Are you looking for a way to brighten your home with natural light and save money on your electric bill? Skylights and sun tunnels may be the answer.  They also add an attractive element to your home. 

Skylights vs. Sun Tunnels:  What’s the Difference?

A skylight is a window that mounts directly on the roof to bring in natural light and ventilation to areas that may need it.  It can be vented to release hot air and humidity from the home.  They are easier to install than a window into enclosed areas of your home, but it is important to carefully consider where you install the skylight.  Adding one to a roof that faces south can overheat a room, while north facing skylights release a softer light throughout the day.

A sun tunnel is a tubular skylight which extends from the roof through the ceiling to deliver natural light in any area of your home.  With a roof-mounted ultraviolet dome, the sunlight is collected, reflected off the tunnel and guided down into the room.  They are perfect for dark areas in the home that cannot utilize standard windows or skylights, such as closets, hallways, and bathrooms.  

Cost Efficient

When it comes to the cost to install your skylight, the price isn’t as expensive as you may think.  Most of the cost relates to the installation, not the skylight itself.

Not only does natural lighting affect your mood in many positive ways, but skylights can also save money on your monthly electric bill.  Using natural lighting can reduce your need to use lamps, ceiling lights and other artificial lighting.

Installing skylights or sun tunnels during the cooler months of the year can save you money.  A skylight can help warm a room due to the exposure to natural sunlight throughout the day.  It can also insulate your home from the outside so there is no hot or cold air leaking into your home.

Design Functionality

Not only do skylights and sun tunnels help you save money, but they can also add a special design touch to your home.  It adds an attractive element that draws attention and can increase the overall value of your home.

Enjoy the Benefits of Skylights & Sun Tunnels

Premo Roofing offers both skylights and Sun Tunnels with these benefits:

  • Superior styling and overall quality
  • Energy efficiency
  • Leakproof, weather-tight flashings
  • Comfort glazing
  • Heat and interior light control
  • Convenient controls

Premo Roofing in Monterey, Santa Cruz, and San Benito counties can add light and warmth to your home throughout the winter – and value year-round – with skylights and sun tunnels.  Whether you are looking to add a skylight or sun tunnel to your home for a personal touch or to help you save money in energy costs each month, Premo Roofing can help.  We would be happy to provide you with a FREE estimate for skylight installation.  Contact us to discuss your vision to make your home more energy efficient and beautiful!

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