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Old 09-08-2011, 09:33 AM
 
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Default Skylight Company-Anyone?

Anyone know a good skylight company? One who is also a good installer. I need 2 replaced. Mid-Suffolk here.

Thanks
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Old 09-08-2011, 01:26 PM
 
Location: Nesconset, NY
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Sorry, can't help you with a referral. I just wanted to caution that bad installations are most often caused by: insufficient flashing and/or curb (4"min. on a <3/12 sloped roof). Many (if not most) skylights manufactured with integral curbs/flashing are prone to leaking because both the flashing and curb are too small.
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Old 09-08-2011, 03:07 PM
 
Location: Copiague, NY
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Lynbrook Glass, Motor Parkway Hauppauge. Makers and installers of the highest quality. Give them a call...
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Old 09-08-2011, 09:45 PM
 
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Sorry, can't help you with a referral. I just wanted to caution that bad installations are most often caused by: insufficient flashing and/or curb (4"min. on a <3/12 sloped roof). Many (if not most) skylights manufactured with integral curbs/flashing are prone to leaking because both the flashing and curb are too small.
EXACTLY!!! I had 2 people tell me that my skylights where installed incorrectly (was there when I bought the house). They are NOT flush with the roof. They stick up about 5-6 inches. Both leaked last year. I had them fixed with tar. However, one is starting to leak again in a different spot.

I guess its time to change them.
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