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Old 09-25-2014, 05:44 PM
 
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Hi, our new house will have a glass front door. We are concerned about privacy. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Glass front door privacy issue-image.jpg
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Old 09-25-2014, 05:59 PM
 
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The door has built-in privacy via its frosted glass (unless it's clear glass poorly represented in the image). Do you need even more privacy? Hang a door shade on the inside, though doing so could negatively affect the door's appearance.
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Old 09-25-2014, 06:06 PM
 
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I see no issue with privacy with the door you posted.
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Old 09-25-2014, 06:26 PM
 
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Looks pretty private to me.
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Old 09-25-2014, 06:39 PM
 
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Frosted glass is for privacy. If thats not enough privacy hang a curtain on the inside.
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Old 09-25-2014, 07:12 PM
 
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It doesn't look like that in person. You can see inside the house if you are standing about 6 ft from the entrance.
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Old 09-25-2014, 07:32 PM
 
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Then opt for a door with frosted/privacy glass or install a curtain or blind on the inside (tacky, in my opinion).
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Old 09-25-2014, 07:37 PM
 
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We have a frosted design on our front door. At night, with a lights on inside you can get a good look into the room. Luckily, we have a long driveway and not much foot traffic to the front door. If we planned to stay in that location, I would want to change that front setup. I am wondering if you could put a window film on the inside of your door that would obscure the inside view a bit more or attach shirred curtains for the door and the sidelight.
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Old 09-25-2014, 08:20 PM
 
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Definitely window film. Blinds or curtains would look pretty bad I think. Do a good search for window film, there are several places online where you can order anything from very subtle frosted/etched designed to pseudo stained glass looking pieces.
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Old 09-25-2014, 08:24 PM
 
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I had such an issue. I went to Lowe's and bought cling film for it. It took no time to install and lasted years. It was cheap, too.
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