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Old 09-01-2015, 07:44 AM   #21
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never used one. despite what the manufacturer states in breathing capability, you run the risk of mold from lack of air curculation
we live in Canada where we had over 13 feet of snow last winter...
Prince Edward Island had over 17 feet.
got up on the roof a few times to clear the darn stuff off being carful of the covers for the vents and the shower , kitchen caps.

tip the unit as far forward or back to allow better run off and let it weather naturally.
A faded set of decals on a trailer is signs its been well sesoned and used.
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Old 09-01-2015, 07:56 AM   #22
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I have always covered our past and current trailer. Keeps debris off and helps keep it clean for the winter. I only used our cover 1x since owning our 2013 WildWood as for last year it spent the winter at the dealer getting a slide out wall replaced and is headed back this winter to get the other slide out walls replaced. So while I have owned my cover for 3 years it only covered the trailer 1 winter and now sits in shed waiting for trailer to be fixed once again. Just my 2cents I like keeping things covered and clean.
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Old 09-01-2015, 08:09 AM   #23
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The P.E.I. winter of 2014-2015 total snowfall (in cm): Oct. 0, Nov. 58, Dec. 13, Jan. 90, Feb. 223, Mar. 144, Apr. 23, May 0 --
551 cm or
217 inches = 18.0833333 feet

One only has to worry about keeping snow off the roof. A covered unit in such conditions ended up cracking several max air vents and regular ents without the shrouds installed when they were not cleared off.
but then again with 18 feet around the trailers i'd be more worried about side wall and window damage.
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Old 09-01-2015, 08:41 AM   #24
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I like the cover for solar protection. Although I live in New England, we still gets a fair mount of sun. I feel the sun has a way of aging things very fast. A cover is inexpensive protection against the harm from solar.

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Old 09-01-2015, 10:27 AM   #25
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18' of snow. Yikes. We don't get nearly that much snow in Denver and for the most part it melts quickly. I would also like to create some simple "augmented support" around roof top structures such as the TV antenna and the vents. Someone mentioned a foam box around the TV antenna. I was also wondering if something like 2-3 beach balls will help water runoff.
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Old 09-01-2015, 10:34 AM   #26
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I've always covered ours.

Adco is a nice cover.
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Old 09-01-2015, 10:59 AM   #27
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I've always covered ours.

Adco is a nice cover.
Same here on using the Adco and have done it on every camper owned. Besides keeping the sun and elements off it it sure is nice in the spring to uncover and just as clean as when I put it up for the winter. A little PM goes a long ways and well worth it. Mine will last about 5 years. It averages to about $80 a year in cost. Later RJD
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Old 09-01-2015, 11:21 AM   #28
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18' of snow. Yikes. We don't get nearly that much snow in Denver and for the most part it melts quickly. I would also like to create some simple "augmented support" around roof top structures such as the TV antenna and the vents. Someone mentioned a foam box around the TV antenna. I was also wondering if something like 2-3 beach balls will help water runoff.
https://www.google.ca/url?sa=i&rct=j...41207173217574

if you get light to moderate snow fall having a cover on the roof (at least here) makes it more difficult to remove the extra weight.
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Old 09-01-2015, 12:44 PM   #29
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This is how I cover mine year round:
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Old 09-01-2015, 04:34 PM   #30
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This is how I cover mine year round:
Wow. The storage facility we use doesn't look anything like that!
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