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Old 01-01-2012, 11:15 PM   #1
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Enhancing Screen Room just purchased

Hello all! My hubby and I are new to having a seasonal site. Just purchased it end of August 2011. Along with it we purchased a screen room and floating deck. We are looking to move the screen-room closer to our hybrid trailer. But we want to make it more of a 3-4 seasons room and want to add windows. Right now it just has screens. Just wondering if anyone has an ideas or where to purchase just some simple windows or what else we could possibly do. Thanks in advance!
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Old 01-01-2012, 11:49 PM   #2
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Also we are thinking about adding a sofa sleeper to this screen room, or a futon. We have no insulation in this room. Just looking for some extra space for guests to spend the night if they wish. Is it possible to keep something like that in their and not be affected by the weather. Our seasonal is in lower Wisconsin area. Just looking for something used of course to put in there. But just wondering if the weather could get to it during the winter time or any other time.
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Old 01-02-2012, 01:02 AM   #3
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Well, I'm a little confused, so help me out, and maybe others. You have a Hybrid camper. It may help to know make and model. You have a "floating deck", assume that is free standing? In other words, not attached to the camper? You have a "screen room". Is the screen canvas or fold able screen material? Does it attach to the awning? Does the deck have a roof?

Sorry, there are many combinations, and a lot of stuff out there. A few more details, and maybe even a pic or two, will get you some more help, I'm sure. Hope you enjoy, and Happy New Year.
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Old 01-02-2012, 02:25 AM   #4
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you may wish to contact a few

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where to purchase just some simple windows
well
windows are expensive
this I know
cause my wallet
told me so

there are many companies these days
that specialize in window replacement to double pane
they throw away most of the old ones taken out
or
(recycle glass and aluminium)
you may wish to contact a few of them


probably will not be able to touch anyTHING new
at discount stores
for under 50 to 100 dollars each

or
tent and boat windows ???
Clear Window Vinyls - Strataglass, Crystal Clear, Kal Glas, Plastipane vinyls
http://search.sailrite.com/category/...-crystal-clear

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Old 01-02-2012, 08:43 AM   #5
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Hope you can see this. This is what we have. More details let me know.
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We are just looking at something light weight for the windows besides plastic wrap, lol. We thought about plexy(sp) glass but thought that might run us more then some sort of window. Figure we may have to do something else to the windows like framing them in more. Inside they did have plastic shades up which ended up ripping on us after a storm. Looking for more living space for us. Especially when there is crappy weather out. That's why we want to move it closer to our trailer. Of course that is not our RV in the picture, lol. We have a 2004 Dutchmen Sport Hybrid trailer. Our Awning was destroyed in a wind storm back in October. Since we have a floating deck we are wanting to move it, but we still want to do some traveling once a year.
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Old 01-02-2012, 10:17 AM   #7
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nice (glass) windows with screens

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This is what we have.
a nice looking building you have there
may as well bite the bullet
and buy some nice (glass) windows with screens
made to correct size will be best

are the walls insulated ?
if not
maybe in time



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Thanks! It has no insulation right now. We want to make sure that we like where we are at before we go that far and or even make the screen room a little bigger. That's why we thought if we did something to the windows that was inexpensive for the time being while we make up our minds.
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Just guessing, but your room looks like a 12 foot by 12 foot. You need 10 windows, and a solid door, if it has a screen door, and you are trying to stay warm. The windows need to be about 4 foot by 4 foot. If you make them smaller, you are going to have to fill in with extra framing, and siding of some kind. this will cause you to loose the "open air" effect of the room. It's not going to be cheap, by any means. Keep an eye on Craig's list, I have seen windows local that were removed from a house that got upgrades.
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Old 01-02-2012, 12:22 PM   #10
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The screen room is 10x15 and it has 2 doors. We weren't sure if like a screen room place would have some deals on some windows. I love how big the screens are. Just trying to somehow think of something different to do with it.
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