The average cost of solar tube installation is $612.50. Solar tube installation costs range from $475-$750 when professionally installed.
When you install solar tubes, you are granted natural light like that of skylights, but with less frustration and cost. If you have thought about increasing the amount of daylight to say, a dark hallway or kitchen, solar tubing is a great option. Solar tubes offer an abundance of indirect, warm light, and at just a small percentage of the costs of getting a traditional skylight installed.
How Much Does Solar Tube Installation Cost?
Solar tube installation costs about $750, with average prices to install a tubular skylight ranging from $500 to $1,000 in the US for 2019 according to Elite Solar. The cost to install a solar tube is much cheaper than installing traditional skylights which cost about $2,000 or higher. If you’re confident and not afraid of roof construction, you might be able to use a kit to install tubular skylights yourself for around $200 to $400. Tubular skylights don’t need more drywall installed like skylights do. There is no need to modify framing or paint. *This is not an actual quote – These are general estimates.
How Much Light Do Solar Tubes Produce?
The 10″ solar tube is the smallest lighting option available and gives off the equivalent of 3 100-watt bulbs, or enough to light a 150 to 200 sq. ft. room. A 14-inch solar tube can increases the brightness of a room up to 300 sq. ft.
Where Can Solar Tubes Be Installed in A Home?
You can install solar tubes in many different locations, some typical areas people like homeowners install solar tubes include:
- Laundry Rooms
- Walk-in Closets
Just about the only place you don’t want to install a light tube is directly above a screen, such as a TV or a computer, as this can create irritating glare.
Are Solar Tubes Right For Your House?
Solar tubes can also help you reduce your electricity bill. Also, due to solar tube installations not needing alternations to a frame, there are more options when it comes to finding the right solar tube for your home or business. Examine your attic space to make sure there is enough space to run a solar tube tube. We can come out and inspect your attic and room to ensure solar tubes will work for your home or business. If something is in the way, such as tubing, this can be avoided and/or moved. Installing tubular skylights are really simple when installed in vaulted ceilings, as they only need about a 1 ft of tubing. Read more about the pros & cons of solar tubes to find out if they are right for you.
GoGreen Daylight Systems, LLC In Surprise, Arizona
GoGreen Daylight Systems, LLC is a Skylight contractor and installer of top-quality Tube Skylights, Traditional Skylights, Solar Attic Fans, and Garage Fans in Phoenix, the West Valley and East Valley. Contact us today for a free quote!