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Old 05-30-2015, 08:03 PM   #1
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Shower skylite

We have a8528 Flagstaff with a clear shower skylite. How do other Flagstaff owners block the heat it lets in? Or any one else with clear skylite.

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Old 05-30-2015, 08:07 PM   #2
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I just saw this today (not for the shower) but it's a insulator for vents. I purchased it to keep the light out of the bedroom.

Camco 45192 Sunshield Vent Insulator with Reflective Surface
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00..._detailpages01
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Old 05-30-2015, 08:25 PM   #3
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See post #17 Skylight Outside Cover
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Old 05-31-2015, 08:46 AM   #4
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I just saw this today (not for the shower) but it's a insulator for vents. I purchased it to keep the light out of the bedroom.

Camco 45192 Sunshield Vent Insulator with Reflective Surface
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00..._detailpages01
On our Rockwood, the shower skylight frame is exactly the same size as the frame for the frosted glass in the door and the reflective shade for a door covers perfectly.
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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.
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Old 05-31-2015, 09:47 AM   #6
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I don't have a Flagstaff but in mine, which has an odd-shaped skylight, I bought a thin piece of clear plastic and cut it te same size as the frame. Then I got a paper light blocking folding shade at Home Depot and cut that the same size. I used the screws from the frame to hold it in.
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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.
Well that just seems like an easy fix. I think I have my next project... Thanks.
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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.

Do you have a pic you can posts? TIA!
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I'll get one tomorrow
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Do you have a pic you can posts? TIA!
Hi, we are camping right now and will be traveling home on Wendsday the 2 of June. I will then be able to post pictures of what I did, but my wife also said to go to RV Net and do a search. Type in RV skylight covers and serval options will appear, she saw the same thing we did on that site.

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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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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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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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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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