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Old 10-12-2013, 12:18 PM   #1
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Travel Trailer Winterizing Northern Illinois

I am not using a cover and my T/T will be parked outside in the cold and snow. Does anyone recommend covering the A/C roof unit or something over the vent covers? The covers seem a bit on the frail side.....

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Old 10-12-2013, 01:01 PM   #2
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I used an Adco cover for 12 years before we went fulltime. Saved a lot of roof damage.

Here is another active thread on covers.
To RV cover or not to RV cover

And if you search on "Adco" you will see more.

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Back when we had no inside storage, I used a medium-weight farm tarp purchased from a nearby farm supply store. I bought the size that would cover the side too down below the windows. I added double the amount of grommets and used elastic cords to keep the tarp taut at all times. I never found any wear spots from tarp movement by wind. Each tarp would last 3 years, once in a while 4. The air conditioner and vents will maintain an air space on the roof adequate to prevent mold/mildew.
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Blue tarp.....$20.....100' rope....$7

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