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Keep a roof vent or window cracked for air 59 69.41%
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Old 06-03-2015, 03:30 PM   #11
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I leave both open about a inch.We have Maxx air covers.Never get rain or snow inside.
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Old 06-03-2015, 03:52 PM   #12
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Previous RV kept vents open in summer to ventilate, but found it allowed humidity to build up over time.
Ditto. It probably depends too on what part of the country your in, and the season, but doesn't do me much good to dehumidify then let all the humid air back in.
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Old 06-03-2015, 04:49 PM   #13
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In Wisconsin, it is closed up tight all winter, shades drawn and sky light closed. In summer I leave a window open slightly.
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Old 06-04-2015, 01:38 PM   #14
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What's the purpose to keeping vent open? Is it to keep it from getting musty stagnant air? I ask because I bought mine a year used. He kept the bathroom vent open with the exhaust fan blowing. I've not done it yet but only had it for a little over a month. It's covered well but we live in Houston meaning sauna.
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Old 06-04-2015, 01:51 PM   #15
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Leave the open all the time, rain or shine, hot or cold, except when the ac is on. Have covers on all 3 vents.
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Old 06-04-2015, 01:54 PM   #16
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What is this storage you speak of? LOL Full timers rock !
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Old 06-04-2015, 01:55 PM   #17
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I like to leave mine open year round with the vent covers. This way some air can get in and circulate and excessive heat can vent out. Humidity will build inside if you leave it sealed up tight also in my opinion.
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Old 06-04-2015, 02:01 PM   #18
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What is this storage you speak of? LOL Full timers rock !
When you live in the Great White North, camping in -40 is likely not that fun - not to mention gotta still work to pay for the new lifestyle. Maybe some day my 'storage' will be at an RV park in the southern USofA!!
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Old 06-04-2015, 02:28 PM   #19
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I have 3 vent covers and leave my vents half open all the time. Big difference in interior temp with vents open here in central Fl. I'd worry more about mildew with vents closed.
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Old 06-04-2015, 03:22 PM   #20
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On a side note, those Maxx Air covers are the best. My previous camper did not have them and I could never leave them open. I never really knew what I was missing until now. I have been leaving one open a few inches but I store inside. I am not going to leave them open in winter because mice will know it is my camper and find a way in by parachuting in from the rafters onto the roof, and into the vents. I am not even kidding. I have been at war with the mouse kingdom for several years and they look for every chance to ruin my day.
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