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Old 06-18-2013, 10:15 PM   #1
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My vent cover 'tweak'

We have a vent right over our bed and hated that the sun would blast through in the morning. Since I was too cheap to buy a tinted cover I bought a vent cushion (Vent Cushion - Intersource D10-146 - Fan and Vent Accessories - Camping World). It still let too much light in so I took the cushion part out and wrapped it in a black garbage bag. Keeps the light out and the heat in!
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:57 PM   #2
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Our vent cushion was a tad more money but has the silver thermal cover on one side. We get no light thru it and it is worth every penny for sleeping undisturbed by 4:30 am sunrises.
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Old 06-18-2013, 10:58 PM   #3
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the ones I bought were from Walmart, not sure of the brand but had no silver lining.
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Old 06-18-2013, 11:13 PM   #4
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DW made the ones in our bedroom and bathroom using 2" foam covered with fabric.

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Old 06-18-2013, 11:20 PM   #5
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the ones I bought were from Walmart, not sure of the brand but had no silver lining.
We got ours at woodies in douglasdale, need to find or make a rectangular one now for the shower skylight.
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Old 06-19-2013, 12:13 AM   #6
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Do they make replacement vent covers that are insulated? That is, still lets in the sun in the winter, but you can still open them up if you get a warm day?
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Old 06-19-2013, 06:56 AM   #7
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I was even cheaper, in our 2604 I took a can of black spray paint I already had and painted the cover place.
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My solution was to build a light balsa wood frame, cover one side with black felt and place an inner liner of silver heat shield floor liner material left over from one of my classics. Attached on four sides with small squares of velcro stickers. Anxious to see if it all holds, will update when I've been out in the SP240. Oh, cost, about $3.
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This is what I just found to solve this issue.

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Old 07-05-2013, 01:32 PM   #10
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I have covers over my vents and use the pillows. Bathroom vent warped badly. I assume that heat trapped between the vent lid and foam pillow created too much heat and now leave the vent covers open in the summer.
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