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Brighten Any Dark Room

Your home is a unique reflection of you and your style. But without proper lighting, your home may feel closed in and dark, making it difficult to read, cook, and even differentiate between colours.
With Solatube Daylighting Systems you can brighten any dark room — even those on the ground floor or in the basement.

And because installing a Solatube Daylighting System can usually be done in about two hours, you can change your light and begin enjoying a better quality of life all in the same day.

Skylights for Bathrooms

Shower yourself with Sunshine

The bathroom is the place you get yourself ready for the world. You shower; you shave; you apply makeup. Artificial lighting can make it difficult to see well, causing you to strain your eyes trying to discern between the shampoo and conditioner bottles, miss a spot while shaving, or select eye shadow that is too bright for your skin tone. A Solatube Daylighting System can help you avoid these issues by brightening your bathroom with pure, clean daylight. So go ahead and shower yourself with sunshine.

 

Benefits

 

  • No more messing with the lights every time you enter and leave the bathroom.
  • With natural light, reading the small print on medication labels is easier and causes lessstrain on your eyes.
  • Makeup applied in artificial light can end up looking very different when viewed in natural light. Daylighting in your home lets you see how you really look before you venture out in public.
  • Shaving in natural light can help you see better, so you can avoid nicks and missed spots.
  • Electric lights can give off a yellowish glow, makingeven a clean bathroom feel grungy. A Solatube Daylighting System gives your bathroom a cleaner, airier feel.

The Ingredient for a Brighter Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s where meals are cooked, studying is done and families and friends gather. Natural lighting can enhance your experience by bringing out the colour of food and making the meals you serve more appealing; it can improve concentration so homework gets finished quicker; it can even boost energy levels for more lively conversations. In addition, natural light can improve the look of your kitchen by bringing out the rich textures of your cabinets and counters. A Solatube Daylighting System is the ingredient to make your kitchen a brighter place.

Benefits

  • Detailed tasks such as cutting vegetables become easier and safer with natural light.
  • Natural light lets colours burst forth, making salads look greener and more appealing.
  • Daylight reduces eye strain, making it easier to read the small print in recipes.
  • A Solatube Daylighting System enables light to be placed exactly where you need it to optimise activities like cooking, reading and socialising.

Transform Small Spaces into Showcases


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Hallways, stairwells, entryways and closets are often overlooked when it comes to lighting. Although they are heavily traffic areas, they remain missed opportunities for ensuring safety, showcasing colours and illuminating the architecture of your home. Solatube Daylighting Systems allow you to bring daylight indoors so you can diminish the dark and transform even the smallest space into a showcase of light.

BenefitsCloset Skylight

  • Make your home more inviting with entryways, hallways and stairwells that are brightly lit by daylight.
  • Hallways often possess underutilised wall space. With natural light present, this space can become a showcase for family photos and artwork.
  • Adding natural light to a dark stairwell can open up the space and help prevent stumbles.
  • Daylight aids in colour rendition, so you’ll see colours in their true state and notice the difference between black and navy blue.
  • Transform an entryway into a showpiece, providing guests with an inviting entry point to your home that makes them feel comfortable and welcome.


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What a difference! My dark hallway now has light and my walk-in closet has natural lighting so I can see the actual colours. – Margaret B

Bring New Life to Your Living and Family Rooms

Whether you have a living room, family room or media room, this space is often the activity hub of a home. It’s where people gather to socialise with friends, watch a favourite TV show, or curl up on the couch with a good book. A Solatube Daylighting System can enhance this active space by using natural daylight to brighten dark spots and bring new life to your room.

Benefits

  • Daylight in your home can reduce eye strain and make reading easier.
  • Whether you’re entertaining, working or watching TV; natural light can make any activity more enjoyable.
  • If your living room is bordered by windows, a Solatube Daylighting System can help balance the interior and exterior light to reduce glare.

Load Your Laundry Room with Light

Doing the laundry covers everything from sorting and washing to folding and ironing. The laundry room is often small and poorly lit, making it difficult to sort colours and mend clothes. Loading in pure, natural daylight can transform your laundry room into an environment that is as clean and bright as the outdoors.

 

Benefits

    • Daylight provides perfect colour rendition, making it easier to sort clothes so you can keep your whites white and your colours bright.

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  • Electric lights emit a yellow hue, making rooms look dingy. The sun delivers bright, clear daylight, so your laundry room will look crisp and clean.

Bedroom Skylights

Not Just for Sleeping Anymore

There’s nothing like pure sunlight streaming into your bedroom to welcome you to a new day. It wakens your senses, puts you in a good mood and prepares you to take on the world. That same natural light can provide you with pure colour rendition so you can select the perfect outfit. Its pure, clear rays also allows you to read a book or work on the computer without straining your eyes. When you harness the power of the sun with a Solatube Daylighting System, your bedroom can become a place to spend not only your sleeping hours; but your waking ones as well.

Benefits


  • Getting ready for the day is easier in natural light. Pure daylight renders colours in their true state, making it easy to find socks that match your pants.
  • Natural light in the bedroom allows you to tune into your natural waking and sleeping patterns, so you can wake up more rested.
  • Today’s bedroom is used for sleeping, reading, dressing, watching TV, reading and even working on the computer. A Solatube Daylighting System provides just the right amount of light to meet all your needs.

Feast on Daylight in your Dining Room

Skylights for Dining Rooms

It’s no secret that food brings people together and the dining room is often the setting for family dinners, holiday feasts, and cozy get togethers. When you add natural light to the mix, you’ll make meals more mouth-watering and bring out the shine in your fine furniture and decor. Add natural light with a Solatube Daylighting System and make these special occasions even more memorable.

Benefits

  • Natural light brings out the colour of vegetables and fruits and makes meals more appetising.
  • Decorate with sunlight and bring out the rich decor of your dining room.
  • Enhance your dining environment with natural light and make your gatherings more memorable.

Light Your Garage For Safety

 

Garages present unique lighting challenges because of their large, open spaces. Artificial lighting is spotty at best and produces dark areas that create hazardous conditions when using power tools, working on vehicles, or shelving items for storage. With Solatube Daylighting Systems, sunlight can be piped in to evenly illuminate the full expanse of a garage. The result is a safe and well-lit environment for any task.

 

Benefits

  • Dim lighting can make working with power tools or servicing your vehicle a dangerous task. Natural light brightens work areas to improve safety.
  • Tasks like organising your garage can be tedious, especially with inadequate lighting. Daylighting can make it less of a chore by providing well-lit conditions to work in.

Sunlight Lets You Work Smarter, Not Harder

 

Studies have shown that people who work in sunlight experience less eye strain, take fewer sick days and are more productive. In addition, using daylight in your home office or study can benefit your budget by reducing daytime electricity expenses. So why work harder than you need to? Install a Solatube Daylighting System and start working smarter.

Benefits

  • Dim, artificial light can make visual tasks such as studying, filing and using a computer hard on your eyes. Bright, clear daylight can ease the strain and make tasks easier to complete.
  • Compared to other rooms, a home office requires specific task lighting. Daylighting allows for precise light placement that helps with tasks such as reading and writing.
  • Furniture in a home office can absorb artificial light, making the room feel dark and closed in. Daylighting counteracts this effect by brightening the space and making it seem larger.

A Solatube Daylighting System delivers correct light placement and size so you can stay focused throughout the day and complete the tasks that are important for your business. -Mike, Solatube Certified Installer

Play All Day in Your Games Rooms

 

Grownups and kids alike can benefit from playtime, whether that means a billiard battle with your best bud in your games room, or a dance party with your kids in their play room. Natural lighting can amplify the positive effects of playing by reducing eye strain and enhancing mood. In addition, Solatube Daylighting Systems block the harmful UV rays that can damage skin.

So let the light in and play all day.

Benefits

  • Whether you’re playing pool or poker, natural light enhances your mood and energy level so you can play all day.
  • Natural light can reduce eye strain to make playtime more enjoyable.

Traditional skylights and older windows can transfer heat from the outside into your home. A Solatube Daylighting System provides a comfortable light level while preventing heat buildup in your games or play room. -Barney, Solatube Certified Installer

 

Make The Most of Your “Me Time”

Your “me time” is precious, so make the most out of it. Whether you’re into sewing, painting, scrapbooking, constructing models, or playing a musical instrument; filling your hobby or activity room with sunlight can enhance your enjoyment. In poor lighting, detail tasks like reading the small print on instructions, threading a needle, or assembling miniature model parts can make you squint and give you a headache. Clear, bright daylight eases the strain on your eyes and also provides perfect colour rendition, so you’ll be able to discern even the smallest colour differences in your paintings or admire your Don Bradman memorabillia in all its glory.

Benefits

  •  Sunlight improves visual acuity, which can assist with hand/eye coordination required for precision activities like sewing and model building.
  • If your hobby room has small or no windows, a Solatube Daylighting System will add bright daylight so you strain your eyes less and can enjoy your activity longer.

 

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