- Nada and Doug
- Welcome to the travels of Doug and Nada. We love the Lord and are traveling full-time in our motorhome with our German Shepherd, Homer. Homer is the star attraction wherever we stop and he gets us talking and sharing with many people. DON'T FORGET: YOU CAN ENLARGE EACH PHOTO BY CLICKING ON THE PHOTO! The newest blog post is at the top and they go back in time as you scroll down. If you want to see each photo larger, you can just click on the photo and it will enlarge. If you decide to leave a comment, don't forget to sign it so we know who left it. ;-) Folks: This site is under continual construction as we travel and see this beautiful country. Check back for more updates and photos. Thanks for visiting with us! May God bless your day!
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
8/24/2011 - Insulating the front cap
Yesterday, we spent part of the morning in a repair bay here at the Tiffin Repair Facility. Stan and Jonathan were our techs. They were super. We were in and out in 1.5 hours with everything on our list taken care of. Homer and I stayed in the coach while they worked on it - I thought it would be a good time to get some computer work done.... but that didn't happen! Word quickly spread that there was a big German Shepherd in the coach and we had multiple techs stopping by to meet the big guy. Homer loved meeting them all!
Last evening about 9 PM, Doug decided it would be a good time to put the new insulation into the front cap of the motorhome. Since we are sitting here in Alabama awaiting our turn for a repair to the motorhome and temperatures are in the high 90's with heat indexes well over 100, we were motivated to do what we can to keep the cold air on the inside and the hot air outside. I had read on the forum on http://www.tiffinrvnetwork.com that the front caps of our motorhomes (the area over the large windshields) are not insulated. Several folks have put insulation up in there which has made a world of difference when parked facing the sun. We ordered a new type of insulation made from recycled denim jeans - http://www.greendepot.com/greendepot/product.asp?prod_name=Bonded+Logic+Ultratouch+Multi-Purpose+Roll&pf_id=BLPMULTIPRROLL&dept_id=5100&s_id=0& - and we installed it last night. We now have a R factor of 16 in the cap. The insulation is super to work with.... You can cut or tear it and it doesn't itch like fiberglass. The biggest job was getting the TV down and back up in its spot! Here are some photos of Doug putting the insulation in.....