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Old 08-22-2004, 11:47 AM   #1
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Vent Cover Color ?

I'm planning on putting in a Fantastic Fan. The question I have is which cover is best? I was thinking about an insulated white cover, but does the clear or translucent give you a big benifit with additional light.
If you could choose again what would you install?
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Old 08-22-2004, 01:04 PM   #2
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Gary, I think an insulated white cover is the way to go.
Clear or translucent might give more light but will allow harmful solar UV rays to do their nasty thing.

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To me it depends on where the fan is being installed IMHO. In the front lounge, any will do. In the bedroom I would want insulated. If you only have one vent because your trailer is small, then it is hobsons choice

I have had or have had all three. The tinted cover is nice, it acts like a skylight. The translucent is nice too, no glare, but light comes in and The UV is not an issue. The insulated domes are 100% light blocking.

I currently have 2 insulated and one translucent installed in my MH. The translucent one is in the galley section, where there is a lack of light as it is.
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