What is Velux grease?
Velux lubrication grease Extend the life of your VELUX roof window! VELUX recommends lubricating the hinges and locks at least once a year. Suitable for all types of VELUX roof windows. Installation instructions.
How do you rotate a Velux window?
Ensure the window is fully closed with the bottom handle and the top ventilation bar in there closed positions. Gently open the bottom handle without pushing the window out. Now open the top ventilation bar, twisting the handle towards the glazing. You can now rotate the window 180 degrees.
How often do Velux windows need replacing?
Velux Windows are guaranteed for 10 years by Velux whilst any electrical products, blinds and shutters are guaranteed for 3 years. However, many of the Velux window installations that are replaced are over 30 years old, which indicates they can last for this long and maybe for even longer.
Can you leave Velux windows open in the rain?
Can you open Velux windows in the rain? You can have a Velux roof window part open and this allows the fresh air to enter even if it’s raining. You can also have the window closed and the vents open and again this allows the air from outside to circulate inside making your room feel fresh and airy.
Can Velux windows be repaired?
It is possible to have a Velux window repair without having to replace the entire unit. A professional will be able to replace the glass or replace the flashings without replacing the entire unit.
Do Velux windows need oiling?
Annual Tasks. Another job that can prolong the life of your windows is ensuring any hinges, closing mechanisms and fittings are lubricated yearly to keep everything working as it should. Sterlingbuild sells official VELUX maintenance kits that come equipped with everything you need to keep your windows at their best.
What is the life expectancy of a VELUX skylight?
Life expectancy is 10-12 years. Can I replace the battery? Yes, to replace the battery you would order a new operator which includes the battery. The operator is covered by our VELUX warranty for 5 full years.
Is it easy to replace a Velux window?
Replacing your existing roof window with a new, more energy-efficient VELUX roof window is easier than you think. A roof window replacement is possible with almost all window types. Like-for-like windows of the same size are usually replaced within a few hours with minimal mess and disruption.
Does my Velux window open?
VELUX windows have a natural ventilation feature, where you pull the top control bar down 1 time to open the ventilation flap. The window can remain closed, or you can open it if you wish. The ventilation flap simply lets air circulate through your home.
What do I need to take care of my VELUX window?
VELUX Maintenance Kits. If you want to prolong the life of your VELUX roof window or simply give it a touch-up, all you need is a VELUX maintenance kit. VELUX offers a range of products that will come in handy if you want to replace an air filter, repair a scratch, oil hinges, paint the frame or give it a new, shiny lacquer.
Which is the best position to open a VELUX window?
Velux window opening positions– Here the window is open and at the Stage 3 position. You can clearly see the vent which also boasts an insect filter built into the window frame. In depth– To see the features of a Velux white centre pivot roof window and the ventilation mechanism discussed above, click the picture to enlarge.
Do you need a Velux roof maintenance kit?
Sterlingbuild sells official VELUX maintenance kits that come equipped with everything you need to keep your windows at their best. If you want to prolong the life of your VELUX roof window or simply give it a touch-up, all you need is a VELUX maintenance kit.
How do you clean a VELUX air filter?
The air filter can be removed and washed with ordinary household cleaners. Fully rotate and secure the window in cleaning position, then remove the filter from the filter rail. New filters are available from VELUX and be bought as part of our maintenance kits (ZZZ 220).