Installing Skylights

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How to Install a Skylight

Read this article for advice on installing skylights.

Installing Skylights: How to Put Drywall on New Skylights

Installing skylights are not as hard as you may think.

How to Install a Skylight Frame

Skylights help you save on utilities.

Install a Skylight 5 - Building a Curb

Before cutting, build a curb, or box frame, for your window.

How to Repair Jammed Motorized Skylight Shades

What to look for when fixing Motorized skylight shades.

Tubular Skylights - FAQs

They can bring light into small spaces.

Install a Skylight 10 - Building the Light Shaft

The light shaft directs light from the skylight on the roof.

Install a Skylight 7 - Determining Framing Requirements

Carefully examine the structure of the roof.

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.

How to Install Skylight Covers

Reach new heights in your DIY abilities.

How to Seal Skylight Windows

Sealing skylight windows prevents water leaks.

How to Repair a Cracked Skylight Window

A skylight window adds a great dimension to any room.

Tubular Skylight by ODL

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

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

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 3 - Tools and Materials Checklist

Tools: Level Square Crowbar Tin Snips Drill Bits Caulking Gun

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

Install a Skylight 1 - Introduction

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

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 Leaking Skylight Window

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

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

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

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

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 Make a Clothe Skylight Cover

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