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Old 10-21-2015, 03:27 PM   #1
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Condensation inside the canvas

So we are returning from our first cooler weather trip using the furnace. I am concerned because the inside of the canvas developed condensation. How can we avoid this?
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Old 10-21-2015, 04:02 PM   #2
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Fisrt, Two words-Popup Gizmos.
Google them.

Second, you must allow for air movement. Keep a roof vent craked open and maybe a bunk fan on low.
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Old 10-21-2015, 04:58 PM   #3
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Crack the window or roof vent. I got a vent cover so I can crack the vent even in rain.
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Old 10-21-2015, 05:25 PM   #4
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I did both of the above suggestions, then bought an inexpensive digital "weather station" the just shows temp and humidity inside and outside. I bought it to have an outdoor thermometer, but found that the most useful thing was the indoor humidity reading. Once it gets upwards of 60% I know we don't have enough airflow to prevent condensation.
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Old 10-21-2015, 05:59 PM   #5
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We use gizmos and the camper heater not turned up that much and a small electric heater and leave the door window opened about an inch. It was cold last time out and we were fine. The gizmos work great, won't leave home with out them
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Old 10-21-2015, 08:10 PM   #6
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We usually crack the corner of the window on the feet end of the bunk and/or open the fantastic fan. That had always seemed to work. If we forget,we usually get condensation on those cold nights with the heat on.
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Old 10-22-2015, 05:24 PM   #7
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Condensation on canvas

Whether it was our pop-up or our new expandable. We always keep the tent end open just a little at the top. Just enough to let the air flow from one end to the other. Not enough to allow any rain to come in. Also the manufacture recommended we do this when we purchase our pop-up in 1992 and still works with our Palomino Solaire 199x expandable.

Vents help with the main body but they don't really help much with the tent ends. This way you are not buying any additional products.
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