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How To Care For Your Skylight

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Learn how to care for your skylight properly.

A growing trend within home design is skylight installation because they can enhance the natural beauty of a space easily.  However, if you want your skylight to continue to bring natural light into your home, you need to care for it well.  You need to make sure that the elements do not crack or damage your structure.  Luckily, there are a few simple tips to caring for your skylight.

Clean The Glass

One of the major components of caring for a skylight involves cleaning the glass.  When cleaning your glass, make sure you are cleaning the exterior as well as the interior.  You want to use mild soap to clean the surface, especially if it is comprised of plastic. Abrasive cleaning products, such as bleach, can damage skylight surfaces.  When clean the glass with mild soap and water, you want to use a sponge or soft cloth to avoid making scratches.

Inspect The Glass

When caring for your skylight, you want to inspect the glass and seal for any leaks.  Make sure to inspect for the inside and outside so that you can a proper look at the structure.  If there are any uneven edges where the glass meets the seal, you most likely have a leak, and you need to repair it immediately.  If there are any scratches on your plastic skylight, you can smooth them out with automobile wax or polish.

Examine The Mechanics

If you have a skylight that opens and closes, you need to make sure it is functioning properly all year long.  You want to make sure that you lubricate the parts occasionally so that it opens and closes easily. If there any issues with operating it or it is need of repairs, then contact the professionals at Phil DiBello Family Roofing.  Our professionals are dedicated to repairing and maintaining your skylight as needed.

Phil DiBello Family Roofing Is A Leading Roofer of Howard County!

Since 1979, Phil DiBello Family Roofing has been proudly installing roofs, siding, gutters for homeowners in Howard County as well as Baltimore and Carroll County. 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

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