What Room is Best to Install a Roof Light or Lantern?

What Is A Roof Light?

A roof light or flat roof window is a window installed into the roof of a building, allowing natural light to flow into the home. It is often popular for extensions, conservatories and loft conversions but can really be incorporate anywhere with roofing above it.

Where is the Best Place To Put A Roof Light?

Ideally you want to install a roof light in a place you know gets sunlight for much of the day to truly get the benefit from it and enjoy the longest period of natural daylight flowing into your home.

For those lucky enough to be blessed with south-facing gardens, this will usually be at the back of your home and allow you to benefit from the longest period of natural light, while east-facing will provide morning light to wake you up in the morning and west-facing gardens will allow you to enjoy bright light into the afternoon and evening. If your garden is more north-facing, you may want to consider if you can incorporate a roof light at the front of your home.

What Are The Benefits Of A Roof Light?

Our range of roof lights in London are beneficial for providing a room with direct natural sunlight from above, providing a lighter and airier environment to enjoy which can be beneficial for mental health as well as creating a welcoming room.

As well as bringing the outside in, roof lights can also help keep running costs down, as you’ll need to use lights for much less of the day. You don’t need to worry about heat escaping either as our roof lights are thoroughly insulated to keep your environment comfortable.

So whether you want to enjoy a cup of tea with the sun basking down over you or lay down and look up at the night’s sky from the comfort of your home, a sky light can be a great investment for your home.

What Shape is A Roof Light?

A roof light can be provided in pretty much any geometrical design from a square to an octagon, we can work with you to design a roof light that perfectly complements your home and design preferences.

Can I Install Roof Lights in London?

Roof lights are a great solution in London when space can be limited and it’s desirable to benefit from natural light wherever you can. In most situations, you will not need planning permission for a roof lantern as permitted developments allow most roof alterations. If you live a home that is listed, this may not be permitted, so it is best to check beforehand.

If you would like to find out more about our range of roof lights in London to choose from and how they can make a huge positive difference to your home, please visit our website. Surbiton Glass has been working across London and Surrey for many years now, providing a professional and friendly consultation, supply and installation service with an array of glazing and glass options to choose from to suit your personal style. From budget-friendly to high end custom design, we can provide the perfect solution for your home.

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