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Old 07-26-2009, 12:04 AM   #1
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Patio Shades for cooling?

We live in a 1998 38 ft Newmar Mountain Aire. In the last five years we've done
little traveling, just hooked up at a local campground and happy with it.
My question is about heat. Our air conditioner is NOISY, so bad that we
hardly ever use it. In the SF Bay Area, the climate is sweet but there are
days over 90 when our MH turns into an oven. We were wondering if
anyone has experience of adding patio shades to the awning to enhance
coolness. We can't set up a whole room, but we've seen friends with partially enclosed patios and they swear it keeps the whole rig cool. Any feedback
on this would be appreciated.

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We made our own shade as at the time the one we saw sold we too small. We bought some solar screen from the home improvement store and sewed in a bead to slide into the awning tube. It works great and had many comments about it. People back then 6 years ago want us to make them one. Now you can get them in larger sizes that will do what you are looking for.
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