Choosing a Roof Lantern for your Home

A roof lantern is a great way to add natural light to your home whilst making the rooms in your home feel bigger and brighter. A roof lantern can also add character to your home and form a centre piece to catch your eye as soon as you enter a room. There are several different shapes to choose from, we’ve put together a list of the most popular to help you decide on the shape that would best suit your home. 


A pyramid roof lantern tends to sit in the middle of the ceiling, the perfect option if you are looking for something a little different to the elongated pyramid shape. The symmetrical, modern look will instantly add light and an architectural touch to your home. This shape is best suited to smaller rooms, but also works well if you need to add natural light above your stair case or in the hallway. A pyramid is a more subtle option in comparison to the elongated shape that can tend to be more dominating in a room.

Elongated Pyramid

An elongated pyramid roof lantern is the most traditional lantern shape. It can run the whole length of a room and form an elegant focal point. An elongated shape is great for open plan spaces to help create flow and connect or separate different areas.


The trapezoid roof lantern is a great option if you are looking for something unique but a similar style to the elongated pyramid. Suited to modern homes this shape roof lantern will add character and a touch of style to your home whilst still providing the benefits of a traditional roof lantern with lots of natural light.

Here at Maybank Solutions, our roof lanterns are made with energy-efficient glass and thermal insulating frames. The benefit of this is that your stunning roof lantern will not only provide natural light but will also keep the cold at bay and help prevent the loss of heat from your home. A roof lantern is also a great option if you are looking to maintain some privacy in an overlooked garden, allowing you to enjoy beautiful sky views in private.

To discuss the shapes and sizes of roof lanterns we offer, please contact the team via our contact page or give us a call on 01708 523 823.

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