Once you have had your bespoke rooflights designed and installed by Lonsdale Metal, learning about maintaining rooflights is important for keeping a bright, beautiful natural light source in your home. Rooflight or skylight maintenance can mean overall cleaning, repairs and checks, so we have put together our top tips for all factors in terms of maintenance.
The need for sustainable construction methods is growing year on year. In the UK, it is estimated that the construction sector accounts for 45% of CO2 emissions. Historically, we have not been well attuned to the environment and how we impact the planet. In the past, there has been little acknowledgement for how construction methods, if not regulated, can contribute to environmental issues.
In modern society, we are all held accountable, and made responsible, for our actions in relation to the planet. All sectors have been leaned on to adapt and enhance their processes to promote sustainability. Today we are exploring what the construction industry is doing to align themselves with this shift. Moreover, we will share how we at Lonsdale Metal are contributing to the collective push for sustainability in construction.
Creating an environmentally friendly house can be done with relative ease, and is hugely important. Year on year climate change worsens, and we all have a responsibility to do our bit to reduce our impact on the planet. Often, small changes that we can all make accumulate and help to bring about positive change. There are a number of things, for example, we can do around the home to help the collective climate effort. Today we are going to explore the ways in which homeowners can transform their home into an environmentally friendly house.
In the past we have received requests from customers that desire rooflights for listed buildings. If you own a listed building or are in the process of buying one, you may not yet understand the procedures in place to protect the property. With any listed building, if you own the property there are certain conditions that you must meet and agree to. Today we are going to unpack the restrictions surrounding listed buildings: ultimately asking is it possible to purchase rooflights for listed buildings.
Rooflights like other windows can be subject to condensation. Rooflight condensation is an issue in many buildings as both domestic and commercial environments are open to moisture which reacts with the glass to cause the condensation effect. In this article we will look into how you can prevent rooflight condensation, so you can ensure that this is not a problem in your building.
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.
The difference between non-fragile and walk-on rooflights is important for designers to understand when considering safety performance. Having a better understanding will enable you to decide which is most appropriate for your project and avid you specifying a more expensive walk-on version when a non-fragile rooflight is all that is required. So, what is the difference between the two? Continue reading “Non-Fragile & Walk-On Rooflights Explained”
Have you considered maximising the potential of your living space? Although there are many different ways to achieve a better, more modern space, an ultimate kitchen or dayroom extension could be the answer. Continue reading “Build The Ultimate Kitchen/Dayroom Extension”
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”
Some homes will receive more sunlight than others, and although it’s physically impossible for us to grab the sun and plant it in rooms which need it the most, there are other options we can take to achieve the same goal – rooflights and skylight installations being a popular one. Continue reading “Maximise Light In The Home With Rooflights & Skylights”