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Everything you need to know about bespoke rooflights.

Bespoke rooflights, otherwise known as custom-made skylights, are custom-made and manufactured to the specific measurements of your home or commercial building. They can be as big or as small as you need them. 

Here at Lonsdale Metal, we specialise in bespoke rooflights and have manufactured overhead glazing systems for structures like Windsor Castle, Kings Cross Railway, and even for the private homes of Prince Edward and Countess Sophie of Wessex. 

Established in 1946, we have some of the most highly-experienced architects available to help you with your every need. We have many variations of bespoke rooflights for sale. 

This article will tell you everything you need to know and provide you with the knowledge to start making steps towards installing your Bespoke Rooflight.

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The Benefits of Flat Glass Rooflights

Flat Glass Rooflights are some of the most stylish windows on the market. Renowned for its aesthetically pleasing design, energy efficiency, and vast versatility, this is not a product you should ignore. 

In this article, we will present the benefits of Flat Glass Rooflights. Including the attributes mentioned above, as well as their affordability, endurance, and Walk-On Rooflights. A safer, reinforced alternative to average glass. 

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Are Rooflights Energy Saving?

Not only are Lonsdale Metal rooflights beautiful to look at, they also provide you with amazing energy efficiency that can save you a lot of money. Rooflights are great for energy saving whilst also providing your buildings with a source of natural light.

In this article we will be looking at how your rooflights can save you both energy and money by increasing your efficiency, preventing air leakage, reducing heat loss and increasing heat gain from sunlight. We will also talk about some benefits that you may not have considered, including the positive effects that natural light can have on morale and productivity in businesses. 

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Finding The Right Rooflights For Your Home

Finding the right rooflights for your home can be difficult if you are new to rooflights and skylights. So, it is vital that you are aware of all of the factors you need to think about when choosing rooflights for your property. In this blog article, we will cover how to find the right rooflights for your home, so you can work your way through all of the different aspects that will need to be in consideration. Sit back and take note of everything you need to know when purchasing rooflights for your home.

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Our Latest Museum Solar Control Projects

Recently at Lonsdale Metal, we have completed various projects on museums including The British Museum and The V&A Museum. All of the museums we have completed work on had special requirements for solar control/shading due to the UV damage that their exhibits were witnessing. As these museums feature priceless exhibitions it is crucial that they are protected from the damaging UV light, so they can maintain their great appearance for public viewing. In this article, we will talk you through the methods we used to achieve solar control at these great UK museums. So, see how our rooflights and glazing have transformed museums across Britain.

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Designing A Smart Home

Designing a smart home can come in various forms for different homeowners or builders depending on their budget and needs. It’s no doubt that technology continues to evolve and grow into markets we didn’t think were possible, and with the opportunities to now incorporate such tech into our homes, it’s become quite the trend. Continue reading “Designing A Smart Home”