Choosing blinds for skylights 

Choosing the perfect blinds for any window can be a challenge, but for a skylight, this can be even more difficult. This is because skylight windows are uniquely designed and ordinary blinds might not work. So what should you consider when choosing blinds for skylights and how can you be sure to achieve the right results?

What are the important factors to consider when choosing blinds for skylights?

There are a number of specific details and factors to bear in mind when you are choosing blinds for your skylights. These include:

  • The type of skylight
  • The blind material
  • The light control
  • The style

The type of skylight

The first factor to consider when choosing blinds for skylights is the type of skylight you have. There are several types of skylights, including fixed, vented, and tubular. Fixed skylights are the most common, and they do not open. Vented skylights can be opened to allow for ventilation, while tubular skylights are smaller and designed to bring natural light into dark spaces. The type of skylight you have will determine the type of blind you need.

Material options when choosing blinds for skylights

The material of the blind is another essential factor to consider. You will want to choose a material that is durable, easy to clean, and resistant to fading. Common materials used for skylight blinds include PVC, aluminum, and fabric. PVC is an excellent choice because it is easy to clean, lightweight, and comes in a variety of colors. Aluminum is also a good option as it is durable, lightweight, and resistant to moisture. Fabric blinds are available in various colors and textures, and they offer a softer look than other materials.

Light control and skylight blinds

Light control is an essential consideration when choosing blinds for skylights. You will want to consider how much light you want to let into your room and how much you want to block out. If you want complete darkness, then blackout blinds are the best option. These blinds are designed to block out all light, making them ideal for bedrooms and media rooms. However, if you want to let some light in, then you can choose a light-filtering blind that will allow some natural light into your room.

Style and design options when choosing blinds for skylights

The style of the blind is another factor to consider. Skylight blinds come in a variety of styles, including roller, pleated, and cellular. Roller blinds are a popular choice because they are simple to operate and come in a range of colors and materials. Pleated blinds are ideal for skylights with odd shapes or angles, while cellular blinds are designed to provide extra insulation and energy efficiency.

Choose Skye Roof Blinds

Specifically designed for skylight windows from Velux, new Generation Velux, Fakro, Keylite, Rooflite and Dakstra Skye Roof blinds are the perfect option. These are also available with two different coloured fascia’s to choose from, Aluminium or White.

Here at The Blinds Mart, we are Southport’s leading experts when it comes to blinds and shutters, so why not get in touch today to find out how we can help you choose the right blinds for your white room interior?