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Old 04-21-2015, 09:04 PM   #1
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I plan on storing my class A in Florida over the summer( six months). Should I crack a ceiling vent, or leave it shut up tight? Also should I put a seal lube in the toilet, or leave it dry? The storage unit is covered, but open on the ends. Thanks.
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Old 04-22-2015, 10:12 AM   #2
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I plan on storing my class A in Florida over the summer( six months). Should I crack a ceiling vent, or leave it shut up tight? Also should I put a seal lube in the toilet, or leave it dry? The storage unit is covered, but open on the ends. Thanks.
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In a covered storage unit I would leave all roof vents open and at least one window.
Because my coach is stored during WI winters I drain the toilet flush valve and pour a few cups full of RV antifreeze in the bowl when I winterize.
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Old 04-22-2015, 06:36 PM   #3
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I put the toilet seal lubricant whenever I store the coach.
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Shut it up tight and put 3 Hi-Capacity Moisture Absorber 4 lb. DampRid.
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Ever see what the summer heat in a car does to the interior when all the windows are sealed tight?
When the temperature rises, adhesives get gooey and separate, plastics tend to melt, deform and crack, wood dries out and cracks, and air gets stale and smelly.

IMHO, I would leave vents open and have electric fans circulating the air if possible.
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We operate a RV storage facility in Fl, inside and covered storage. You would think that heat would be your problem but it’s the humidity. The Rv’s rarely get over 90+ inside under the covered roof.
Things to consider fill the tank full, add fuel treatment, open frig, disconnect the battery, and if it’s a gas motor home run generator with fuel treatment.
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We operate a RV storage facility in Fl, inside and covered storage. You would think that heat would be your problem but itís the humidity. The Rvís rarely get over 90+ inside under the covered roof.
Things to consider fill the tank full, add fuel treatment, open frig, disconnect the battery, and if itís a gas motor home run generator with fuel treatment.
Where in Florida?
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Sounds like locked up tight is the way to go. We were venting but I think it's letting too much moisture in. We are only storing a month max. It's been very rainy here.

In Florida, uncovered (for now)
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WE are located in Melbourne Fl
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WE are located in Melbourne Fl
Thanks, I need one in Miami or ft Lauderdale...
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Anyone know of any covered storage in Miami or ft Lauderdale area?
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