Uncategorised

Frameless gable windows and frameless glass walls

A design now getting more attention now are frameless windows. Discrete aluminium section are used to create a structural frame which is often disguised with the clever use of plaster and external render and cladding, thus giving a ‘frameless’ appearance both inside and out. Projects such as this will need to be site surveyed once built to make sure all...

Read More

roof lantern replacement

People are going off cheap, nasty and ugly roof lanterns and we are being asked more and more for large one piece all glass rooflights to replace their tired old fashioned and pastiche roof lanterns. It is a design that more and more people are hating, too many roof bars to ruin the inside/outside view, take forever to heat up...

Read More

why you should only invest in large rooflights from Ofset

Be careful which large rooflight you spend your hard earnt money on. Why you should only invest in large rooflights from Ofset. We have noticed a few other companies now also selling large rooflights and big skylights in the Uk. Worryingly they are only supplying 6mm glass on four, five and six-metre large one-piece rooflights often imported from Turkey and...

Read More

Frameless roof glazing for side return extensions.

Glazed side return extension rooflights and roof glazing for side return extensions in London and throughout the UK. Side return extensions continue to be an affordable route to increase the living area in predominantly Victorian properties. With clever design, structural steels, home owners can utilise the ‘dead space’ as seen with most Victorian terraced properties by opening up their homes...

Read More

What is ‘heat soak tested’ glass which is used within the Ofset Blade rooflight?

Glass isn't a perfect product. There are minuscule imperfections in all glass panes. It is impossible to remove all these imperfections. One of these imperfections can be nickel sulphide. When glass is 'toughened' it is heated to an incredibly high temperature followed by a rapid cooling process. During this cooling process the nickel sulphide within the glass shrinks. Sometimes over...

Read More

Large rooflights for pitched roofs and big large sized skylights for pitched roofs

Our stunning Blade rooflights can be fitted to pitched roofs in almost any size or shape imaginable. We have fitted many, many large frameless rooflights onto pitched roofs throughout the UK. Our beautiful jumbo sized Blade rooflights can work with any roof type or angle. Blade rooflights can accommodate Zinc roofs, big and large rooflights for tiled roofs and in...

Read More

Large Flat Rooflights Vs Roof Lanterns

A ‘must read’ for anyone looking for large span rooflights and big roof lanterns for home extensions. Understanding the cost of large ‘one-piece Blade rooflights’ vs ‘sticky uppy’ roof lanterns If a potential buyer is looking at large span all glass rooflights, such as lanterns the cost of these can be relatively cheap. The use of small panel sections, poor...

Read More

Specialist Rooflight Fitters Required

Ofset are busy fitting our amazing rooflights all over the Uk and are in need of an additional specialist installation team. We are experts in particularly large rooflights in ‘one piece’ design and ‘multi section' design. You will need to pick up the glass from the factory in North London and then go straight to site and with the use...

Read More

Contemporary frameless rooflights. A guide to specifying your Blade correctly.

Glass rooflights tend to come in a ‘one size fits all’ approach. At Ofset we do not think like this. Getting the specification for your unique flat roof window is critical for a successful long term installation and we offer a wide range of options and upgrades to make sure you are happy with the final product. The standard features...

Read More

Double glazed or triple glazed rooflights. Which is the better product?

Double glazed or triple glazed - which is better? This question can leave some suppliers and end users mystified. There are pros and cons to both but ultimately the answer can lie in the siting and orientation of your new bespoke rooflight. One would think that you should always invest in a product with the lowest u-values. This isn't necessarily...

Read More

find out more about the blade

Get in touch