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Old 08-27-2021, 03:31 PM   #1
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Default Cheap window coverings

We have 5 Rainer yurts that need replacement window covers . The manufacturer wants $470 per window cover. Anyone know of cheaper, knockoff versions?


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Old 08-30-2021, 09:52 AM   #2
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$470 seems very reasonable in todays economic climate. Don't forget they are a biz and attempting to keep the biz afloat. The only altenative I can think of that would be cheaper would be to do the work yourself. Then you have to figure it all out yourself. $470 seems very reasonable to me, under the circumstances. Good luck.
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Old 09-24-2021, 05:05 AM   #3
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My windows became so brittle and yellowed after about 8 years (in full sun), I replaced them myself. Bought vinyl at JoAnn Fabrics (mistake - those lasted less than two years before cracking apart). This time I bought marine vinyl online. I do careful take the windows apart and reused the velcro and outer banding (?). Just got a quote from an nearby shop with a heavy duty sewing machine for $50 to sew each 4’by4’ window. I don’t remember what I paid for the marine vinyl online. Somewhere between $100-$200 for 12’ to replace the 3 windows.

All and all much cheaper than new windows. Though perhaps the marine vinyl I bought won’t be as good or reusing the velcro will cause problems or I won’t be happy with the local shop’s work. Will try and update in a couple years. ��
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Old 09-24-2021, 09:07 AM   #4
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Nicely done!
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Old 09-24-2021, 01:56 PM   #5
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Thanks for posting an affordable alternative.
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Old 09-28-2021, 11:40 AM   #6
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We do similar work at our sewing shop in Northern California. If you have any other questions or concerns let us know!
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