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Old 11-30-2012, 03:42 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by glfbllrcks View Post
We are rookies so this is probably something I should know. Why is the storage compartment open at the top in the first place? Does this have a practical application? I have been in the construction business for over forty years and know a little about insulation and vapor barriers, so this makes no sense.
It's not "open" per se. It does open on a hinge for access to the storage compartment. Problem there is no insulation...just s sheet of plywood. So if the compartment gets cold enough and there is enough humidity inside the living quarters, water condenses between the mattress and the plywood. Then mold grows and ruins the mattress.

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Old 12-01-2012, 12:17 AM   #42
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Condensation or wetness under bed.

Hi, we have not had this problem in our trailer, but it was getting cold under our bed. I removed the plywood storage compartment top / bed mattress support. I put Styrofoam insulation under the plywood only in the storage compartment area. And I used two strips of "D" shaped weather seal around my storage door. I no longer have cold air leaking past the storage door and under our bed.
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Old 03-01-2022, 02:26 PM   #43
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So good to find this thread: I have a similar problem with my left twin bed platform being damp. So far, the mattress is dry so the wetness must be wicking in from below. We are wintering in Florida and not using my 25' twin bed 2014 Flying Cloud. It's parked in the sunny back yard. I'll try what has been suggested and hopefully that will stop the condensation. Thanks all for your help.

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