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Old 09-11-2022, 05:10 PM   #1
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Hello all I have my first rv 2020 sunset trail 253RB and have been toying around about getting a rv cover for winter/summer. Is it a good idea to get a cover or will I get mold on my camper with a cover designated for RV's? Can anyone suggest a good option for a good cover?
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Old 09-11-2022, 06:43 PM   #2
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A lot of the covers on the market now are breathable so I don't think mold is an issue anymore. They are work to put on and take off. I don't think it's a one man job, but I don't know that for a fact. If you have down spouts on the camper, chances of breaking those are pretty good. They claim that their always moving in the wind and that creates chaffing on the corners and other areas they rub on. In my opinion, they are expensive for what you get, and the life spa isn't all that long.

With that being said, there are people out there who really like them.
The best option is a building, if you are able to swing it financially, and have the room for one..
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Old 09-12-2022, 03:51 PM   #3
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I'm sure an rv cover is like most things, you get what you pay for so I would make sure you get a quality proper fitting cover. I had a friend buy a universal cheaper cover and after one winter it was very tattered and had broken his rain gutters off.
I don't know what your situation is but we went with a steel rv/car port and am very happy with it, but you have to have the space for it.
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Old 09-18-2022, 08:24 AM   #4
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Covers are large and heavy and a real pain to take on and off. I've owned several. For my travel trailers, it took work as others have pointed out to put on and take off.

A pool noodle cut in 3" pieces work well for the gutters/downspouts. You'll want to cover them. A tennis ball works well too. Just cut a slit in it the shape of the end of your downspout.

You may think you can put it on and take it off by yourself.. don't. Two or three helpers really are a good idea. Every time I damaged mine it was when I was doing it by myself. They are just too large and will get snagged on something.

I really liked the Adco Tyvek cover similar to these.
"ADCO 34842 Designer Series Gray/White 22' 1" - 24'"

They make them in all sizes.. make sure you measure your RV.
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Old 09-19-2022, 08:45 AM   #5
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And in addition to being a pain to take on and off, the cover will be over your solar panels so no battery charging.
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