Skylights made of flat glass are installed with a timber or metal and rubber framework and do not require any further curb construction. After cutting the hole and the skylight frame is connected onto the roofing sheathing using L-brackets. After that, they are installed with the flashing kit supplied by the manufacturer.
Installation is simple, with better insulation and less inclination to scratch and a smoother appearance all contribute to the appeal and higher price for glass skylights. Glass skylights also come with an increased number of available accessories.
Brisbane skylights & ventilation systems can be laminated, tempered or wire glass. Blinds and shades are used for controlling light & tints are used for glass for the retention of heat and to block out sunlight and the capability to open completely or partially ventilation.
Domed skylights made of acrylic are cheaper than glass. The dome of acrylic is usually placed in an aluminum frame which is then hung on a box known as"curb''. After cutting the hole in the roof according to specifications of the manufacturer, the curb is built on site to raise the skylight over the roofing sheathing.
Factory-supplied or site-built flashings can be used to protect the roof surrounding the curb. Domed skylights can be found in clear bronze, smoked or any other tint. Domed skylights can be flush mounted, meaning that the lens and the flashing piece are both constructed of plastic , and then positioned on top of the roof without curbs.You can choose from different types of skylights according to your needs & budget.