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Old 08-25-2010, 08:18 PM   #1
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Faucet left on in Safari

I just bought an excellent 2008 safari--hooked up to city water. I closed the sink cover, which turned the faucet on. 30 minutes later, the tank overflowed into the shower and flooded the interior. I immediately opened the main drain, swept out and wiped down the interior. Should I be worried about water accumulated under the floor? Is there a way to check? Sorry for this novice question--a little panicked. Hal

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Old 08-25-2010, 08:43 PM   #2
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Being a pretty tight newer rv, I would put in a dehumidifier or turn on the a/c for a few days, just has to be a few degrees below ambient, you should be able to tell when the moisture is dried out by the mount of condensate dripping off the roof a/c drain. That was the grey water tank so it shouldn't have an after smell, unless the tank hadn't been flushed from the last use. The long term drip is what causes floors to rot, not a single wetting.

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Old 08-25-2010, 08:50 PM   #3
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Dave--thanks so much. It is a tight new coach. I'll leave the AC on for a few days. It's been closed up for a while, so that should help air it out. Hal
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Good answer, DaveFL.

Run a dehumidifier 3-4 days longer than underspaces feel dry. I'd do this before just counting on the AC to dry things out. IMO evaporation is too little at temps an AC maintains. A dehumidifier will suck out humidity like months of arid Minnesota midwinter days.

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Bobstream-- will do. I'll get a dehumidifier tomorrow. Too expensive to move to Minnesota. Hal
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