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Heat from skylight in shower area

Unread postby antiqfreq on Wed May 07, 2008 10:51 am

Hi,

We are recent owners of a fiver & this past weekend I noticed that the skylight in the shower really emits a LOT of heat during the day. Bright sun is nice- just not all the heat that goes along with it.

Here in South Florida we are just beginning our HOT season - so I'd like to come up with a solution for the problem before it IS a problem!

I was thinking of a foam insert or possibly something reflective to vent the sun light and heat back UP through the
clear skylight.

Any thoughts and/or ideas?

Thanks,

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Re: Heat from skylight in shower area

Unread postby ButteBumBob on Wed May 07, 2008 11:02 am

cut a piece of styrafoam to fit, use velcro to hold it in place .....makes for easy removal.
or, cut to fit a reflective windshild cover and velcro in place.
or, paint the skylight yellow.
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Re: Heat from skylight in shower area

Unread postby antiqfreq on Wed May 07, 2008 11:15 am

My thought was just to cut some foam also & use the velcro strips
for easy on/off removal.

Hope they make white velcro strips---hate to see those black squares
above my head - ha ha ha !

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Re: Heat from skylight in shower area

Unread postby ButteBumBob on Wed May 07, 2008 11:24 am

Your in luck ...they do make white velcro strips.
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Re: Heat from skylight in shower area

Unread postby Limey on Wed May 07, 2008 2:08 pm

My DW just made a quilt that fits over the underside of the skylight. It's fixed in place with white velcro. The main reason we did it is to keep the light out when we are rying to sleep in! However, on really hot days we will put it up there to stop the heat from radiating in.
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