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Old 08-16-2015, 12:26 PM   #1
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Shades Up? Shades Down?

I've heard different answers on this, but what's the consensus on whether to leave shades up or down during winter storage?

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Old 08-16-2015, 12:37 PM   #2
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Down year around to protect the inside from UV rays.
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Old 08-16-2015, 12:48 PM   #3
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Hey, thanks Ford.
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Yes, I agree....when stored...
~ Shades Down ~
....helps with UV damage and a little thermal protection as well.

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Old 08-16-2015, 02:21 PM   #5
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Yes, I agree....when stored...
~ Shades Down ~
....helps with UV damage and a little thermal protection as well.

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If you have the pleated day/night shades, or just night shades it's recommended to store with shades up to retain creases in pleats.
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I just don't like the idea of anyone being able to look in to see if there is something worth breaking in for........ so down




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Old 08-16-2015, 03:14 PM   #7
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My vote is for shades down


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Old 08-16-2015, 03:20 PM   #8
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We keep our shades down. Keeps the unit cooler when towing it and keeps out the UV rays. Cheaper to replace the shades than carpet and furnishings.
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Old 08-16-2015, 07:10 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone for your input. Down it is.
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Old 08-16-2015, 07:16 PM   #10
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Shades down, and if you can't do that find some other way to cover the windows / sky lights. Doesn't have to be pitch dark but block the sun's rays.
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