Dome Skylight Replacement | Evergreen CO

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New roof—New skylights. The owner of this residence, located about 15 minutes north of the town of Evergreen had gotten a new roof installed on his home and decided to replace his outdated acrylic, dome skylights, also. Since skylight and roofs have similar service lives, this is a wise decision. Velux glass skylights are a …

Go Solar for a Smarter Home

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How to modernize an oversized, outdated dome skylight. The owners of this townhome in the Yosemite Village community contacted us to replace their old dome skylights with an upgrade. Part of a 4-unit building, each unit has three skylights—one large 2 1/2′ x 8′ over the stairwell and two 2′ x 2′ skylights above the …

Mountain Home Gets New Velux Skylight

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Bedroom skylight will improve daylighting. The owners of this residence in Edwards, CO contacted us about adding a skylight in their bedroom. Edwards is an unincorporated community in Eagle County and with a population over 10,000, one of the largest towns in the Vail Valley. Their bedroom is a perfect candidate for a new skylight. …

Custom Skylight – Two for One

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A custom skylight provides a creative solution for the customer’s problem. The owners of this residence in Wheat Ridge, CO contacted us to replace one of their skylights, a large, three by six foot, acrylic dome. But they also had a question—Could they get a venting skylight? And here was our answer to make it …

Aspen Home Remodel Includes Skylights

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Eight Velux skylights are part of the project. This Aspen, CO residence was originally built in 1965. In 2017 it underwent a complete renovation by Koru LTD. We were hired to install eight skylights on the home. The results were spectacular! The 4700 sq ft, four bedroom, two bath home has an estimated value by …

Curb Mounted vs Deck Mounted

Curb Mounted Skylights

Curb mounted skylights are the most common skylight type.  This design requires a box structure for the unit to ‘set’ on.  Generally this box comprises 2×6, or larger construction lumber, set on end, and attached to the roof deck.  The box is then ‘flashed in’ with the

Franktown Skylight, Cladding and Blind Replacement

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VELUX VCS (Venting Curb Solar) Skylight. VELUX Cladding Kit. Roof Replacement Spurs Significant Skylight Upgrade. The owners of this residence built in 1985 in Franktown’s Bannockburn subdivision made a wise choice. When their roof required replacement, they chose to update their seven skylights along with it. Five of their older Velux skylights were replaced. Three deck mount …

Velux VCS Solar Curb Mount Installation

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A Typical VELUX VCS Solar Powered Curb Mount Installation. Solar powered skylights are a great way to add fresh air to your home. With no wiring to install, it’s much less expensive than an electric powered skylight. And solar powered skylights are eligible for a 30% Federal Tax Credit on the skylight AND its installation! A Home …

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 …

Velux Curb Mount

Velux has curb mount skylights that are non-operable and operable Velux moved out of the world of supplying only deck mounted skylights many years ago. They have built a very nice curb mount non-operable (fixed) glass skylight (FCM) using newer technologies such as rubber for their interior frame instead of cold-conducting aluminum. Velux now offers manual …