Skylight Blinds Direct Loft Conversion Beginners Guide: Is My Loft Suitable?

Adding a loft conversion to any home is a great way to add both space and value. They give you the freedom to design and create the room you want. Whether you’re looking to dedicate space to an office or extra bedroom, the dead space in your loft is a great option. Rooms within lofts provide an interesting and unique internal space that is usually considerably easier than building extensions.

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The Skylight Blinds Direct Beginners Guide to Loft Conversions

Whether you’re increasing the value of your property or need extra space to welcome in a new family addition, consider a loft conversion. They work on the idea of improving your home rather than going through the stress and strains of moving to another building. Alongside this, they give you a freedom that most traditional home buyers never truly get to appreciate. That is the opportunity to design a home to your exact specifications where everything sits where you always imagined. Everything from the position of the light fittings to how many plug sockets a room has and where your main source of light comes from. All of these things and more can be tweaked to suit your needs and help to create a home that you are truly proud of.

An image of a two-toned loft bedroom with wooden beams

Image credit: Apartment Apothecary

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Skylight Snippets: Interview with Naomi

Here at Skylight Blinds Direct, we love providing interior advice and inspiration for your home. So, what better way to do that than with an exclusive interview with one of our team? Naomi is a key member of staff here at Skylight Blinds Direct and is always on hand to offer some great advice when it comes to home styling. Get to know her a little better in our recent interview:  Continue reading

Kitted-Out Conservatories: Spring Makeover

With sunnier days and longer evenings, for many homeowners, Spring signals only one thing; the start of conservatory season! To celebrate its long-awaited arrival, we are kicking off the month with our Kitted-Out Conservatories series, where we’ll be offering some great advice as well as sharing our top tips on how to get your conservatory ready for the upcoming warmer months. To get started on transforming your conservatory into a springtime haven, why not banish those winter blues with a fresh new makeover? Below, we share our top tips on how to revamp your conservatory for springtime:

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Which Brand of Skylight Window Should I Choose for my Loft?

Take a look around your home right now and see how much natural light you have. Now imagine if you could open up your space, letting in more natural light that you already have and increase your home’s value as well. Would you do it?

What I am talking about isn’t knocking out a wall or adding more windows, I am talking about adding a skylight to your space that would let in natural sunlight that is controlled by you via innovative new skylight blinds. Skylights typically cost about the same as adding new windows and can increase your home’s value twice what you would spend on them. But is a skylight right for your home?

Which Brand of Skylight?

There are many different styles of skylights, just as there are many different skylight blinds available. From tubular skylights which can brighten up a considerably larger space for less money, to fixed skylights that lets natural light in but don’t open up for air circulation. The most popular types of Skylights are Loft windows which tilt on an axis and open up to ventilate the room.  These are usually manually operated but motorised Roof windows are popular too!   The most popular brands of Skylight windows include VELUX ®, Keylite ®, Fakro®, Dakstra®,Dakea® to name but a few.

Once you have chosen a skylight for your home, you need to consider adding skylight blinds. Skylight blinds come in a wide range of styles and features. You can even choose solar powered motorised skylight blinds that use the sun’s energy to power their opening and closing capabilities. With easy installation and the convenience of automatic opening and closing, skylight blinds are a must when remodeling your home and adding skylights.

For more information on skylights and skylight blinds, contact Skylight Blinds Direct and let one of our representatives assist you and answer any questions you might have.  Or if you want over the phone advice why not give us a ring on 0800 008 6293