Everything you need to know about bespoke skylight blinds

Unlike other window coverings on the market, skylight blinds are tailor-made for a very specific type of window. They are designed to be used in loft conversions, conservatories and extensions where a roof window has been fitted. To ensure the perfect fit, these types of window blinds are manufactured specifically for your individual window. This allows them to sit within a channel, blocking out as much light as possible and remaining taut throughout their use. Here at Skylight Blinds Direct, we manufactured skylight blinds to fit more manufacturer’s windows – including leading names such as VELUX® and Keylite®.

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Skylight Blinds Loft Conversion Guide: Skylight Windows Explained

Now comes one of our favourite things to discuss, skylight windows. As specialists in this form of window blind, it is our job to help educate you on the different options out there. Before we can get to the dressing stage of your renovation, you need to choose the right windows for your new room. Today, we’re going to talking you through the different kinds of skylight windows available on the market. Using this, and the expertise of your architect/builder, you’ll be better placed to make an informed decision. So, read on to discover everything you need to know about skylight windows.

Skylight window roof lantern blinds

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Skylight Blinds Direct – Loft Conversion Jargon Buster

Loft conversions are tricky work. There is so much that goes into their planning, building and finishing. It’s understandable that, as normal people, we will have next to no idea what most of the jargon and technical language means. Any loft conversion should be agreed in an informed manner. This means you should understand as much of what you’re signing up to as possible – including all those technical terms. So, today we bring you our jargon buster. We’ve picked up a list of the most popular (and sometimes confusing terms) used during a loft conversion and broken them down. So, browse through and learn everything you need to know before proceeding with your renovation.

Velux blinds

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VELUX Window Sizes – A quick guide on how to identify your Skylight Window

Before ordering a skylight blind, it is essential that you know three things: the brand of your skylight window (eg VELUX) , the window code and the size of your skylight window.  VELUX window sizes needn’t be such a mystery with our easy to use guide.

To ensure you get the right specs the first time around, we’ve put together a short guide to help you identify your skylight window:

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The Benefits of Bespoke Blinds

When searching for new blinds, a readymade set may seem like the easier option; however, for many, the flexibility of bespoke blinds often gives them greater appeal than that of an off-the-shelf set. While readymade blinds come in a variety of standard sizes, bespoke blinds offer homeowners the chance to receive a more refined product, one that has been specially tailored to fit a specific style of window. So, whether you’re searching for a blind for an unusually branded window or a unique set of loft window blinds, there are several benefits of bespoke blinds that you’ll want to know about before making your purchase:   Continue reading

Discover the Eliminate® Roof Lantern Blind

Skylight windows, roof lanterns and orangeries are a common feature in many modern-day homes; however, while motorised skylight blinds for smaller skylight windows are readily accessible, finding the right blind for these larger windows can be tricky, especially if they are positioned above a large area such as a dining room or conservatory. Each of these windows requires a blind that is strong, durable and will remain taut throughout its usage to avoid unsightly sagging or bowing. Consequently, if you’re after a sturdy blind for your rooftop window,  Eliminate® Roof lantern blinds could be just what you’re looking for…

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Made to Measure Skylight Blinds

Purchasing skylight blinds for Fakro windows, Keylite windows and Velux windows is relatively easy seeing as these are some of the top window brands in the current market. However, if you’ve got an older make of skylight window or one that’s unusually shaped, finding a blind that fits can be difficult. That’s why here at Skylight Blinds Direct, we are now offering a made to measure service to create a stylish and efficient blind that’s the perfect fit for your window; all you need to do is provide us with the required measurements and we’ll do the rest…

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