On Vancouver Island, if I build a frame structure over the trailer, I need permits, building inspections etc. It is easier to build a house....
So, I may just tarp it when the summer is over. What do fiberglass RV owners of the larger trailers do when covering a trailer with a tarp? I'm concerned about keeping the truck tarp from sticking to, and chaffing the fiberglass. I thought of siliconing a series of styrofoam strips onto the underside of the tarp to keep it several inches off the top. What solutions have people come up with?
We are brand new to RVing and due to articles on this site, we decided to try to find a fiberglass trailer. We finally found a trailer that works for us, a 1994, 21ft. Bigfoot
. It is not a lightweight at 3,400 lbs, but it is solid and roomy with a great bed. Looking ahead, I am concerned about storage due to the amount of rain we get over the winter....
Bob Austin, Comox, BC