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Zenek 02-05-2011 10:24 AM

Cover balcony for privacy
Hello I live in a building and I have a balcony. My right side of the balcony is divided by a private stained glass which lets me keep my privacy. But my left side is exposed for other people to see.

As you can see on the picture

that I took there is a big area above the rail that is exposed and I would like to build a shield that keeps my privacy to a minimum and also at the same time lets air move through it. I can not install a plywood or any thing like that because its too solid and no air movement. My ideal idea would be a fence with plastic strips going through the holes to provide privacy and air flow. But to get those materials is small order will not be worth it Id have to buy a lot. Do you have any suggestions of what materials to use that will be not too heavy and also will let air through. Let me know thanks.

Jackofall1 02-05-2011 10:30 AM

How about some sturdy verticle blinds, possibly with a bottom rail or weighted slats hung from the balcony above.


charlenej 05-26-2011 03:31 AM

I also suggest that you use blinds. An outdoor porch privacy blinds can be an excellent one. This kind of outdoor bamboo blinds can provide you with the protection you need as well as a decorative look to your balcony.


genie01 05-26-2011 02:41 PM

You should first confirm if the building management will allow you to do that.

dytecture 10-13-2011 03:16 PM

Cover balcony for privacy
Some light sheer fabric could work. You can just install some hooks under the balcony in the ceiling and it`s cheaper than blinds.

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