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Old 09-11-2015, 12:58 PM   #51
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I bought some insulation from homedepot and put it between the inner dome and outer dome in the shower.



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Old 09-11-2015, 08:06 PM   #52
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Ray, if you haven't yet, look back on page 1 and 2. Same thing I've done to a ton of them, just went a little farther into it. Go ahead and coat the outer dome, and paint the inside of the inner dome, and maybe add a little reflective bubble insulation too, then you won't have any of that light, unless what you did is temporary.
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Old 09-14-2015, 04:02 PM   #53
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What is the downfall of painting it black

I saw the thread below and wondered and read some comments about using a white paint but is it a bad idea to paint /Spray black ? If so why ? I would be fine if no light came in.

I simply painted the outside with plasti dip from Lowe's. Very simple and easy and effective.

All my roof vents and A/C cover are black...If I spay it white it's going to stand out since the shower skylight is right on the edge of the roof.
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And yet another from the other thread that I am partial to.

Made a removable cover for cleaning and secured the whole cover with Eternabond tape, no screws penetrating the roof.
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Old 09-14-2015, 04:10 PM   #55
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I saw the thread below and wondered and read some comments about using a white paint but is it a bad idea to paint /Spray black ? If so why ? I would be fine if no light came in.

I simply painted the outside with plasti dip from Lowe's. Very simple and easy and effective.

All my roof vents and A/C cover are black...If I spay it white it's going to stand out since the shower skylight is right on the edge of the roof.
Black will suck in the heat. I painted mine black to block and then covered with reflective silver. Works great.
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I think gooping four magnets around the outside of the dome and four more to a foil emergency blanket will work. Put it on when you park and remove it when you leave. Place it so the foil side faces out and it should do the trick. No permanent installation and nothing inside to fall or fail. Just an idea.
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Old 09-14-2015, 04:34 PM   #57
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I bought the reflective/insulated covers for the door window, and used velcro to cover the dome skylight over the shower. makes a big difference. i combined this with an insulated vent pillow in the bathroom vent which keeps the bathroom dark and cool.
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OC had a great fix to this problem. Check it out.
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Old 09-16-2015, 10:01 AM   #59
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I'm ordering a smoked dome, to replace the one that's on the roof now. Everything else is black/smoke I don't know why they would put a white dome over the shower. I guess it's my OCD kicking in.
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Painted the outside of mine with white interior latex. Took all of 10 minutes and blocked almost all heat gain while still letting light in. Simple and it works.
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