Q and A About Truncated Domes
Q: Are truncated domes heavy?
A: Yes, they’re fairly heavy. They average between 2 to 3 pounds each.
Q: What are they made of?
A: Truncated domes are generally made of a polymer composite that allows for protection from the sun and is built to last for a very long time.
Q: Can I install truncated domes myself?
A: Yes, you can, but you may find that it is fairly difficult. There is a process involved in not only getting the truncated dome to the right height, but in figuring out where it would best be placed in order to adhere to ADA guidelines.
Q: Do they come in different colors?
A: Yes, you can get truncated domes in different colors if you are looking to match your décor.
Q: Will they last in a wintery area?
A: Yes, truncated domes will survive in a wintery area. They may need, however, to be replaced before one that is placed in a sunny area would, and you will have to keep them cleared, but they are designed to last for a long time.