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Old 09-16-2010, 08:03 PM   #1
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Winter cover

I live in eastern canada so get some snow and ice. What do you recommend for a winter cover for my travel trailer?
I see some by Expedition on E-bay and also Tyvek from camping world and Deluxe Poly Pro III from J C whitney. Any suggestions?
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Old 09-16-2010, 11:21 PM   #2
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Something like these:

Outdoor Canopy, Portable garage, Car Shelter | Canadian Tire

But big enough to cover the trailer.

Anything that drapes over the body is going to rub the edges and scratch/wear them. Not to mention hold in moisture/humidity...
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Old 09-18-2010, 12:10 AM   #3
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We have one of the tyvek covers. No problems with scratches or wear. They breath so no problems there either.
Make sure you pull the straps tight when you put it on...no flapping that way.
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Old 09-18-2010, 12:12 AM   #4
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It snowed here this morning and the snow lasted until later this afternoon. Groan. I guess it might be time to winterize here as well.

I looked at the link great white offered but none of those are tall enough (Ours is over 12 feet), and ouch look at the price. I'm wondering if it wouldn't be better to simply build something more permanent.
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:12 AM   #5
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I just ordered the tyvec from a site that was much cheaper than camping world.....toyboxcovers.com. They also gave me free shipping and handling and threw in four tire covers....check them out.
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It snowed here this morning and the snow lasted until later this afternoon. Groan. I guess it might be time to winterize here as well.

I looked at the link great white offered but none of those are tall enough (Ours is over 12 feet), and ouch look at the price. I'm wondering if it wouldn't be better to simply build something more permanent.

I only offered that link as an example.

You local RV place will probbaly have just the right size for you...
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Old 09-18-2010, 04:42 PM   #7
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I'm looking as well and here is my short list. Best prices and quality.


RV Supply Warehouse
National Discount Covers
Adco
Discount Ramps
RV Cover Pro's
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I live in Eastern Ontario and used one of the Adco covers for our TT for 5 years. My parking spot for the trailer put it under a couple of large spruce trees that continually dropped needles. When I took the cover off in the spring the unit looked as good as it did in the fall. After 5 years of use the cover looked almost as good as the day I bought it. I am sure when I sold the trailer the winter cover helped to preserve it's value.
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Old 09-28-2010, 06:09 PM   #9
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I've also been pricing covers. I was pricing the ADCO Designer series. Here are a few good choices based on price:

ToyBoxCovers.com (as of now they are offering free tire covers)
PPLMotorhomes
RV Wholesalers (best price)
RV Stuff USA
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A newfi here in Ohio and I purchased my cover from toyboxcovers.com last week. Arrived 2 days ago with the free wheel covers which are very high quality. The overallprice was even cheaper than Camping world. I recommend it.
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I live in Eastern Ontario and used one of the Adco covers for our TT for 5 years. My parking spot for the trailer put it under a couple of large spruce trees that continually dropped needles. When I took the cover off in the spring the unit looked as good as it did in the fall. After 5 years of use the cover looked almost as good as the day I bought it. I am sure when I sold the trailer the winter cover helped to preserve it's value.
Did you keep your TT at home in the winter months? And aside from using the cover for it, and winterizing, did you leave anything on in TT like the furnace or anything to help w/moisture and the like? We are in Northern part of NY. Deciding on how what to do about storing it for winter. Pay someone to store it in an enclosed barn or keep it home in driveway(we have plenty of room here)outside in snow. Don't know what to do yet, but we need to decide quickly enough before next month. Thanks for any suggestions.
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Old 10-08-2010, 01:49 PM   #12
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Hi I have a 5er 28rk and keep it under cover back iit in and i'm done. 12x 40 x 13' 6" Look at farm tex cover is warranted 15 yrs so from canada to florida your good.
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Old 10-12-2010, 12:04 AM   #14
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We just bought our first NEW trailer, so I bought a cover hoping to keep it looking good as long as I can. My question is that I have 2 MaxAir vent covers, should I keep the vents cracked open or should I close everything up tight. Where I live the winters are very cold and humidity is very low.
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Old 10-13-2010, 06:23 PM   #15
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What brand cover did you purchase?
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In response to annamarie,

I kept the trailer at home. The trailer was equipped with 2 Max-air vents which were always kept open (365 days of the year). I had no problems whatsoever involving moisture and in fact the trailer always had a fresh smell. I took no special precautions for the snow load even with the exceptional snowfalls we sometimes get in Eastern Ontario. I sold the trailer recently and it was in amazing shape. We currently have a Class A Georgetown on order and I plan on getting a cover for it as well.

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Old 10-14-2010, 07:19 AM   #17
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Just picked up a cover for our Roo this past Tuesday night. Got the deal of the century - FREE! Cover looks NEW... like it's not been used.

A friend had it and couldn't use it on their new RV so they offered it to me. Didn't take me long to take them up on that offer!
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Old 10-14-2010, 07:54 AM   #18
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