Go Back   Montana Owners Club - Keystone Montana 5th Wheel Forum > MOC on M.A.R.S. > Additions & Improvements
Click Here to Login

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 02-13-2010, 12:36 PM   #1
jackel1959
Montana Master
 
jackel1959's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Oak Harbor
Posts: 1,460
M.O.C. #2471
SCREEN ON STAIR VENTS

This was a very easy modification that I learned from a fellow MOCer at the Quartzsite rally and thought I would share with all of you. The vents that attach at the stairs going into the bedroom did not have anything to keep insects like flies and mosquitoes from entering the living compartment from the basement area. Today I removed the vents, cut some window screen to fit and stapled it to the back and reinstalled. This should keep the little buggers out

Jack

Vents on stairs going to the bedroom



Screen stapled on back before re-installing

jackel1959 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2010, 02:04 PM   #2
exav8tr
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Casa Grande
Posts: 5,365
M.O.C. #6333
I did something similar, but since this is also the return air vent for the furnace, I added a HEPA AC Filter. Just got one the width and double the height and cut it in half and change them about every couple of months. Was concerned about restricting air flow at first but doesn't seem to bother the furnace. I think this was an OZZ mod that he suggested. Gotta luv the OZZ man.....

Jack I didn't mean to steal the thread. You also have a great idea to keep insects out. So far we have not been plagued with them yet.
exav8tr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-13-2010, 02:21 PM   #3
ole dude
Montana Master
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location:
Posts: 992
M.O.C. #7128
I do the filter thing also for the winter. For the cooling season I block those areas off, no sense cooling the basement ie: pulling hot air into the trailer from the basement.
ole dude is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Stair vents c214dick Repairs & Service 1 07-28-2015 02:52 PM
stair vents bigskyjimmy General Discussions about our Montanas 32 01-31-2013 01:06 PM
Three step stair to two step stair conversion Gorgeguy Additions & Improvements 9 08-12-2012 04:50 PM
3455SA STAIR VENTS Larry-P General Discussions about our Montanas 7 09-27-2011 05:41 AM
reg. house screen door on screen room BillyRay General Discussions about our Montanas 0 02-24-2004 02:19 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:20 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.