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Old 09-24-2014, 08:49 PM   #51
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Yes, I agree the easiest thing to do is to just leave the rock gaurd propped open a little bit well in storage. But I am kind of thinking of trimming the rubber seal on the bottom of the rock gaurd where it covers the weep holes. I think this opening should be open so that air can circulate between the rock guard an the outside of the window. This also would better aid in draining out any water that might accumulate.
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Mark, we are not getting water like you which seems to be quite a lot. You might see if you can get a good look from above and make any little change there. This whole window and guard is a mildew problem for sure and I can't see there ever being enough ventilation without leaving it open quite a lot. The mildew needs to be cleaned all around the edge and a tiny bit of diluted bleach probably would not hurt. But yours sounds as if it has a problem on the top or sides when closed, maybe not bent quite right or tight enough.
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Old 09-25-2014, 09:46 AM   #53
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How about an emergency egress window? Not a slider, but a window that hinges at the top and has two secure catches at the bottom to keep it sealed.

Hehr calls these a "full swing out egress window".

Since I am on my third window gasket (already broken), I would hesitate to have the same setup on a large back swing out window. Although since I have not seen any comments on that problem recently I should probably check with ETI to see if they have a solution.

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Old 09-25-2014, 06:12 PM   #54
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Mark, we are not getting water like you which seems to be quite a lot. You might see if you can get a good look from above and make any little change there. This whole window and guard is a mildew problem for sure and I can't see there ever being enough ventilation without leaving it open quite a lot. The mildew needs to be cleaned all around the edge and a tiny bit of diluted bleach probably would not hurt. But yours sounds as if it has a problem on the top or sides when closed, maybe not bent quite right or tight enough.
Hi Floating Cloud,
You gave me a thought I am going to water test the top of rock gaurd with a garden hose. I will have the wife stand inside of the trailer and watching for water leaks. But I still think that most of the moisture is from condensation.
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I was thinking water between rock guard and window because guard not tight. Sure hope you don't see any coming inside.
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I was thinking water between rock guard and window because guard not tight. Sure hope you don't see any coming inside.
No don't have any water coming inside the trailer thank God. It just from the inside looking through the window my wife would be able to see if any water was leaking past the rock gaurd seal dripping down on the window.
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