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Old 04-19-2011, 02:10 PM   #15
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We highly recommend SunCoast Designers in Hudson, FL. They did the large LR/DR window in our 2005 40' FDTS in 2008 or 2009. No problems since and very reasonably priced. They also provided 50 amp and water hookups w/a dump station on site.
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Old 04-19-2011, 07:10 PM   #16
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Dave Root is now offering DIY repair kits with instructions. I plan on giving one a try. http://www.daverootrvglassrepair.com/
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Old 04-19-2011, 08:16 PM   #17
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Even the smaller windows like the three panes in the driver's side frame are collectively heavy and the frame is awkward to handle--as a result, its a minimum three person job. In addition, the rubber seals around the glass are hard to re-position on the install. Then there is the issue of cutting the old polybutal caulk and then deciding how best to reseal the frames--polybutal inside the frames like WRV or just silicone on the outside like SunCoast Designs. I bought new pre-sealed glass for the driver's side frame [auto tint Vs the reflective coatings elsewhere] to avoid the possibility of breakage while separating the panes for cleaning and reseal. Bottom line: this is a tough DYI project!
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Old 04-19-2011, 10:12 PM   #18
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I have more time than money these days. I plan on doing the door and passenger window first. I will report back on how it goes. I replaced the drivers window using a pair of vacuum handles. I don't recall it being all that hard. 1 of Dave's kits should do all my fogged windows except the 2 big ones. I will leave them to a pro.
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Old 04-25-2011, 09:07 AM   #19
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I just returned from a trip and I stopped in Searcy Arkansas and had two windows resealed by RVFOGDR.COM and they have a new indoor shop, central-aired and there were six 40-45 footers inside and with the storms we stayed inside for two days. Total cost was $432 for Two windows. took about four hours. Great people and great service. Full hookups inside and out.
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Old 04-27-2011, 10:05 PM   #20
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All - Today Peninsula Glass did the window replacement. The window was 119&5/8"s long by 35&1/4"s high. They saved the old window if anyone needs that one, they have it for a while, call Jeff Kemp at 360-892-2029 to get it from them.

It took about 3.5 hours to take the old one out, clean up the surface and put in the new one. We changed the design of the new one to accommodate the new cabinets we are having built. It took two people to remove the old one and three people to put the new one in. It seems quieter than the old one, and looks nicer. Pictures below hopefully, and itís cost was 1400 and change with tax, money well spent I hope. We will have the driverís side and bedroom ones fixed this fall if they get worse.
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Old 04-27-2011, 11:30 PM   #21
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Looks great Monty! Is that new Solar Cool film on the outside?
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Yes, then did that since we had that on the old one. They can do it all, and the window is much quieter than the old one, at least it is to me.
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Old 09-21-2011, 04:30 PM   #23
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I just wanted to report back. I used the Dave Root repair kit and repaired my foggy entry door. It took me about 8 hourís total. The window looks like new and shows no signs of fogging after being exposed to direct sunlight for several hours. I plan on doing 4 other small windows but will leave the 2 big living area widows to the pros. I think I can cut my time to about 4 hours on the next window. Cleaning the glass for the new seals took the most time.
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Old 10-01-2011, 09:20 AM   #24
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I finished my 3rd window today. I have completed the door window, passenger side window and bathroom window. I have 2 left that I can handle the bedroom vanity window and kitchen window. Cleaning takes most of the time and I am still spending close to 8 hours a window. IMHO setting the new spacer/seal in ľ to5/16 allowing enough room for a good bead of urethane seal along the edge is the key to a permanent fix. The SEG non slider windows do not have an edge seal of urethane. The only slide window that I had fog on my coach is the bathroom window. I believe it failed because the textured surface was installed facing the air gap. That may be standard practice. I put it back together that way because getting the tape residue out the textured area was next to imposable.

At times I have questioned whether this project was worth the effort. So far my costs are about what it would have cost me to travel to hook up with a pro. The final product looks great. If I had been close to Dave Root’s travels I would probably have had him do it.
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Wayne,

When re-installing your repaired windows are you using butyl tape around the window flange?
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No I purchased an installation kit from Dave Root. It contains a roll of 1/2 x 1/4 foam tape and tube of silicone seal.
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:18 AM   #27
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New member here going through some of the older threads. Thinking about getting double pane windows from Motion Windows for our travel trailer. How do you like your window(s) from Motion Windows?
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It is better than all the OEM windows combined, so I would recommend them in a heartbeat. They agreed to come out to my coach and do the measurments, so I did not have to take it out of covered storage, which for me was a big deal at the time. Then when it was ready, I took it over to them and they had the old one out and the new one installed in about two hours, and it came in under their quote a little, so I am pleased all around. Been in a few rain events and so far as I can tell it does not leak anyplace.
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