Installing Skylights? How The Right Placement Can Make Them More Beneficial

Installing Skylights? How The Right Placement Can Make Them More Beneficial

9 December 2022
 Categories: , Blog

If you've decided to update your home this summer, now's the time to add skylights to your list of improvements. Skylights are a great way to add form and function to your home. One of the great things about skylights is that they can add something to every room in the house. If you're not sure how to get the most enjoyment from your new skylights, read the list provided below. Here are some tips to help you choose the right placement for your skylights

Highlight Focal Points  

If you want to add focal points to the main rooms in your home, don't forget about the skylights. Most people add lighting features to draw attention to focal points. But, there's a natural way to highlight your focal points. You can install skylights. Skylights use natural light to draw attention to important areas of the room. Skylights are especially beneficial for highlighting fireplaces and artwork. 

Add Dramatic Effects

If you want to add dramatic effects to your home, skylights can help. As sunlight comes through the skylights, it creates shadows throughout the room. As the sun passes over your home, the shadow effects change. This movement allows you to create illusions that can add a unique feel to each room of the house. 

Enhance Symmetry

If you want to create symmetrical lines in your home, it's time to invest in skylights. You might not know this, but you can add skylights to create symmetrical lines. This is especially true when you line your skylights up with your windows. Line your skylights up with your windows. That way, you can create symmetrical lines that flow up towards the ceiling. This symmetry is especially beneficial in rooms with low ceilings. That's because the skylights make the walls appear taller than they are. 

Increase Lighting

If you're like most people, some of the rooms in your home don't get a lot of natural light. If that's the case, it's time to install skylights. Skylights can add natural light to rooms like bathrooms and utility rooms. But, you can also add skylights to walk-in wardrobes and pantries. Skylights allow you to brighten those dark spaces, without increasing your energy bills. 

Expand Space

If you want to get rid of that closed-off feeling in your house, talk to your contractor about skylights. Skylights draw your attention to the ceiling. This can make your home look and feel more spacious. Skylights are especially useful in enhancing the space in small rooms. 

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