How to light a dark landing with a sun pipe

Some of the most impressive installations I’ve made have been in landings and stair wells and this is often because the light can flood down from the ceiling, lighting up both the first floor landing as well as the stairs and hallway below. The light from just a single Solatube is extremely bright and can make a massive and very impressive difference to any dark area, but it always looks best when a solartube transforms a dark landing.

Customers often complain that their poorly lit landing or stair well makes for a gloomy or depressing home. But if you have a dark stair well or landing, then these are often the ideal place to install a Solartube sun tunnel. The sun pipe can go straight up through the attic or roof space, without having to go through a room above.


Having a well-lit staircase is also an important safety consideration, particularly for more elderly people and those with poor or failing eyesight. Another very frequently made comment is that people feel obliged to leave the doors to bathrooms and bedrooms open in order to provide just a little light on to the landing or dark stairs. If the bathroom is at the top of the stairs then many people feel it is unsightly to leave the door open. Not necessarily a massive reason to have a Solatube installed, but a consideration none the less.

If you want to know how to light up a dark stair well or landing then it’s definitely a sensible idea to consider installing a Solatube sun pipe because it can make a missive difference and really brighten up your home.

So, whether you’re looking for a Solatube installation for your landing in Scotland, Solatube Scotland is the approved sun pipe installer for Scotland.

I hope all the above helps and If you are interested in bringing natural light into your home, why not contact us at; 07778 283 427 to find out whether a Solatube sun pipe can help you. Typically, a fully installed system might cost anywhere between £900 – £1,200; that’s supplied, professionally installed and includes the VAT.

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