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Bright and Fresh Bathroom

kids bathroom SIMPLE WAYS TO MAKE THE SPACE FRESH AND WELCOMING If there’s one room in the house that cries out for fresh air, it’s the kitchen. And if there’s a second room that can benefit from Mother Nature’s sweet breath, it’s the bathroom. When humidity and odors build up in a room, a host of disagreeable results ... Read more

Decorating With Light Captures the Fresh Spirit Of Spring

Velux Decorating with Light Something about spring… Something about spring seems to inspire us to lavish attention on our homes. Whether enthusiastically cleaning or freshening decor, Americans seize spring as an opportunity to breathe new life into interior spaces. While painting and decluttering are great ways to revitalize home decor, for sheer spring-like impact it’s hard to beat decorating with ... Read more

Everything Looks Better in Daylight

Color Looks Better in DaylightLight has Color. All light has color. We tend to think of all light as equal, but this is definitely not the case. Our eyes are accustomed to natural daylight, on a general blue sky day. That means any other color temperature (the color of light) puts strain on our eyes, and can make the world seem not ... Read more

Skylights Provide Daylight and a View Without Sacrificing Privacy

daylight view and privacyWindows Have a Disadvantage! Everyone loves windows, but unless you have a secluded residence or a privacy fence, odds are they let everyone nearby see everything you’re doing, any time. You can solve this by pulling the blinds or drapes, but you no longer get light, and are stuck looking at an artificial surface instead of the ... Read more

Aging-In-Place Upgrades That Look Great and Make Sense

Aging in Place 074_2 A HANDFUL OF AGING-IN-PLACE UPGRADES THAT SHOUT “FABULOUS” INSTEAD OF “FOGEY”: Do the words “aging in place” and “home improvement” conjure images of institutional-looking grab bars in bathrooms and overhead kitchen lights that could illuminate an airport runway? Many people avoid certain types of home improvements for the same reason others refuse to wear hearing aids–the ...

Freshening Stuffy Rooms

freshen stuffy kitchenSIMPLE WAYS TO FRESHEN UP THAT STUFFY KITCHEN OR BATHROOM If there’s one room in the house that cries out for fresh air, it’s the kitchen. And if there’s a second room that can benefit from Mother Nature’s sweet breath, it’s the bathroom. When humidity and odors build up in a room, a host of disagreeable ...

Indoor Air Pollutants

apples and waterTHE AIR INSIDE YOUR HOME CONTAINS POLLUTANTS FROM EVERYDAY ACTIVITIES: People and their activities: cooking, bathing, cleaning Volatile organic compounds: chemicals released from household cleaners and products like paint, upholstery, carpeting and plastics Pets Dust mites IT’S ALSO PRETTY MOIST. A family of four can produce the equivalent of 22-30 pounds of moisture per day from normal activities. To avoid mold, mildew ...

Replacing an Old, Bubble Skylight

acrylic dome skylightsSee how easy it is to replace an old, plastic skylight with a new VELUX No Leak Solar Powered “Fresh Air” Skylight. The new skylight offers a clear view of the sky with insulated glass.

Sun Tunnels—An Inexpensive Way To Bring Natural Daylight Into Enclosed Spaces

Velux laundry sun tunnel VELUX SUN TUNNELS are a cost effective way to bring light into a space when a view isn’t needed. As Low as $849Featured Projects BRING NATURAL DAYLIGHT INTO ENCLOSED CLOSETS Even enclosed spaces such as closets can be lit with VELUX SUN TUNNELS. The extra light will make the space more welcoming. And the natural daylight will  help when trying to discern black ...

Velux Skylights Give You Peace Of Mind

why_10Rain Sensor VELUX VSS and VCS skylights come with a rain sensor that automatically closes the skylight at the first sign of rain. Three Layers Of Weather Protection VELUX skylights are installed with three layers of weather protection  that prevent air and water from entering your home. A pre-installed deck seal An all-weather underlayment Engineered step flashing Ten Year No Leak and No ...