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Old 04-30-2016, 08:05 PM   #1
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Roof cover idea

I don't have a garage. Even when camping there's times I'd love to just pull a cover over my main roof for added protection against storms or whatever. Anyone ever heard of a creative sole who's invented such a cover? Obviously there's a lot happening on top of the roof (vents, a/c, solar panels, sewer vents etc) which would have to be taken into consideration. I envision a design where you push a button, framework comes up and then the canvas rolls over and locks on the other side. Probably be cheaper to just build a garage!! Anyway, I'm full of ideas. . . .
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An idea, for what it's worth since you appear to be open minded about your project. Take a look at the side to side crank or motor operated cover used by some dump trailers to cover their load so it does not blow off while traveling.
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This has already been invented and from what I have seen does not seem to be very popular. Somebody had the cover that came out of a box on the roof and covered the entire coach with this thing keeping the coach in the shade. Looked for it on line but could not find it. Not very good if you have solar panels.
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Along the same line, I always thought a misting system for the roof would help keeping the roof cooler in the dead of summer.
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