Vallejo, CA, US
How is that. The house I live in right now, built in 1989 has three, Velux roof widows in it. And, they were inspirational in our purchase of this house two short years ago. We love them! I've always loved them. They are like skylights that open.
Now, the bad news. All three of them have split their pine sashes. Right down the grain where the screws for the mid sash mounted pivot points penetrate. And, they don't seal particularly well either. And, they have no screening for insect control.
I've already repaired and repainted one but, it isn't fitting quite square in the opening any more so, it will need some additional work.
I'm determined to repair all three and keep them - the roof was replace only a few short years ago with architectural grade shingles - so the flashing is embedded in relatively new roofing. And, I like the natural pine.
But, I might also be fighting a losing battle here. :-)
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