Tubular daylighting lets the sun shine in
Windows aren't the only solution for bringing natural light into every area in your home.
After all, a desire to bring day light into our homes is only natural.
At the 2015 International Builders' Show, Amanda Fowler, manager of channel marketing for ODL, reviewed the benefits of tubular daylighting devices or skylights.
Windows aren't the solution for bringing natural light into every area in your home, and definitely don't help with interior spaces. Laundry rooms, large family rooms, and other interior spaces can benefit from free natural light to brighten dark corners.
Traditional skylights might be an option, if you have the ceiling space and interest in an installation process that includes cutting through your roof and ceiling structure, drywalling, framing, and painting. If you're looking for a simple, economical, and efficient option, consider tubular skylights.
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