Here’s How Skylights Can Spruce Up Your Home

Skylights are an excellent addition to any home, improving both the interior and exterior of your home and increasing its overall value. Our specialists at Rapid Roofing can help you find the right spot to put skylights in your home. 

Here’s How Skylights Can Spruce Up Your Home

Here are the top reasons to consider a skylight installation.

Money-Saving Benefits

Skylights can save you money in a number of ways. The biggest of these would be from energy costs. Skylights offer a better alternative to electric lighting, allowing natural sunlight to brighten up any room in your home. Additionally, the state of Michigan offers tax credits and rebates when you use ENERGY STAR®-certified skylights for your home. Ask our experts at Rapid Roofing how such products can help you save money.


Operable or venting skylights are a viable alternative to air conditioning as well. Since warm air rises naturally, a venting skylight can create a chimney effect in a room. Coupled with a cross-breeze from any wall windows, this can effectively lower the temperature and, when done properly, can even forgo the need for constantly using electric air conditioning.

Maintaining Privacy

Residential roofing services often find installing windows to be challenging especially in developments where homes are built closely together. This is particularly true in bathrooms where you want a good source of lighting without sacrificing privacy. Skylights allow you to let daylight in to brighten up any area and keep the eyes of nosy neighbors away at the same time.

Spruce Up Small Areas

Skylights are a great way to boost the looks of dark areas of your home. Having sunlight light up the space makes a huge difference in aesthetics.

Rapid Roofing has been the leading provider of residential roof replacement, repair, maintenance and installation for over 30 years. Call us now at (734) 234-5900 to get a free estimate. We serve Ann Arbor, MI, and nearby communities.