How long do roof lanterns or skylights last?

The lifespan of a roof lantern or skylight depends on various factors such as the quality of the materials used, the installation and the level of maintenance. Typically. They can last anywhere from 10-25 years or more. With the rapid advance of technology in the manufacture and the materials used, their longevity will continue to grow. Regular maintenance and cleaning can help to prolong their lifespan.

How do I clean my roof lantern or skylight?

Roof lanterns and skylights can be cleaned using a soft cloth or sponge and a mild detergent. Avoid using abrasive cleaners or tools that could scratch the glass or frame. It is also a good idea to clean them regularly to prevent dirt and debris from accumulating. They can also be installed with self-cleaning glass.

Are roof lanterns and skylights energy efficient?

Yes, both roof lanterns and skylights are designed to be energy efficient. They can feature double or triple glazing, low-emissivity coatings and other technologies that can help reduce heat loss and improve insulation.

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

Roof lanterns and skylights both allow natural light into a room from the roof. However, roof lanterns are raised structures that sit on top of a roof while skylights are flat and fit into the roof itself. Roof lanterns also tend to have a more decorative design with a frame while skylights are simpler in appearance.

How much do internal doors cost?

The cost of internal doors depends on several factors including the materials, size and style of the door. Custom-made doors can cost more depending on the complexity of the design and the materials used. Contact us and we will be happy to provide a free survey and a no-obligation quote.

What materials are used to make internal doors?

Internal doors can be made of various materials such as solid wood, engineered wood, glass, aluminium or composite materials. Each material has its own advantages and disadvantages such as space saving or ease of operation.

What types of internal doors are available?

There are several types of internal doors available, including hinged doors, sliding doors, bifold doors and pocket doors. Each type has its advantages and disadvantages such as space saving or ease of operation.

What are internal doors?

Internal doors are doors that are used within a building to separate rooms or areas. They can be made of various materials such as wood, glass or composite materials.