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Old 01-01-2015, 11:36 PM   #1
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Dehumidification tricks

Curious to know what people do to dehumidify their trailers or MoHos during cool, wet winters. Someone suggested a tray of clumping cat litter, I'f had a Nicor vent going (which died after 18 mos.)

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Old 01-02-2015, 12:06 AM   #2
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I use a floor standing dehumidifier year round. Only the rare cold days is it off.

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Old 01-02-2015, 05:53 AM   #3
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I had a large dehumidifier (compressor unit) in our motorhome while at home in the barn which worked well. Too big and bulky for the Airstream. I switched to a Davis Air Dryer and it works great!

Intended for boat cabins , it's a small low wattage heater that sits on the floor. It keeps the air warmed enough to keep humidity at bay. With Fantastic fans open a bit it does exactly what I wanted. Like $40 on Amazon.

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Old 01-02-2015, 06:59 AM   #4
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Vents open under Maxxair covers. No problem in this climate for 20 years with two different trailers.

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Old 01-02-2015, 07:18 AM   #5
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A good, old fashioned, 60 watt light bulb near the floor with roof vent slightly opened. Provides a little heat and air circulation.
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Old 01-02-2015, 09:17 AM   #6
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This is the unit I have, used along with an adjustable humidity sensor.

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