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 …

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1 Leaks!

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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. Condensation—A drip, not a leak. A common problem with older acrylic dome skylights is …

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DIY Skylight Repair

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Can I Repair My Own Skylight? We get asked a lot if there is a DIY skylight repair for homeowners. It’s a small leak, or they can’t really see anything wrong with the skylight, so it’s got to be a simple fix right? This may not be …

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October Snow In the Rockies

We’ve been blessed with a generous amount of snow these past few days. How does this effect our roofs and skylights? At the time of this writing we are still receiving white flakes from the sky and have been for the last two days. We …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Electrically Heated Glass

How to stop condensation and snow from accumulating on your skylight glass Electrically heated glass is a great product in certain situations. Example: There is a hotel in Vail that has a glass awning over the drive-through entryway. Their problem is that too much snow …

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Tis the Season for Leaking Skylights

Rains and fast melting snow brings out skylight problems Spring showers bring not only welcomed flowers, but all too often they usher in a downpour of calls from people experiencing leaks in their skylights. It is especially prevalent because large amounts of water can assault …

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Leaking Skylights

How to troubleshoot a leaking skylight Most people think they should find a roofer when their skylight starts leaking. First, the problem is most roofers do not understand the make-up of a skylight. It is important to know how one functions before you attempt to …

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