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Frequently Asked Questions About Skylights

Skylights seem pretty straightforward, right? They're windows in your ceiling that let in ...

Kat Wiseman

The Different Parts of Your VELUX Solar Powered "Fresh Air" Skylight

These days, there's quite a bit more to skylights than a window on your roof that's perman...

Kat Wiseman

The Architectural Series: Innovative Custom Skylight Designs

Last year, VELUX acquired Wasco Products, Inc., a skylight company based in Maine. While t...

Kat Wiseman

The Why Skylights Story

It's a question we get asked a lot: why skylights? Houses already have vertical windows, w...

Kat Wiseman

Why Skylights Are Key To Living Green

One great way to improve your home's eco-efficiency - and our favorite way here at VELUX -...

Kat Wiseman

Skylight Yoga: Sun Salutations

Skylights and yoga have one big thing in common: the Sun.

Kat Wiseman
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How to Find Your VELUX Product ID

Did you know that every VELUX Skylight has a data plate mounted to its frame?

Kat Wiseman
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How A Skylight Can Improve Your Photography Studio

Did you know that at the beginning of the 20th century, skylights were a common way for ph...

Kat Wiseman

11 Ways Getting More Sun Improves Your Health

Our bodies are meant to be in the sun. While it's true that too much ultraviolet radiation...

Kat Wiseman

There's Never Been A Better Time To Go Solar

We've known it for years, and now it's time to face facts: the Earth could use a little he...

Kat Wiseman
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Thriving As A Part Of The Indoor Generation

It's a trend you're probably already aware of: people all over the world are spending more...

Kat Wiseman
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Maintaining Your Skylight

The big day has come and gone and it's here, it's finally here: your VELUX Skylight has be...

Kat Wiseman
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How To Register Your Skylight

Now that your skylight is installed, it's time to sit back, relax, and enjoy it, right? Al...

Kat Wiseman
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17 Celebrity Homes with Skylights

Take a second to imagine waking up to natural daylight flooding in from the roof of your e...

Currin Alt
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12 Houseplants That Improve Indoor Air

Did you know that we spend an average of 90% of our time indoors? It may be hard to believ...

Currin Alt

3 Reasons to Love Skylights in Your Living Room

As the center of your home, your living room should be bright, open, and a comfortable gat...

Kat Wiseman

Painting Your Bonus Room in Light

We've all heard that natural light is the best light to have in your home. This is because...

Kat Wiseman
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How to Bring Daylight Into the Darkest Corners of Your House

Imagine it: natural light in areas of your home you never thought possible!

Kat Wiseman

These Kitchen & Bath Trends: Stylish or No?

We're powering right through 2018, which means 2019 trends are starting to show up in new ...

Kat Wiseman

11 Ways You Can Help the Earth Every Day

Yesterday was Earth Day, a day to plant a tree and celebrate the planet we call home. Much...

Kat Wiseman

It's Time to Air Out the Kids' Room

You love your children. You want nothing but the very best for them. Which means it might ...

Kat Wiseman
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14 Common Bathroom Upgrades that WOW

1. 3-D Tile Inviting to touch, three-dimensional tiles are a fun trend that allow you to m...

Kat Wiseman

Make the Most of Exposed Beams in Your Living Room

Whether you're building a new home, remodeling, or just looking to make a few changes, uti...

Kat Wiseman

7 Steps to Transform Your Attic Bonus Room

Looking to upgrade your space without taking on a massive renovation? Look to your attic! ...

Kat Wiseman

Bring New Life to Your Hallway with Sunlight

Hallways usually aren't the most exciting part of a house. Worse yet, they can even feel d...

Kat Wiseman

It's Time to Re-Think How We View Skylights

Well folks, March came in like a lion and has gone out like a lamb. Now, it's time to welc...

Kat Wiseman

4 Reasons to Install a Skylight in the Kids' Room

You love your kids and want nothing but the very best for them. So, why not give them a sp...

Kat Wiseman

Here's How Often You Should Ventilate Your Bathroom

It's no secret that bathrooms can get steamy. Where there's steam, there's generally conde...

Kat Wiseman

It's Time to Create a New Living Room Focal Point

There's a reason we love home transformation shows so much! Admiring other living room des...

Kat Wiseman

3 Success Tips for Turning Your Bonus Room Into a Bedroom

Typically located on the top floor of a home, a bonus room is often a finished attic space...

Kat Wiseman

Natural Light in the Core of Your Home

When you start thinking about installing a skylight, you're probably thinking of your bigg...

Kat Wiseman

5 Fifth Wall Design Tips for Your Living Room

Did you know you have an extra wall in your living room? Look up - it's right there! Your ...

Kat Wiseman

Designing the Coolest Kids' Room

Your kids deserve the very best, so it's time to create a space for them that encourages g...

Kat Wiseman

How to Set Up Your Bathroom for Good Hygiene

You don't need us to tell you that it's all too easy for your bathroom to become a breedin...

Kat Wiseman

Enhance Your Living Room Colors with Light

Light and color have a unique relationship. Light influences colors, changing their shade ...

Kat Wiseman

12 Ways to Use Your Bonus Room

It's just common sense: your bonus room should feel like a bonus! And whether you're looki...

Kat Wiseman

Organizing Tips for Your Home's Small Spaces

We usually don't spend a lot of time in the small spaces of our home. Hallways and closets...

Kat Wiseman
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4 Ways a Skylight Can Benefit Your Child's Development

At VELUX, we believe in the restorative and transformative powers of natural light. Daylig...

Kat Wiseman

Are Smart Bathrooms the New Big Thing?

In the last few years, smart technology has found a place in virtually every room of the h...

Kat Wiseman

3 Reasons to Install a Skylight in Your Bonus Room

Is your bonus room feeling a little blah? Has it become more of a burdensome, storage spac...

Kat Wiseman

6 Bathroom Trends You Need to Know All About

Let's be honest, it's probably about time to upgrade your bathroom. Often, we see our bath...

Kat Wiseman
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5 Serious Dangers Lurking in Your Bathroom

Your bathroom is an essential part of your home and is, at times, considered a relaxing re...

Kat Wiseman

Keep Your Renovation Budget in Check

Home renovation shows are exciting: with some tough love and a small army of contractors, ...

Kat Wiseman

Why Home Airing Is Important

If you're like the average person, you spend more than two-thirds of your time indoors in ...

Kat Wiseman

Let Your Kids Play with Daylight

When imagination is encouraged, skylights can become a magical addition to any room. In fa...

Kat Wiseman

Get a Better Night's Sleep with Skylights

After a long, hard day, all you want is your bed, welcoming you with open covers and pillo...

Kat Wiseman

Age In Place Gracefully With This Fun Bedroom Upgrade

It's a sometimes-unfortunate truth that as we age, we experience changes in mobility, visi...

Kat Wiseman

Sustainable Ways to Brighten Up Your Bedroom

A blissful escape at the end of long, hard days, your bedroom is a master-suite-master-ret...

Kat Wiseman

A Skylight for Every Kitchen

It's time for a kitchen upgrade.

Kat Wiseman

Turn Your Master Bedroom Into a Restful Retreat

Life can get a little crazy at times, and hectic schedules can keep us in high gear until ...

Kat Wiseman

How to Add More Color to Your Bedroom Ceiling

We'll keep this post short and sweet because the answer is simple: skylights!

Kat Wiseman

Breathe Life Into Your Open Plan Kitchen

From primitive fixed-glass openings to today's multifaceted designs, skylights have blosso...

Kat Wiseman

A Bright Kitchen Is a Happy Kitchen

We've known for years that natural light has positive effects on our health and productivi...

Kat Wiseman

How to Decorate Your Kitchen with Fresh Air

Throughout human history, at least some aspect of cooking has involved the outdoors. And i...

Kat Wiseman
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17 Bathrooms Designed with Daylight in Mind

We've mentioned earlier that the best way to create the feeling of a spa in your own home ...

Kat Wiseman

Natural Light and Your Sleep Cycle

Have you thought much about the light that surrounds you? Chances are, probably not.

Kat Wiseman

Bringing the outside into your bathroom

If you want to create a more spa-like feel to your bathroom, look no further than right ou...

Allyson Miller

13 Bathroom Design Trends Making Waves in 2018

After watching all the design shows on TV, browsing Pinterest, and being inspired by renov...

Allyson Miller

Why ventilation in your bathroom really matters

My mother always got after me when I was younger for not turning on the bathroom fan durin...

Allyson Miller

Open Your Kitchen to the Sky

Some of our best memories come from time spent in the kitchen: baking cookies with Grandma...

Kat Wiseman

Crunching the Numbers: How a Skylight Can SAVE You Big

One of the most common misconceptions regarding skylights is that they're expensive to ins...

Kat Wiseman

Lighten Up Game Day with This Healthier Super Bowl Spread

The big game's almost here: Super Bowl LII, the Philadelphia Eagles versus the New England...

Kat Wiseman

3 Ways Skylights Can Help You Keep Those New Year's Resolutions

January's just about over, so how are those New Year's Resolutions going?

Kat Wiseman

How to Feng Shui Around Your New Skylight

You've made your decision: new year, new you, new skylights!

Kat Wiseman

HGTV's Biggest Color Trends of 2018

Get those paint brushes and rollers ready: HGTV's 2018 Colors of the Year have been announ...

Kat Wiseman

Skylights & Snow: What You Need to Know

This season's winter storms have been no joke. From the Midwest, across the South, and up ...

Kat Wiseman