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Old 11-03-2010, 12:57 PM   #1
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what do you use to help keep the heat in during the winter

Hi I have 2 mh one a class C and a class A I would like to put some kind of window treatment s on to help keep the heat in any suggestions will be helpful. Please don't suggest going south I still have to work for another year.
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I have two types. One (for the fixed windows) is simply 1/2" thick blue foam board (found in the insulation section at Lowes/Home Depot type places). I covered them with canvas drop cloth and painted that white to reflect the sun (originally used in the summer but works for winter use). For the Sliding windows that I sometimes open even during the winter I use Reflectix (also in the insulation dept) looks like silver bubble wrap. It does not work as well since I keep moving it to peek out the window or shifting it to open the window, it "wrinkles". The front windshield is two pieces of foam board and a center piece of Reflectix (to fit around the rear view mirror in the center). Not the prettiest but works great. Does make the interior a little dark but I can "open" the Reflectix to lighten things up a little.
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The best way we found was, A little thing called a heat cube; you plug it into the 110 outlet in your coach they turn on at 34 degrees;; and I would put a Shielded Light under the sinks and one at the pump;with the water drained I never had any problems. And a 60 watt only draws 1/2 amp So 4 would only be 2 amps. maybe $1.00 per month; They also help keep the moisture level down,.
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I have not tried this yet, but read about using clear shrink wrap insulation over most of the window openings. It is available from most home improvement centers and is applied with a hair dryer. This adds an R value to the insulation of the window opening and seals drafts from coming into the coach, but still allows all the light to come in.
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