Can I turn my fixed skylight into an openable model?
Depending on the daylight size and the number of shells of your plastic skylight, it is possible to make a fixed skylight openable afterwards. Please take into account that a ventilation frame and an opening and operating system must be installed on the existing skylight. Be sure to have this carried out by a professional installer who has knowledge of this.
The ventilation frame is mounted with hinges on the curb with the same daylight size. The opening and operating system (optional) is mounted in the daylight size of the curb and on the ventilation frame. The plastic skylight is then mounted on the top of the ventilation frame.
Due to the hinge effect, the opening and operating system lifts the skylight to an opening of 30 cm or 40 cm. The height depends on the chosen system, which can be manual or electric.
Please note! You cannot convert a glass flat roof window from fixed to openable.
How can I see how many dome walls my skylight has?
Unfortunately, it is not possible to determine the number of shells of a mounted skylight with the naked eye. If you were to disassemble the skylight dome in its entirety, you can count the edges of the shells.
Fortunately, there is an easier way to determine the number of shells in your skylight. You can find a QR code on the packaging and on the protective foil of your skylight. If you scan the QR code, you will receive a product code. For more information on the product code, please contact us by phone or email. You can find all contact details here.
What is the difference between the daylight size and the roof opening?
The daylight size is the part of the skylight where the light enters and can be seen from the inside out. The roof opening is the actual opening in the roof. In case of vertical curbs, the daylight size equals the roof opening. In case of splayed curbs, the roof opening is larger than the daylight size.
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