Light pipes. any good?

I am refurbing a 60's house with a dark landing.....any comments on a light pipe to lift gloom.
JT
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Very expensive. Put in a velux then box it in. Line the inside with mylar (used for emergency blankets and highly reflective)
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Nick Brooks wrote:

Good idea. Or stick cooking foil to the inside of the box. BTW, mylar in emergency blanket thickness is transparent. Metallising it makes it reflective, and effective as a heat reflector. The mylar is really just a tough "carrier" for an otherwise very weak and very thin layer of metal.
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OxSc wrote:

You can buy "heavy duty" mylar here
http://www.growell.co.uk/p/0309/Mylar_and_Black_White_Sheeting.html
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A friend of mine has one on his dark landing. Excellent!
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