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Old 11-07-2018, 07:44 PM   #1
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Condensation

How do you deal with condensation on the interior of your RV in cold weather? I had standing water in my duct work (furnace was running) on our last outing. Was cold out doors and we had the heat on all weekend. Called my dealer and he said more than likely it was condensation.Thanks.
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Air circulation is the main fix.

1. Crack open a window.
2. Use the exhaust fans as much as possible
3. Get yourself a dehumidifier

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It depends where you are. Sometimes windows bring in low humidity air and sometimes high. That is why a dehumidifier is the only answer that always works but other answers sometimes work.
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After 6 years of full timing we finally bought a dehumidifier last week. So far we just run it at night and even in dry OK, we still get a gallon collected each night.
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You'd be amazed how much moisture just breathing puts out. Add to that showers & cooking inside a small enclosed space & it's no wonder condensation is an issue.

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After 6 years of full timing we finally bought a dehumidifier last week. So far we just run it at night and even in dry OK, we still get a gallon collected each night.
What make and model did you get? I need one too. You happy with it?
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What make and model did you get? I need one too. You happy with it?

We bought a GE 30 pint model from Walmart for about $160. So far we have only run it during the night and we usually get about a gallon of water each time. Our windows used to have heavy condensation on them in the morning and now they have about 1/2 the condensation present.
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At night we run the exhaust fan in the back back bathroom and crack a window in the front of the coach otherwise we get a ton of water on our windshield.

Yep it gets cold so the first one out of bed in the morning closes the window, turns off the fan and turns on the furnace.
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I run a 30 pint Danby dehumidifier 24/7. It keeps the humidity at the 50% set point. I drilled a 5/16 hole through the floor and ran 1/4 cooper tubing for a drain. It's been running for 3 years.
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Try this

We had a 34' Winnebago motorhome and stay in Florida 3 months. We found an inexpensive little trick - the Dollar Store has small dehumidifier cups (copied after Damp Rid) for $1. Placed the on dashboard of MH behind the privacy shade and this worked well for us. Might like to try this.
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