tubular solar lights

ilmbgDecember 11, 2009

I need to put a tubular solar light in an upstairs bathroom. Home Depot carries 'ODL' brand. I heard once, at a home show that some brands are not as good as others because they don't reflect as much light. Is this true> Would an ODL be sufficient? TY

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dodge1959

Cant say about the ODL , but we put a "Solatube" in our downstairs bath, which had no windows, Plenty of light now and it even has a nite lite built into it. It is over a shower in the bathroom and really makes the shower cheerful.
Solatube costs about $700 with light kit, and installation.

Good luck!!!

Gary

    Bookmark   December 14, 2009 at 9:31AM
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ilmbg

Thanks Gary- I would have liked a Solatube, but couldn't find one local without a long order time, so I bought a Velux yesterday at Lowe's. I can put a night light in it. It will be in a 7x12 ft bathroom, so should be enough.
(the fancy one later when I get to build my 600sft house-I hope!!).

    Bookmark   December 16, 2009 at 1:31AM
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