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 Note that this is a one-story ranch home, nothing too fancy, but a bit outdated and ready for an upgrade.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 …

MAGS BAR Kitchen Skylight

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We need more light in our kitchen. The owners of this residence in the Hilltop neighborhood of Denver wanted to improve the daylighting in their kitchen. What they got by modifying their fifth wall—the ceiling—was a complete transformation of the kitchen! The space seems much larger and more open and welcoming. People will naturally gravitate …

VELUX Custom FCM Diamond Skylight

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An unusual orientation. Built in 1989, this residence in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood has a total of seven skylights. Six of the skylights were replaced with standard Velux FS M02 skylights. These are deck mounted, fixed skylights in a common size. However, the seventh skylight was also a deck mount skylight used in an improper manner. The skylight had …

Custom Skylight — MAGS BAR Curb Mount

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An outdated custom skylight. Built in 1997, the owners of this residence in Denver’s Hilltop neighborhood had to face the facts. Their skylight had to be replaced. The original skylight was constructed inexpensively. Aluminum frame with no thermal break. This transfers heat/cold directly from the exterior to the interior through the frame. Single pane acrylic glazing. …