Acrylic Skylights

The Differences Between Glass and Acrylic Skylights

The Pros and Cons of Glass and Acrylic Skylights

Acrylic skylights were the standard skylights in the 1980's, but in the early 2000's companies, like the international company Velux, started mass producing glass skylights. The benefits of these newer glass skylights far outweigh the benefits from acrylic skylights.

Cost

Velux fixed skylight models are mass-produced for use around the globe, making them … Continue Reading ››

Simple Dome for Dome Replacement

Product Used: American Skylights B/C acrylic dome skylight.

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 … Continue Reading ››

Flat Glass Skylights

Skylight Curb Adapters work with Flat Glass Skylights

We use the Velux FCM or VCM (fixed or venting curb mount) glass skylights for most standard openings. We sell curb adapters if your opening is slightly larger (within a couple inches) of the standard size that Velux offers. A standard 2x4 skylight curb adapter will cost about $185.00 … Continue Reading ››