Air Dryer

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  1. Johnny727

    Johnny727 New Member

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    We had a problem with condensation last year. We rented a site for a month in NH and spent the first 9 or 10 days there, then went up for long weekends. We had some issues because we sealed the pup tight for potential rain. We have since purchased and installed a vent cover, so we can now leave the fan open/running during rainstorms. We also purchased an Air Dryer to leave on while we're gone. Anyone familiar with these dryers? Our site is very shaded and we usually experience warm days and cool nights which leads to the condensation. Any thoughts/suggestions?

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    Have a link to the air dryer ?
     
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    Do you mean a dehumidifier?
     
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    Not sure if I'm out of line about mentioning this, but our camper actually instructed us (via the manual) to unzip both ends so that way air could cycle through via the fantastic air vent to reduce condensation. (i'm talking unzip like 1-2 inches on the very top of each bunk-end). Not enough to let rain in but not enough to let stale air settle on the inside.
     
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    I think the theory is to only heat the air slightly to assist in convection. An electric heater in the summer, even on low, would be too much.
     
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    Have you tried the small 12v fan/light combos for the bunkend to help keep the air circulating?
     
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    Run the AC to dry the air. If ambient temp is too low for AC, use a small heater to warm up the trailer and the AC to cool it down. You will get dry interior air in the end. I often did this in the Apache on rainy days.
     
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