Simple Dome for Dome Replacement

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A Simple Dome for Dome Skylight Replacement Isn’t the Best Option. However, sometimes it’s the only option. An HOA or neighborhood association may require a dome skylight. To match other existing skylights. It’s a custom size or shape. The benefits of a glass skylight: Standard sizes are less expensive. We do not sell the “cheap” acrylic …

Skylight Domes

Acrylic domed skylights or bubble skylights Domed skylights are usually made from acrylic and sometimes polycarbonate. They are the most common skylight type but are really 1980’s type technology. They usually have an aluminum frame with a thermal barrier. There are better quality skylights out there, made of glass instead of acrylic. As energy prices …

Plastic Skylight

Acrylic skylight dome When people speak of a plastic skylight they really are talking about an acrylic skylight dome. See the blog about acrylic skylight dome and/or replacement skylights

Cracked Skylights

What do you do when your skylight is cracked? The most common crack that occurs with skylights is usually found on the acrylic glazed skylight. Probably the second most common crack would be found on laminate glass skylights. It is best to repair either crack by either replacing just the glazing or by replacing the …

Glass Vs Acrylic Skylights

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Glass Vs Acrylic, What Exactly Is the Difference? Cost Velux fixed skylight models are cheaper than acrylic. Custom glass skylights cost more than custom acrylic skylights.  The View Glass skylights have a near perfect transparency rating. Acrylic by it’s nature, can add a wavy distortion to the view and are usually tinted bronze. Durability Glass has factory seals …