All About Skylight Installation

Skylights allow 30% more light into the room from the window of the same-sized vertical. From the perspective of home decoration of view, skylights do not use wall space, thus creating a greater sense of spaciousness, while the lighting and ventilation of rooms.

Currently, the skylights are available in various colors, shapes, sizes, and types to suit every type of home and the roof.

Skylight installation can be as simple as capping the bottle. However, one can do the job perfectly with some tips about the same thing.

Skylight Installation

Just like choosing the right product is of primary importance, so is the need for the proper installation of skylights. Because you have to cut a hole in the roof, you have to be very careful.

Incorrect installation can make your home susceptible to leakage, drafts and condensation build-up. You could consider hiring an expert to complete the installation process, or those who like to do things themselves can try their hand with the following tips:

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Step 1: With a tape measure, draw chalk lines keep the 3 inch gap on all four sides of the sky. Remove gravel or stone using a utility knife. Putting the device into the center hole and secure with roofing screws.

Step 2: Cut a couple of 8-inch wide strip of paper and sliding roof under the shingles or gravel on all sides, starting at the bottom. Remove the nails and stones (with a flat pry bar, if needed), to install the paper.

Step 3: Introduce the bottom flashing piece and wrap it around the bottom of the glass skylight. Make sure that it covers the upper area and flat against herpes zoster. You can mess up some flashing nails horizontally into the side of the ceiling with the help of a hammer.

Step 4: Slide several pieces of flashing under the shingles. Continuing the work from the top down. Carefully inspect all parts to ensure that they overlap each other with a minimum of 4 inches on all sides.

Step 5: Slide a piece of flashing hard under the sky and under the roof by utilizing a bottom piece of flashing. Fixing the side pieces as well, working all the way until you finish the installation, the flashing head remains above and below the roof.