of the frosted film to allow light
into my bathrooms. BTW, order up the samplier from Gila, you'll get a
chance to see how the films look on you windows.
tom @ www.Consolidated-Loans.info
I bought a 4' x 14' roll of Gila Film at Lowe's about a month ago. Cost
Been using it on standard window glass for many years. The literature on
the product indicates it should be OK for heavier glass. Better have a
helper for installing that four foot width. It's very thin and needs four
hands to keep it from bunching up when separating the film from its backer
sheet and moving it to the glass. You might want to check the price of
professional installation. It's not as easy to install as the enclosed
Thanks to most that replied.
I know all about Gila Films (and Lowes) - that is why I posted <sigh>
The mirror film is only avaiable in 3 foot width - that is why I posted
I want to be able to see out so frosted anything is a no go.
I also asked about "what to do" on the Gila site and got a response this AM
that they have Platinum film which I am now investigating.
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I said I didn't know." --Mark Twain
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