VELUX Roof Window Guide
Deciding upon the right VELUX roof window for your home is an important decision. With such a wide range of Velux roof windows available it can be a little daunting when it comes to choosing the correct style, function and features for your room. This VELUX roof window guide aims to highlight and provide key information to help make the decision process simpler. Below is a quick guide to all available VELUX roof windows. From classic designs to speciality roof windows, whatever room or area requires new windows, VELUX has the right one for you.
VELUX is a world-renowned company offering products that improve people's living spaces across the world by providing better lighting and fresh air to rooms within your home. Sleek, stylish and of the highest quality, Velux roof windows are the ideal addition to your home. All Velux windows come with a ten year warranty and the highest level of customer service.
Choosing Roof Windows
Before selecting a roof window, there are a number of considerations to ensure the correct window is selected for your room. The room layout, function and any additional needs such as added security must be considered. The most suitable window will be dependent on the type of room, whether it is for a bathroom or a loft conversion. How much daylight and outside view you want for the room as well as thinking about the design of the room, considering its shape and the number of windows required and their positioning.
VELUX Window Options
Flat Roof Windows
The VELUX range of flat roof windows provide rooflights for building with flat roofs. Whatever shape, material or function you desire, there is a window suitable for your roof. Modern and functional, VELUX flat roof windows offer a streamlined appearance ensuring they are suitable for use on any building type, style or design.
Classic Roof Windows
VELUX classic roof windows are the perfect choice for your home if you desire maximum daylight and full open views. These are available in a variety of finishes. VELUX Integra roof windows If you require something a bit more luxurious then this is the choice for you. The one-touch remote control pad which allows you to effortlessly control your windows with just the touch of a button. The Integra window will enable you to pre-set your desired window settings.
Special Function Roof Windows
If the classic windows don't suit your needs, then the special function windows most certainly will. High-level security, smoke ventilation or a roof for an uninhabited area, this range has the solution for you.
VELUX Security Roof Windows
VELUX security roof windows are strengthened for extra safety for your home and are burglar resistant. Extremely durable, this window will keep your house secure giving you complete peace of mind.
VELUX Smoke Ventilation Windows
The VELUX smoke ventilation domes are designed for buildings that need to meet building requirements and standards. Ideal for stairwells and annexes and opens automatically in case of fire.
These skylights are appropriate for use in non- domestic, uninhabited rooms or those with no heating. They bring light and ventilation to roof spaces, sheds and garages.
VELUX Emergency Escape Flat Roof Window
Designed to act as an exit, this roof access window is simple and quick to use in the case of an emergency.
Velux Conservation Roof Windows
These offer a stylish and elegant addition to your home, perfect for a more traditional look to suit your home.
Selecting the interior finish for your window will depend upon the overall design and colour scheme of your room. White painted pine wood, white polyurethane or lacquered natural pine are the internal finish options to consider. It is advised that humid rooms such as the kitchen and bathroom are suited to white polyurethane which is also easy to wipe clean.
Flashing and Insulation
Insulating the surround of the roof window will improve its already excellent energy performance. VELUX have a wide range of insulation and flashing products available for your roof window.
Selecting the operational function of your window will be dependent upon its intended use. A centre pivot window has a top control bar, making it easy to open even with furniture position underneath the window. A Top-Hung styled window opens outwards for a more spacious feel and provides an unobstructed view of the outside world. Finally, an Integra window would be perfect for places that are hard to reach. The Integra windows have a control pad which enables you to control, heat, ventilate and light.
There is a huge range of VELUX roof blinds available to purchase to fit your VELUX roof window. Blackout, roller, shutter and awning blinds ensure there is something to suit every purpose. Whether you are looking for a stylish blind to suit your colour scheme or a functional blackout blind for your bedroom, VELUX blinds provide it all! These features will either help to manage the amount of heat and light entering a room or retain warmth and reflect heat.