13 Dec

Increasing city living space with access rooflights

Categories: Blog

According to research carried out by the office of the Mayor of London in 2014, just under 20 per cent of UK households live in flats. In the capital, these numbers are inflated, with more than half the accommodation (52%) being apartments. In other big cities across the country, the ratio of flats to houses… Read more

13 Dec

Top things to consider when creating roof terrace access

Categories: Blog

There are plenty of ways to enjoy an outdoor space, from relaxing, eating and entertaining through to gardening, working, playing and exercising. But many British homeowners are at a disadvantage because they simply don’t have a garden, or even a balcony, where they can get out and enjoy the great outdoors at home. One way… Read more

11 Dec

Health benefits to creating outdoor space with access rooflights

Categories: Blog

Space is often at a premium in the UK. In most of the country, around 20 per cent of households live in flats, many of which have no garden or balcony space. The problem is compounded in areas where most of the accommodation is apartments. One way to increase the amount of outdoor living space… Read more

31 Oct

Could BIM change rooflight purchasing?

Categories: Blog

For anybody who wears glasses – particularly people with really bad eyesight – the first time their optician offered the chance to compare pictures of them wearing different frames was a game changer. Rather than looking at the glasses in a display case, or squinting into a mirror and trying to work out if the… Read more

23 Oct

What is BIM?

Categories: Blog, FAQs

To help make sure a unique product fits seamlessly into the design, we can go as far as to create a complete digital model known as a ‘BIM object’. BIM, or building information modelling, is a way of representing building designs, and storing detailed product information for all the various components, digitally. April 4th 2016… Read more

06 Jul

Rooflights: 5 tips for bespoke kitchen design

Categories: Blog

We all know how interior design trends can go in and out of style: homeowners face the constant decision between choosing a trendy, contemporary look or creating a timeless feel. Therefore despite how ‘current’ a look may be, you don’t want to choose a design that will soon have an expiration date written all over… Read more

16 Feb

A guide to choosing a Pitchglaze rooflight for maximising daylight in the home

Categories: Blog

Rooflights and roof windows are popular additions to homes thanks to their ability to increase the amount of natural daylight. When choosing a roof window, there are a lot of options to choose from – and the right choice will depend upon your specific requirements. For example, Glazing Vision’s new Pitchglaze rooflight may be a… Read more

10 Feb

The benefits of opening rooflights

Categories: Blog

One of the main reasons people opt to install glass rooflights in a building is to increase natural daylight. This reduces reliance on electricity during the day and can also boost the wellbeing of occupants, making them feel more energetic, productive and even elevating their moods. But natural daylight isn’t the only way a rooflight… Read more

02 Nov

What are the benefits of Flushglaze fixed rooflights?

Categories: Blog

Flushglaze rooflights are the original rooflight designed for flat roof applications and are a cost effective way of maximising the natural daylight in your home. The rooflight has been designed using the minimum framework, maximum daylight ethos meaning that internal sky-only views can be achieved, whilst the contemporary minimal external aesthetic blends effortlessly into your… Read more

01 Nov

Benefits of walk on specification Flushglaze rooflights

Categories: Blog

Standard Flushglaze rooflights are an effective way of maximising the amount of natural daylight in your home; they are cost effective and easy to install in both pitched and flat roofs. The Flushglaze rooflight can also be used on roof terraces without sacrificing usable space by using the correct walk on glass specification. This allows… Read more

01 Nov

Benefits of pyramid and lantern rooflights

Categories: Blog

Modern rooflight systems come in all shapes and sizes and can be specified in a variety of different finishes and glass specifications. Most peoples experience with rooflights for flat roofs will be lantern style units, which traditionally consist of glazed sections with decorative framework. However, the development of modern rooflight systems designed specifically for flat… Read more

05 Jul

Water build up on rooflights

Categories: Blog

Water build up, often referred to as ‘ponding’ on rooflights, can be problematic as the evaporated rain water leaves dirt and grime on the glass making it appear unsightly. However in most cases, the risk of ponding can be reduced considerably or even removed completely by ensuring that the rooflight is installed on an upstand… Read more

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