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View Poll Results: Skylights on a flat roof: Glass or plastic better?
Glass 2 50.00%
Plastic 2 50.00%
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Old 07-10-2010, 05:51 PM
 
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Skylights-what is better glass or plastic in the hurricane-prone areas of the US?
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Old 07-11-2010, 11:24 PM
 
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Go with Velux. They offer a laminate designed to Dade County/Miami standards.

http://www.veluxusa.com/Consumer/Pro...f/default.aspx

Miami-dade glass | VELUX
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Old 07-12-2010, 07:45 AM
 
Location: Cary, NC
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2nd the Velux.
And, they offer storm shutters, too.
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Old 07-12-2010, 08:28 AM
 
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There is nothing worse than buying cheap skylights and having them leak on you. In skylights, quality makes all the difference!
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Old 07-13-2010, 02:19 PM
 
Location: NE CT
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There is nothing worse than buying cheap skylights and having them leak on you. In skylights, quality makes all the difference!

I also have Velux and they have never leaked at all in the 10 years of winters and summers in CT
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Old 07-21-2010, 10:17 PM
 
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I also have Velux and they have never leaked at all in the 10 years of winters and summers in CT
Thank you!
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Old 07-21-2010, 10:19 PM
 
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There is nothing worse than buying cheap skylights and having them leak on you. In skylights, quality makes all the difference!
Thank you!
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Old 07-21-2010, 10:20 PM
 
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2nd the Velux.
And, they offer storm shutters, too.
Thank you!
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