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Old 03-14-2014, 10:55 PM   #1
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Bunk insulation - under mattress

My daughter's bunk is over top of the outside kitchen. Is there anything that I can put under the mattress to help keep her warmer in cold weather and cooler in hot weather? Would a stapled down layer of Reflectix help? Other ideas?
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:57 PM   #2
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Had a similar problem with my slide out kitchen on my popup. Close up the kitchen at night as all the insulation that you are looking for is in the door.
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Old 03-14-2014, 10:59 PM   #3
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Bunk insulation - under mattress

Thanks, Honda. I never even considered it to make a difference, but we do close it each night. Still seems to be a lot of temperature swing on her bunk.
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:18 PM   #4
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Doug, i used 1/4 inch foam insulation, that has foil on one side.
it's available at HD or Lowe's.

i put it under the mattress on the bunk end of our hybrid TT.
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:23 PM   #5
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Thanks, Dan. Is that foil side up or down?
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Old 03-14-2014, 11:54 PM   #6
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try both ways. foil side up should reflect body heat.
it's different with a hybrid, since the bunk door is exposed to outside temp.
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Thanks, it's a little exposed but not like a hybrid bunk.
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try both ways. foil side up should reflect body heat.
it's different with a hybrid, since the bunk door is exposed to outside temp.
I just leaned a new tip. Thank you Dan!

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