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Advantages of a skylight

In recent years, skylights have become increasingly in demand, and many homeowners are interested in incorporating them in their homes. If you install them correctly, they can enhance the appearance and functionality of your home and add a great deal of value to it. Therefore, it is not difficult to understand that they are becoming more common.

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With roof-mounted windows and skylights, you can create bright, spacious, and luminous living spaces in your home. Installing skylights is a valuable addition to your home, regardless of whether you are intending to transform it into an office, a guest bedroom, or a recreational roof place. Below are the benefits of installing them.

 

A breath of fresh air

It is difficult for our homes to remain fresh and comfortable if there is no access to fresh air. The advantage of skylights over windows is increased airflow. Additionally, the location of a skylight on the top floor with a roof ensures that warm air has an effective escape route.

 

By opening skylights, humid air can be vented through and pushed outside the room, making the place feel more fresh. They are an excellent way to keep the house fresh and also to avoid damaging the furniture around the house. 

Property maintenance

Buildings equipped with natural light are not only beneficial to their residents, but also strengthen their architectural integrity. A number of molds, spores, and fungi that settle on walls and between tiles are repellent to natural light. A majority of mold growth can be found in poorly ventilated areas, dark nooks, and areas with limited airflow.

Rooms with a high intake of natural light are likely to have a more purified, healthier air than rooms with a lower intake of natural light. Therefore, skylights provide a way to keep rooms free from mould even during cold weather.  A rooftop terrace, for example, can also benefit from opening skylight.

Enhancing your mood

Natural light has been shown to improve mood in general. Spending some time in the sun increases your vitamin D levels, as well as releasing serotonin – the happy hormone. Improved brain-body connections and improved mood are highly associated with this hormone. 

When it comes to fighting Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), natural light is so important. Thanks to skylights, it is now easier to sit under the sun in the comfort of your home. Compared to a window, a skylight gives you the maximum exposure to sunlight. For babies and older people, it is a great benefit to their health. 

Achieving a healthy sleep pattern

Skylights in bedrooms have many benefits, including regulating sleep patterns. A room that lacks natural sunlight or has an artificial light source (or one that seems completely enclosed from a natural dose of light) makes it much more difficult for someone sleeping in it to wake up normally, unlike someone who is waking up to the sun shining gently on their face. 

Under more natural light, a great melatonin level is generated. Melatonin helps maintain and regulate our bodies’ sleep patterns. Consequently, a room with more exposure to natural light will have a better sleep cycle.

Protection of privacy

In a world where buildings are increasingly built almost next to one another, it is getting more difficult to provide sufficient natural light to homeowners while also maintaining their privacy. Skylights are an easy solution to this problem for commercial and domestic applications.

Skylight installed on flat roofs have no angle, so users of nearby buildings will not be able to take a peek in. Particularly important when it comes to smaller, more private areas such as bathrooms, but allowing a lot of natural light in is now possible. Skylights placement during the day brings in too much light or heat. It would be wise to consult a professional.

A boost to the property's value

Any property with skylight installation will benefit from their presence. In addition to providing healthy natural light, spaciousness, airy room atmospheres, and a feeling of creativity, they also promote productivity. A roof place that hasn’t been used until now can be converted into a bright and spacious room, adding to its overall value.

It will also increase the value of your home if it is more welcoming. The resale value of a home isn’t only affected by skylights, but it’s always a good idea to add a few extra touches. When your skylights are properly installed, well-maintained and strategically positioned, they will enhance the beauty of your home.

Energy-Saving

Additionally, there is the benefit of lowering heating and general utility costs from electric lights. The most important benefit is heat radiation or solar heat. If the glass of a window gets too hot, the excess heat will radiate to the outside, or inside, depending on which side of the glass is cooler.

Glass absorbs solar energy efficiently, so a colder house does not require additional panels, due to its greenhouse effect. UK skylight manufacturers and roofing contractors place a high priority on thermal efficiency in terms of energy consumption. Furthermore, a lot of construction companies are increasingly focused on eco-friendly, energy-efficient design and development, so it makes sense to take advantage of this trend.

There you have it. Those are the highlights of Skylight. The aesthetics of skylights are striking, and they provide a source of angled natural light as well as ventilation benefits. These windows introduce light and boost your mood, brighten your day as well as increase your energy.

High-performance skylights contribute to a pleasant indoor environment all year round, while also helping you save on energy costs. To top it all off, if you have an easily accessible skylight, you will have unlimited access to fresh air and light. Now that all the benefits of skylights have been discussed, you’re ready to go.

We have provided and installed countless skylights and roof windows in homes of all types as part of our extensive and varied services. With years of experience, we have developed the expertise we need to install skylights that are of the highest quality. Having your needs as a priority, and being committed to customer satisfaction, are the cornerstones of our service. We can tailor our services to your requirements. We provide free estimates.

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