Attic Ladders, Roof Windows & Skylights

CONTACT INFO

39 W. Factory Rd.
Addison, IL 60101
Fax: 630-543-1011

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COMPANY OVERVIEW

FAKRO is a private, family owned company which employs over 3300 workers all over the world. Established in 1991 by Ryszard Florek in Nowy Sacz, FAKRO has become the most dynamic and fastest growing company of skylights and attic ladders in the world, with products sold in such countries as UK, Austria, Spain, the Netherlands, Ireland, Germany, Poland, Russia and Hungary. It is no wonder that FAKRO is one of the top distributors of attic ladders and skylights in the world, always improving and updating technologies.

In order to meet our own high standards, we put a lot of pressure on the importance of health, safety, security, environmental impact as well as cost efficiency of our products.

We would like to introduce to you the full range of quality products available from Fakro. To satisfy your individual requirements, not only do we offer a wide variety of quality standard sized skylights and windows, but we also can design and build custom non-standard sizes and shapes depending on your particular needs. Fakro offers many interesting solutions for your needs - each one guaranteeing complete safety and comfort in your architectural loft or attic space. The superior technical qualities, practical features, and elegant designs of our products allow us to make them available not only in Europe but also in America and around the world.

ALL PRODUCTS

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Fixed Skylight - FX

The main purpose of the fixed skylight is to take advantage of natural light. Natural light in homes increases the comfort of living and positively influences health. Simple construction of the FX skylight guarantees hassle free use for a long time, which is particularly important when the residential skylights are installed in high ceilings.


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Manual Venting Skylight - FV

FAKRO FV manual venting skylights allow you to appreciate the light and fresh air in places where it may be more reasonable not to use electric devices due to safety precautions. FV residential skylights are also recommended for places where there is no access to a power source. A special control rod enables opening and closing the skylights installed high in the ceiling (out of reach). An insect screen, installed as standard, protects from mosquitos and other insects, so the skylight can be left ajar also during dry summer nights.



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Electrically Operated Openable Skylight - FVE

FAKRO FVE electric venting skylights, give you the comfort you were looking for. FVE skylights not only let the light in, it also allows active circulation air. Thanks to the technology used to make this product, gives you a peace of mind. Originally equipped with two rain sensors, it automatically closes when it starts to rain. Such feature can help you avoid many unpleasant surprises. If you have enough of light, just block the light with one of the accessories. Do not worry about the insects flying in through the open skylights; they will be stopped by the insect screen that comes with every venting skylight. FVE residential skylights and extra accessories are hand held, remotely operated for an even easier and more comfortable use.

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Solar venting skylight - FVS

FAKRO FVS solar powered deck mounted skylights are the autonomous products which do not require connection to the mains. Energy generated by photovoltaic panel is stored by an integrated battery.


FVS skylights are ideal solutions for out of reach applications. While providing natural light their venting feature brings in a fresh air.


FVS residential skylights are equipped with rain sensors which are not active when the skylight is closed and are activated with a few seconds delay only after opening the skylight.



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Universal Curb Mounted Skylight - FXC

Newly developed curb mounted fixed skylight, incorporates simplicity of installation, long trouble-free use with the beauty of a sleek, modern design. Following world design trends of electronic devices, FAKRO has developed curb mounted residential skylight with completely (smartphone like) flat surface, allowing installation on any type of roof in any direction you wish.

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Flat Roof Access Skylight - DRF DU6

Fakro DRF flat roof access skylight is an energy-efficient hatch that acts as a skylight while providing access to flat roofs. A special opening system of patented hinges and gas springs safely open the window and secure it in the open position at 80 degrees.
This window utilizes Fakro DU6 triple-pane glazing mounted on insulated multi-chamber PVC frame.
“Infinity glass" top surface design profile has a large glazing area with up to 16% more glass surface than standard frame designs.
The DRF is also available in a
domed version.

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Top Hung and Pivot Roof Window - preSelect FPP-V, thermoPro, Topsafe®

Fakro FPP-V L3 preSelect window is an groundbreaking product created by Fakro Company. FPP-V L3 preSelect window brings comfort to the user by allowing top-hung and pivoting windows. Simple switch positioned at the side of the frame, permits to change the window from pivoting version to top-hung one easily. If you want to appreciate the view during a beautiful day, just move the switch and use the top-hung version. Now, nothing will obstruct the view. To wash the window's outside pane, push the switch down, and use the pivoting version to rotate the sash and to be able to get to the entrance of outer pane of glass. It has never been so easy to have the ability to use a roof window in so many ways.
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Centre Pivot Roof Window - FTP-V L3, thermoPro, Topsafe®

FTP-V L3 centre pivot windows are the most popular type of Fakro roof windows that are sold in Europe. The well-designed centre pivot permits the sash to be opened in a range of positions, thus increasing the volume of fresh air that can be drawn into the room. The sash can also be rotated up to 180A degrees and locked, permitting easy and safe cleaning of the outer pane to be accomplished. Such pivot windows are operated using a two-part hinge.


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Highly Energy-Efficient Center Pivot Roof Windows - FTT, FTT U8 Thermo, FTT U6

FTT U8 Thermo*


with coefficient Uw=0.58W/m2K (equivalent R-Value 9.8)


FTT U6


- with coefficient Uw=0.8W/m2K (equivalent R-Value 7.1)


* test result for the whole roof window (FTT U8 Thermo) with EHV-AT Thermo flashing testing compliant with EN ISO 12567-2, equivalent R-Value 9.8



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High Pivot - thermoPro, Topsafe®

  • A pivot roof window with a raised axis of rotation above the center of the window creates more space to stand under when the window is open. The lower part of the sash acts as a top hung window while the upper part of the sash is an additional source of daylight. The sash is supported by an innovative supporting mechanism allowing the window to open anywhere from 0 to 45 degrees.

  • Satisfy requirements of the DIN 5034-1 standard*, when installed on a roof pitch between 39 and 43 degrees. The standard states that the bottom window edge must be situated 3 1/8' (95cm) above the floor level and the top situated at a minimum of 7 1/4' (220cm).

  • The window is operated with a handle located at the bottom of the sash. The handle is equipped with a two-level ajar function for ventilation.

  • Automatic air inlet V40P adjusts the air pressure in the room to compliment the air pressure outdoors for maximum performance and stability.

  • Equipped with energy efficient glazing U3.

  • The highest quality pine wood, vacuum impregnated.

  • ​Double-coated wood with an ecological acrylic lacquer, finished in a natural wood color.

  • Sash rotates 160 degrees and locks in place by a bolt to easily reach the exterior glass for cleaning.

  • Increased resistance to burglary - TopSafe system.

  • A wide range of accessories available.

  • Installation range is 20 to 65 degrees.



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Balcony Window - Topsafe®

  • An innovative, large roof window that opens into a balcony. The upper sash opens upwards while the lower sash opens forward to create a balcony bay. The window stays open anywhere along the 0 ​​to 45​ ​​​degree opening range.

  • The window is operated by the handle located at the bottom of the upper sash which has a two-point locking mechanism.

  • Automatic air inlet V40P adjusts the air pressure in the room to compliment the air pressure outdoors for maximum performance and stability.

  • Both the upper and lower sash are equipped with​ ​laminated​ glazing unit P2.

  • The highest quality pine wood, vacuum impregnated.

  • ​​Double-coated wood with ecological acrylic lacquer​, ​finished in a natural​ ​wood color.

  • Increased resistance to burglary - TopSafe system.

  • A wide range of accessories available.

  • Installation range is 35 to 55 degrees.



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L- Shaped Combination Window - BDR, BDL, BVP, B__ P2, B__ P5

  • L-shaped windows are designed to connect a vertical window with a roof window.

  • These windows provide bigger lighting and view.

  • L-shaped windows can be connected with roof windows in any design.

  • Equipped with safety glazing unit L3 or P5.

  • The highest quality pine wood, vacuum impregnated.

  • The roof window installation range joined with L-shaped combination window is 15 to 55 degrees.



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Flat Roof Deck Mounted Skylights - DEF, DMF, DXF

Flat roof deck mounted skylights are designed and manufactured from high quality materials, using innovative solutions and with great attention to aesthetics. Excellent insulation parameters, ample natural light, possibility of ventilation, ease of operation and wide range of accessories make them ensure high comfort of using rooms under the flat roof.

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Flat Roof Access Skylight - DRF DU6

Fakro DRF flat roof access skylight is an energy-efficient hatch that acts as a skylight while providing access to flat roofs. A special opening system of patented hinges and gas springs safely open the window and secure it in the open position at 80 degrees.
This window utilizes Fakro DU6 triple-pane glazing mounted on insulated multi-chamber PVC frame.
“Infinity glass" top surface design profile has a large glazing area with up to 16% more glass surface than standard frame designs.
The DRF is also available in a
domed version.

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Flat Roof Metal Hatch - DRL, LML

The Flat Roof Metal Hatch is an insulated metal hatch for accessing a flat roof. It can be combined with the LML wide-step metal attic ladder or any FAKRO attic ladder for ease of access. The piston-assisted hatch stays open at a 80-degree angle while anti-slip covers on the frame ensure safe footing.

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Walkable Skylight - DXW DW6

The Walkable Skylight DXW offers a completely new approach to be taken with flat roof design.
Modernized materials and advanced technology in the construction industry allow for buildings to have useable flat roofs.
In this type of architecture it is very common to have rooms where it is not possible to install standard roof windows. Ideally, each room should offer a source of natural light to make the user feel comfortable. A solution in such cases is the installation of specially designed products for flat roofs.

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Accessories - XRD

External accessories, Internal and XRD.

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Universal Curb Mounted Skylight - FXC

Newly developed curb mounted fixed skylight, incorporates simplicity of installation, long trouble-free use with the beauty of a sleek, modern design. Following world design trends of electronic devices, FAKRO has developed curb mounted residential skylight with completely (smartphone like) flat surface, allowing installation on any type of roof in any direction you wish.

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Flashings Are Important for The Accurate Installation of Skylights and Roof Windows

Characteristics:

  • For Skylights
  • For Roof Windows
  • For Roof Access Windows
  • Special


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Radio control system

The FAKRO company, one of the most innovative companies in Poland, has implemented a revolutionary wireless Z-Wave radio communication system for its electrical products.
Z-Wave
is a wireless radio protocol used for communication of household electrical appliances. It is used to connect in one network of electrical equipment such as: lighting, thermostats, alarms, computers, telephones, air conditioning and control of electric windows and blinds. All electrical devices that have a
Z-Wave system
module
can be connected to the network.
Currently, over 300 manufacturers of household electrical appliances are in the Z-Wave system worldwide (including Samsung, LG, Intel, Panasonic, General Electric, Bosch).
The Z-Wave system
is also used in devices used in construction, for example in FAKRO roof windows.

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Balcony Window

  • An innovative, large roof window that opens into a balcony. The upper sash opens upwards while the lower sash opens forward to create a balcony bay. The window stays open anywhere along the 0 ​​to 45​ ​​​degree opening range.

  • The window is operated by the handle located at the bottom of the upper sash which has a two-point locking mechanism.

  • Automatic air inlet V40P adjusts the air pressure in the room to compliment the air pressure outdoors for maximum performance and stability.

  • Both the upper and lower sash are equipped with​ ​laminated​ glazing unit P2.

  • The highest quality pine wood, vacuum impregnated.

  • ​​Double-coated wood with ecological acrylic lacquer​, ​finished in a natural​ ​wood color.

  • Increased resistance to burglary - TopSafe system.

  • A wide range of accessories available.

  • Installation range is 35 to 55 degrees.


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Deck Mounted Roof Access Window FWU

Roof access windows let in daylight and circulate fresh air while providing access to the roof. The
24-inch by 46-inch
roof access window is
officially recognized as an emergency exit.
The double-pane roof access window is filled with argon and has a thick frame to provide a better barrier against thermal bridges. The glass is coated with a low emission layer for added UV protection.
The interior pinewood is pressure treated and double-coated with a clear water-based acrylic lacquer for a smooth, clean finish.

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Flat light tunnel with rigid light transmitting tube - SR_

SR_ -
with rigid light transmitting tube.

SR_-L -
with rigid light transmitting tube and illumination of the loft with natural light.

The light tunnel fitted in the ceiling ensures the comfortable use of the room.

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Flat light tunnel with flexible light transmitting tube - SF_

SF_ -
with flexible light transmitting tube

SF_-L -
with flexible light transmitting tube and illumination of the attic with natural light. The light tunnel fitted in the ceiling ensures comfortable use of the room.

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Flexible Light Tunnel - SLT

Flexible light tunnels SLT are a great way to brighten up small spaces and dimly lit rooms. Areas such as corridors, hallways and bathrooms benefit from the light from a tunnel, especially since they often are too small or centrally located making it impractical to install windows.

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Rigid Light Tunnel - SRT

The rigid light tunnel is an effective method of illuminating small spaces and dimly lit rooms. Areas such as corridors, hallways and bathrooms benefit from the light from a tunnel, especially since they often are too small or centrally located making it impractical to install windows.

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Vertical Windows - INNOVIEW

FAKRO products are designed to change the concept of the interior and allow the room to be flooded with natural daylight. A home is no longer just about what is inside, its about blending the external environment into the living areas and creating interiors that are brought to life with natural daylight.
INNOVIEW windows and doors provide stunning views to the outdoors, bringing the outside in. Create the look and feel of infinite space with windows made to suit each home or project.
The Innovative combination of wood and aluminium in INNOVIEW products is the engineering of tomorrow that you can enjoy today.

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Exterior Blinds for Vertical Windows

External awning blinds protect against the heat of the sun. They absorb solar radiation even before it reaches the window and emit it outside, thus preventing an increase of temperature in the room.

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Non-Insulated Wooden Attic Ladders - LWN, LWP, LWF

The LWN basic attic stair model is a builder series folding pine wood ladder, with non-insulated chipboard hatch door with a smooth paintable surface. LWN model is a sturdy 250 LB load capacity ladder. As the ladder is being opened, the hinges automatically carry the ladder away from the door to make a space between the ladder and the door, allowing instant use of the stairs without any alterations. Treads are fitted using dovetail joints for added sturdiness. The space between the treads and the hatch door allows more comfortable foot positioning onto the treads. Safety indentations are cut into the treads to prevent one from slipping. Steps do not project over the ladder surface. Door support springs come down with the door to clear entrance to the attic. LWN attic stairs is a high quality ladder for common non insulated garage area.
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Insulated Wooden Attic Ladder - LWT

The LWP model is an insulated ladder made out of pinewood. It permits entrance to otherwise useless attic spaces without the hassle and clutter of an extension ladder. Each unit comes with a handrail which helps to climb up and down the ladder. The door is beige on both inside and outside. Treads are fitted using dovetail joints for added sturdiness. The space between the treads and the hatch door allow more comfortable foot positioning on the steps. Safety indentations are cut into the steps to prevent one from slipping. Steps do not overhang over the ladder surface.
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Metal Ladders - LML Lux, LMP, LMS

The LML is a metal, three-section folding attic ladder with piston-assisted unfolding. Adjusting the ladder length to the ceiling height is simplified with adjustable stile ends.

The LMP is a metal, 3-section folding attic ladder, designed for high spaces, up to 12'. It contains an unloading mechanism, hidden in the handrail that supports the folding and unfolding of the ladder.

The LMS is a heavy-duty attic ladder that folds in three sections. The lid is insulated and a seal lines the perimeter of the frame.


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Metal Scissors Attic Ladders - LST, LSF

The LST attic ladder delivers an easy and safe entrance to the attic. The scissors construction makes ladder folding possible. A 1 3/8A" finished, thick and, white wooden door with an estimated R value of 5.2 considerably decreases heat loss. A peripheral seal in the lower part of the box assures first-class tightness. The S-shaped strings not only give this attic ladder a modern look but they also perform the role of a handrail helping to climb the ladder.

The scissors system of folding the ladder and the possibility to lock the hatch in a fully open position ensure an ease and safety of operation. The small ladder dimensions, achieved thanks to the unique system of folding, allow the ladder to be installed in smaller openings. Safety is ensured by the application of rounded side supporters and remaining hardware which do not pose any risk of injury. The outside (visible) side of the door is smooth without any visible fixing elements.
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Fire-Rated Attic Ladders and Doors - LWF, LSF, DWF

The LWF fire-resistant attic ladder offers an easy access to the attic at the same time performing the function of a blaze block in case of a fire inside of the building. The hatch manufactured with fireproof materials is armed with an expanding outlying seal which guarantees tightness during fire. The LWF attic ladder possesses fire resistance of EI2 30 minutes. The peripheral seal positioned in the groove milled in the frame offers a first-class tightness.

The ladder's section folding system and the possibility to lock the hatch in a fully open position ensures an effortlessness operation.

The using safety is guaranteed thanks to the application of rounded side supporters and remaining hardware which do not present any threat of cutting. The outside (visible) side of the hatch is smooth without any visible fixing elements.
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The L-Shaped combination door - DWK, DWF, DWT

The L-shaped door DWK is intended to be built into L-shaped walls. Superb thermo-insulating parameters R-value 5.2 along with high air tightness keep heat-loss to a minimum. The L-shaped doors may be installed in right or left opening versions. As standard the door is provided with lining slats.

The DWF fire-resistant L-shaped combination doors are intended primarily for installation in vertical walls. These doors ensure access to non-habitable rooms located behind vertical wall as well as protect for 45 minutes against the spread of fire (classification as per EN13501 - EI145). The DWF L-shaped combination doors are universal, hence they can be installed with left as well as right direction of opening. Sash with a thickness of 2 5/8" made of pinewood veneered on both sides with HDF board in white filled with mineral wool.

The DWT L-Shaped combination doors are new and highly energy efficient design. The 2 5/8" thick sash fully filled with thermo-insulating material, provides an excellent barrier reducing heat loss (R-value 9.5). The doors as standard are equipped with handle and finishing lining. The doors can be installed in two versions of opening (right or left).

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Internal Accessories

FAKRO offers blinds to fit any deck or curb mounted skylight. Help control the amount and intensity of light entering the room, even up to complete blackout.

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External accessories

According to the DIN 5034-1 norm rooms should be protected from overheating with the use of external accessories (awning blind, roller blind) which give better protection than internal accessories.

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Manual Accessories

  • Extendable Control Rod SZS
  • Control Rod Mini SZS
  • Crank SZK

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Last Update: 2019-01-28