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How to Measure Windows For Blinds

As well as supplying a wide range of windows, we also have a wide range of VELUX roof window blinds to match your roof windows! We have a selection of styles and colours so you can find the ones that suit your room type best.


VELUX window blinds are available as:

  • Blackout & Duo Blackout

  • Roller

  • Roman

  • Flying Pleated

  • Venetian 

  • Energy 

  • Awning

  • Insect Screens

  • Disney & Star Wars 


RoofLITE blinds are available as: 

  • Blackout

  • Roller

  • Venetian

  • Anti Heat

Before you choose your blinds you need to measur...

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Spring Cleaning Tips For Your Windows

Cleaning your windows can be a tedious chore, so it is important to try and get it right the first time. Spring is the best time to clean your windows because it isn’t too warm and it stays light longer, giving you plenty of time to remove any dirt, dust or grime that may have built up over winter. 

We have put together some top tips for spring cleaning your windows.


Pick The Right Time

It sounds strange, but it is important to make sure you choose the right time to clean your ...

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The Benefits of Natural Light For Your Mental Health

We are used to people talking about how too much sun can be harmful to your skin, but it is important to remember that the right balance can have lots of benefits for your mental health. Exposure to sunlight is known to increase the brain’s release of a hormone called serotonin, so without enough sun exposure, your serotonin levels can dip, causing your mood to also dip. 

Let’s take a look at some of the benefits natural light has on your mental health.

Provides Us With Vitamin...

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When is The Right Time to Upgrade Your Windows?

There is no certain time to upgrade your windows, it can be Winter or Summer when you upgrade them. It all depends on the condition your windows are in. We have put together some top things that you need to look out for to know if now is the right time. 


They Are Damaged or Warped 

If your window problem is minor, such as needing new weatherstripping then you might be able to just repair your window. However, we do recommend just replacing your window. as repairing could just ...

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What You Need to Know About The Different Types of VELUX Flashings

VELUX flashings are specifically designed to integrate a VELUX roof window into the roofing material. This is to make sure that whatever the conditions, your window is completely weathertight. 

You must use a flashing kit when installing your windows to ensure a tight seal. Here at Yard Direct, we have the complete range of window flashings to fit your roof including both VELUX and RoofLITE. 

We can help you choose the right roof window flashings, generally, the questions we ne...

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Besides price…
why else would you choose YARD?
  • Roof Windows is all we do – we love what we do
  • We’re nice to deal with
  • We get a kick out of helping our customers
  • We make sure we fully understand your project
  • So, we can offer you the best window options
  • We believe we’re exceptionally good at this
  • We’ll keep your tradesmen or installer happy
  • We always ask the right questions before you buy
  • If things go wrong – we take a pride in sorting

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