All awnings come in whole measurements such as 14 feet, 15 feet, and so on. Neither Carefree nor A&E give measurements in inches, although you can find sources online that custom-cut whatever you need.
What size awning do I need for my travel trailer?
Measuring Your Patio Awning
Measuring your RV’s existing awning is simple; simply take a tape measure and record the total width from the center of your awning’s arm to the center of the other arm. If the measurement is 18′ then you’ll want to place an order for an 18′ awning. It’s that simple!
How do I measure for a camper replacement awning?
To correctly measure for your replacement awning fabric, measure the distance from the center line of the left arm to the center line of the right arm. Round up so that the measurement is whole foot increments. The awning you are replacing will measure approximately 10″ less than the distance between the arms.
Are all RV awnings the same length?
All awnings come in whole measurements such as 14 feet, 15 feet, and so on. Neither Carefree nor A&E give measurements in inches, although you can find sources online that custom-cut whatever you need. I’ve also received calls from folks who’ve asked if they could cut down the canopy I had to a smaller size.
Are slide toppers worth it?
For many, the resounding answer is yes. They help protect people’s large investment and mean less maintenance. For those that love their slide toppers, they say the “added work” of having to clean under the topper is worth it – a creative suggestion is a leaf blower to blow out under them.
How much are camper awnings?
How much does an RV awning cost?
|RV Awning Type||Size*||Cost**|
|Medium (4 feet x 8 feet)||$500|
|Automatic / Mechanized (Motorized) and Retractable||Small (2 feet x 3 feet)||$1,500|
|Medium (4 feet x 8 feet)||$2,000|
|Large (6 feet x 15 feet)||$3,500|
Who makes camper awnings?
Dometic A&E is the leading manufacturer of camper awnings and these are the style that come stock on 80% of campers today.
Can you add an awning to a camper?
Awnings for the patios of an RV, for the doors, and for the windows can add not only more functionality and comfort to your RV, it can actually add onto it and make your RV even better than it was. You could even add a screen room with the help of an awning to have extra space.