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Old 07-11-2013, 12:43 AM   #11
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Like many, I tinted my RV/TT windows as well. Simple parts from auto parts store and "take it slow". Applied limo dark tint film to the kid's bedroom windows. Now, they sleep in longer (which is a very good thing). Very easy DIY task. If need help, view lots of You-Tube videos. Worked for me... And yes, my next RV/TT bedroom windows will get tinted (dark limo) again.
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:51 AM   #12
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really does help keep things cool inside when the sun is out.
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Old 07-11-2013, 08:18 AM   #13
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I personally own and operate an automotive tinting business so I have tinted a "couple" windows in the last 9 years lol. I would HIGHLY recommend finding a reputable tinting business and buy the tint from them. Anything that Lowes, Canadian Tire, Walmart, etc sells is a horrible product that will deteriorate very quickly (some within a year). By deteriorate I mean turn blue to purple, eventually delaminating and bubbling. So, unless you want to have to pull it all off and re-do it, spend the extra money and get a high quality film backed by a lifetime warranty. Be it dyed, ceramic, metalized...you get what you pay for. I was super happy when my 2013 32BHDS came from the factory with all the windows already tinted. Do some searches on YouTube...plenty of do-it-yourself videos.

Almost forgot one of the most important things...DO NOT use carbon steel blades to cut the tint on the window. Use ONLY stainless steel. Carbon steel will score/scratch the glass...not cool!
This is all good advice. I've seen a lot of really crappy tint jobs done with cheap materials.
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I agree with the guys that do it for a living....you get what you pay for. I have installed tint from pre-cut kits off of eBay and used Gila and other brands from Wally World and auto parts stores but they all fail within a few years. Find a reputable tinter in your area that does on-site tinting and have it done...those windows are small and flat so it should be a quick and easy job for a pro.
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Old 07-11-2013, 03:24 PM   #15
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We have shades and window blinds on our X23B. Would the window tinting be over-kill??
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Old 07-11-2013, 06:06 PM   #16
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We have shades and window blinds on our X23B. Would the window tinting be over-kill??
Not if you are somewhere where the temps reach 90 to 100 degrees!
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Old 07-13-2013, 04:56 PM   #17
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We went with the "el-cheepos" from Home Depot. They were a bear to install...look like crap, but do the job (for now).
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:17 PM   #18
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I tinted the entry door window on my previous trailer with the darkest limo tint available at Walmart. Cost was minimal. Bought the smallest roll they had.

Held up great for the 10 years I owned it.
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Old 07-13-2013, 05:27 PM   #19
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Here's another idea I've used at work and home....it's an opaque film

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Old 07-31-2013, 02:10 PM   #20
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I installed solar screens on my tt, man what a difference it made in the summer texas heat we have. I made them so i could take them on and off. Cost me about 125.00 with the screen and tbe stainless steel snaps. Heres a couple of picsAttachment 4781Attachment 4782Attachment 4783
After taking another look at the attachments, I really like this idea.

Very easy, very simply and very clean looking. I really like it.

Thanks for sharing your pictures (that can be clicked on - to enlarge).
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