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5 Amazing Facts To Know About External Rooflight Blinds!

Find out 5 amazing facts about external rooflight blinds that you might not know!


Your external rooflight blind is super cool – whilst keeping your home… Super cool! Rejecting up to 97% of the Sun’s heat and protecting your furniture from UV rays. What does this mean? Well, firstly during the ever-worsening hot British summers, and a lot more people spending a lot more time at home, we are starting to notice the effect that the Sun has on our home and us. The external rooflight blind help protect your furniture from fading, which is an almost- bleaching effect on the surfaces.



You can have multiple colours! Yes, that’s right – your roof lantern blind doesn’t have to be a grey or a white or any shade at all! It can be an actual bright colour! You can choose the right one from our range to match your preference. See the image below to see the colour selection!

External Rooflight Blinds Colour Selection



Your external rooflight blind could be automatic! You can set your external rooflight blind to open and close and certain times and under certain weather conditions, theoretically, you'll be able to use your external rooflight blind without pressing any button! With the Somfy TaHoma smart home system, you can program your external rooflight blind to do what you want, when you want! You can also have different sensors added around your rooflight blind to ensure that you are making the most of your blind! For example, you can have a Sun sensor, it will sense when it is getting too hot/too bright and will automatically shut your blind!



Your external rooflight blind can be used to regulate the temperature in your home! Most people see a rooflight blind as either being open or shut. Well, with ours, you can have is open or closed as little or as much as you want, if it is hot but not quite too hot you're able to part-shut the blind to ensure that less heat is coming through your rooflight.

Undershot of external rooflight blind



It’s invisible! Your new external rooflight blind will be practically invisible, you’ll only know its there when it closes! You will be able to keep the minimalism and simplicity that we all love nowadays!


This is an amazing solution, but if you are in the midst of a new build or extension, then you have the wonderful opportunity to invest in concealed blinds by building Blindspace boxes into the window structure. Concealed blinds using Blindspace are popular due to their minimalist appearance and clean lines.

Another approach, which incredibly is even more minimalist, is to invest in external rooflight blinds that can’t be seen from inside and offer up to 97 per cent solar heat rejection.

Electric Roof Lantern Blinds can be mains-powered. However, you can click the following links to explore solar-powered roof lantern blinds and battery-powered roof lantern blinds.