Help Keep Your Travel Trailer Warm With Some Skirting
The travel trailer floor is one the major sources of heat loss at those low ambient temperatures. The insulated and enclosed underbelly of the trailer is usually the best fix to the problem. It is worth mentioning that every camper such as motor home, fifth wheel or travel trailer can to a large extent be protected from heat loss by skirting.
It is worth mentioning that there are several kinds of RV skirts, the rigid ones which are installed in stationary mobile homes which are permanently parked on the campgrounds and the highly popular flexible and weather resistant vinyl panels which are used to wrap the bottom camper. The heavy duty skirting come in quite handy all year round if you live in harsh climates where the travel trailer may be exposed to cold and hard winds, when choosing material for the skirting , it is important to get a material that wont fray at the edges and be tear resistant.
Vinyl materials are ideal for use because they can easily be cut and folded around the pipes, hitches as well as steps. They are also quite easy to remove and fit when required. During the winter, skirting does prevent cold air flows from infiltrating the area under the travel trailer floor: this does minimize instances of heat exchange. During the summer, the skirting does help to keep the camper relatively cool during the hot summer days.
Here are some examples of some travel trailer skirting materials and panels readily available in the market. They include but are not limited to the following:
1) Product Name: 16 by 80 Complete Skirting Packages
Product Price: $ 430.00
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Product Details: each panel in the kit has a length of eighty (80) inches in length and sixteen (16) inches in width. The average height of the skirts can be twenty four to forty eight inches. All the panels are made from vinyl with a textured surface. Ideal for a 16 by 80 travel trailer. These skirts can significantly improve the overall appearance of your deck or patio. Each panel in the kit has built in rails and one can select skirts that have vents that they like. They are sold with a fifteen year warranty and the kit is sold with slightly over two hundred (200) screws and a hundred (100) spikes.
2) Product Name: 32 by 60 Skirting Kit
Product Price: $ 405.00
Product URL: http://is.gd/ZOhp7P
Product Details: these skirts are bound to give your trailer a look of permanence. This triple wide skirting kit is bound to greatly improve the energy efficiency of the home. By fully stabilizing the temperature beneath the trailer it does create an insulating effect, thus the effects of cold drafts in the winter and trapped heat in the summer are greatly reduced. Sold including top back rails, ground channels, top front rails as well as two hundred screws and one hundred ground spikes measuring seven inches.
Product Details: ideal for one who is keen on replacing a damaged fender skirt so as to help in the restoration of the trailers stunning looks. The skirting is made of highly durable and impact resistant ABS plastic. This skirting is available in brand specific designs for that snugly fit. To get the correct size measure the width and length of existing fender skirt accurately. It weighs 4 lbs and measures 64.25 by 15.25 inches.
4) Product Name: 10 Foot Length – Side Skirting Kit
Product Price: $ 112.95
Product URL: http://is.gd/HbASh8
Product Details: this skirting is available in three different colors. The 10 foot kit does include a 10 feet of EZ snap Premium RV skirting. With fifteen screw studs, black caps as well as pins. Alternatively it can be packed with thirty (30) 3M studs and black caps and pins. The skirting is available in two heights, 37 inches tall for side skirting or the 75 inches tall for around slides or for a 5th wheel enclosure.
5) Product Name: 20 Foot Length – Side Skirting kit
Product Price: $ 224.95
Product URL: http://is.gd/UVTV88
Product Details: available in three different colors, grey, black and white. The skirting height can either be 75 inches or 37 inches. The package is sold with 25 screw studs which require a spacing of ten inches or less and fifty white 3M studs which will require six inches of spacing therein between.
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