Sunroom Skylight Replacement

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Pre-fabricated Sunroom Skylights. We see many homes with these “instant” additions that are add-on sunrooms or porches. Many times skylights were included but in every case they include the cheapest of skylights, both in product and in design. The structure consists of aluminum foam core panels.  Working with Aluminum Foam Core Roof Panels. The skylights …

Combi Skylights | A Fifth Wall Project

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Living Room Conversion This project is an example of how to make drastic changes in a room in your home without breaking the bank. Note that this is a one-story ranch home, nothing too fancy, but a bit outdated and ready for an upgrade.  The first step in this transformation was enlarging the room by …

Skylight Replacement with Custom Flashing

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Troublesome Skylights on a Tile Roof The complications. This home has three 34 year old skylights all in the same room and spaced equally apart from each other. The roof had been previously replaced with a concrete tile roof.  Tile roofs can be much more difficult for a typical contractor to perform these types of …

Skylight Terminology & Definitions

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Skylight Terminology and Parts The first step to knowing your way around your skylight is to understand some basic skylight terminology. See Roofing Definitions & Terms for more  information. Acrylics Plastic glazing, most commonly available in clear, bronze, or white but also available in other colors. Usually blown into a dome shape for aluminum framed skylights. …