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  • Roof Lanterns Vs Rooflights – Which To Choose?

    roof lantern and rooflight

    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.

     

    What is the difference between a roof light and a roof lantern?

    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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  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

    Duplus Architectural Systems Ltd are closely monitoring the Coronavirus situation via the recommended sources and in line with the available Government and Public Health England guidelines.

    Unless otherwise instructed, we intend to provide a normal service whilst protecting our staff and customers as much as possible.

    As of today, we have asked all our technical sales team to limit face to face contact as and where possible and to use alternative communication methods in the form of email or telephone. We ask anyone wishing to visit Duplus or our showroom, to make alternative arrangements and liaise via the aformentioned communication methods.

    We have implemented procedures that will enable staff to work remotely should that become necessary and have instigated additional measures to limit potential exposure to the virus and to continue operating come what may.

    We will keep you updated of any further developments that could impact on the service we provide.

    Thank you and please be safe.

    Duplus Architectural Systems Ltd

  • So Proud……

    Trustpilot and Duplus

    We don’t like blowing our own trumpet, that’s why we let our customers do it for us. A big thank you to all our customers for making us the number one rooflight company and for achieving an outstanding score of 4.9 out of 5 with our Trustpilot reviews.

  • Come and See Us……

    Come and see us at the Homebuilding & Renovating Show NEC March 28-31st. We’ll have products on display and a chance to discuss your requirements with our technical staff. We look forward to seeing you. Don’t forget to get in touch to receive your two free tickets.

    Duplus rooflights

    Duplus Stand D198

     

  • New Product – Bi-Parting Sliding Rooflight

    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.

    bi parting sliding rooflights for flat roof