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NOW CLOSED - Win a £300 John Lewis voucher with VELUX

Kitchen extension

Show VELUX how you would bring light into your home with a moodboard full of single-storey extension and VELUX roof window ideas and inspiration. Share with VELUX for a chance to win a £300 John Lewis voucher.

As homeowners look for ways to create more space for their families, without incurring the costs of moving, single-storey extensions are proving popular. Whether trying to create a bigger kitchen and dining room, or adding a playroom, extensions are a great way to improve your home and boost the value of your property.

They are also a fantastic way to get more light into your home. Natural light boosts your serotonin levels, which affect your appetite, sleep, memory and mood, and are vital to your happiness.

Britain’s changeable weather means we spend on average 90% of our time indoors, so daylight should always be a key consideration when undertaking a new development or design project. When looking at your new extension, think about how and where the daylight will enter.

Many people rely on glass doors, such as bi-fold and patio doors, to bring in daylight. However, as extension doors tend to be further away from the original room, natural daylight – even on the brightest of days – can’t penetrate very far into the house.

VELUX roof windows and vertical glass doors are the answer. Roof windows typically let in twice as much light as vertical windows because the glazing is angled directly towards the sun, making the original space and extension much brighter. You can also enjoy a healthy indoor climate even if the weather keeps you from opening the bi-fold doors, because all VELUX roof windows come with a ventilation bar, which lets in fresh air.

Extension before and after roof windows

VELUX is asking you to create your own home/extension mood board on Pinterest as the inspiration for a light-filled space within your home. Show us what you would do to bring daylight into your home/extension. Pin your inspiration on your moodboard and share it with VELUX to be in with the chance of winning a £300 voucher to spend at John Lewis. To enter follow the guidelines below.

  • Create a moodboard on Pinterest showing your inspiration for your home and/or extension – but remember to think daylight! Include pins of light, airy, bright space and roof windows.
  • You can pin content from VELUX and anywhere else that inspires you. For inspiration, take a look at our own board here.
  • Tag your moodboard with #VELUXextensions.
  • Submit your board URL in the form below to enter.

Competition closes 30th March 2018. See our competition T&Cs

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