Blocking out the midsummer morning light!

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  1. Reaynger

    Reaynger Read Only Funster

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    Hi Funsters, at this time of year, the early morning light can be a bit of a pain when it penetrates into our van through a 3/4" gap at the bottom of the blind shutters. When I'm laid out across the U shape end then it is a bit of a problem shining into me peepers until now.

    I've cured it by buying that grey polystyrene foam insulation for 22mm copper pipes and clipping it along the bottom of the shutter.

    Sorry if anyone who thought of this first and has already posted.

    All nice and dark now! :thumb:
     
  2. Janine

    Janine Funster Life Member

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    I've been doing it for years but a great reminder for the newbies on here :Wink:
     
  3. acting_strange

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    I'm defo gonna give this a try...sounds great....but why the 22mm? wouldn't the 15mm been enough?

    Ta for the great idea:thumb:
     
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    Great trick idea does any one have ideas for the skylight vents
     
  5. Gooney

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    I find a couple of bottles of wine and half a dozen cans the night before works for me:thumb:
     
  6. JJ

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    Wait for a monster RV to park near you.

    They'll take all your light!

    JJ
     
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    Buy or acquire either a block of foam or polystyrene cut to make a tight fit block. :thumb:
     
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    Oi JJ thats just so untrue!
     
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