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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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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Skylight Blackout Blinds for Children’s Bedrooms

Getting children used to a bedtime routine can be difficult at the best of times but is especially so when parents have little control over the amount of natural light seeping into their child’s bedroom. Not only can incoming light sources make it difficult for young children to sleep, but the intrusion can also increase their reluctance to go bed in the first place as many children associate light with the daytime.

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Which Skylight Window Blind is Right for You?

Skylight blinds can suit many purposes, from insulating your home to blocking out sunlight. To help you purchase a blind that’s right for your home, we’ve put together a brief list of four different types of blinds and how they are used:

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How to Create a Stylish Interior for Loft Conversions

Having a loft conversion is a great way to ensure you make the most of the space in your home. Furthermore, as with any new room, newly converted lofts also present homeowners with a great opportunity to get creative by decorating and styling the space as they wish. However, at times, interior design can be stressful, especially after a long conversion process. So here at Skylight Blinds Direct, we’ve got some top tips to help you create a super stylish rooftop pad that will fit perfectly into your home:

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The Advantages of Motorised Blinds

Having the latest technology in your home can greatly enhance your living space, making it easier for you to relax and enjoy being there. Here at Skylight Blinds Direct, we have an extensive range of motorised skylight blinds that function using cutting-edge solar technology, adding that little bit of luxury to your abode and providing you with the ultimate convenience of being able to control the amount of light you get into a room without moving a muscle! But what are the other advantages of these blinds?

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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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Reasons to incorporate skylight blinds in the home

Simply put, skylight blinds add the ultimate functionality to your skylight windows. As well as fulfilling the interior of the home, skylights are useful, practical and well-designed. Rooflites can also be the finishing touch that adds the ultimate form of sophistication to the home. Letting the light shine through the roof top rather than through the walls, roof windows can impose a bright and vibrant impression on the home. However, there comes a time where you want to take control of the light coming in, right? Enabling you to take control of the natural light, skylights can efficiently change the atmosphere of a room within seconds. Whether it be a sunny day so you want to block out the bright light or even open the blinds to let the sun shine away, skylights do the job just right.

Yet another reason to bring in the use of skylight blinds in your home is the ability for them to merely reflect your personality and style through the different colours and designs available. Whether it be for the kids room and you want a bright and flowery print or a sophisticated nude colour to match the lounge area or bedroom, skylights can act as a tapestry-like furnishing to complete the design of a room.

Another great thing about skylight blinds is privacy. Just like with any other functional window, everyone needs privacy in the comfort of their own home. Skylight blinds ensure to deliver this in a sophisticated and subtle fashion.

Technology has evolved and has meant that motorised skylight blinds can now be fitted into your home! This adds the ultimate form of sophistication into the use of skylights and is a more modernised feature that should be incorporated into the home. With just one click of a button on your remote control you can adjust your blinds in the way that you desire. So you can just sit back and let technology do all of the work!

Solar powered skylight blinds are perfect for those windows that you struggle to reach and also for if you are snuggled up in bed and don’t want to move to close the blinds!    The great thing about our electric skylights as they are solar powered!  There is no need to get in an expensive electrician.  They operate off a solar panel on the back of the blind which captures the sun and guarantees to work for at least 8 months without direct sunlight.  Even in Britain we can guarantee that!   All you need to do is install and let the sun do the work!  Window brands that we can make compatible electric blinds for include VELUX®, Aurora, Tyrem, Axis 90, Fakro®, Dakstra®, Dakea® to name but a few!

 See our website for more information on skylight blinds and the services we offer: https://www.skylight-blinds-direct.co.uk/ or call 0800 008 6293

5 Great Reasons To choose Skylight Blinds Direct

Renowned for being “the skylight blinds experts”, Skylight Blinds Direct can provide you with a service like no other to ensure that the style and fitting of your skylight blinds is right for you and your home.

Whether it be for the kids room, the bathroom or kitchen, Skylight Blinds Direct can ensure a 100% child safety guarantee on the entire range of our skylights meaning that they are safe and effective to use throughout the home. We can also ensure to deliver a 3 year guarantee on the skylight blinds by ensuring that their functionality, efficiency and exterior are of excellent quality and long lasting.

1. Blackout Skylight Blinds

We provide 100% blackout skylight blinds. These blinds are energy saving as they are constructed using our high quality thermal blackout fabrics which serve the purpose to reflect heat in the summer and retain heat in the winter. The use of our black out blinds will in turn, decrease the heating bill on those dreaded colder days and keep you cool on those hot summer nights!

2. Waterproof bathroom blinds for your loft conversion

Another great thing about Skylight Blinds Direct is that we provide 100% waterproof roof blinds. Their purpose being to protect and provide guard against the build-up of any mildew and mould. This is especially beneficial for when you need skylight blinds in your bathroom as it will protect against any water vapour or water escape damaging your blinds. Whether it be the kids splashing around in the bath or simply you want to add extra protection to the quality and value of your blinds, our waterproof skylights can ensure to provide 100% protection.

3. Translucent Roof blinds for living rooms and kitchens

Additionally, we provide translucent skylight blinds which deliver two functions all in one!  Everyone knows the struggle of the harsh bright light from the sun shining through when all you want is for it to be softer or darker?  Well, our translucent blinds are guaranteed to reflect the sunlight away from shining in on you meaning that you can just relax! Skylight Blinds Direct also value our customers privacy and therefore we ensure that whilst our translucent blinds will block out the glare of the sun, they will also keep your privacy so that you truly can relax in the comfort of your own home.

Skylight Blinds Direct can also certify that your skylight blinds will be quick and easy to fit… all you need is a screwdriver! Ultimately, our blinds are easy DIY fitting. You can watch our video on how to fit your skylight blinds in a completely straightforward fashion on our YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHBbEiMV3nI&feature=youtu.be

4. Electric skylight blinds

With an upsurge in technology comes our love for gadgets and remote controlled blinds.  Do you need an electric VELUX blind?  Our solar powered skylight blinds are compatible with VELUX, Fakro, Dakstra, Rooflite and some Roto windows.  These blinds are powered by the sun and don’t need recharging and no wiring is needed so they are perfect as a retro fit.   Ultimately, this service means that you can sit back, relax and let technology do all of the work for you.

5. roof blinds with white surrounds

In the olden days you could only buy your skylight window with a pine frame – well those days are gone.  VELUX and Keylite and the rest of the big boys in the window manufacturing market have realised that the loft now isn’t the forgotten room in the attic but is a haven where style is important.  So now white framed rooflite windows have been rolled out across the UK and Europe.  The only problem with this lovely addition is that VELUX don’t do blinds with White surrounds anymore!  Well we do so don’t worry!  Every one of our blinds is available in either a standard silver frame or white frame option which means you can co-ordinate your blind with your window to create a seamless transition between window and blind.  You are welcome!  See our stunning range of white surround skylight blinds here.

See our website here for more information: https://www.skylight-blinds-direct.co.uk/ or call 0800 008 6293