Roof repair contractors do much more than repairs. They often fit lighting options, to which there are differences. Here, a roof installer explains the significant differences between solar tubes and skylights. If you are considering these for either your home or business, then read below to see which may be the best lighting option for your roof.
While either option relies on the sun for natural light, the solar tubes can deliver more consistent illumination during times of bad weather or early evening hours. Skylights, on the other hand, provide an outside glimpse in any conditions. When you compare the performance of the two, it is the solar tubes that win on performance and make it a viable option for a roof installer to fit. Out of the two, the price for installation will be slightly more from roof repair contractors to fit skylights than solar tubes. However, you do need to consider the long-term investment value you can gain. While solar tubes are more efficient and cheaper to install, they don’t bring the same increase in the value of a property, as skylights will.
One final thing to consider is which of these lighting options will fit into the style of your home. There can be the instance one is better than the other is, or they will look out of character. All you need to do is contact Advanced Roofing and Exteriors, and the roof repair contractors will be able to answer all your questions and explain the pros and cons of having either skylights or solar tubes fitted on your home.