Glass Skylights Ride Out the Storm The old skylights on top of the eight story building at the Lausanne Condominiums were constructed of acrylic and an old ball and strut designed framework. The Lausanne board members decided they should replace the system because of signs of wear and tear, such as rusted anchor bolts, crazing … Continue reading Skylights Survive Direct Hit from Hurricane Irma
Work begins on the second skylight retrofit at the Lausanne Condos.
The crew moved to the second building in the complex and demolition proceeded at a rapid pace. With safety systems in place, the existing dome has been demolished and construction has begun.
The acrylic glazing is removed.
It’s a harsh environment on the seashore.
The work platform is raised to the roof.
The old frame is ready to lift.
Up, up and away.
Making little ones out of a big one.
Ready to bundle up and haul away.
Assembling the primary rafters to lift to the roof.
Skylight Specialists Is Ready for Work in Florida We recently received our Glass and Glazing Specialty Contractor’s License from the State of Florida, giving us the ability to work on any skylight or glazing project in the state. This also assures our customers that we have the proper insurance and bonding requirements. Our contractor number is: SCC131151877 … Continue reading Florida Glass and Glazing Contractor’s License
How To Find An Expert Skylight Contractor To Repair Your Skylight A homeowner in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL had a big skylight problem and wanted to find an expert skylight contractor. She built this dream home herself in 1985 on the shores of the Atlantic. The award-winning home has a ridge skylight that highlights the … Continue reading Expert Skylight Contractor Works in Your Area
Before and after picture of a skylight in Naples, Florida Before was an acrylic domes cluster skylight installed over steel Uni-Strut. Skylight leaked, steel rusted. After is a free-span aluminum “space frame” structure manufactured by Conservatek, with a polycarbonate “U-Lite” monolithic panel provided by CPI.
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Structural glass skylight replacement on a mall in Florida We have completed another skylight project in Florida, this time in historic St Augustine. The mall manager was concerned about how we would work around their schedule considering that we were working right over the Information booth in the food court. He soon found out that, … Continue reading Another Florida Skylight Project
It has been one year since we replaced the skylight over the Atrium for La Mer Condominiums in Naples, Florida I just received a call from one of the residents at La Mer Condo’s in Naples, FL. He wanted to express his thanks and appreciation for the wonderful project that we built for them last … Continue reading Florida Skylights and Support Structures
Low pitched polycarbonate skylight This picture shows the skylight installation in process. This 4500 sq ft skylight is being built with clear polycarbonate to allow light to penetrate to the lower floors of the 17 story building atrium. The atrium is open to the air, so heat build up is not an issue. The skylight … Continue reading U-Lite Installation in Florida
Final stage of the project is to install the U-Lite panels on top of the space frame Mullions have been installed on top of the space frame structure in both directions and battens are being installed on top of the mullions. Some polycarbonate panels have been installed. Next post will show those details.