Loft Conversion Windows: What are the Different Types?
Depending on the type of loft conversion you want to get, there are several loft conversion window types that are available to you. The type of loft conversion windows is important to get right as it will manage the amount on natural light and fresh air that are able to get inside the space. This ultimately decides how bright and airy your loft conversion will be.
We’ve gone over some of the most popular loft conversion window ideas and styles to give you a good idea of which ones are the best for your home.
Loft Conversion Window Types
This type is perfect for dormer or hip to gable loft conversions, the Juliet balcony is a tall loft conversion window with a metal or glass barrier in the front which forms a balcony effect when opened. These loft extension windows are great for your loft conversion that overlooks your garden, offering beautiful views and lots of fresh air.
Velux Roof Windows
These skylights windows are popular with more basic loft conversions (for example, those without any structural alterations to the shape of the roof) since they can just fit into your existing roof. You can customize the placement of them to maximize light and they open up real wide to let in lots of fresh air.
These are a more traditional hinged loft extension window like the ones you probably have in the rest of your house. These loft conversion windows are the best for dormer conversions and hip to gable conversions where there is a straight wall on at least one part of the roof.
Velux Cabrio Balcony
When these are closed on a pitched roof, they look exactly like a skylight, but if you open them they instantly change into a small balcony that allows you to step outside. If you want to have extra light and create more space inside, this is a nice option and can really make a more basic loft conversion better.
If your loft space is limited, but you have the room to go with a roof terrace, this type of loft conversion window combines a skylight and casement window to make a floor-to-ceiling view, as well as a doorway to access the outside terrace. This is a great way to use up otherwise vacant roof space as a garden. This is really great in a crowded city like London because it doesn’t make your loft space smaller.
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