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Old 04-17-2010, 03:46 PM   #1
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Having the main queen bed surrounded by windows is a positive aspect of the 189 FBS on a warm summer night. However, during the "shoulder seasons" this configuration can attract cold and condensation. We have found the bedroom a lot easier to maintain comfort if the front window awning/cover is in the down and locked position at night. Closing off the large front window reduces the conduction of cold and moisture when it is cool outside.
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good cool weather tip, a lot of great ideas on this site!
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Old 05-10-2010, 08:27 AM   #3
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If you put a blanket or bath robe along the window wall when temps are low it will help.Thats what my wife does she gets the inside
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Old 11-28-2010, 07:31 AM   #4
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What i have found so far with my 2004 t189 is it is either freezing or to warm, the power vent seems to help regulate temp.
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Old 11-28-2010, 09:29 AM   #5
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I should add that in addition to keeping the front window cover closed during colder weather, I cut a cardboard template the same size as the window. It sits between the window and the outside window cover and creates addition insulation.
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Old 11-28-2010, 05:18 PM   #6
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Many TT owners use "Reflectix" aluminum foil insulation for both heat and cold.

Can be easily cut to shape and found at most building supply stores.
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I use a product similar to "Reflectix" under the mattrass, a small electric heater (the FF furnace is noisy) for temp control. and the roof vent open for condensation control. works great for us.
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Old 11-29-2010, 05:27 AM   #8
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Your right the furnace is noisy but livable with, thanks for the insulation tip. I was looking for something to work I was going to see if that star foam insulation, i beleive it is blue comes in several thicknesses and can be cut and fitted around pipes, etc. Thinking of insulated as much of the camper as possible. What we have found somewhat in- torerable is the AC, it is so loud that you can't hear yourself speak or here tv.

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