Skylight Repair | Flashing Replacement

Poorly designed or installed flashing creates leaks. This home has two identical skylights on the roof and one has been leaking. Caulking has been used in an attempt to stop the leak without solving the problem. And that problem is the flashing at the head of the skylight. Problems are revealed. As the skylight and …

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The skylights themselves may not be the culprit! If a skylight is mounted properly and sealed to its curb per the manufacturer’s instructions, it is very unlikely that it will leak. Left gallery above to show options. Condensation—A drip, not a leak. A common problem with older acrylic dome skylights is the lack of a …

Snow Melting

Best Way to Melt Snow Off of Glass Do you have a problem where snow or ice build-up on your overhead glass is giving you headaches? (pun intended) The best solution we have for you is to replace your glass with heated glass. The glass heating can be controlled to operate in any way you desire. The energy it uses …

Leaking Skylights

How to figure out why your skylight is leaking This is the time of year that we get calls from a variety of people that are experiencing problems with leaking skylights. The question that is frequently asked is why are my skylights leaking now, but did not leak from rains this last fall? The answer …

Do Skylights Leak?

Skylights do not leak when you use the proper skylight and they are installed properly The summary says it all. Use a good quality product like Velux and you will not experience any problems as long as you install it properly. That begins with choosing the correct skylight that Velux offers for the right conditions. …