Why are roof windows continuing to rise in popularity?

Here at Skylight Blinds Direct, it’s no wonder that we’re passionate about roof windows. All shapes, sizes, and brands – these gateways to the outdoors allow natural light to flood your home and offer the perfect spot for a touch of interior personalization. While there’s been no lull in the popularity of these home additions, we have noticed that the request for skylight blinds has been steadily increasing – particularly during 2020. Additionally Country Living cited roof windows as being one of the ‘Top 15 Home Decor Trends Predicted to Be Huge in 2021’. So, we’re wondering ‘why are roof windows continuing to rise in popularity?’ 

Loft conversion bedroom with roof windows

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Do solar-powered skylight blinds still work during Winter?

If you’re looking for an energy-efficient, practical and stylish option for your home, solar-powered skylight blinds may tick all the boxes. They are available in a wide variety of styles and materials, can be made-to-measure and work effectively in busy homes. But as we move further into the colder months, the days begin to get darker. So, do solar-powered skylight blinds still work during Winter? And, are they a worthy investment, even at this time of year? 

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Holiday Home Inspired: Golden Lounges

For most of us, holidays are synonymous with sunshine. Wherever you’ve been on your travels, you’ll have no doubt spent some time basking in the heat and warming your skin under those glorious golden rays. Consequently, travelling back home to grey and gloomy skies can feel somewhat deflating and serve to remind you that your idyllic summer holiday has come to an end. However, it doesn’t have to; why not recreate that gorgeous sunshine in the heart of your home with a dazzling golden lounge? In the last part of our Holiday Home Inspired series, we show you how:

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Why You Should Invest in Solar Powered Blinds this Summer

After a rather long and drawn-out winter, it’s great to finally see the sun shining. With warmer weather and longer days, summer is the optimal time for solar powered products. Consequently, if you’re looking to purchase a new blind for your skylight windows this summer, why not consider a solar powered motorised skylight blind? Not only do motorised blinds add a touch of luxury to your home in that they can be operated at the touch of a button but they are also extremely practical, powered entirely by solar energy and perfect for hard to reach windows. Here are just a few more reasons why you should invest in a solar powered motorised blind this summer:

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