Skylight Inspection Requirements

skylight inspection requirements

Skylight Issues Interfering with Your Business? We can solve any skylight problems that you may be experiencing on your commercial building and let you know what the skylight inspection requirements are. We can handle and have experience with any number of issues with your skylights, ranging from making the skylights fall protection safe, problems with …

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Retrofit Skylights

Many fiberglass skylights are failing and need replaced Many architects, contractors, insurance adjusters, engineers, forensics specialists and building maintenance people are discovering the deterioration of fiberglass skylights. Fiberglass is protected from the suns damaging UV rays by a gel coat. Unfortunately, the gel coat only lasts 10-15 years and then the fiberglass begins to fall apart, allowing water and …

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Fiberglass Skylight Replacement

Another Kalwall Fiberglass Replacement We will soon be replacing another fiberglass skylight where the owner is complaining of a horrid “fish-type” smell in their interior spaces. The gel-coat on the skylights have deteriorated and the fiberglass is fiber blooming. This allows water to penetrate the outer layer of fiberglass and it enters into the middle …

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Failed Kalwal Skylights

We are seeing more and more failed Kalwall Skylights We received another call today from a hospital that had Kalwall installed when it was built and are now having a bad smell near the skylights. This is caused by water penetrating through the gasket seals and/or directly through the fiberglass itself which then sits inside the …

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Kalwall Fiberglass Skylight Replacement

Replacement of an existing commercial skylight while the building was occupied We recently completed the replacement of approximately 375 linear feet of fiberglass ridge lites manufactured by Kalwall with barrel vaults, manufactured by CPI. The original skylights were originally installed seventeen years ago in Charlotte, North Carolina and had deteriorated, causing several problems. One problem was the …

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Kalwal Skylight Repairs

Aging Fiberglass Can Fiberbloom Which Can Allow Water Penetration We will be receiving a contract to replace Kalwall Skylights that were installed new 16 years ago. The skylights are badly damaged and are leaking water in-between the inner and outer fiberglass panels. The skylights have a fiberglass insulation in the core and when water penetrates …

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Kalwall

Kalwal Skylights are fiberglass skylights Kalwal fiberglass skylights require maintenance just like every other translucent skylight manufacturer. Cleaning the skylights periodically is helpful in removing pollution and light-blocking dirt from the exterior surface. Also, the gel coat will wear off eventually and if you can catch it in time a new replacement layer of gel-coat …

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