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Old 09-30-2016, 02:10 PM   #11
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Sure hope somebody warns all the unsuspecting people who bought the number 1 selling windshield shade on Amazon

https://www.amazon.com/Hippo-Windshi.../dp/B01CSDYD04

Looks like reflectix material there also
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Old 09-30-2016, 02:53 PM   #12
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We have tinted all the windows in our RV and have used reflectix placed between them and the shades during 90+ temps with no problems during the three years we've been doing it.
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Old 09-30-2016, 02:59 PM   #13
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Now why would a reasonable person doubt this "warning" from Sunpro; a company that sells an alternate products to Reflectix? There could be an agenda hidden here, ya think? So, I asked my son-in-law since he represents a manufacturer that makes various film products. About their products they don't recommend any film with higher than 50% heat absorption on double / triple insulated windows. So, although I would like to bust the Sunpro statement, I am not so sure that it is true or not, but it seems reasonble Reflectix could cause cause a problem. Now, I have single strength and won't be getting ride of my beloved Reflectix.
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Old 09-30-2016, 03:56 PM   #14
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One option is to put the Reflectix on the outside of your window shades, so the reflectix isn't directly against the windows.
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Old 09-30-2016, 04:11 PM   #15
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One could cover the Skylights with Eternabond which would prevent any sun coming in and protect the skylights. As indicted, we have curtains on our side windows that works pretty well and also we can see out them.
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Old 09-30-2016, 06:26 PM   #16
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I haven't seen this stuff under the Reflectix name, but it's basically just bubble wrap with aluminum foil on both sides, correct? I have some that I purchased at an HVAC supplier for duct insulation. Enough to make a panel for the windshield of my Pursuit if it's the same stuff.
Pretty much... the shiny stuff is silver Mylar plastic. Some light gets through... maybe 10%. Its the stuff many windshield sun shields are made of.
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Old 09-30-2016, 06:28 PM   #17
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The stuff isn't designed for outdoor use and will not hold up out there. There are better products for outside.
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Windows that have Reflectix used on the inside will radiate enough heat so that the excessive heat can be felt up to 6′ away depending on conditions.
This statement alone would cause me to discount the entire review.
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Old 09-30-2016, 08:47 PM   #19
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Reflectix-dangerous for seals and glass?

My Dad has used this product inside his windows on his motor homes for the past 20 years at least, maybe even 30. He lives near Palm Springs where temps have topped 114 degrees regularly. Never had a problem with his window glass. I agree, sounds like hype from a competitor trying to sell their product. Pretty shady to me! 😎
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Well, that's why I posted that question. Collectively there is a lot of experience here. Personally, we love the silver bubble wrap and we want to take care of that MH. And I don't want to be Chicken Little.
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