Velux Roof Windows

Velux roof windows

Velux Roof Windows have been manufactured for a long time but the reputation of the brand hasn’t gone down one bit. This is because they aren’t satisfied with just letting their product stagnate. They have been constantly updating the product.

Roof Windows

Roof windows types

There are six main types of Velux Roof Windows that are available. These include as top hung, centre pivot, conservation style, roof terrace, balcony and flat roof kirbed.

Common window sizes and flashingsVelux Pine Frame

White Velux frame finish1

The Velux Pine Frame is a classic design that has gone though many changes. The current version has a triple layer of clear varnish that helps protect the frame.

White Velux frame finishVelux White uPVC

Velux White uPVC ha become quite popular since it was introduced, mostly in places where moisture content is high. It is made using high quality moulded polyurethane with a timber core.

 

 

Velux window opening positions

Ventilation Bar

Most windows come with a ventilation bar that has three settings. The first setting as the bar completely flush with the window itself and is locked in place. In the second setting, the bar is opened partially and there is ventilation, but the window is locked. In the last setting both the bar and the window are open.

34212Velux Integra Roof Window

The Velux Integra range of roof windows is powered by electricity or solar power. Their wiring as well as motors is hidden from view so as to ensure that the room is aesthetically appealing. They are ideal for situations where the windows cannot be reached easily and they also have sensors which close the instant they detect rain and are available in classic pine as well as polyurethane frames.

velux-flashing-kit-500x500_0Velux Flashing Kits

The job of a flashing kit is to make a waterproof installation into a type of covering for the roof. One of the things to keep in mind is that the jit should be able to fit the angle of the roof. It is a common mistake to take note of the angle of the window, but forget about the roof.

Velux Minimum Roof Pitch

EDL/EBL/EKL: This is designed for installation of a roof window with a slate that is up to 8mm thick and the pitch of the roof is between 15° and 90°. It uses maintenance free aluminium frame as standard.
EDN-ETN

 

 

 

 

EDN/ETN: It is used for recessed installations with state that is a maximum of 8mm thick and the roof pitch is between 20° and 90°. There is also a coupled version that is available to buyers.
EDZ Flashings

 

 

 

 

EDZ: This type is only meant for a single roof window that has a profiled or flat roofing material with a profile between 15mm and 25mm and the pitch is between 20° to 90°.
EDW-EBW-EKW Flashings

 

 

 

 

EDW/EBW/EKW: This design is meant for installation on a roof with a profiled or flat roofing material that is up to a maximum 120mm thick and has a pitch between 15° and 90°.
EDP-EBP-EKP Flashings

 

 

 

 

EDP/EBP/EKP: This particular type is meant for installation of a roof that has plain tiles and a maximum length of 340mm and pitch between 25° and 90°.
EDJ

 

 

 

 

EDJ: This is for a recessed installation of a window on flat or profiled roofing up to 90mm and pitch between 20° and 90°.

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