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Old 03-04-2015, 06:26 PM   #1
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Roof vent covers

I would like some opinions on roof vent covers. Are they worth the time and effort to install them? I'm looking at the Camco version.

http://www.amazon.com/Camco-40431-Ro...B8FHTK0EQQQEKQ
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Worth every cent. I have the Maxx Air II's on my unit, but Camco's are good too. Easy to install with basic tools and a cordless drill.
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Old 03-04-2015, 06:36 PM   #3
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I say yes. We like to leave the vents open as much as possible and the covers let you keep them open rain or shine. Otherwise, as soon as it rains or when you go to bed, you always have to shut the vents.

I have found that the hardware that comes with the covers is cheap. Without much effort I overtightened the screws and they literally pulled apart. Be careful not to overtighten the screws or just go out and buy quality hardware before you start.
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Worth every cent. I have the Maxx Air II's on my unit, but Camco's are good too. Easy to install with basic tools and a cordless drill.
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One of those must haves IMO.
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I would like some opinions on roof vent covers. Are they worth the time and effort to install them? I'm looking at the Camco version...snip...
Didn't have them on our class-B & we wish we had. We WILL have them on our trailer.

Why?
1) Our Fantastic Fan vent cover shook severely when driving down the road with the vent open due to the wind buffeting. We usually kept the vent closed because of the noise. One time we left the vent open despite the noise and the vent lid shattered.
2) We like the fresh air and usually left the vent open at night. Our bed was under the vent and too many times it started raining at night so we had to close the vent. With the cover, we could have left it open.

So, because we want to leave the vent open in the trailer when driving and at night, we WILL have them in our trailer.

Watching installation videos, the covers are quick and easy to install for anyone handy with an electric drill and a couple of small wrenches.
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We have one but I let the dealer install only because I might overtax the roof. Besides the unit is still under warranty and if the dealer does and messes it up then it's his problem
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The fan with remote is also a nice unit.
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They are an essential mod, in my opinion. I leave my vent open most of the time without fear of rain water entering the unit.
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First mod to do on a new rig is vent covers. I use Maxair II.

BTW, they are not anchored to the roof, just to the metal on the existing vent.
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