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10 Things You Should Know Before Installing a Skylight

Educate yourself with these helpful tips before installing a skylight.

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Energy efficiency, water tightness, sound reduction and other factors such as load and wind resistance are important considerations. Explore additional options such as shading, UV coatings and ventilation. Also, many manufacturers offer high-quality products made from sustainable materials in an effort to protect the environment. Installing a skylight is a serious undertaking, and you want to make sure you'll be satisfied with your decision later on.

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