Both roof lights and roof lanterns have their benefits, but what is the difference? In what situation would one be better than the other? Here we take a look at the pros and cons of roof lanterns vs rooflights, what to look out for and in what situations each makes an ideal addition to your home.
In general rooflights (or just to add to the confusion, skylights!) is a generic term used to describe a myriad of different roof-based glazing systems. This might be stock rooflights or a bespoke skylight. It could be for a large unit or a small domestic rooflight. Rooflights can be used on flat roofs and pitched roofs, so as you can see – there is no real defining factor between roof lights and skylights. In general, skylights are used more widely in the USA and the term rooflights is used more widely in UK and Europe.
Now we have the generic terms for roof lights covered, let’s take a look at the common differences between a roof light and a roof lantern:
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We are excited to announce the latest addition to our expanding product range. A variant of of high popular sliding rooflight, this version allows us to manufacture much larger sliding rooflights with a mid section that opens to almost full length. This new bi parting sliding rooflight is also fully self supporting with the slide components supports concealed neatly within the frame. This is a fully electric sliding rooflight and comes with a manual override capability. Designed primarily for flat roofs but also has the ability to be installed on pitched roofs with a pitch upto 20°. For more information visit our product page or alternatively call us on 0116 2610710.