Need More Light in Your Extension?
With so many homeowners digging their heels in and staying put, the need for expansion is growing. Either upwards, sideways, out the back or by way of garage conversions and porches. in many situations, especially if it is a single storey extension or conversion, it will be necessary to increase the lighting options. And by far the best way to do this is by way of natural light. Which is where a roof lantern becomes ideal. Stylish, contemporary and
More often than not, roof lanterns are installed as part of an extension project or when re-roofing a space. However, if you have an existing flat, or indeed pitched roof that you would like to install a roof light into, then this is absolutely something that can be done.
Pitched Roof Lanterns
Possibly the most popular of the options, as a pitched roof lantern gives a more traditional feel, as well as lifting the space too. Of course designs vary greatly and you can still achieve a modern look with a pitched roof light as well as traditional styles, but the most contemporary choice would usually be the flat. When looking at pitched roof lanterns, you will also have the option to include an opening light within it, or as with the flat – a sliding mechanism to open the full space.
These roof lanterns can be as detailed as required, depending on your home styling, so please chat with us when you are making your enquiry.
Flat Roof Lanterns
Fixed flat roof lights are just that – a flat structure that can be made to fit your specified size and shape, that simply acts as a light well for the space underneath it. Using self cleaning glass these roof lanterns can be a low maintenance, contemporary addition to your home to flood a space with beautiful, natural light. But they do not open.
A step further than the fixed flat roof lanterns, they can also be made to open, letting in air as well as light. With this option, you can choose between a hinged opening light, or a mechanical sliding mechanism. The space around the roof lantern and of course price will determine which is the right option for your home.
So if you are thinking you would like to increase the light within an extension you have built, or if you have a flat roof that a roof lantern would work well in, then please get in touch. They are an ideal way of adding natural light to your home, easy to keep clean and look stylish. Great in an orangery, kitchen extension, especially with open plan living and they also look very effective with bi-fold doors.