Kitchen roof lights offer huge advantages over standard, wall fitted windows. The kitchen is often referred to as the heart of the home and research shows we increasingly spend a lot more time in our kitchens than we did in the past. As space becomes a premium, the kitchen is often an eating area as well as being used for food preparation. Breakfast bars, integrated dining areas and overall open plan design are all choices increasingly made by homeowners planning a new kitchen space. By installing a flat roof skylight, much more becomes possible in terms of making your kitchen both beautiful and a functional place to live.
Ask any homeowner what their prime must-haves in a new kitchen are and they are sure to list maximum cabinet space high up on the list. After all, we all love our gadgets and these days, there are a whole host of labour saving and life enhancing machines that we want to store in our kitchens, without necessarily wanting them on display all the time. And that’s without mentioning the storage required for food supplies, crockery, herbs and spices, and other things we need daily when cooking and entertaining.
So, anything that can free up wall space for more kitchen cabinets is bound to be advantageous. By installing one or more kitchen roof lights, you can reduce the need to have a significant area of wall taken up by a window, without having to sacrifice the benefit of admitting natural light to your kitchen area. Kitchen skylights leave more room for cupboards and drawers overall, and that’s got to be good!
You need a strong light source to work effectively in a kitchen for practical reasons. Very often, that means having a harsh, overhead light that’s functional, but not very attractive. Roof lights for kitchen spaces, on the other hand, admit tons of clean, natural light all day long – in contrast to a wall-sited window that may only allow strong light in at certain times of the day. As well as enhancing working conditions, this natural light complements your kitchen design better than artificial light.
More than that, it allows you to reduce the amount of time you have your artificial lights switched on, which in turn cuts your electricity bills, saving you money. And finally, choosing an opening roof light kitchen window better ventilates your room and keeps it free from cooking smells. Hot air rises and a skylight in a kitchen ceiling will extract the heat from your cooker or stove, allowing fresh, clean air to circulate within instead.
Because every kitchen space is as unique as the individuals who own and use them, it’s well worth investing in kitchen roof lights that are designed especially for your home. If you want to reap all the benefits mentioned above and more, speak to our team at Toughened Glass Systems about kitchen skylights for your property. As one of the UK’s top independent glass suppliers, we work with homeowners, designers, architects, and more to design roof lights for kitchens and other areas that will beautify any space. We also team with contractors to carry out expert installation. To find out more, see our website at https://toughenedglasssystems.co.uk or call us on 020 3633 3224 today.