What Should I Know Before Installing a Velux Skylight?

By fiderioandsons May 6, 2015




Skylights are a beautiful feature to add to your CT home this summer. They let the light in during the day and they allow you to enjoy the view of the stars at night. Skylights have been known to instantly brighten the look and feel of any room they are installed in. This CT home improvement project is an enjoyable feature that you can add to any room in your home.

Before you consider investing in a skylight for your home, here are a few things you should know first.

Know the Pattern of the Sun

The sun will play a role in deciding the placement and positioning of your Velux skylight. Before you pick where you want your skylight to be, you must know the pattern of the sun. Knowing the suns patter will allow you to get the most out of your skylight.

This information will allow you to see when and where the sun will shine in your home. This is important because it will help you prevent the sun from ruining your furniture if you plan the placement of your skylight accordingly.

The placement of your skylight will depend on your personal preference. Whether you want the sun to heat your home or cast a soft glow of sunlight each day. If you hire a contractor they will be able to provide you with more information about skylight placement.

Don’t Cheap Out

Skylight installation is not something that you should try to save money on. This is a job that has to be done right. To prevent problems it is important that you hire a professional. A contractor will make sure the job is done properly.

A contractor will help you decide the best placement for your skylight. They will make sure that it is energy efficient, waterproof and wind resistant. These factors are important when investing in a skylight. You will get a product that is high quality and installed properly with Fiderio & Sons.

Make It Look Good

When installing a skylight you should consider how it will look on the inside and outside of your home. You have the ability to place your skylight where ever you choose. Just make sure the place you choose looks good.

Some CT homeowners have chosen to place their skylights facing towards the back of their home, and some prefer the front of their home. Whatever side of your home you choose to install your skylight just make sure you are happy with the way it looks, we can promise you that you will not regret it.

Skylights are the perfect home improvement project to invest in this summer. They are a feature on your home that you will be able to enjoy for years. Skylights let the natural light in making your home a brighter and happier environment for everyone.

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