Although we often see the term used interchangeably, there is a real difference between a skylight and a roof window. A roof window is meant to be within reach and its operation can be done by hand. This is a great option for an attic space conversion or rooms over a garage.

Types of Roof Windows:


Put fresh air at your fingertips with a top hinged VELUX roof window. Top hinged roof windows are easy to operate – even with furniture beneath. Simply rotate the handle and push out.

Center Pivot

Much like a top-hinged, the center-pivot is easy to operate. Simply pull down the control bar and pull down. You can leave it open just a crack or pivot all the way in for maximum ventilation

Cabrio-Balcony Roof Window

Enjoy a balcony instantly – VELUX CABRIO goes from roof window to balcony in seconds Roof window or balcony? You decide: the top half opens like a traditional roof window.