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Old 02-13-2015, 01:37 PM   #11
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Thanks, everyone . It gives me some peace of mind that things aren't actually leaking. We had a pop-up for 6 years and were very mindful of leaving a window flap open slightly at night and never had any condensation. With this being our first travel trailer, I never thought I would be dealing with condensation issues. Is there any need to have something like Damp Rid in the trailer when it's stored for the winter?

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Old 02-13-2015, 06:51 PM   #12
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Do you see any water marks or delamanation on the outside or under the storage bay area?

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Old 02-13-2015, 07:05 PM   #13
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From the looks of the stain patterns I don't really see any repeatative stain rings. I think you can count an ongoing leak out. Probably one trip the condensation got out of hand. That luan type board soaks moisture like a sponge and discolors at the drop of a hat. If you run a little 220grit sandpaper over real quick and the stain starts to lift right out then it is very superficial (as it appears to be).

If it's of any concern to you, you can always run a brush along the cracks with polyurethane to help seal the end grains and slow water absorption.
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Old 02-13-2015, 08:45 PM   #14
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We have not seen an other signs of water anywhere in the camper or any of the storage areas.
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Old 02-13-2015, 09:03 PM   #15
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I would hit the window with a hose as well for piece of mind, but, I would tend to side with the others on it being condensation.

I'll also say that I keep a container of DampRid in the camper all the time and I'm amazed at how much water it does actually collect.

They have a few types out now with even some scented beads in them so it gives a nice smell to it now.

Enjoy the camper!

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