Installing Skylights

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How to Install a Skylight

Read this article for advice on installing skylights.

Tubular Skylights - FAQs

How Does ODL Tubular work? ODL Tubular Skylight's patented Solar LensĀ® dome captures the light and

Skylight Windows: How to Install New Skylights and Repair Simple Leaks

Skylights are an affordable way to bring additional light into a home, and fully functional skylights

How to Seal a Leaking Skylight Window

Enjoy a skylight for the natural glow it lets into your house, not the water.

How to Install a Skylight Frame

Follow these steps to install a skylight frame.

How to Seal Skylight Windows

Sealing skylight windows prevents water leaks. You'll need the proper knowledge and materials, as well

Skylight Window Sealing: Mistakes to Avoid

Having a skylight window is an affordable way to bring in some additional light to brighten up your home.

How to Seal a Flat Skylight Window

By sealing a flat skylight window, you can eliminate the possibility of it leaking water. You won’t

How to Install a Dome On Top of a Flat Skylight

You can learn how to install skylight domes to easily add another protective layer on top of your existing

What Is the Difference Between a Dome and Flat Skylight?

A dome skylight angles up towards the outside of the roof. A flat skylight is much like a regular window.

Do Dome Skylights Offer More Insulation?

Not all dome skylights offer more insulation than what you can get from a flat skylight. However, you

Acrylic Dome Skylight vs. Glass Dome Skylight

Both a glass and acrylic dome skylight can provide you with a beautiful way to let natural light into

How Long Will an Acrylic Dome Skylight Typically Last?

The lifespan of an acrylic dome skylight has a lot to do with the quality of skylight that you buy. Some

How to Install Motorized Skylight Shades

Motorized skylight shades are ideal for skylights that are in high, hard-to-reach places. Installing

How to Repair a Cracked Skylight Window

A skylight window adds a great dimension to any room where it is installed. With the skylight window

6 Tools Needed for Installing Self Flashing Skylights

Installing skylights can be done by any do-it-yourselfer with the right tools and instructions. You'll

Install a Skylight 1 - Introduction

If you're considering installing a skylight yourself, be sure to read the following complete project

Install a Skylight 2 - Safety on the Roof

If you're installing a skylight, you'll eventually have to get up on the roof. Before you embark on a

Installing Skylights: How to Put Drywall on New Skylights

Installing skylights are not as hard as you may think. There are a few materials that you will need,

2 Reasons for Installing Flashing Around a Skylight

One of the most important steps when installing a skylight is to also install metal flashing. This flashing

When Is It Time for a Dome Skylight Replacement?

If you are trying to figure out whether you want a dome skylight replacement or not, you might find yourself

How to Install Skylight Covers

Installing skylight covers can be a tricky job if you have never done it before. Here are a few materials

How to Make a Clothe Skylight Cover

A skylight cover is used to reduce heat coming through skylights. It is also used for decorating rooms.

How to Repair Jammed Motorized Skylight Shades

Motorized skylight shades are window treatments that can be easily operated without having to manually

Install a Skylight 10 - Building the Light Shaft

The light shaft directs light from the skylight on the roof to the interior of your home. The following

Install a Skylight 3 - Tools and Materials Checklist

Tools: Level Square Crowbar Tin Snips Drill Bits Caulking Gun

Install a Skylight 7 - Determining Framing Requirements

To determine the framing needed for the opening, carefully examine the structure of the roof around your

Install a Skylight 8 - Installing and Flashing the Skylight

If you're installing a self-flashing skylight, you're now ready to position the skylight. But if your

Install a Skylight 6 - Opening the Roof

The thought of cutting a hole in your roof needn't conjure up images of dripping water destroying your

Install a Skylight 5 - Building a Curb

Before you can begin cutting through the roof, you'll have to build a curb, or box frame, for your skylight

Tubular Skylight by ODL

ODL tubular skylights bring soft, natural daylight into any room in your home, even in small spaces where