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Old 01-10-2014, 05:25 PM   #1
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skirts

Has anyone seen or used skirts around the bottom of their motor home????
I bet you thought that this was going to be about women's skirts......SORRY but I got your attention.
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:29 PM   #2
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I'm assuming you mean for when you're parked.

Why would you want or need them anyway?
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Old 01-10-2014, 05:42 PM   #3
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I'm assuming you mean for when you're parked.

Why would you want or need them anyway?
The skirting would provide an extra level against heat loss.
You would use less power/gas keeping the trailer warm by reducing the wind blowing under the trailer.
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^ but you might be giving critters a hiding/nesting spot.
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Old 01-10-2014, 06:51 PM   #5
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Very doubtful as to the benefit or even close to being cost effective plus being a royal PITA installing/removing & storage.
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good idea for a permanent install or long term, in a very cold location. Not of much good otherwise.
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^ but you might be giving critters a hiding/nesting spot.
You/I/We are doing that as we type, but it could make it worse.
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The skirting does help keep the wind from blowing under the unit. It does help when trying to keep the basement warm in the winter. It you are considering skirting for you unit i recommend going to a dealer and getting on made for your unit. The skirting is make from vinyl and snap to the under side of the unit. It will have sections the will allow you to open cargo doors with out removing the whole skirt. The also have opening for water and sewer hoses to pass through. If you are parked in a damp or windy area they do help. But as was stated the also make a warm place to sleep for some unwanted animals.
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But there are ways to control them.

https://www.google.com/#q=rodent+repellent
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