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How to Install a Tube Skylight

DIY remodeling expert Paul Ryan demonstrates how to install a tube skylight in a living room ceiling. Learn how a solar tube can really brighten up a dark space.

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Materials

  • aluminum tape
  • 2-1/2" screws
  • skylight kit
  • roof sealant
  • pile seal

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • gloves
  • ladder
  • electric drill
  • keyhole saw
  • reciprocating saw
  • hole saw
  • wallpaper roller
  • laser level
  • utility knife
  • tape measure
  • disposable protective coveralls
  • compass
  • coat hanger
  • lumber crayon

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