16 Feb

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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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

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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

21 Apr

Rooflights.com sponsored team wins Junior League Cup

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Congratulations to Talconeston Football Club for securing their 3-1 victory against a strong Castle Acre Swifts team in the Final of the Junior League Cup, the Cup knockout competition restricted to 1st Division clubs. The top two in the division both played their part in an excellent final.  The season is reaching an exciting climax with Talconeston sitting… Read more

24 Jan

Using an Architect with RIBA plan of work

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Following on from our post on ‘How to choose the right architect’, which covered tips from where you should research to what type of questions you should ask, this post will discuss the benefits of using an architect who follows the RIBA plan of work. So first things first, what exactly is RIBA plan of… Read more

12 Dec

Can I install a glass rooflight anywhere?

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Glass rooflights come in all shapes and sizes and can perform a variety of functions from simply improving the amount of natural daylight within a room, providing ventilation and in some cases a means of accessing an outside space. Provided you comply with Building Regulations rooflights can be installed almost anywhere in a domestic building.… Read more

20 Nov

What are the benefits of triple glazed rooflights?

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Energy efficient glazing helps to reduce the amount of heat naturally lost through rooflights and windows. Not only do double and triple glazed units help to keep the home warmer, they also reduce energy bills, reduce condensation build-up and provide insulation from external noise.  How does double-glazing work? Double-glazed rooflights comprise of two sheets of… Read more

07 Oct

Why should toughened glass be used for domestic rooflights?

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All glass installed overhead in products such as rooflights and skylights must be ‘safety glass’; by that we mean toughened or tempered glass. Toughened glass is designed to break into small fragments if it is broken rather than larger shards which are far more likely to cause injury, particularly if the glass is installed overhead.… Read more

07 Oct

Can I use walk on rooflights in the wet?

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Walk on rooflights provide a unique feature for bringing natural light into rooms, either from beneath roof terraces or basements; they’re a great way to allow natural light to travel between multiple floors whilst also creating a statement feature for any given property. This is great in the summertime, but what happens when the weather… Read more

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