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Old 06-24-2016, 02:09 AM   #1
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Just wanted to post after wifey complaining all of last year about the light coming into the bedroom from the sky lite in the shower and I noticing all the heat that also was coming in I ordered 20% window tint and installed in the shower and man has it helped lower all the heat by 70% and also the wife is a happy camper , next is to install tint on the storm door to stop most the heat coming in from there . Anything to help the poor AC units .
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Old 06-24-2016, 08:28 AM   #2
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An alternate way to cut down on heat transfer thru the tub skylight is to remove the inner lense (a few screws) and place a couple of layers of 1" bubblewrap inbetween the inner and outer lense ... replace the inner lense. It sounds pretty shade tree, but it does work.
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Old 06-24-2016, 08:52 AM   #3
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Just wanted to post after wifey complaining all of last year about the light coming into the bedroom from the sky lite in the shower and I noticing all the heat that also was coming in I ordered 20% window tint and installed in the shower and man has it helped lower all the heat by 70% and also the wife is a happy camper , next is to install tint on the storm door to stop most the heat coming in from there . Anything to help the poor AC units .
I found some 1 3/4 - 2" polyethylene foam and cut blocks of it for the 3 vents and the skylight for exactly the same reason. Cut them a tad oversize on the L & W so they hold themselves in place. They still transmit light in the shower, but, the radiant heat is way less
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:16 AM   #4
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This is my way of blocking the sun from coming through the skylight. Very simple and economical to do and you can access the skylight for clearance when taking a shower.
I use four screen retention clips that use the screws from the skylight to hold the 1/4" foam core board in place this is cut to fit the skylight. see attached pictures.
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:27 AM   #5
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Did mine from the outside which also protects the dome from damage.
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Old 06-24-2016, 09:29 AM   #6
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Why FR put a clear dome on the shower I don't know I like some of the ideas to cut the light and heat. I'm thinking about replacing the outside dome with a smoke colored one. bubble wrap or window tint both inexpensive.
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Old 06-24-2016, 10:18 AM   #7
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These are great ideas we just bought our new 35 ik and are looking for the same idea to cut down on the heat. Thanks for sharing the pictures I'd love to see more ideas of what others have done as well
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Another option is just to spray paint it.....white will still let light in,to a point, but sure blocks the heat...
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Old 06-24-2016, 04:55 PM   #9
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What is 20 % window tint ? How is it installed and where can I find it ?
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Old 06-24-2016, 05:07 PM   #10
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light and heat coming in skylight

Camping world sells pkg of two small pillows that fit skylight to resolve this
very problem.
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