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Old 04-07-2013, 09:05 AM   #1
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Nooooooooooo, Snow!!!!!

Awwww, but they are saying we are gonna get it.. Suppose to be a pretty big storm headed our way. And problem is, my Casita has never been in snow before! Ever! It's always been tucked in the barn, sold the house that had a barn and moved but the covered storage at the new house isn't finished being built yet. So the Casita is parked at a friends house (outside) all by it's self...........

What should I do to prepare it for up to a foot of snow? Any suggestions? Do I tarp it? Or just let it get a cold bath? I know this is just a normal thing for many, but my baby has never been exposed to this type of weather before, so I am at a loss as to how to keep her safe........... Help!
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:13 AM   #2
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Don't panic Mine sits out all winter. A foot of dry fluff is no big deal, however this time of year dry fluff is rare. Wet slop is more the norm. I use an 18" push broom to push or pull it off. If it's wet, I do it every inch or two as needed. Raz
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:21 AM   #3
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Thanks Raz for the quick reply! Should I tarp the A/C ?
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Old 04-07-2013, 09:46 AM   #4
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Mine too sits out all winter in the snow. No big deal. If it is wet and heavy like Raz mentioned, it would be wise to brush it off.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:12 AM   #5
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Thanks Raz for the quick reply! Should I tarp the A/C ?
I don't have A/C but it seems to me that if it will take a driving rain as you travel down the road, a little snow won't be an issue.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:18 AM   #6
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I took my Casita to Florida for January and February to keep it out of the snow in New England, should have stayed another month

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Old 04-07-2013, 10:21 AM   #7
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scott---nice site in florida! what park were you in??
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:24 AM   #8
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That picture was taken at Manatee Hammock in Titusville, it's a nice spot, stayed the last two weeks of February.
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Old 04-07-2013, 10:39 AM   #9
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mine has been out the last 2 winters in nh. casita told me to brush it off...especially if wet and heavy

i see neighbors covering their campers...and i saw a scamp with a little blue plastic boat(i guess the shrink wrap ppl made it) on top...im guessing the snow just falls off the top...its shaped like a steep roof

mine has done really well. i am concerned about mold cuz i am sensitive. but so far it has been just fine.

do others have experinces with covering causing mold? or the opposite.
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Old 04-07-2013, 11:09 AM   #10
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Hey Robin

I wouldn't worry about it. There are a couple of Casitas in the neighborhood (all with A/C) that set out all winter with no problems. The snow should be gone in a couple of days.

Just sit back with a hot cup of cocoa and watch the beauty of late winter out the picture window.

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As you can see in my pic, mine has handled deep snow. Just don't let it pile too high on top-the top will flex! (mine is now in a carport)
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Nothing to worry about your trailer will be fine.
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Old 04-07-2013, 03:24 PM   #14
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Ok Spring I give up, you can show up any day now. Just as a reminder it is Apil 7 (6 days past April fool's) & we still have 15" of compacted snow to melt. With forcasted lows in the 20's & a high of 35 for this week we'll either need more patience or a trip south....
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