Six Benefits of Adding a Skylight to Your Roof

People move to Florida every day because they want more sunny days and great weather. We have both here more than in other parts of the United States that experience all four seasons. So, it is understandable that most people love skylights and want them in their homes. Bring the outdoors inside by adding a skylight.

Are considering having a skylight installed in your home? Maybe you want to add more natural sunlight in your kitchen, bedroom or bathroom? Or  need better ventilation in the bathroom? Here are a few considerations about your roof and the benefits of adding a skylight.

Roof types

A roofing professional can work with you to determine which type of skylight to add to these types of roofs:

  • Standard Roof
  • Shingle
  • Wood Shake
  • Tile/Slate
  • Flat

Skylight benefits

There are many benefits to adding a skylight to your home. Here is a list of the top six benefits:

  1. Natural Light

The primary benefit and purpose of roof skylights is to let more natural sunlight enter your home or business. Well-lit homes provide homeowners with healthier, more enjoyable, and more attractive living spaces. Sunlight is true natural white light, not artificial yellow or florescent light.

  1. Increase Light

 Skylights are literally windows on your roof. They are the most effective way to increase the amount to sunlight that enters your home.

  1. Energy Efficiency

Skylights can increase the amount of natural light and heat allowed to enter your home. With a skylight window, you should expect reduced heating costs on cold days, and reduce lighting costs during the daytime. You’ll want to look into cross ventilation.

  1. Value to your home

Skylights are seen as a luxurious amenity. Skylights add a premium on comfort and quality of homes. Cosmetic changes like skylights can add value into your home, increasing the resale value and giving certain rooms an attractive, natural light atmosphere.

  1. Good Health

Natural sunlight adds comfort to your living environment. Exposure to natural sunlight is proven to nourish your psyche and reduce anxiety and stress. Natural light is known to improve mood and even help with performance in workplaces.

  1. Natural views and “adding space”

Skylights can make a room “feel bigger” and more spacious similar to what mirrors can do for a room.  Another bonus is you have a view of the nighttime sky and stars and feel like you are in nature during the day.


It is very important that an experienced professional roof company install your skylight. If installed improperly, you can have a host of problems that could be costly to fix.

No. 1 Home Roofing is proud to deliver quality service to its clientele in local communities, and therefore has years of experience in re-roofing and patching flat roofing systems.

No. 1 Home Roofing is a family owned and operated roofing company conveniently located on US Highway 19 in Palm Harbor, Florida. We are dedicated to providing top quality workmanship and materials to ensure that your new roof is done right. We specialize in shingle, tile, and flat roof installation, repairs, and maintenance. Contact us for an appointment and/or estimate at 727-781-7663.

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No. 1 Home Roofing is a family owned and operated roofing company and are conveniently located on US Highway 19 in Palm Harbor, Florida. We are dedicated to providing top quality workmanship and materials to ensure that your new roof is done right. Your peace of mind is important to our family!

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