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Old 02-01-2015, 04:10 PM   #1
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Foot thru the skylight!

Installing a new cover ( really nice ), then tarps on the top to keep the Bird s*** off the new cover accidentally stepped on the rotty looking skylight over the shower! Yeah! Anyone replace that? A new rubber roof was installed a yr ago, gee why didn't they replace that skylight then@#$#@! Superbowl time, giving up for now..
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Measure the exact dimensions of the skylight and Google it. You'll find a number of resources for replacement skylights.
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I believe other National owners have used Fox Lite. Here's their website.
Fox Lite | The Leader in High Tech Skylights and Plastic Products
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Googled, came up with EZ tops but it does look like the Fox Lite model.. thanks so much
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Had to put on a new roof and replace all of the covers as they were sunburned. We took the skylight an replaced it with a piece of plexiglass. It as been perfect for the last year and no problems with leaking or yellowing and a lot cheaper.

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I'd recommend using a skylight made for RV use instead of a piece of plexiglass. I'm sure the skylight is more resistant to UV and environmental exposure.
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I replaced the outside dome with one purchased off-the-shelf at Lowe's. I think I paid about $20.

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Make sure if you're ordering it to get the EXACT outside dimensions. Chances are you won't get to return it if it's wrong. There was a recent story here about measuring the the wrong part of the dome and then trying to return it.
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Make sure if you're ordering it to get the EXACT outside dimensions. Chances are you won't get to return it if it's wrong. There was a recent story here about measuring the the wrong part of the dome and then trying to return it.
I did notice the sites have pictures of where to measure. Looks like the original light is thin and its very yellow. Cracked like corn flakes. I like the idea of the Lexan model, I don't know how it will hold up to the sun..
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When I said that I used plexiglass, I should have said that I used 1/4 inch lexon sheeting.

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