Skylight dome repair?
I have about a 8' x 4' skylight with opaque white plastic dome. It has 3
cracks radiating out to about 1'. its intact, just cracked. Probably the
wind blew a pine cone into it.
How can I go about repairing it? The dome is not viewed from inside the
house as there is a colored glass inset in the ceiling. I was thinking
contact cement and laying a flexible membrane over the cracked area that
would withstand the weather and UV. I visited Lowes but saw nothing like
that. It would be great if the membrane was translucent but not critical.
Any hints appreciated on how to go about this repair.
If it is acrylic, there are acrylic repair kits that may work. They
consist of acrylic polymer in acrylic monomer and peroxide cure. Cannot
give you a source. If normal weathering and aging, you're better to
replace the whole unit.