Skylight in campervan

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Skylight in campervan

Postby jomatt » Sat Nov 10, 2007 1:31 pm

We have a skylight in the roof of our campervan. Unfortunately our four kids are awake as soon as there is any sign of daylight. Any suggestions how we could block out the light. Would rather make it temporary as the sunlight is most welcomed during the day. Thanks xx :?
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Postby HGMonaro » Sat Nov 10, 2007 4:46 pm

we have a similar 'problem' with the vent but in our wind-up camper, we can pull the curtains across the sleeping area to stop the early morning sun hitting you in the face earlier than you want. In your case, I'd make up a little cover out of a dense fabric that you can affix over it. Would probably need to install something to stretch it over depending on the skylight.

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Postby jomatt » Sun Nov 11, 2007 9:07 pm

Ours is also a wind-up camper. Guess it must be the same sort. It is the venty/ skylight thing. My Nanna has suggested one of those window shades that you put on your kids car windows to block out the sun. Some of them have suction caps - so we will give it a go! Jo
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Postby Derek Bullock » Sun Nov 11, 2007 10:40 pm

Paint it black :***

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Postby Barby-Q » Mon Nov 12, 2007 6:06 am

Get some grey HD foam from clark rubber and cut it over size and squeeze it into the the skylight area at night . No light should get in at all then .
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Postby waltzingmatilda » Mon Nov 12, 2007 12:54 pm

Try using material or vinyl cut to shape and attach across vent with stick on velcro dots or strip. The heavier the material the more velcro you will need. Happy Camping 8)
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Postby angiebee » Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:33 am

The kids are excited about camping and dont want to sleep . Let them stay up a bit longer at night , after a couple of late nights and early mornings they will get tired . Most of the time its the other campers that make the noise early morning that wake you up anyway.
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Postby Troyk » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:22 pm

angiebee wrote:The kids are excited about camping and dont want to sleep . Let them stay up a bit longer at night , after a couple of late nights and early mornings they will get tired . Most of the time its the other campers that make the noise early morning that wake you up anyway.


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