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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A Guide to Purchasing Skylight Windows

A skylight window is a great addition to any home; not only can it brighten up a dreary looking room but it can also make the room feel bigger, airier and often, more stylish. Additionally, homeowners with a skylight window directly above their bed can enjoy the novel activity of stargazing on clear evenings, while waking up to glorious sun rises in the morning (if they so wish). However, if you’re looking to install a skylight window in your home, there are several considerations you should make before purchasing one of these popular roof windows:  Continue reading

Why You Should Consider a Loft Conversion

As the average price of a house continues to increase, more and more people are looking for the best options for themselves. Whether that means how much space they can get for their money, or if the house comes with additional land and gardens, each household has their own set of characteristics and requirements that they wish their humble abode-to be has.

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How to Keep Children Safe around Blinds

As a parent, keeping your child safe is of paramount importance. From complying to car seat regulations in order to prevent any injuries during accidents and making sure that you’re teaching them about the dangers of roads to ensuring that any sharp objects within the home are kept out of harms way; there are a number of different things that you need to consider when little ones are around. However, one area that is often overlooked is in the bedroom, where blinds are one of the most popular choices for window decoration.

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A Guide to the Different Types of Windows

Here at Skylight Blinds Direct, we have an array of blinds to suit a variety of different windows. When flicking through our website, looking at which blind would be the perfect fit for your new window, there is a possibility that you may just click on the first one which fits the colour scheme or the specifications of your room. However, if the blind isn’t made especially for your window, then you may be left disappointed upon realising that it will not fit in the frame.

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How to Fit a Skylight Blind

So, you’ve decided that you want to fit your home out with new blinds. Whether it is a simple task of selecting a new bathroom blind replacement or choosing the finishing touches of your new conversion, picking a blind is something that should not be overlooked as it needs to both be functional and attractive.

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Which is the Best Type of Blind for your Home?

January is the perfect time to give your home a makeover! With a host of new trends to look out for over the coming year, why not get ahead of the curve by investing in a few new pieces to start your year off. One area of your home décor that can sometimes be overlooked is your window dressing. From curtains to blinds, you can sometimes be mistaken in thinking that so long as you have something covering the window, then you’re okay.

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6 Ways to Keep your Home Warm this Winter

The weather this winter has been particularly unpredictable; from snowfall and floods to rain and hail, no two days have been the same. However, one thing that has remained constant is how cold it is outside. With the drop in temperature outside making us layer up as much as possible, it is likely that you’re also doing the same when at home.

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How to Find the Perfect Blind for Your Bathroom

When renovating your bathroom, there are a number of things that you have to consider; from your tile choices and the suite design to the finishing touches and the colour scheme, it is key that you are designing a room that you feel comfortable in. As one of the most-used rooms in the home, the bathroom’s functionality should be the main priority. Opting for something that is going to last while looking attractive is one of the best ways in which you can ensure the longevity of the room – and this includes the choice of blinds.

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