Buyers Guide for Fakro Windows 2022

11th April 2022

If you are looking to renovate your home, or upgrade your current windows, look no further. We have created a Buyers Guide for Fakro Windows which will provide you with all of the information you could possibly need when buying new Fakro windows.

All About Fakro Windows

Fakro roof windows and skylights are designed to be the focal point of your home. Their high manufacturing and finishing standards gives them a long life span, maintaining their quality for the rest of their years.

Established in the early 90’s, Fakro is one of the fastest growing roof windows brands in the world. So, if you are wanting windows that are stylish and let the light flood into your home, then Fakro windows are the one’s for you. Not only do Fakro have a wide range of roof windows, but they also have flat roof windows, flashings, blinds and accessories - so you can purchase everything in one go!

Types of Fakro Windows


Pivot Windows - A basic type of roof window that ensures a flow of fresh air and allows light into your chosen room. They open only in a center pivot method and can be rotated through 180 degrees.

Top Hung Windows - Top Hung windows allow light and fresh air into the room, and offer a wide view to the outside through the open window.

L-Shaped Combination Windows - The L-Shaped Windows are perfect for installing where the roof meets a vertical wall, which results in a massive amount of light entering the room.

Side Hung Windows - A Side Hung Window enables safe and easy access to the roof and also acts as an escape window in an emergency. The window is available in two versions, left opening (FWL) and right opening (FWR).

Balcony Windows - Balcony Windows offer a large opening that create a small balcony, which lets in a flood of light and fresh air. The window also features a multi-point locking system, after turning the handle, the sash is locked at two sides of the frame, so they’re extra secure. ‘




Understanding Fakro Reference Codes

Because Fakro has such a large range of window types, it can be confusing when it comes to choosing the right one for you. So, here is a simple overview of the different product codes that Fakro uses and their meanings.


Centre Pivot Windows

FTP - High Quality Pine Frame, with a pine internal finish

FTW - High Quality Pine Frame, with white acrylic painted internal finish

FTU - High Quality Pine Frame, triple coating of white polyurethane for a smooth, clean internal finish

PTP - Multi-chamber white PVC profile frame, with reinforced steel core

Top Hung Windows

FPP - High Quality Pine Frame, with a pine internal finish

FPW - High Quality Pine Frame, with white acrylic painted internal finish

FPU - High Quality Pine Frame, triple coating of white polyurethane for a smooth, clean internal finish

Roof Window Glazing

U3 - Toughened Glass (Double Glazed)

U6 - Toughened Glass (Triple Glazed)

U8 - Toughened Glass (Quad Glazed)

P2 - Laminated Safety Glass (Double Glazed)

P5 - Laminated Glass (Triple Glazed)

O2 - Obscured Safety Glass (Double Glazed)

R1 - Noise Reduction Glass (Double Glazed)

R3 - Noise Reduction (Triple Glazed)

We can help you


Are you unsure about what type of Fakro window you should be looking at? Get in touch with us today and our experts can advise you the best way possible.