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Enhance Your Space with Roof Lantern Blinds

Our guide to roof lantern blinds and how they enhance both the functionality and style of your living space

Roof lanterns have become a popular architectural feature in modern homes, bringing ample natural light into interior spaces while adding an aesthetic touch to the design. However, along with the benefits of abundant sunlight comes the need for effective control over glare, privacy, and temperature. This is where roof lantern blinds come into play, offering a perfect solution to enhance both the functionality and style of your living space. Here are our top reasons why our roof lantern blinds are the perfect addition.


The Benefits of Roof Lantern Blinds:


  1. Light Control: Roof lantern blinds provide the flexibility to adjust the amount of natural light entering your home. Whether you want to bask in the sunlight or create a cosy ambiance, these blinds allow you to easily regulate the brightness according to your preference.

  1. Glare Reduction: Excessive glare can be a nuisance, especially during certain times of the day. Roof lantern blinds help in minimizing glare, making it easier to work, relax, or enjoy meals without the discomfort of harsh sunlight. 

  1. Temperature Regulation: During hot summer months, roof lanterns can contribute to increased heat build-up inside your home. Installing blinds can help regulate temperatures by providing shade and reducing solar heat gain, thus improving overall comfort and potentially lowering energy costs.

  1. Privacy Enhancement: While roof lanterns offer stunning views of the sky and surroundings, they can also compromise privacy, particularly in homes with neighbouring properties nearby. With the addition of blinds, you can enjoy both natural light and privacy whenever desired, without sacrificing one for the other.

  1. UV Protection: Harmful UV rays from the sun can cause fading and damage to furniture, flooring, and other interior furnishings. Roof lantern blinds act as a barrier, blocking a significant portion of UV radiation and helping to preserve the longevity of your belongings. For even further UV protection for your indoor furniture, a retractable awning could also be an excellent addition to your home. See how our bespoke awnings can further prevent furniture damage.


Style and Design Options:

  1. Materials and Style: Our roof lantern blinds are available in pleated or zip roller styles each offering unique benefits in terms of practicality, durability, aesthetics, and maintenance requirements.

  1. Colours and Patterns: From subtle neutrals to bold patterns, our roof lantern blinds come in a wide range of colours and designs to complement your interior décor and personal style. You can choose cohesive shades that seamlessly blend with your existing colour scheme or opt for statement-making patterns to add visual interest to your space.

  1. Operating Mechanisms: Depending on your preference and convenience, roof lantern blinds can be operated manually with a cord or wand, or they can be motorised for effortless control at the touch of a button. Motorised blinds are especially ideal for hard-to-reach areas or for integrating with smart home automation systems.

Roof lantern blinds offer a perfect blend of functionality and style, allowing you to optimise natural light while maintaining comfort, privacy, and aesthetics within your home. With a wide range of options available in terms of materials, colours, and operating mechanisms such as motorised roof lantern blinds, you can easily find the perfect blinds to suit your needs and enhance the beauty of your living space. Consider investing in roof lantern blinds to transform your home into a more comfortable, inviting, and visually appealing environment.


Installing roof lantern blinds can vary in complexity depending on factors such as the type of blinds, the structure of your roof lantern. With 30 years experience, our expert fitters have the knowledge and expertise to professionally install your roof lantern blinds to the highest standard.

Roof lantern blinds offer adjustable control over the amount of natural light entering a room. When fully open, they allow maximum sunlight to filter through, brightening up the space. Partially closing can reduce glare and soften the light, while fully closing the blinds blocks out sunlight entirely, providing shade and privacy.

Yes, roof lantern blinds can contribute to improved energy efficiency by helping to regulate indoor temperatures. During hot summer months, closing the blinds can block solar heat gain, reducing the need for air conditioning and potentially lowering energy costs. In colder seasons, insulating blinds can help prevent heat loss through the roof lantern, keeping the interior warmer and more comfortable. Thus, potentially reducing the need for central heating.

The maintenance requirements for roof lantern blinds depend on the type of material and design. Generally, regular cleaning is recommended to keep the blinds free from dust, dirt, and debris, which can accumulate over time and affect their appearance and functionality. Some blinds may be easily wiped clean with a damp cloth, while others may require more specialised cleaning methods. Additionally, inspecting the blinds periodically for any signs of wear or damage is advisable, and any issues should be addressed promptly to ensure optimal performance and longevity. It’s important to note that excessive or abrasive cleaning may impact on any warranties.

Roof lantern blinds are available in various styles and configurations to accommodate different types of roof lanterns. However, it’s essential to ensure compatibility between the blinds and your specific roof lantern design and dimensions. Customisation options are often available to tailor the blinds to fit seamlessly with your roof lantern. Contact us for a free no obligation quotation to see how our blinds can work in your roof lantern.

Yes, our roof lantern blinds can be operated remotely or integrated with smart home automation systems for added convenience and control. Our Somfy motorised blinds can be equipped with wireless or smart technology that allows you to open, close, or adjust the blinds remotely using a smartphone app, voice commands, or programmable schedules. This feature is particularly beneficial for hard-to-reach areas or for creating a more seamless and integrated home environment.

If roof lantern blinds are not what you are looking for then take a look at our blinds page to see what other types of blinds we provide, such as conservatory blinds, perfect fit blinds, bifold door blinds and many more.

We supply many blinds, shutters and awnings to customers all over Hampshire and the home counties including towns and villages such as Alresford, Winchester, Romsey, Hook and Stockbridge.

We offer a fully comprehensive package for homes throughout Hampshire, Dorset, Surrey, Sussex, Kent and London.

Contact us here for a free no obligation quotation.

Discover all about our awnings and canopies by visiting our sister site winchesterawnings.com


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For more almost 30 years, we have been the trusted source of bespoke, made-to-measure blinds across the picturesque landscapes of the south of England.

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