Frequently Asked Questions

  • Electric Skylights (VSE)

    Electric skylight questions:

    What is the installation pitch for the VSE Skylight?

    Why is roof pitch important for skylight installations?
    What is the frame out size for this Skylight?

    Can electric skylights be turned and installed sideways?

    What flashing do I use to group multiple skylights together?

    What glazing does the VSE come in?

    Can I apply a film or tint to the glass?

    Are insect screens available for the electric skylight?

    What colour is the VSE?

    How far do electric skylights open?

    Does the Electric Skylight have a rain sensor?

    Are blinds available for the VSE?

  • Manual Skylights (VS)

    Manual skylight questions:

    What is the installation pitch for the VS Skylight?

    Why is roof pitch important for skylight installations?
    What is the frame out size for this Skylight?

    Can manual skylights be turned and installed sideways?

    What flashing do I use to group multiple skylights together?

    What glazing does the VS come in?

    Can I apply a film or tint to the glass?

    Are insect screens available for the manual skylight?

    What colour is the VS?

    How far do manual skylights open?

    What do I use to open or close my manual skylight?

    Can I convert my manual skylight into an electric one?

    Are blinds available for the VS skylight?

  • Fixed Skylights (FS)

    Fixed skylight questions:

    What is the installation pitch for the FS Skylight?

    Why is roof pitch important for skylight installations?
    What is the frame out size for this Skylight?

    Can fixed skylights be turned and installed sideways?

    What flashing do I use to group multiple skylights together?

    What glazing does the FS come in?

    Can I apply a film or tint to the glass?

    What colour is the FS?

    Can I convert my fixed skylight into an opening one?

    Are blinds available for the FS skylight?

  • Flat Roof Skylights (FCM)

    Flat roof skylight Questions:

    What flashing is used with FCM skylights?

    What is the installation pitch for the FCM Skylight?

    Can you use FCM skylights on roofs that aren't flat?

    What is the frame out size for this Skylight?

    Can flat roof skylights be turned and installed sideways?

    What glazing does the FCM come in?

    Can I apply a film or tint to the glass?

    What colour is the FCM?

    Is there an openable version of the flat roof skylight?

    Are blinds available for the FCM skylight?

  • Roof Windows (GGL/GPL)

    Roof window questions

    What is the installation pitch for roof windows?

    Why is roof pitch important for roof window installations?

    What is the frame out size for roof windows?

    Can roof windows be turned and installed sideways?

    What flashing do I use to group multiple roof windows together?

    What glazing do roof windows come in?

    Can I apply a film or tint to the glass?

    Are insect screens available for roof windows?

    What colour are the roof windows?

    How far do roof windows open?

    Can I convert my manual roof window into an electric one?

    Are blinds available for the roof windows?

    How are roof windows different to skylights?

  • Sun Tunnels (TWR/TWF)

    Sun Tunnel questions:

    What is the installation pitch for the Sun Tunnel?

    Why is roof pitch important for Sun Tunnel installations?

    Does the Sun tunnel skylight suit all roof types?

    Which Sun Tunnel should I use; Flexible or Rigid?

    What glazing is used on the roof?

    What size are the VELUX Sun Tunnels?

    How much tunnel comes with each Sun Tunnel?

    How much light will a Sun Tunnel transmit?

  • Blinds

    Blind Questions:

    Can I install a VELUX blind onto an existing skylight?

    Do I need an installer to install my VELUX blind?

    How much light & heat does a VELUX blind reduce?

    How do I clean my blind?

    How do I operate a blind out of reach?

    How does the solar blind work?

    How do I operate my solar powered blind?

    How do I link my Solar blind to the KLI 110 remote keypad?

    Can solar blinds be operated using the new KLR 200 remote control unit?

    Can I convert a manual blind into one that is operated electrically?
  • Installation

    Installation Questions:

    Is installation of VELUX products possible at any roof pitch?

    Do I need an installer to install my VELUX blind?
    Why is roof pitch important for skylight installations?
    What flashing do I use to group multiple skylights together?
    Does VELUX have recommended installers?