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  1. Roofing/Siding
    I am a homeowner and hired a GC to do some work on my house including installing 2 new skylights in the entryway. The idea was to get 2 - 22X46 skylights and place them in between the rafters so that we don't need to structurally change the roof. As he requested curb mounted I got the Velux FCM...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    I work for a company that installs, repairs, and replaces Velux Skylights. I can't tell you how many times I've heard people call them "skyleaks", however the main reason a skylight starts to leak is because it wasn't installed correctly, or because the roof is leaking (not the skylight). Sure...
  3. Building & Construction
    We have a 120 year old home that had several additions over time. One has a flat roof that has now started accumulating ice water and leaking. We have long wanted to slope it down and are ready. At the same time we had a radiator pipe in the crawl space below burst in the same room while out...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    About a year and a half ago we had a new membrane roof installed. They put it on top of the tar that was there from the original tar and gravel roof. This spring, we had a new skylight installed. The old skylight was a drop in and the new one is a cap. This left a gap inside the house where the...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    I am looking at a home to purchase and upon entering a scuttle attic I noticed that two manual vented skylights were installed in a trussed roof where cuts were made to accomodate the widths. The roof load appears to have been redistributed by using 2x6 doubled up in a Z pattern. Is this...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    I want to have skylights installed, but my roof also needs replacing. Does it matter which I have done first? Thanks
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