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Old 03-23-2015, 11:55 PM   #1
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Flying insect screens

Anyone have any opinions on adding flying insect screens? Made sense to put on on the furnace.
Is one needed for the water heater and fridge vents too?
Has anyone actually had an issue with nests being built in there?
Obviously a newbie here, your input is appreciated. Still sorting through accessories that are actually useful and some that are just hype.
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Old 03-24-2015, 01:34 AM   #2
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I installed screens on the fridge door panel, heater outlet and I glued a screen to the inside of the door for the water heater.

By the time I had all of that done it cost me about 20 dollars. Piece of mind is what I did it for.

If you are looking to do stuff to unit make sure you have a vent cover on your vent just in case you leave it open during a rain storm. I learned from experience on this one.

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Old 03-24-2015, 04:45 AM   #3
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We've put screens over everything; furnace, fridge, water heater. Cheap piece-of-mind add-ons just to be sure.

X2 on the vent covers!
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Old 03-24-2015, 05:55 AM   #4
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Wasps and Mud Daubers, your (Worse Enemy)! Screen as listed above and place screens over the (Bumper cap holes also)! Youroo!!
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Old 03-24-2015, 06:26 AM   #5
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I've put screens on every camper I've had. There are always bugs flying around my camper trying to make a home out of it. Cheap insurance.
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Old 03-24-2015, 06:32 AM   #6
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It's usually the very first thing i buy for any of the campers I've owned. Both Furnace and 'fridge vent.
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Old 03-24-2015, 06:54 AM   #7
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I agree with all the above! I use a hot glue gun to glue flexible window
screen over the insides of the bumper caps as well as on the inside of
the refrigerator access door. As others- I purchase the water heater
and furnace screens. Wasps are one reason I moved my spare tire from
the back bumper to inside the pass thru storage on one unit and under
the floor between frame rails on another..... Every time I pulled off the
spare tire cover to check pressure I knew there would be a wasp nest
in there somewhere

Wasp spray is a mandatory item when camping! I always open the power
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Old 03-24-2015, 07:12 AM   #8
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Don't leave home without them. Experience has taught me that.

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Old 04-28-2015, 06:36 PM   #9
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I have them on my fridge and vent but not hot water tank. Opened it up last weekend and found a wasp building a nest. Guess what I just bought...
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Old 04-28-2015, 06:43 PM   #10
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Our unit sits in a rural campsite for the warm months if we are not pulling it somewhere.
Lots of time for bugs to build.
I bought all of the outside screens for the new V-Lite.
Pretty cheap really.

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