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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 … Continue reading The Differences Between Glass and Acrylic Skylights

Velux Sun Tunnel

Sun Tunnels Provide Economical Daylighting A Velux Sun Tunnel or other tubular skylight allows light to travel from the roof and through an attic. The use of a highly reflective tube that ends at the ceiling with a diffuser makes Sun Tunnels a more economical option than a standard skylight. The tubes fit between the … Continue reading Velux Sun Tunnel

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 ››

Acrylic Cluster Dome Skylights Replacement

Acrylic Dome Skylights Have Surpassed Their Life Span. The homeowners had issues with their acrylic dome skylights. Installed in a cluster formation when the home was built, they had aged beyond their life span. The skylights were having problems with cracking and leaking, not to mention they are dangerous and are a fall safety concern; it’s easy to slip and fall through them … Continue reading Acrylic Cluster Dome Skylights Replacement