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Old 10-27-2020, 11:05 AM   #1
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Is this normal?

We recently discovered a spot of mold on the bathroom floor which led us to poke around and discover that our moisture readings were about 40% in the subfloor behind the kitchen cabinets. We've searched for weeks for water incursion to no avail.

Two days ago, while poking around back there, we found a drip of water from what I believe is the city water input (I've circled the spot where we saw the water drip in my pic below.). We have not noticed water in that area ever before. This morning when I checked, it appears that the space between the inner and outer layers of aluminum is covered in condensation. There is no condensation on the inner most layer of the aluminum, just the sheet that is the exterior layer. My thought is that the water drip we found was just an accumulation of condensation on a low point.

I can't say that we have a particular problem with condensation in the interior of the trailer. We have foggy windows in the morning but nothing major. We already but a small dehumidifier inside the cabinetry.

Is this normal? Besides the dehumidifier, is there anything else we can do?
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Old 10-27-2020, 12:09 PM   #2
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40% in the subfloor is not normal
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Old 10-27-2020, 12:25 PM   #3
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Right, I know that part. I just wondered if anyone else had experienced an excessive amount of condensation within the two panels.
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Old 10-27-2020, 01:38 PM   #4
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Nothing is normal when it comes to leaks. Have had to replace the city water inlet due to leak. Unmount the inlet and check between the panels for moisture. You can disconnect the pex from the inlet from the outside. Replace with new if needed.
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Old 10-27-2020, 01:57 PM   #5
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I think your leak might be at the connection where I have outlined water drops in red on the picture.

Yes, you do have a leak!

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Old 10-27-2020, 02:09 PM   #6
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I think your leak might be at the connection where I have outlined water drops in red on the picture.

Yes, you do have a leak!

Tim
I also thought that looked like water droplets in the pic. I would give the fitting a twist to see how tight it is. Maybe that is all that is needed. I have these same fitting loosen under the kitchen sink and cause a leak.

And yes, 40% is way high and not normal, at all.
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Old 10-27-2020, 05:42 PM   #7
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The ShurFlo city water inlet/pressure regulator is a ticking time bomb.

I have gone through 3 of them in 2 years and finally decided Iíd had enough. Ended up drilling out the center of the mounting plate and installing a stainless steel marine city water connection.

No more worrying about the seals failing again...
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