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Old 02-02-2016, 12:30 AM   #11
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So I spoke with an engineer at Forest River today. He gave me a great suggestion that I wanted to share. Some of you may already know this. He said get a good 90pint Dehumidifier to run at night or when extremely hot or cold outside. Preventing humidity build up is key to prolonging the life of almost everything inside of the RV including the inner portion of your walls (the none Azdel portion)
Going to be our next purchase. Thanks for the info
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Old 02-03-2016, 03:25 PM   #12
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So I spoke with an engineer at Forest River today. He gave me a great suggestion that I wanted to share. Some of you may already know this. He said get a good 90pint Dehumidifier to run at night or when extremely hot or cold outside. Preventing humidity build up is key to prolonging the life of almost everything inside of the RV including the inner portion of your walls (the none Azdel portion)
I bought one almost immediately. They don't work well when it's hot though, usually rated to work up to about 90 degrees or so. I also keep my TT covered, so this summer when temps inside reach 100+ I am going to keep the air on set at 98.
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So I spoke with an engineer at Forest River today. He gave me a great suggestion that I wanted to share. Some of you may already know this. He said get a good 90pint Dehumidifier to run at night or when extremely hot or cold outside. Preventing humidity build up is key to prolonging the life of almost everything inside of the RV including the inner portion of your walls (the none Azdel portion)
We have been looking at these. The 70 pint ones are about half the price. I don't have any experience with these though. Anyone know if this will be sufficient? I guess at least it's better than nothing?
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Old 04-25-2016, 12:48 AM   #14
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We have the 70pint one and it works great!
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You run the dehumidifiers whenever the unit is stored? Great idea... what do b u do with the drain hose?
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You run the dehumidifiers whenever the unit is stored? Great idea... what do b u do with the drain hose?
I would guess you could just put it in the bathroom and run the drain hose into the tub. Or if your rv is washer/dryer ready and you don't use that option, you could set it up there.
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Actually, we just use ours when we are at RV Parks. It's great for getting rid of all of humidity caused by the shower. Also, even though the AC acts as a dehumidifier, it also causes Humidity when on fan mode. So we use ours during that time as well. Keep us feeling dry at night. In regards to draining it, we simply empty the holding tank (on the dehumidifier) in the morning. It's usually about half full (roughly a gallon of water). We will probably do a more permanent install by drilling a small water outlet into the side of the RV and allowing the water hose to connect and drain directly out.
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