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VELUX Electric Blinds - Remote Controlled

Our own brand solar-powered loft blinds for VELUX windows are automated and controlled by a radio handset to make the operation of loft blinds for your VELUX window so simple! No mains electricity is required, and there are no tricky cables or wiring as these blinds feature an integrated solar panel that keeps the built-in battery charged. They are designed to be the perfect fit for VELUX windows and compare extremely well in terms of quality with Genuine VELUX Blinds.

- 100% Polyester Black-out fabric.
- Silver aluminium room darkening fascia and side channels
- Integrated battery and Solar Panel
- Operated using 15 channel handset.
- Child safe - cord/chain free operation.
- Ideal for out-of-reach windows or for a touch of convenience
- Quick and simple electric VELUX blind installation!

  • Blind Type: VELUX Electric Blinds

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Frequently Asked Questions about VELUX Electric Blinds

How do you install solar-powered loft blinds for VELUX?

Fitting our own brand VELUX blackout blinds is very quick and extremely straightforward. Just watch our step-by-step instruction video below. To buy online, simply select the colour of the blind above, then choose your blind size and add it to the basket! 

Can I use wooden blinds for bay windows?

Yes, wooden blinds can be used in most bay windows, providing a stylish and functional roller blind solution. Wooden blinds for bay windows are available as standard blinds Perfect fit and we even have Perfect fit shutters which are increasingly popular. Some bays do not have much space for the fitting of the headrail, if this is the case you may wish to look at the Perfect fit range of blinds or shutters as these fit to the actual opening window rather than in the recess or the ceiling of the bay. 

How are electric skylight blinds for Velux windows powered and controlled?

Our Electric skylight blinds for Velux and branded windows are Roller blinds powered by a battery which is trickle-charged with a solar panel. Genuine Velux blinds are controlled by RTS remote control or VELUX ACTIVE, allowing you to adjust them to your preferred position at the touch of a button, making them an excellent choice, especially if the window is high up and out of reach.

Do I need to drill into my skylight to install Electric blinds?

No, the installation of electric blinds for Velux or other branded windows does not require the use of a drill but they do require four small screws to be fixed to the frame by hand with a screwdriver. These skylight blinds are designed to fit into your existing Velux skylight windows and fit perfectly to the contours of the window. The installation guide provided with the blinds is very easy to follow and doesn't necessitate any professional assistance or drilling.

Do you offer a blind for the UPVC door?

Yes, we certainly do! We know how important it is to have the right kind of blinds for different types of doors and windows. We offer a range of bespoke Perfect fit and INTU blinds specially designed for UPVC doors. The blind for UPVC door page collates these for you to see all of the styles available. Both the perfect and the INTU clip fit brackets that hold under the rubber seal/beading around the glass. 

How do Electric blinds for Velux windows work and are they suitable for all windows?

These are only suitable for the Velux branded windows. They work with a battery-powered motor in the roller and have a remote control to operate them conveniently from anywhere in your room. If your window is not a branded window but a standard uPVC window Perfect fit Roller blinds may be an alternative option.

Can the Velux electric skylight blinds be adapted for other uses, such as blinds for French doors?

The Velux electric skylight blinds are specifically designed to fit Velux roof windows seamlessly and operate effortlessly. Converting these blinds for use with other types of windows or doors, such as blinds for French doors is not possible due to their specialised fitting and operation mechanisms. However, we do offer standard free-hanging roller blinds in fabrics to match our skylight blinds. As well as a wide range of other electric or manual blinds designed specifically for different kinds of doors and windows. We encourage you to explore our selection to find the perfect fit for your French doors or any other requirements you may have.

How do remote control skylight blinds work?

Remote control skylight blinds are operated using a handheld remote control. The remote control sends a signal to the motor of the electric VELUX blinds, which then opens or closes the blind, providing efficient light control. Remote-controlled skylight blinds are a convenient option for controlling the light and privacy in your home.

Can I get white wooden shutter blinds for my VELUX skylight?

Perfect Fit white wooden shutter blinds are not yet available for VELUX windows. Currently, they are only available to fit UPVC windows. As soon as they are available to fit VELUX windows, we will offer them at the link above.

Can I get white wooden shutter blinds for my VELUX skylight?

Perfect Fit white wooden shutter blinds are not yet available for VELUX windows. Currently, they are only available to fit UPVC windows. As soon as they are available to fit VELUX windows, we will offer them at the link above.

What are the benefits of UPVC windows in the UK?

UPVC windows are a popular choice for skylight windows in the UK. UPVC windows in the UK are a good choice for homeowners who are looking for a durable, low-maintenance, and energy-efficient skylight window option. They offer a number of benefits that can help you save money through reduced energy bills and improve the comfort of your home.

Can you fit a VELUX blind yourself?

Yes, you can fit a VELUX blind yourself by following the instructions and using the right tools.  However, it's important to note that the process of fitting a VELUX blind may vary depending on the specific brand and type of blind. Our electric and manually operated blinds for VELUX windows blinds come with easy-to-follow installation instructions and all the necessary parts for installation. It's always a good idea to have a second person to assist you during the installation process, especially for larger blinds and, of course, those installed at height.  If you're unsure about installing VELUX blind yourself, you can always hire a professional to ensure that the job is done correctly.

How do VELUX solar blinds work?

Solar-powered blinds for VELUX roof windows, whether VELUX branded or non-branded, work in the same way. They have rechargeable batteries that are integrated with the motor, which operates the blind. A solar panel is built into the window-facing rear of the blind. The solar panel harvests the sun's energy and trickle charges the battery, meaning it doesn’t need to be plugged in to be recharged. Unlike conventional mains-powered window coverings, solar-powered shades do not need to have wiring installed or mains power connected in order to function. They are simple to install and can be operated with a remote handset, wall switch or even a mobile app. 

Can you add blinds to VELUX skylights?

Yes! The VELUX size coding system makes it really simple to purchase either VELUX branded or non-branded blinds and shutters online for your VELUX roof window. Simply read the window and size code from the metal plate on the internal frame of your window and place your order. No measurements are required to find the right solution for your VELUX roof window. Once you receive your blinds, they can be easily installed in a matter of minutes. VELUX themselves offer a range of different blind types, including roller, blackout, Venetian and pleated blinds. Popular own-brand solutions tend to be excellent quality but cost-effective roller and blackout blinds with manual or solar-powered operation. 

Does VELUX make electric blinds?

VELUX products include manual, electric VELUX blinds, and solar-powered blinds, offering a range of solutions for your VELUX roof window needs. Electric VELUX blinds can be controlled by a handset, wall switch, or even via a mobile phone with VELUX app control, part of VELUX’s intelligent home control system.

Can you add electric blinds to a VELUX window?

There are a number of different options for electric blinds for VELUX windows. If you have electric VELUX roof windows, such as VELUX INTEGRA® windows, the windows themselves will be automated with an inbuilt power socket, enabling easy installation of electric VELUX blinds.  Non-branded alternatives are now available, providing electric blinds for VELUX roof windows. These blinds typically have an integrated battery, rather than being mains powered, and solar or electric power, which is built into the back of the blind headbox and harvests the sun's energy to enable continuous, maintenance-free automated operation.

Can I install Velux Electric Skylight Blinds in my kitchen?

Yes, our solar-powered blinds for Velux windows are the perfect skylight blinds for kitchens UK. If you have genuine VELUX skylights installed in your kitchen you may find that whilst the amount of natural light they provide is a benefit in winter months, this can also lead to the kitchen becoming very warm due to the sun’s heat in warmer months. Our solar-powered blinds for VELUX windows are not only easy to control but also offer a wonderful solution for controlling light and heat gain, helping you create a pleasant and functional atmosphere in your kitchen.