Skylight blinds which are right for you?

Skylight blinds which are right for you?

Whether it’s a recent addition or has always been a key part of your home, you want to make the most of your skylight. One way to do that is by adding some blinds, which allow you to have complete control over your environment and can enhance the versatility and functionality of your skylight. Here we detail our different options so you can decide which one is right for you:

Light Filtering blinds
light flitering blinds

Light-filtering blinds.

Direct sunlight is no longer an issue with the light-filtering skylight blind. Soft, diffused light is all that will enter your room. It’s perfect for glare-free TV-watching in the living room or anywhere you don’t want overpowering sunlight. The blind comes with a keypad for simple operation. If you’re hoping for versatility and perfect matching to your décor, our light-filtering blinds also offer the most colour options, including snowy white and delightful blue. They also provide privacy from neighbours or passers-by without blocking out the light.

Room-darkening blinds.

These double pleated blinds can block most of the sunlight intering the space, but still leave a slight hint of daylight around the sides. making them the ideal choice for the rooms in your home that you would like a little light in regardless of there position. Available with solar-powered functionality, our room-darkening (double pleated) blinds feature a sleek design and blackout cloth with a honeycomb structure that is energy efficient.

room darkening blinds
Room darkening blinds

Blackout blinds.

These powerful blinds can convert day into night, blocking out 99% of even the brightest sunlight, and making them the ideal choice for the rooms in your home that require room darkening, like your bedroom, media room or any south facing skylight. Available with solar-powered functionality, our Blackout (flat roller) blinds feature a sleek design and blackout cloth with a flat structure that has a reflective outer side and is our most energy efficient blind. They also come in a wide variety of colours, from peach to charcoal to complement your room’s décor.

velux blackout blind
Blackout blinds

VELUX Active. Upgrading your blinds to include VELUX ACTIVE with NETATMO lets you stay in control of your skylights and your indoor climate. Simply use the VELUX ACTIVE app to operate your VELUX skylights and blinds from anywhere using your smartphone. Smart sensors continuously monitor the temperature, humidity and CO2 levels in your home and open or close your skylights and blinds to create a healthier indoor climate. ACTIVE will also proactively read external weather networks and close your skylight in advance of a hot day to keep your indoor climate comfortable and healthy. The VELUX ACTIVE system is compatible with both our solar-powered blinds and solar- or electric-powered skylights.

If you’re incorporating blinds into a new skylight, check out our post on What to consider before adding a skylight