Insulation for fiberglass Boler! - Fiberglass RV

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Old 05-08-2020, 04:49 PM   #1
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Question Insulation for fiberglass Boler!

Hi! I have recently bought a 13 foot 1974 Boler to convert into a sort of tiny home for full time living. When I bought it, it was fully stripped except for a layer of reflectix covered by spray-paint paint and a bed platform. Before I can start building out the rest of it, I need to pick an insulation. I’m going to buy marine vinyl but I don’t think it would hold well with the reflectix under it. I’ve looked into ensolite but it seems expensive. What our options are there, what brands and properties should I be looking out for, and how much do I really need to buy? Thanks!

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Old 05-08-2020, 04:59 PM   #2
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Cheap and easy and insulated boler, I dont see that happening.
What kind of R value are you hoping for?
Maybe some sort of ribs and spray form?
Will be interested to see what you come up with.

I'd rather do it myself, done right or not. Isn't that what a hobby is all about?
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Old 05-08-2020, 07:15 PM   #3
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Unless you do something special with the windows, your effort on the walls will have limited benefit.

On the Scamp Travel Trailers Facebook group, there’s a member (Tim Miklos) who has live in a Boler for three years in MI, heated with a tiny Cubic Mini wood stove. You should join and connect.
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