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Keep a roof vent or window cracked for air 59 69.41%
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Old 06-03-2015, 09:51 AM   #1
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Vent open or closed while in storage?

This seems to be up for debate so let's take a poll. While your RV is in storage, do you prefer to leave a vent / window cracked for air circulation, or do you keep it closed up tightly?

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Old 06-03-2015, 10:50 AM   #2
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Our storage is a whopping 3 steps away from the back door. If a storm is planned it gets closed up, but it mostly has widows and vets open.

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Old 06-03-2015, 12:27 PM   #3
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We leave our bathroom roof vent open year round.
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Old 06-03-2015, 12:52 PM   #4
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Our's is stored next to the garage.

We have three vents with covers, and I leave them open all year.
If a heavy storm is expected, I'll close them down some but still leave them cracked open.
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:06 PM   #5
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I leave the bathroom vent open an inch during the winter all the time.
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:12 PM   #6
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Previous RV kept vents open in summer to ventilate, but found it allowed humidity to build up over time. On this one, keep completely closed and have a small dehumidifier running during humid months I do open vent about 1" or 2" in winter.

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Old 06-03-2015, 01:17 PM   #7
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In northern climates, wouldn't you get snow packs inside even with a 1-2" opening of the vent? I have to store my RV 10 minutes from home, so I cant (nor care to) rush over everytime there is a precip warning.
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:17 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Ramblin Recks View Post
We leave our bathroom roof vent open year round.

^^^^^^^^^^ Same here
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Old 06-03-2015, 01:27 PM   #9
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we leave ours closed year round
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Old 06-03-2015, 02:00 PM   #10
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I have vent covers over both vents

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