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Old 06-02-2015, 07:31 AM   #11
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I install four screen plastic clips that can be rotated, that are mounted into the present screws that hold skylight in at the corners. We then mounted a 1/4 thick white foam cut to fit the clips. The foam board can be purchased at a craft store, clips can be purchased at a local hardware store such as an Ace hardware in the storm door repair parts area. I did this for under $5.00. The board is removed for showering and than reinstalled.
I did the same thing. Works very well. I have two skylights and with the sun coming through the ac just couldn't keep up. This solved the problem.
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Old 06-02-2015, 03:36 PM   #12
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shower sky;ight

I used a paper accordion shade from Home Depot and a pice of plastic. It was sunny when I took the pix.
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:07 PM   #13
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Do you have a pic you can posts? TIA!
I see if this will attach to this thread.
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Old 06-06-2015, 06:21 PM   #14
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I applied a film to the underside of the skylight. Bought the film (it reduces u.v. penetration) from one of the big box stores. This still allows light, but seems to have reduced the "heat".
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Old 06-06-2015, 07:10 PM   #15
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We are also interested in doing something similar (just not sure what right now.) Was wondering about the outer skylight distorting or cracking from the reflected heat. Anyone notice a problem with doing this sort of mod?
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My exterior bubble cracked and leaked due to sloppy installation at the factory. When I changed it I went back with a smoked tint bubble. Read about it here.

D-I-Y Shower Skylight Bubble Change

But before that I was roasting in the summer heat and wanted to sleep a bit after sun up, so I took down the inner "garnish" and just put a piece of parchment paper over the little window in the garnish.

Cheap fix, about 10 minutes, helped a lot. And it didn't mess with the outer bubble.
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