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Two Velux Solar Powered “Fresh Air” skylights with light filtering blinds installed on the roof provide ample daylight to this bedroom

Skylights & Solar Tubes

Skylights, tubular skylights & custom sunrooms

Sometimes you gotta let the light shine in and embrace the best of what mother nature has to offer. Whether you want to lay on the couch and look up at the clouds, vent a room or finally have daylight in that hallway or laundry — we can help make it happen. We carry Velux skylights and roof windows, and custom residential and architectural skylights and sunrooms from Royalite Manufacturing. We also carry the very popular and easy to install Solatube and the Velux Sun Tunnel for daylighting those dark spaces.

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On-site consultation

We feel the best way to purchase a window or door product is through our free on-site or in-home consultation service. Our experienced professionals will work with you to come up with the best window and/or door solution to fit your project while keeping with the architectural character of your home and lifestyle. Whether buying for new construction or replacing existing, you’ll get a hassle-free estimate based on your project with no obligation.

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A group of Velux skylights positioned over the work area provide abundant, even daylight to the entire kitchen

Velux Skylights

Velux is the world leader in skylights and roof windows, manufacturing environmentally friendly products that provide and control daylight and fresh air in buildings. Their venting skylight not only daylights a room, but opens for fresh air, allowing you to control your home’s moisture level by releasing stale, humid air. Velox offers a complete system of energy-efficient skylights, blinds and accessories for any solution from installation right down to the finishing touches.

Two Velux skylights placed high in the ceiling fill the kitchen with daylight and provide lighting over the cooktop and island counter

The open floor plan of this kitchen features exposed beams with skylights positioned over the work area to bathe the room in natural light. By opening your ceiling to the outdoors, you can transform any room of the house into a bright and healthy space with views of blue sky, starry nights, and passing storms. Let our experts show you how.

This home on the bay has great views and lots of natural light from the Royalite Multi-lite Ridge Skylight installed on the roof

Royalite Skylights

Northern California’s Royalite Manufacturing fabricates a variety of custom skylights, canopies, solariums and sunrooms designed for residential and commercial applications. They offer a full range of design options from basic acrylic domed skylights to the most energy-efficient insulated glass skylights. Their extended family of products include structural pyramids, double-hips, ridges, gables, and multi-sided skylights to satisfy the most exotic of architectural concepts.

This East Bay residence installed custom designed Royalite Skylights Multi-lite Lean-to skylights filling the space below with light

With over fifty years of skylight design and construction expertise, Royalite skylights has evolved into a fabricator of the highest quality custom designed residential and commercial skylights available. From a multi-lite ridge skylight on the bay to a multi-lite lean-to skylight in the hills, each skylight is built to exacting specifications with a range of design options and features to choose from.

Royalite fabricated this octagon solarium with a pyramid glass roof making it the perfect addition to the garden

A solarium or sunroom can be a wonderful addition to any garden or outdoor living space. The unique design of this octagon garden solarium features a pyramid roof with five of the eight roof segments glass. Royalite fabricated the five sided glass octagon roof structure to take advantage of the beams that support the roof and blend seamlessly with the rear portion of the roof that’s covered with standard roofing materials.

Tubular daylighting devices are affordable, high-performance lighting solutions that bring daylight into dark interior spaces.
This light and airy laundry room is flooded with light from a pair of highly efficient Velux Sun Tunnel Skylights

Velux Sun Tunnel Skylights

The Velux Sun Tunnel brings natural light to even the darkest areas of your home, those rooms where the only light that enters is when you open a door or turn on a light. The specially designed tunnel passes from roof to ceiling, and is available in a rigid tunnel providing the brightest illumination, or a flexible tunnel for easy installation, especially around attic obstacles.

Even on the cloudiest days this hallway stays bright with natural light from the Velux Sun Tunnel Skylights

You can dramatically change a dark hallway into an inviting passageway with the addition of Velux Sun Tunnel Skylights. The attractive ceiling diffuser blends unnoticed into the ceiling, spreading a soft natural light into the space below.

The daylighting system by Solatube installed in this kitchen features a decorative VividShade for even, natural light


Solatube first developed the tubular daylighting technology to deliver natural light into interior spaces like closets, bathrooms, offices and corridors, and have since become the ideal solution for lighting interiors in a cost-effective, energy-efficient and eco-friendly way. Solatube offers a variety of residential and commercial high-performance daylighting devices that utilize patented optical technologies to significantly improve the way daylight is captured and delivered to interior spaces.

This attic cutaway shows how to install a Solatube Daylighting System

Adding natural light to your home is quick and easy when you install a Solatube Daylighting System. Their patented fastening and telescoping tube system makes installation in most situations a snap and attic obstructions are no longer a problem. Angle adapters and extension tubing make it easy to skirt around rafters and joists for quick, easy installation.

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Customer Services

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If you are a contractor, we have a truckload of services designed especially for you. From accounts, millwork and fabrication, to scheduled deliveries, custom orders, and tool repair. We know how valuable your time is and we are here to help speed things along.

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Lumber Delivery

From small orders to an entire truck load, if you need it delivered or don’t have a big enough trunk, let us know. We have a fleet of trucks and offer curbside delivery directly to your jobsite. Prices vary based on distance, and quotes are available from your salesperson when you place your order.

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We offer complete milling and fabrication services through our Lumber Desk. If you need to match a moulding pattern or historical siding for a renovation, or you’re creating something totally new for a custom home, our experienced professionals are here to help with your project and millwork specifications.

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