If you’re looking to bring more natural light into your garage, a skylight is a fantastic option. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll discuss the benefits and drawbacks of installing a garage skylight, explore alternative ways to bring natural light into your home, and provide step-by-step instructions for adding a garage rooflight. Let’s get started!
A skylight is a window-like opening installed directly into the roof of a building, designed to flood your interior space with glorious sunlight. Our skylights are carefully crafted using top-quality materials, to ensure durability and excellent light transmission.
With various shapes and sizes available, you can choose the perfect skylight to suit your garage and bring a touch of elegance to your space. Skylights are not only aesthetically pleasing but also provide lots of practical benefits – let’s find out more.
There are numerous advantages of adding a skylight to your garage roof. Here are some of the key benefits:
Of course, a garage skylight might not always be a suitable solution. Fortunately, there are other ways to maximize natural light, with some of the alternatives including:
If you want to add a garage rooflight, we’d always suggest getting professional advice or help, to ensure the best quality finish. However, if you decide to take on the installation yourself, simply follow these steps:
If you have a converted garage and wish to install a skylight yourself, the process may be slightly different. We’ve outlined the additional steps to consider.
If you’re unsure about the structural integrity of your converted garage, consult an engineer or a qualified contractor. If necessary, reinforce the roof to ensure it can support the weight and installation of a skylight, following the recommendations provided by a professional.
Consider the layout and function of your converted garage to determine the ideal location for the skylight. It should provide maximum light and complement the space’s design – but should also be within reach to let you clean your skylight inside and out!
Follow the same steps outlined above for installing a skylight in a working garage, including planning, selecting the skylight, preparing the roof, and fitting the skylight. During the installation process, ensure any necessary interior modifications, such as adjusting ceiling framing or finishes, are coordinated seamless integration.