STARLIGHT SKYLIGHTS How to Install: Standard Deck Mount Skylights • Dual Flashing System: – Continuous aluminum welded flashing – 5 x 7 pre-bent flashing – GUARANTEED Against Leaks • One Complete Package: – No additional boxes – No additional assembly required • Specifically designed to fit the American rafter system: – Minimizes the work and time required for installation – Installs 1/3 Less Time versus top competition – The rough opening is ½” larger than the frame size. – 14” and 22” Models fit perfectly in 16” and 24” rafters – 30” and 46” Models fit perfectly in two 16” and 24” rafters. • After determining and chalking your rough opening: – Saw the opening between the rafters • This leaves you with your opening • You may now felt the roof deck • Also you may run the shingles up the opening as seen in the diagram • Remove skylight from the box • Perimeter Flashing is already welded/installed onto the unit. • Extend the hold down straps perpendicular to the unit and slightly toward the center. • Allow hold down straps to pass through rough opening. • Wrap the hold down straps to the rafter • Nail or screw into place • Lay your first row of shingles up to the skylight • Insert step flashing into step flashing retainer and on top of shingles. • Lay shingle on top of pre-bent step flashing. • Repeat up roof • Last piece of step flashing is tucked into step flashing pocket • Rotate into step flashing retainer and slide into step flashing pocket. • Finish installing shingles • Top shingle should butt against the header perimeter flashing. • Install dry-wall into trim grooves – Accommodates 5/8” and 1/2” dry-wall. • CONGRATULATIONS!! You have successfully installed a Starlight Skylight.
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