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Old 11-24-2013, 09:34 AM   #1
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Moisture on slides

All my slides have quite a lot of condensation that spans the whole length. My guess is its related from inside heat being at 65 and 17 degrees outside.

I have heard to crack window, etc but that don't seem to work. What is the very best solution to this problem? Is it to buy a dehumidifier?
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Old 11-24-2013, 09:38 AM   #2
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FI, thanks bought some today, seems to be working, tonight will be the real test.
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Cool.
Be sure to check it now and again and dump any water out.
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Old 11-24-2013, 09:54 PM   #5
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just cracking a window may not be sufficient.
what's needed is air movement, so a roof vent along with a window cracked will allow for air to move inside the trailer.
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:31 PM   #6
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Thanks Dan , I did have multiple windows cracked and tried to crack the vents but probably due to not having max air vents a lot of water seems to drip thru the vents.
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All my slides have quite a lot of condensation that spans the whole length. My guess is its related from inside heat being at 65 and 17 degrees outside.

I have heard to crack window, etc but that don't seem to work. What is the very best solution to this problem? Is it to buy a dehumidifier?
This amount of moisture is excessive for sure. Breathing, bathing and cooking all contribute to the humidity. You see only a portion condensing on the cold sides, much is collection in the cold ceiling and in the walls and floor. Seems only a good dehumidifier is your answer, drained to a shower or new penetration outside. The result could be mold and rot otherwise.
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All my slides have quite a lot of condensation that spans the whole length. My guess is its related from inside heat being at 65 and 17 degrees outside.

I have heard to crack window, etc but that don't seem to work. What is the very best solution to this problem? Is it to buy a dehumidifier?
Are you using your propane furnace or plug in heaters? Propane will add moisture. Are you using the unit or is it in storage? If you are using the unit then I would look at the above suggestions.
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Thanks guys, for some reason it was the first night that it was horrible. We are using the lp furnace set to 67. Since the first night I have cracked the cabinet doors in the slides put a couple damp rid containers in the cabinets, haven't had a drop of moisture since. Not even on the window.
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