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Old 06-15-2024, 05:15 PM   #1
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How to video for insulation and wall covering?

My searches are coming up empty, can anyone point me to a good video of how to apply wall covering to the curved interior of my 86 Casita?
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OK, first, what do you intend to apply to the interior walls?
Carpeting,(i.e."Rat Fur?) Elephant Skin? Etc.
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Old 06-15-2024, 05:42 PM   #3
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OK, first, what do you intend to apply to the interior walls?
Carpeting,(i.e."Rat Fur?) Elephant Skin? Etc.
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I am not sure what I wanted to install, I am most concerned about how to adhere anything flat to the curved surfaces of my Casita. I think I want some layer of protection from condensation and then some aesthetic wall covering of some sort.
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Old 06-16-2024, 01:13 PM   #4
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I am not sure what I wanted to install, I am most concerned about how to adhere anything flat to the curved surfaces of my Casita. I think I want some layer of protection from condensation and then some aesthetic wall covering of some sort.
Well, some trailers are double walled and don't require additional coverings, some have "elephant skin" insulation inside, and some, (like my Casita,) have wall carpeting, affectionately referred to as "rat fur." If you plan to use carpeting, (probably the easiest to apply,) I personally would opt for 3M 77 Spray adhesive, although there are several other adhesives out there out there as well, but I've found this one to be a very strong adhesive and user friendly. You can find it on Amazon, or in any "big box" hardware store. You'll need to trim and shape whatever you apply, to radius it in corners and bends to prevent buckling, rippling and pleating of whatever you decide to use.

https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/p/d/b40071862/
https://www.amazon.com/Super-77-Mult.../dp/B08ZFMYCBM
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My searches are coming up empty, can anyone point me to a good video of how to apply wall covering to the curved interior of my 86 Casita?
First - is there anything at all on there now?
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First - is there anything at all on there now?
Nothing on the walls right now. It was all removed before I got it.
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You will need to apply some type of interior finish/carpet, etc. for several reasons. Condensation is always a big issue inside single-walled trailers/RV's, and they don't call it fiberGLASS for nothing. Unless to want to see the sunshine or full moon shining inside your trailer, or any vehicle headlights hitting you after dark, and also any silhouette shadows of someone walking by outside, you need to have some kind of interior wall covering.
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hull liner for boats is on my 19'. it's glued on and has some stretch that allows it to conform to the curves. It also insulates and stops any sweating. I've been happy with it.
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