Install a DIY Skylight

With these DIY skylight installation plans, you can install a skylight in your roof cheaply and easily.



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Building a skylight is an easy way to get more natural lighting in your home.
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Hardwoods, such as ash or oak, are preferable for the job. Not only are they durable, but they will resist warping under extreme temperature conditions.
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The trickiest part of installing the skylight is to make it completely waterproof. A heavy plastic wrap will do nicely, but make certain that no moisture can sneak between the frame and the roofing.
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