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Old 08-21-2013, 11:42 PM   #1
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Question Shower Skylight Covers

For those of you that use foam or "silver stuff" to block the heat and sunlight out of your large shower skylight, have you had any trouble with too much heat building up in the now enclosed space causing the skylight to crack? Do you have to leave the bubble portion above the foam, etc as dead space?
We currently have the snap on vinyl covers for all of our skylights and vents, but the shower skylight still lets in a quite a bit of heat when we are not in a shady campground. Otherwise we do like the vinyl covers. Could I add a piece of foam above that without causing a problem of too much heat?

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Old 08-22-2013, 12:47 AM   #2
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Our DSDP's have both come with a shade across the shower skylight. It's like a day/night shade. Blocks the light and a lot of the heat although the skylight is dual pane too.

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Old 08-22-2013, 12:08 PM   #3
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We use the silver stuff in our skylights, been using it for about five years now and have no trouble with the plastic skylight.
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Old 08-22-2013, 02:51 PM   #4
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We use the silver stuff in our skylights, been using it for about five years now and have no trouble with the plastic skylight.
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Old 08-24-2013, 04:58 PM   #5
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I'm still looking for someone that has used the foam inserts for the shower skylight? Anyone?
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We took the inside down and used it as a trace. I then purchased some foam core board (like poster board) cut to shape (ours was round) attached it with velcro and this blocks the light and heat out. You can pull this down when using the shower. Happy Camping John
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Sorry not foam but we had Velcro sewn onto a beige colored blackout material cut to fit the skylight . It works well keeping the heat/light out .

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Old 08-25-2013, 07:10 AM   #8
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We bought a thick piece of foam at a fabric shop and covered it with plastic and put it in a pillow case. It is friction fitted into the skylight. It's high enough that it doesn't really get wet during a shower and no problem with heat so far. It's only been up there for about 6 months.
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