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Old 05-06-2017, 08:22 AM   #1
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Cheaper alternative to "Hypervent"

I've always liked the idea of the Hypervent but it's really expensive for the amount of material needed. Hypervent is basically the same as stucco rainscreen or waterway drainage material used in home construction.

Here's an interesting source for similar material. One roll is 58" wide and 37 feet long. That's enough to do 4 trailers to include under the entire mattress and the side walls as well. Split four ways the cost would be about $42.50 each - instead of about $200 each for the hypervent. With the rally coming up, someone could pick up a single roll and split the cost with 3 other attendees who were interested......

https://demandproducts.com/OWA/Produ...58-180-sq-feet

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Old 05-06-2017, 08:37 AM   #2
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I've always liked the idea of the Hypervent but it's really expensive for the amount of material needed. Hypervent is basically the same as stucco rainscreen or waterway drainage material used in home construction.

Here's an interesting source for similar material. One roll is 58" wide and 37 feet long. That's enough to do 4 trailers to include under the entire mattress and the side walls as well. Split four ways the cost would be about $42.50 each - instead of about $200 each for the hypervent. With the rally coming up, someone could pick up a single roll and split the cost with 3 other attendees who were interested......

https://demandproducts.com/OWA/Produ...58-180-sq-feet


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Great idea. I'd be more than willing to buy in on this, but we couldn't bring one along. Here is another that has a fairly smooth top and bottom surface.http://www.keenebuilding.com/product...ainscreen-10mm
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Old 05-06-2017, 08:51 AM   #3
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This one is even less DMX 1-STEP 100 sq. ft. 3.67 ft. x 27 ft. 6 in. Unique Air Gap Underlayment Prevents Mold and Mildew-DMX 1-Step - The Home Depot
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Old 05-06-2017, 08:55 AM   #4
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If someone was planning on attending Osoyoos they could bring the other half and I'm sure someone would purchase?
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Old 05-06-2017, 09:01 AM   #5
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Great idea. I'd be more than willing to buy in on this, but we couldn't bring one along. Here is another that has a fairly smooth top and bottom surface.http://www.keenebuilding.com/product...ainscreen-10mm
I've seen that one, but it's not as coarse or rigid as the spun polymer ones, and may not be thick enough. So, I'm not sure it would be as effective.
This one looks to be more of a solid material with raised "pips". The idea of the Hypervent is that it's very rigid but very porous. Again, not sure this one would be as effective.

The waterway material or stucco rainscreen also has the water resistant fabric backing on the one side - just like the Hypervent does.

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I've always liked the idea of the Hypervent but it's really expensive for the amount of material needed. Hypervent is basically the same as stucco rainscreen or waterway drainage material used in home construction.

Here's an interesting source for similar material. One roll is 58" wide and 37 feet long. That's enough to do 4 trailers to include under the entire mattress and the side walls as well. Split four ways the cost would be about $42.50 each - instead of about $200 each for the hypervent. With the rally coming up, someone could pick up a single roll and split the cost with 3 other attendees who were interested......

https://demandproducts.com/OWA/Produ...58-180-sq-feet

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I would like to buy in on a roll but our truck will be full until after we pick up and head to the rally. A fifth of the roll is enough for our 5.0TA (won't do the sides) but willing to take more to make it work. Thanks for the info.
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Robert - did you ever buy some of this and try it?
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I bought this, just as good as Hypermesh and cheaper plus they offer 5% off to new customers
https://www.mattressinsider.com/matt...revention.html
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Old 07-08-2018, 10:44 AM   #9
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Robert - did you ever buy some of this and try it?
No, never did. The link Jim just posted looks like a suitable product though.
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I bought this, just as good as Hypermesh and cheaper plus they offer 5% off to new customers
https://www.mattressinsider.com/matt...revention.html
Thanks Jim - Looks to be about the same price as the Hypervent brand.
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