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Old 07-06-2015, 06:41 PM   #21
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The only input I have on this subject is that unless something is very wrong with the foam, avoid having to replace it. It would be pricey to ship and medium- or high-density foam is terribly expensive. I know from having to replace cushions in my old pop-up tent trailer...over $300 just for the bottom cushions around the dinette.

Edited: Like gbaglo, I have the stock fabric and have had no issues with it. In fact, I spilled my inaugural celebratory drink on it the first night and it cleaned up beautifully. And after two years, it still looks great.
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Old 07-06-2015, 06:41 PM   #22
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My 17B is seven years old. All the original fabric is just fine. Where I sit at the front dinette could use a cleaning. Other than that I have nothing to report and no reason to get new upholstery.
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Old 07-06-2015, 06:48 PM   #23
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i was also wondering about changing out the cushions /window pieces- mine are still nice but i would like more color. My big table is always a bed so i never see the cushions so maybe just slip covers for the small dinning table cushions and the window toppers?
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Old 07-06-2015, 06:52 PM   #24
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If you have sewing skills, there's no reason any of that couldn't be done to jazz up the Lark. Or ETI could do it but it may be prohibitively expensive.
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Old 07-06-2015, 07:00 PM   #25
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Why not throws or pillows?
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Old 07-06-2015, 08:01 PM   #26
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Well, Escape wants $626.50 for new cushions and covers, which I feel is pricey. But I haven't researched any other options yet.
By the way, how would you go about replacing the fabric on the window valences?
Cypherian, if you don't mind my asking, what did you finally do with yours...get them steam cleaned, dry cleaned, or get new ones?
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No reason to use Escape for that from NC and pay shipping. Your local places will do it. Don't know why you would replace the foam.

We chose Sunbrella partly because of condensation. Sunbrella has little in the way of the kind of print usually seen in a trailer but Sunbrella should be very tough and cleanable compared to other fabrics. We bought a dark solid that should hide any possible stains. But we expect that stains can be cleaned better on it than on other fabrics.

We have had steam cleaning elsewhere but we also have a little steam cleaner at home that we have used on the cushions.
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Well, Escape wants $626.50 for new cushions and covers, which I feel is pricey.
Wow, I disagree and think that given the cost of foam, the fabric, and the labor involved, that's a very reasonable price...and I don't even know if you're talking about just the front dinette or the whole trailer.
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Well, Escape wants $626.50 for new cushions and covers, which I feel is pricey. But I haven't researched any other options yet.
By the way, how would you go about replacing the fabric on the window valences?
Cypherian, if you don't mind my asking, what did you finally do with yours...get them steam cleaned, dry cleaned, or get new ones?
Two screws hold the valences in place. Once removed, you will see that the fabric is simply folded, tucked and stapled. Easy replacement.
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Quality foam is not cheap, or even close.
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