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Old 08-12-2019, 12:48 PM   #1
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Do you really need a window in the bathroom?
Pros and Cons?
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Old 08-12-2019, 12:58 PM   #2
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Do you really need a window in the bathroom?
Pros and Cons?
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It's nice for ventilation - open that window, run the fan, and air out the bathroom.

It lets light in (the glass is frosted, not clear) and makes the bathroom lighter.
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It does let some light in during the day, but I have to admit I've never opened mine.
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:13 PM   #4
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When it's raining and I want ventilation, I'll open the Maxxfan and open the bathroom window (and door). Who cares if the bathroom gets wet. I have radius slider windows.
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:19 PM   #5
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On our classic 19, we have the opening kitchen window and the opening bathroom window. Even in rain, we can (and do) keep both of those open, and with the max fan going, we get a pretty good breeze flowing through
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:25 PM   #6
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We also have opening (awning style) kitchen and bathroom windows in our 2013 19'. I prefer using the window to the ceiling vent in the bathroom as the vent tends to leak into the room when it is raining outside (and the window doesn't).

Also, the bathroom window allows you to enjoy the sounds of nature outside your Escape as you do your business!
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:34 PM   #7
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I love having the bathroom window for ventilation, light, and it's at the right height for a view while sitting! And like Donna says, you don't need to worry about rain coming in to a wet bath.
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:43 PM   #8
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I have not shut mine except for traveling. It only opens maybe 3", enough for air but close enough for privacy. I may have had the first bath window installed in an Escape back in 2012 and have had it 3 more times since....
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Old 08-12-2019, 01:44 PM   #9
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As others have said the bath window makes a huge difference for light and ventilation. With the bath fan on it is a good source of make up air and it allows air to be pulled in and keep the bathroom fresh with air exchange. I'm probably one of the few that tackled a retrofit myself so I've had it both ways. Wouldn't be without the bath window.

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Old 08-12-2019, 02:01 PM   #10
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With the bath fan on it is a good source of make up air and it allows air to be pulled in and keep the bathroom fresh with air exchange.
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Especially nice when it's cold out, you don't suck the heat out of the trailer if you need to run the fan for some reason.
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