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3 Skylight Maintenance Tips

Keep your skylight looking new all year around.

The skylight you just installed in your home is offering you several benefits you couldn’t have imagined.  From making your family room in your home feel more inviting and spacious to even lowering your energy bill.  Although, now that fall is almost here it is smart to perform some routine maintenance, so your skylight lasts through the winter.  Start with inspecting your skylight to perform the following the maintenance tips.  

Cleaning the Surface

Every skylight owner wants a spotless and clean skylight window so the maximum amount of light can come into the home.  So it is vital to clean your skylight and to make sure you avoid cleaning on the hottest part of the day to obtain the best result.  Since many skylights are coated with a plastic glazing, you have to be cautious when cleaning.  Soak your skylight with mild soap or detergent and water to loosen all of the dirt and debris.  Rinse with clear water and dry with a soft cloth.

Check For Leaks and Cracks

It is extremely important that you inspect your skylight for any crack and leaks around the drywall.  With unpredictable weather of winter around the corner, you want to make sure your skylight can protect your family from any leaks and potential water damage.  Make sure to check the drywall around where your skylight is installed for any signs of leaks.  If you notice any cracks or leaks, contact the professionals at DiBello Roofing, and we will repair your skylight quickly and efficiently.

Inspect the Gears and Motors

Whether your skylight is operated by a gear or have motor controlled shades, it is important to inspect these devices occasionally .  Make sure the devices are working properly and can be operated by every family member in your household.  If there are issues with your gear or motor, the contact DiBello Roofing and we will be happy to have your skylight functioning properly again.

Contact Phil DiBello Family Roofing Today!

Since 1979, Phil DiBello Family Roofing has been proudly installing roofs, siding, gutters for homeowners in Baltimore, Harford, Carroll, Anne Arundel and Howard Counties. Call us today at 410-752-ROOF (7663) or email us at for your free estimate and let us know how our family and make your family’s home needs our top priority!

To stop down and visit us in person for your free written estimate, we are centrally located at:

1440 East Clement Street Baltimore, Maryland 21230

At Phil DiBello Family Roofing, we rely on our strong backbone of experience and knowledge to maintain our reputation

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