How do I block the skylights?
March 13, 2012 11:03 AM Subscribe
Low-tech DIY internal skylight covers. Help?
posted by thrasher to home & garden (14 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
We are renters. The house has two domed plexiglass skylights (dining room and living room). We love letting the light in, but during the summer it can get insanely hot in the house. Need ideas for ways to deal, things we can do ourselves for little cost. Aluminum foil, cover-with-a-sheet-thumbtacked-to-the-ceiling, reflective film (not great for domed plexi), some combination of things? It's okay if it actually blocks the light and makes the house a cave if it's something we just put up on hot days. If it's a permanent or semi-permanent installation we'd still want to be able to let light in. We're open to suggestions. Thanks!