Do you want a home flooded with natural light? If you’re keen to discover a great design option that is also energy effective, you should consider installing skylights in your home. They work perfectly on a vast variety of buildings – from a small studio apartment to a large family home.
Want to know some of the top reasons why you should consider skylights in your home?
Skylights are hugely effective at letting in natural light. Australia’s climate means that sunshine is in no short supply so make sure that you and your family are enjoying the benefits of natural light throughout the year.
There have been many studies investigating the benefits of natural light on productivity, health and happiness. Let the light into your home by installing skylights and you’ll be helping to prevent issues such as Seasonal Affective Disorder.
Light Up a Room
Light really can transform a room. Well designed skylights will flood your home with natural light meaning that you can capture the natural sunlight at various times of the day. Clever positioning means that you’ll be able to retain your privacy and may negate the need for expensive curtains and blinds.
You can position skylights depending on the level of light you want in a room and achieve anything from a warm glow to brightly lit. For rooms that previously had no windows or natural light, you’ll note an instant transformation.
Just think about it. By allowing natural sunlight to come into your home, you’ll find yourself switching on lights less and less. Use the natural alternative instead for as many hours of the day as possible and your overall bills will start to reduce.
You’re also likely to see a reduction in your heating and cooling bills. In Winter you can increase the temperature of your home by allowing sunlight in to warm the rooms that previously didn’t have any exposure to outside light. Choose skylights with shade options to ensure that in Summer months you can vent your home and block out sunlight during the middle of the day.
It’s fairly rare that you get to make a home improvement which benefits both the interior and exterior of your home. Skylights generally increase the value of your home and are attractive to potential buyers who may solely be judging the exterior of your house initially.
From within the home, skylights are an excellent way to let in light without intruding on the overall room – there is no need for extensive furnishings around them and you can opt for a variety of different styles and designs to either blend in with or stand out from the room.