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Old 10-14-2014, 12:42 AM   #1
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Moisture issues with Kodiak 220RBSL

Hi there! new to living in a travel trailer. I'm located in Nanaimo BC Canada where there's a good amount of rain(rain forest) and cool temps(down to 6 celcius at night and average 12-14 daytime). I have purchased an electric heater to cut down on humidity in the air vrs propane furnace and we have tried opening windows, roof vents had on board fans on. Moisture still forms in the corners of the dinette slide out, on window corners and along the metal hinge bracket for the Murphy bed. Any suggestions out there. Thanks
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Old 10-14-2014, 02:55 AM   #2
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Condensation will form on surfaces that are exposed to cooler outside temps. You might try a dehumidifier and keep the windows and vents closed to limit the moisture in the coach.
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Old 10-14-2014, 03:47 AM   #3
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I use two of these in my TT at all times

http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B000...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

and when I have access to electricity, I run this 24/7 as well

http://www.amazon.ca/gp/product/B00G...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I have zero condensation going on in my trailer
I also keep our bathroom and bedroom vents cracked a wee bit 365 days a year for airflow.
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Old 10-14-2014, 08:11 PM   #4
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Hey thanks for the info and links. Heading out today for a dehumidifier:-)
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Old 10-15-2014, 02:00 AM   #5
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You have to raise the temperature in those areas above the dew point. Its no different then a cold glass on a humid day. Your slide out is the cold glass in this scenario. Try putting your heater with the air blowing in the slideout, especially where you getting condensation. Might help....
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Old 10-15-2014, 04:41 AM   #6
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Thanks, Eric
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Hey thanks for the info and links. Heading out today for a dehumidifier:-)
Hope it works for you!
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