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Old 09-27-2021, 04:53 PM   #1
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Replacing roof with plexiglass

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I have a coachmen, spirit of America 2003. When i bought the RV i needed to fix the front wall and part of the roof due to water damage. I have finished re-building the wall and would like to know if i could use plexiglass on a portion of the roof. The rough opening for this will be 90 inches from wall to wall and 15 inches from back to front. I know i would have to get all the roof sealant, but i just want inputs on this crazy idea. Thanks
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Plexiglass is not designed to withstand constant sun/UV proof.
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I think that would be an oven in the summer
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Thank you for the feedback. I knew I was not considering certainty things.
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There are some acrylic UV-resistant skylights with built-in shades used in home building that might work. But probably not cheaply.
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You would probably want to consider UV stabilized Lexan. It is used in greenhouse applications so it should stand up in your usage.
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