Why It's Better Than a Skylight

Why should you consider adding a sun tube daylighting device like the Solatube in your home? When you consider the multiple benefits that separate Solatube from skylights, the choice becomes increasingly clear.

Solatube vs. Skylight
  • More Cost Effective: A Solatube costs considerably less than a skylight to install. For example, a typical skylight can cost the homeowner $2,000 while a Solatube can cost as little as $599 because there's no need for invasive framing or painting work!
  • Better Quality of Light: Skylights allow harmful ultraviolet (UV) light to enter your home, heating up the interior and over time discoloring floors and furniture. Solatubes reject 99% of UV light, allowing only natural, white sunlight to enter.
  • Goes Almost Anywhere: Solatubes are smaller and more compact than skylights. They can even beam light into rooms that donít have direct roof access. A skylight needs to be directly affixed to the roof.
  • Save Time: Skylights require more work and time to install. A Solatube daylighting system can be installed and piping natural sunlight into your home in less than 2 hours.
  • Fits In With Roomís Décor: Solatube lenses come in a variety of shapes, and you can choose one that blends in with the look of the room. Often visitors mistakenly believe that a Solatube cover hides an electric light bulb when in fact itís 100% pure sunlight thatís lighting the room.

Super Skylights would love to show you the benefits that Solatube offers you in person. Request a free in-home consultation so you can see for yourself.