The Benefits of Sunlight In Your Home

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Think Sunlight In Your Kitchen or Bath Remodel

When preparing to remodel your kitchen or bath, incorporating natural lighting into your plans can be very important. According to recent studies, there are many benefits to natural sunlight:

Sunlight suppresses your appetite:

Yes, sunlight suppresses your hunger in two ways:

1. By stimulating melanocyte stimulating hormone (MSH) production into the pituitary gland;

2. By stimulating serotonin production and suppressing melatonin production into the pineal gland. It sounds very scientific, but it’s true!

Sunlight improves your circulation:

Sunlight improves blood circulation by dilating the blood vessels in your skin, thus bringing more nutrients and oxygen to your blood cells, red and white. It also keeps the heart healthy by lowering the heart rate and reduces blood pressure.

Sunlight boosts your immune system:

Sunlight encourages the production of white blood cells, which increase with sun exposure, and play a major role in defending the body against infections.

Sunlight helps to balance your body’s hormones:

Sunlight boosts your levels of serotonin – your body’s natural happy hormone! Which is why we feel happier and full of energy when the sun is shining! It’s been shown that exercising outdoors creates more endorphins in the body than exercising indoors – all thanks to the sun!

Steps You Can Take To Increase Natural Light in Your Home

If you’re committed to increasing the natural light in your home there are many actions you can take to start enjoying and benefiting from more natural sunlight, including your kitchen or bath remodeling plans:

  • Open curtains and shades during the day
  • Don’t block windows with furniture
  • Paint your window trim white
  • Use a light colour palette when painting your home
  • Add thermal windows
  • Invest in solar panels for your roof

And, if you’re really serious about getting more sunlight then you should think about using popular tubular skylights.

These skylights can fill you house with healthy natural light as they operate completely on solar energy. There are no complicated remote controls, switches or wiring, just pure, free sunlight. It’s easy: the dome captures sunlight on the roof during the day, and then the sunlight travels through the mirror-like tube until it enters your home. It even works on cloudy days! So get in touch with us today to see how we can get started on making you and your home healthier with natural sunlight.

Source: Solatube