Skylights are an affordable and eco-friendly way to bathe your home in beautiful, natural light. If you’ve got metal roofing already in place in your home, it makes installing a skylight that much easier. However, if you’re building a new home or are thinking about installing a new roof, it’s worth considering the functional and aesthetic benefits of both metal roofing and sky lights.

The Ease of Installing a Skylight in a Metal Roof

Metal roofing of all kinds is a great material for people wanting to install a skylight. Metal roofs are durable and versatile; you should be able to install one of many different varieties of skylight without compromising the structural integrity of your roof. If you’re handy with the tools, you might be able to install a skylight by yourself. However, if you’re not much of a DIY-type, a professional will be able to install a skylight into your metal roof without much bother or cost.

Brighten Up Your Home

Lighting is one of the must underappreciated elements of stylish home design. However, there’s no better way of making the inside of your home look better than by letting in lots of natural light. Windows in your walls are a great way to achieve this, but it can be expensive and difficult to perform those renovations. Plus, not every house is situated such that there are ready opportunities for more windows. A skylight is, more often than not, the best way to go about brightening up your home.

When it Comes to Affordability, a Skylight is the Way to Go

It doesn’t matter whether you’re using big, old fashioned halogen bulbs or if you’ve got a brand spanking new LED system. Turning on the lights uses up power, and power costs money. With a skylight, your home will have plentiful access to the sun, providing light that won’t cost anything.

Skylights for the Outdoors

Skylights aren’t just for the indoors. Outdoor shaded areas, like carports and patios, can benefit from skylight panelling as well. At Queensland Sheet Metal, we supply two translucent surfaces for the outdoors, polycarbonate translucent sheeting and fibreglass translucent sheeting. Both of these options provide great cover and shade from the sun while also keeping an area well lit.

Contact Queensland Sheet Metal Today

Queensland Sheet Metal combine extensive local knowledge with a huge network and years of expertise. Located centrally in Brisbane, our team can supply you with a wide range of products that include Colorbond® Steel roofing, walling, fascia, gutters, downpipes, flashings, carports and patios. Plus, we can offer you advice if you happen to run into trouble during the installation process. To place an order or request a quote, contact us online or call 07 3267 1010.