Skylights

adielk

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Need to install a skylight for a L-shaped passageway about 9m and 10m long width standard so 1m?
Any advice on 1. Size and 2. Type and 3. Price that would be reasonable.
 

satanboy

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Ask a professional installer rather.

In my experience insist on glass.
 

bwana

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Have you thought about solar tubes instead?
 

adielk

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Any idea on what a reasonable price is? Quoted R1850 for a 55cm one (basically solar tube I think).
 

satanboy

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Seems like I misunderstood. I was referring to this type of skylight.

skylight2.jpg
 

adielk

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No worries. Should have done my homework and phrased correctly. Referrring to a solar tube is not quite a correct description . Just took sales at word for using the word "skylight"
 

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Any idea on what a reasonable price is? Quoted R1850 for a 55cm one (basically solar tube I think).
Sounds very fair if that includes installation, I was quoted over R2K after an inspection - sloping tiled roof, about 1.7m between tiles and ceiling.
 

adielk

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Guy apparently dropped off two workers who did everything.
It looks fine but roof tiles look like rain will go under the higher parts. Hope metal around solar tube deep enough under tiles to avoid rain blowing under tiles into ceiling.
No invoice or receipt received to date so warranty werd niks as iets groot en expensive verkeerd gaan.
 

adielk

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Must say its made a difference. No lights on during the day in passage. Looks like a light and cant wait for a full moon to shine through.
 

adielk

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Avoid Easy Skylights Pretoria. After money paid they missing in action.
 

adielk

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But at least installed solar tube. Hopefully they didnt catch on ****.
But wont bother to use guys operating like fly by nights.
 
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adielk

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Rain two days and no leaks. Will have to see when wind blows at an angle but hopefully all will be fine.
 

adielk

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So far great. Will have to see during the summerstorms of course.
 
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