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tubular solar lights

Posted by ilmbg (My Page) on
Fri, Dec 11, 09 at 13:00

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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RE: tubular solar lights

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


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RE: tubular solar lights

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!!).


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