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Why Install a Rooflight?

Why Install a Rooflight?

Regardless of whether you are talking about a sliding rooflight, a walk on, or a lean to, having a rooflight installed on your home can be a really great investment. In this article, we’ll be going through some of the benefits that come with having a rooflight installed. Our goal is to give you a full understanding of the ways that having a rooflight installed can impact and improve your home.  


Control Natural Light

Like other kinds of windows, these kinds of installations allow you to expand the amount of natural light that enters your home. This gives your home a gentler, more energetic feeling than you would otherwise experience with a dark home. 


However, rooflights have the added benefit in the sense that, because the light is coming in through the top of your home, you don’t have to worry about it being obstructed because of other buildings nearby. This means that you don’t have to worry about losing natural light at certain points as the sun passes behind buildings. 


Likewise, unlike traditional  windows,  rooflights are installed on the roof of your building. This means that you can add natural light to spaces that wouldn’t otherwise receive much otherwise. For example, if you have a large home with rooms on the very top floor, you can have a rooflight installed to increase the natural light. 

Control The Airflow In Your Home

Another reason why you might want to install a rooflight in your home is because it increases the potential amount of airflow in your home. As with any window, fresh air will quickly enter your home through the open window. 


From old wives tales to scientific research, the benefits of fresh air are well recounted. However, for the sake of completionism, these benefits are generally understood to be: 


  • Fresh air increases the level of oxygen in your blood, which helps you to digest food more efficiently. 

  • An increased amount of oxygen  in the air dilates your lungs, which helps to keep your lungs cleaner. 

  • An increased amount of oxygen in the air lowers your blood pressure. 

  • An increased amount of oxygen in the air helps your brain function much more efficiently.

  • An increased amount of oxygen in the air improves your mood. 

  • An increased amount of oxygen helps your white blood cells function more efficiently.


As such, the airflow benefits of installing a rooflight in your home are clear. 

Improving Ventilation

Related to the above, another reason why you should consider installing a rooflight in your home is because it naturally improves ventilation in your home. Not only does this increased ventilation have numerous health benefits, as demonstrated above, but it also means that you can easily ensure a pleasant smell in your home without having to worry about installing air fresheners. This means that you can ensure a pleasant environment in your home without having to worry about being ecologically unfriendly. 

Contact Natralight Today

Natralight offers a range of structural glass products, including sliding, hinged and fixed flat rooflights in London as well as the surrounding area. 


Our bespoke rooflight products are designed for both form and function in mind, so that you can order your rooflight safe in the knowledge that your new rooflight matches the high quality that you expect. 


For more information about our range of products, get in touch with Natralight today.