STARLIGHT SKYLIGHTS How to Install

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					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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