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Old 12-28-2020, 10:23 AM   #1
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behind the mattress sweats

my forest river alpha wolf 27RKL sweats in the bedroom behind the mattress. when I run my fireplace and try to warm up my camper in colder weather the wall behind my mattress sweats . enough where it wets the pillow and bedding. anyone else experience this problem?
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Old 12-28-2020, 10:51 AM   #2
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This is normal as the wall is cold and there is moisture in the inside air. One thing you can try is put a foam pool noodle from the dollar store between the mattress and the wall to allow some circulation. You should also check under the mattress as the moisture from your body will get in the mattress and then condense when it hits the cold surface. To correct the under mattress issue, add a piece of 4X8' foam siding insulation ( with aluminized facing) under the mattress.
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Great advice! Thanks I will try both
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Like they said all RVs do this. Also anything that is warm inside the rv when its cold outside will do the same thing. If you have lets say a blanket or pillow against an outside wall it will create condensation too. Check the back your cushions on your dinette. The ones for your back. I find if you're going to camp when its below 30 degrees outside and you have the heat on inside there is going to be condensation. Period. Buy a real dehumidifier. Not a cheap one that's portable. A real 20 to 50 pint dehumidifier. Depending gow big your RV is. ALSO try this underneath your mattress. It helps with airflow. Try to keep space between any fabric on an outside wall. I even had a box of cereal in a cabinet on a outside wall and the box acts like insulation and creates moisture in between the wall and box. Try this for the mattress on Amazon. It's called Den Dry.
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