During their lifespan, skylights are exposed to great stress. They have to endure harsh cold and heavy snow during the winter, heat during the summer and conditions such as winds, rains, storms and hail. Although all skylights are made to last, technologies and standards have advanced greatly in recent decades. To have a safe and energy efficient window, experts advise replacing them if they are older than 20 years.
If you follow our tips, you can be sure that everything will go smoothly and that you will get a great end result:
1. Tip: don’t look at window replacement as a do-it-yourself project!
Although the replacement of the roof window is much easier than you might think, it is still a matter for experts, so feel free to put down the ladder and look for an experienced installer, recommended by VELUX! The master can replace the old roof window in just one day, but this opportunity is the right time to consider expanding the area through which daylight can enter the room.
2. Tip: choose carefully how you want to replace your windows!
Do you have a roof window from another manufacturer? No problem, it can be easily replaced with a new VELUX window next to partial intervention in the inner lining, when only the upper part of the existing inner lining is removed. After opening the installation space, another window can be easily added to get more daylight.
3. Tip: keep in mind your final room idea when choosing interior finishes!
Elegant white polyurethane finish has an exclusive construction made of wood core and polyurethane coating, which is resistant to moisture and temperature changes. Nordic pine roof windows with a finishing layer they are coated with a transparent water-based varnish that protects the wood from dirt and moisture.
4. Tip: when replacing windows, insulation is a key thing to consider!
VELUX triple-glazed roof windows reduce heat loss and thermal bridges, so the indoor temperature is higher during the winter and lower during the summer. Better insulated rooms will also reduce your electricity bill, because you don’t have to heat so much during the cold season, or use the air conditioning when it’s warm outside.
5. Tip: you deserve the most comfort under a new skylight.
Treat yourself and your new window with maximum comfort and equip it with internal and external blinds!
You can also choose the VELUX ACTIVE system, which you can conveniently operate with skylights and shutters via the remote control!
If you are considering replacing skylights, plan additional or larger skylights; on our site you can quickly and easily find a solution for the right combination of windows.
Source: Gradjevinarstvo.rs – VESTI by www.gradjevinarstvo.rs.
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