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Old 03-08-2012, 07:43 PM   #1
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Shades or blinds

Just bought a used RV and want to replace the shades. whats the best way to go? shades , blinds , curtains? any input would be helpful. I removed the curtains that were there and completely painted the interior. Our Forest River "Wildwood" has about 10 windows,different sizes.

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Old 03-08-2012, 08:47 PM   #2
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I prefer the aluminum "Levolor" slat blinds over the two way shades they come with these days. If I were re-doing the windows, I would use blinds. That's me.


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Old 03-08-2012, 08:51 PM   #3
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I like to peek out the windows so my vote goes for blinds.
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Old 03-08-2012, 10:04 PM   #4
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Had the aluminum venitian blinds in a 5th wheel for about ten years. Figured the way to go were the day-nite blinds. After almost two years with the day-nite blinds, wished I had the venitian blinds. Wayne
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Old 03-09-2012, 06:01 AM   #5
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We have the day/night shades. Some function well but the majority are always a chore to slide. From day one the two largest ones are crooked and no matter what's been tried by the dealer and myself they won't hang straight. I'd take the blinds any day over these shades.

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Old 03-09-2012, 06:51 AM   #6
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We had the dealer replace the accordian style day/night blinds with rol-eze type of roller shades. They are a chain roll type of shade with a white night shade and a black day shade that allows you to see out, but not see in. They are great to darken the coach and help to keep it cool during the day.
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Old 03-09-2012, 07:27 AM   #7
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I have put room darkening curtains in the bedroom OVER the existing blinds!! Makes a bit difference to the room. Especially when you get that site that has the security light shining in your window.


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