How Window Clings Offer Privacy and Aesthetic Appeal to Homes

If you seek privacy and aesthetic appeal for your windows, there’s no compulsion to invest in curtains. In fact, many modern-day homeowners have switched away from curtains as they’re hard to maintain, collect large amounts of dust, and can look very ugly after a few months. Instead, homeowners are focusing on more innovative and classy solutions to get privacy. Perforated window clings are one of these alternatives that have caught the fancy of many homeowners.

What is a Window Cling?

You’ve probably seen a window cling before but can’t remember because these design items have various names. People call them static clings, vinyl labels, or simply window stickers! There are two types of clings – ones that come with adhesives and ones that stick to windows because of static electricity or air particles. Regardless of the types, these clings can add a touch of class and privacy to your windows. They’re available in exciting designs. You can find clings with elaborate decorations, murals, or even inspirational quotes! Their flexibility makes them ideal seasonal purchases. Many homeowners install clings during Christmas to exhibit a sense of festive cheer. However, they can also be used throughout the year and offer amazing privacy features.

What is an Opaque Window Cling?

A perforated or opaque window cling will appear opaque from the outside. Hence, no one can see through your windows once you have these installed. These design items last for six months to three years, depending on how they’re maintained. Homeowners prefer using these design items because –

  • They’re available in vibrant designs and colors.
  • Harsh weather conditions such as heavy drizzles or high winds don’t affect these clings.
  • Unlike curtains or blinds, these clings are extremely cost-effective. Ideally, homeowners can purchase a dozen of these at once and use them for several years.
  • Easy installation. It doesn’t take much time, money, or labor to install an opaque window cling. Users simply need to follow the instructions that come with the clings’ packaging, and they’ll be done installing these items on their windows within a few minutes.

Privacy and Décor at Once

Most homeowners want their homes to be admired from the inside. When people start admiring your house from the outside, there can be some serious privacy concerns! With an opaque cling, homeowners can get the best of both worlds from their windows. The opaque clings won’t allow people to see what’s inside your windows. But, they’re amazingly designed, so they’re guaranteed to attract admiration. From the inside of the house, these clings look just as fantastic as they do from the outside. Plus, these clings are easy to maintain (unlike curtains) and can even be reused when maintained properly.

Why Now Is the Perfect Time

Now’s the perfect time to test how a window cling looks on your windows. The pandemic is giving us a perfect chance to re-think our home décor. No better way to do that than obtaining a couple of cost-effective yet stunning clings and adding a touch of class, decor, and privacy to our windows!



Helen is a multi-published, award-winning author of over 30 books, including the delightful Ivy & Bean series. She has written novels for young adults, including YA romantic comedies, and has written BBC drama.

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