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Old 08-12-2019, 01:48 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, 01:58 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, 02:13 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, 02:19 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, 02:25 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, 02:34 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, 02:43 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, 02:44 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, 03:01 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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Old 08-12-2019, 03:19 PM   #11
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The first thing I do when getting to a campground is open the bathroom window 1/2” and turn the max-fan to it’s lowest setting. I use this until I leave as it allows me to suck the humidity out of my 19.
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Old 08-12-2019, 03:44 PM   #12
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I like the bathroom window (awning style). It's probably the most opened window in our 19. I open it as soon as we are at the campground and open the maxfan vent a little. The two are sufficient to eliminate condensation when we are sleeping inside and provide some airflow inside the trailer. We don't spend that much time inside the trailer so the other windows doesn't get used that much.
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Old 08-12-2019, 05:25 PM   #13
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All the above reasons plus, on the 19, I don't know about the other models, it's great to be able to pass the sani dump hose in and give the black tank a good rinse.

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Old 08-12-2019, 06:08 PM   #14
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The combination of the power vent and opening bathroom window allows us to suck humidity out of the trailer, dry out the bath area and by closing the door not much heat or cooling is pulled from the main trailer area. We like this feature.
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Old 08-12-2019, 07:58 PM   #15
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Don't have it don't miss it.
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Old 08-12-2019, 08:30 PM   #16
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The bathroom and kitchen windows are the ones that stay open all the time except when we are driving or if it is very cold. They are to small for someone to crawl through so don’t consider it a security issue. I would get them again.
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Old 08-12-2019, 08:48 PM   #17
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Don't have it don't miss it.
Same here. And if we had to do it all over again, we would do the same: No bathroom window.
The fan in the bathroom does it’s “business” when needed.
When we park: we simply open kitchen window a little, put maxx fan on low, and open the vent in the bathroom.
Works well for us.
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Old 08-12-2019, 09:04 PM   #18
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Don't have it don't miss it.
You can never miss what you've never had.

I hear the same things from people who've never owned a trailer with a flushable toilet.
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Old 08-12-2019, 09:06 PM   #19
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It's nice to not have to turn on the bathroom light during the day. The window allows enough light to see. We enjoy ours and would get one again.
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Old 08-12-2019, 09:40 PM   #20
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Agree with all the pros above. Didn't have it in the previous 15 and love it in the current 19.
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