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Old 11-01-2019, 07:34 AM   #1
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Question Help! condensation

Since cold weather is here, does anyone have any recommendations to keep condensation from forming around slide outs and around (not on) your windows?? Itís gotten pretty bad on our camper. Like a hand wide of it from the slide out and windows. Thanks in advance
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Old 11-01-2019, 07:41 AM   #2
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Since cold weather is here, does anyone have any recommendations to keep condensation from forming around slide outs and around (not on) your windows?? Itís gotten pretty bad on our camper. Like a hand wide of it from the slide out and windows. Thanks in advance
Camper: Forest River Wildwood Heritage Glen LTZ 2019 all seasons
It happened to us so I bought a dehumidifier. All is good now
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Running a fan on the front windows of our MH helps keep condensation in check. Also running vent fans and cracking open a window will help but then you lose heat.
This year I was going to purchase a home style dehumidifier for the MH but we ended up buying a Park Model for our winter stay in Texas.
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Dehumidifier and fans.
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Dehumidifier and fans.
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Dehumidifier set at 40% to 45%, and we donít have condensation in our 32í 5er.
This includes the Oregon Coast in winter.
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30 qt dehumidifier from WM.
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30 qt dehumidifier from WM.

Becka, keep in mind that the "size" of a dehumidifier is the amount of moisture it can remove in a day, not the size of the capture container. We empty ours sometimes twice a day.

The instructions will have you place in the middle of a room, this is not required. Just don't place it so the air vents are blocked. We keep ours under the kitchen table, out of the way and very quiet.
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If you are in an area that has high humidity get one that has the option of self draining through a hose and place it somewhere that the hose can go to the tub or sink.
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If you are in an area that has high humidity get one that has the option of self draining through a hose and place it somewhere that the hose can go to the tub or sink.
I've heard of a couple people who had grey tanks fill or run over from using a dehumidifier. Were it me, I'd find a way to run the drain directly outside. Just MHO...

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should have been 30 pt. place the dehumidifier in the tub/shower.
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should have been 30 pt. place the dehumidifier in the tub/shower.
In shower not as effective as main living space, as stated before ours is under the dining table. works on main living apace where the human bodies create the most moisture.
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We have a small, Ivation dehumidifier in the front where we have a convenient outlet.

And we have a Damp Rid container in the back where we couldn't plug it in conveniently. Both collect quite a bit of water and help a lot, but we still get a bit of fog on our glass until the sun shines on them a while.
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