Fakro Flat Roof Windows
Fakro is a roof window manufacturer, which puts in their best engineering efforts to produce detailed-designed products that are simple in operation. Fakro Flat roof windows are based on sophisticated designing that prioritize state-of-the-art functionality. At the same time, it does not compromise stylishness and aesthetics – as well as the products, are easy to install and use.
What are the Benefits of Fakro Flat Roof Windows
Natural illumination is the most important and unquestionable benefit of your house office building. Fakro Flat Roof Windows are beneficial in a number of ways. For instance, you don’t only bring light into the room but also a required amount of heat. At the same time, you will have a great sense of outdoor connection and modernity to your space.
Nowadays, we are living in a crowded environment, in which expensive views through large vertical windows is not always a good option. Today, modern architecture requires careful planning and sophisticated designs that first and foremost should lay emphasis on a sense of space and light from rooftops. In this regard, Flat roof windows specifically designed by Fakro is the perfect solution.
Fakro Flat Roof Windows feature much larger glazing area than other products manufactured by other companies. As a result, you will enjoy maximum sunlight throughout the year. Likewise, these windows have unconventional sizes, which mean that the company manufactures and customize them in non-standard dimensions. So, this enables maximum flexibility in the design and process of planning of your building.
In addition, Fakro offers a wide range of accessories, which do not only improve the aesthetic appearance but also the functionality of roof windows. For instance, the external blinds are helpful in the prevention of overheating, while internal accessories provide a great sense of security by enhancing the look and delivering privacy.
Moreover, you can also use electric flat roof windows, which contains special sensors that automatically close the windows in unusual weather conditions such as high wind and heavy rain.
What are the types of Fakro Flat Roof Windows?
There are three main types of Fakro Flat Roof Windows:
- Type “C” Flat Roof Windows
- Type “F” Flat Roof Windows
- Type “G” Flat Roof Windows
Let’s talk about these Flat Roof windows one by one. Read on!
Type “C” Flat Roof Windows - Domed Skylights
These windows have a double glazed unit with an external laminated glass. The glazing unit has cutting-edge dome installation system that enhances its anti-burglary resistance. In addition, the dome, made up of polycarbonate, provides high resistance to the adverse weather conditions like heavy winds, rain, and hail. Type “C” Flat Roof Windows has special coatings on the inner and outer surface, which protect the window against ultraviolet radiations.
Type “F” Flat Roof Windows - Flat Skylights
Type “F” Flat Roof Windows feature unique designs and state-of-the-art thermal insulation parameters. These windows come in a wide range of colours and sizes, which make them ideal for replacing your existing skylights. The glazing unit is based on modern bonding technology, which provides even better illumination of the space.
These windows are likewise available in both manual and electrical modules. Electric Flat Roof Windows come with sensors, which activates the opening and closing of sashes automatically during harsh weather conditions. Type “F” Flat Roof Windows also allow the installation of both of their internal and external accessories.
Type “G” Flat Roof Windows
Type “G” Flat Roof Windows by Fakro contains non-opening, manually opening, and electrical operated. These windows are specifically designed to bring in natural light to your interior space. One of the primary advantages of Type “G” Flat Roof Windows is that they provide state-of-the-art ventilation. The functionality is likewise exceptional. Simply put, these windows can significantly transform any space under a flat roof.
Electrically operated windows have well-thought-out and advanced designs with a high-quality patent-pending approach or method to provide drainage of rainwater from the window. The built-in rain sensors installed in the Type “G” electrical Flat Roof Windows automatically close the window in the event of heavy winds, hail, or rain.
How much does it cost to install a flat roof window?
It will cost you around 250 pounds to install a high-quality Fakro Fixed Flat roof window. The labour costs depend on the size of the window. Overall, the cost is between 500 pounds and 1100 pounds per window.
Do Fakro Flat Roof Windows add value to your building/home?
Putting in a flat roof window can significantly impact your home. For instance, it will brighten your mood by illuminating the dark space in a natural way and save a lot of money on power bills, which consequently will increase the value of your home.
What is the average life span of Fakro Flat Roof Window?
Like any other building material, Fakro Flat Roof window has a longer life. If you carefully take into consideration the repair and/or maintenance factor, the life span of your flat roof window will be prolonged. Typically, the flat roof windows last for three or four decades.
Can a Fakro Flat Roof Window system leak?
If you install them correctly according to the instructions of the company, they won’t leak. It is important to know that these windows come with a high-quality flashing system, which stops it from leaking. We recommend you to carefully analyze the installation manual and/or guides about the Fakro Flat Roof Windows that also talk about the flashing system.
What is the average cost to replace a Flat Roof window?
The average cost to replace the existing flat roof window with manual Fakro window is around 400 pounds to 900 pounds. If you want to replace it with an electrical module, then the cost will be a little higher since this type of window is expensive than manual and/or the fixed modules.
How to reseal a flat roof window?
You can use roofing cement to seal holes or gaps in the window are flashing system. In order to seal leaks around the windowpane, it is recommended to use silicone caulking. If there are any issues or damages to the metal parts of the flashing, then we recommend you to repair or replace the metal flashing.