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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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