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Old 09-07-2015, 12:09 PM   #1
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Open Vent or Close Vent

Brought home the new 5th wheel, loaded it in the driveway--ran all systems for a few days and everything seems to be working great. Now the question when parking it --do we keep the vents open, cracked or closed. Our temps are still in the 90's in North Alabama with high humidity. I have the vent covers on the areas I'm asking about. I'm not sure if the humidity is worse than the hot air. Would appreciate voices of experience.

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Old 09-07-2015, 12:20 PM   #2
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I have Max Air covers & leave the vents open year round, even when stored in the off season. I only close them when running heat or A/C.
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Old 09-07-2015, 12:35 PM   #3
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When we were back in the high humidity, I closed my vents...ran a/c all night...next morn, had water dripping from a/c inside....opened vents, fixed problem...I'd leave 'em open....B and B also had this happen
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Old 09-07-2015, 12:58 PM   #4
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Same as Arn... open when parked in the driveway (which is whenever not out camping).
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Old 09-07-2015, 04:48 PM   #5
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Same here, have Maxair covers and I keep the vents open

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Old 09-07-2015, 04:55 PM   #6
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I have a seasonal RV and Maxair Covers. The vents are cracked open all season. In the Fifth Wheel we leave the rear most vent open with Maxair a little bit as well.
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Old 09-07-2015, 04:59 PM   #7
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Leave closed no need to put more humidity in the camper. Later RJD
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Old 09-07-2015, 05:01 PM   #8
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Let'em breath.....easier on everything inside to stay good...woodwork esp.
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Old 09-07-2015, 05:06 PM   #9
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Cut the must, leave'em open with the Maxair covers when parked/stored closed when using A/C. Plus most Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and motor homes aren't 100% sealed anyway, even with them shut. Let it breathe a little.
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Old 09-07-2015, 05:22 PM   #10
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Ever seen one from Arizona that's been closed up and sitt'n a year or more? Not good.
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