Last summer, my family and I went on an 8-week long RV trip across the United States. We had an absolute blast and created memories we will cherish forever. Although our Class C RV had tinted windows, it still got very hot inside the RV, especially during the day. It seemed like we had our air conditioner running constantly.
Little did I know at the time that I could keep the RV a lot cooler during those warm summer months if I had a custom size solar screen for the large windows in both the main area and the back bedroom. Our RV had 2 large windows in the main dining and seating area and 3 large windows in the back bedroom.
RV & Camper Solar Screens
It turns out, you can order Bulk Solar Screen Fabric right here on this website. All you do is measure your windows from inside the RV, then go online and order enough to cover all your windows.
Then, cut the solar screen fabric down to size for each window using sharp scissors or a sharp utility knife. Bonus points for you if you even round the corners to match the windows' rounded corners in your RV.
Grab some suction cups from eBay here. The suction cups come with pilot holes and pins so you can cut a small slit in the solar screen fabric where you want each suction cup to be attached. Then push the pin through the fabric and into the pilot hole on the suction cup.
They even fit underneath your window shades in most cases. You can still see through the RV solar screens to enjoy the beautiful outdoor views. You get to keep the view, but get rid of the glare and heat from the sun. It's a win-win.
If you want to order your own solar screens for your RV or camper, just click that link and choose either 80% or 90%. The 80% offer excellent heat and glare blocking, with excellent visibility. The 90% block even more heat and glare, but with a slight reduction in visibility. Both do a great job, but the 80% solar screens are slightly cheaper.
Another nice thing about having solar screens in your RV, is they offer daytime privacy. So whether you are parked at a campground or driving down the road, outsiders cannot peek into your RV during the daytime - a great benefit!