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Installing & Repairing Velux Windows Glasgow

Here at essence roofing and building services we offer Velux window installation, repair, and replacement at great prices. Contact us for a free quote.

The problem of getting light and air into your home is an age old problem for many a home owner.

Dull, dark, and poorly ventilated spaces are rarely a recipe for a happy home life. This is particularly the case in a loft or loft conversion.

A velux window is a handy solution for such a problem.

Contact us on 0141 570 9152 for a quote.

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Such windows can be retrofitted to your existing roof or alongside a new roof installation to immediately brighten up internal areas of your home. It also allows you to air your property better as the windows can be open and closed at various angles to allow air flow and still keep out the bulk of the elements.

There is also a slight cost saving as well as the resultant decrease in demand for energy in the form of lighting and temperature control.It is estimated almost 47% of the energy in a domestic dwelling is consumed by lightning and temperature control devices.

An interesting point to note is that planning permission is not usually required when your looking to get such a window installed as these usually are classed as permitted development rights. This may not always be the case though and a consultation with our team or a competent roofer is advised prior to undertaking such works.

We also replace or repair existing velux windows that have been damaged. Quite often we repair damage to areas around the window on the roof itself at the same time.

We can advise on the installation and repair of many types of roof windows including- but not limited to – the following types of roof windows:

  • Centre pivot windows
  • Skylights
  • Top hung windows
  • Conservation windows (suitable for listed or heritage properties)
  • Roof terrace windows
  • Cupola windows

Our team have fitted thousands of such windows in homes and buildings throughout central Scotland with no issues.

Simply call us on 0141 570 9152 to discuss your requirements.

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As part of the quotation process our team will visit your home/business for a site survey and to take measurements and discuss all the various options available. Our skilled team will assess if roof windows are the right fit for your home. We will offer a competitive and value for money quote in writing if required.

If you choose to proceed then we will arrange a suitable date and time for the works to begin and take all necessary steps in installing your velux windows quickly, safely and to a high standard.

Essence Roofing & Building Services as members of the Confederation Of Roofing Contractors offer 10 year insurance backed guarantees on all works so you have total peace of mind when you employ us to do your work.

We can arrange all access equipment and materials sourcing for such tasks with exact specifications to ensure your budget can stretch as far as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does the Velux installation price quote include?

The quote normally includes all external work including weather proofing, flashing kits, slates and tile removal.

Can roof windows be installed from the inside?

In some cases but in most cases it’s best to tackle this from the external roof.

Are Velux roof windows installations possible at any roof pitch?

No. A 15 degree pitch is the minimum angle for installing velux windows. For a flat roof the story is different as there are custom made kits designed to be installed in flat roof. .

Will you visit my site before any installation?

Yes we always visit sites prior to any works to ensure that any and all relevant factors are assessed to do ensure works go through smoothly on the day.

Do I need planning permission to install roof windows?

No in most cases you do not require placing permission. There are only a handful of cases where it would required such as if your property was in a conservation area.

What roof windows glass options are available?

Double glazing windows are the standard for most velux windows although we can also quote for triple glazing.

Do essence building install Velux accessories, like blinds

We install manual blinds on request. Electrical systems would require an electrician.

Can we upgrade our current Velux windows?

Yes we can upgrade your windows to newer more energy efficient  models. This is in fact one of the more common requests that we get as people old sky lights begin to deteriorate over time.

What guarantees do you offer?

We offer a standard 10 year guarantee with all installs. We are full member of the Confedration Of Roofing Contractors and as such we offer insurance backed guaranteed for compete piece of mind.

For more information or to request a quote please call us on 0141 570 9152.