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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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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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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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