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Old 12-21-2008, 07:55 AM   #1
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Okay, another storage question for all of you. We moved from New Mexico, little humidity to Tennessee, lots of humidity. We store our motorhome next to the house, and leave it plugged into shore power. Do we need to let a dehumidifier run in it, as I don't want mold or other nastys growing. I do run one in the summer when it is just setting, and the pan gets full quickly. Thanks for your input.

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Old 12-26-2008, 07:54 PM   #2
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We use an Eva-Dry in the lr/galley area, set a small tub of charcoal on the bed, put some tiny tubs of charcoal inside the fridge & leave the fantastic fan vent cracked just a tiny bit. Have never had an issue with mildew/mold over the winter storage.


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We installed a dehumidifier in our coach several years ago while we were full time living in the coach due to the fact we needed it then. A few months ago we moved into a stick home again and we still keep the dehumidifier going in the coach. I use the coach at work for a place to have lunch and can easily check the holding tank of the dehumidifier. I think any environment that has a stable relative humidity is better off. I would recommend it.
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We live in Florida with lots of humidity. When stored next to our house, we run the dehumidifier placed on the kitchen counter top and drain it directly into the kitchen sink. No need to empty the tanks.
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If your storing your RV in humid temps, same the cost of electricity for a dehumidifier. Get two 5 gallon plastic buckets and a bag of water softener salt. Fill each bucket half way with salt and place a bucket at each end of your Rv. Don't forget to leave open you closets and cabinet doors.
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Old 03-23-2009, 08:31 PM   #6
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I live in SW Florida. My MH is parked next to my house, plugged into shore power. I have been using a 25 pint dehumidifier, for the 5 years that I have owned the MH. It sits on the kitchen floor and I dump the water about once a week. It works great.

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