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Old 04-06-2009, 09:27 PM   #31
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Re: cabinet condensation

Found this:

Do I need to dispose of the liquid daily?
The Dri-Z-Air unit does not have to be emptied until all the crystals have dissolved. The liquid in the bowl will not evaporate, but will continue to collect moisture. We do want to caution not to spill the liquid, since it collects moisture. If you have the Dri-Z-Air units where they might get bumped or kicked, please put the unit on a Dri-Z-Air tray or in a plastic bowl to catch any spills.

How do I dispose of the liquid in the Dri-Z-Air unit after all the crystals have dissolved?
If you are on a city sewer system, dump the liquid down the toilet. If you are on a septic system, place the collected liquid in a plastic jug and dispose it I your garbage. Do not dump it in your holding tank as the liquid can be corrosive to metal.

How do I clean up the liquid if it spills?
Use only plain cold water. Vacuum up the spill with a wet/dry vacuum, soak the area with water, vacuum, repeat several times. Let the area dry. If it stays dry that is a sign that the spill is cleaned. If it gets damp again, repeat the process.

Why is Dri-Z-Air corrosive to metal and leather?
Dri-Z-Air is calcium chloride, which is a salt product. When the liquid comes in contact with metal for a prolonged period, the metal will corrode. If it comes in contact with leather, it will dry out and become damaged.

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Old 04-06-2009, 10:54 PM   #32
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Re: cabinet condensation

There is an article on calcium chloride on wikipedia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calcium_chloride

Approved as a food additive. Gets hot if it suddenly gets wet. Irritant to skin.
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Old 04-06-2009, 11:09 PM   #33
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Well, I guess tomorrow I go out to the Toad and dump buckets of water inside where I spilled the Dry-Z-Air container.

It only makes sense....................

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Old 04-06-2009, 11:13 PM   #34
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Re: cabinet condensation

Do NOT put the Dri-Z-Air in a stainless steel sink without first putting the container into a plastic tub. Don't ask me how I know The overflow will pit and stain the sink.

I don't agree with not emptying the liquid on a pretty regular basis. The liquid in the bottom just gets recycled through the crystals... what a waste. It's an open source of moisture. Opening the trailer, emptying the container is about a five minute job.

Your mileage may vary.
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Old 04-08-2009, 10:58 AM   #35
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Re: cabinet condensation

http://oliverforums.com/viewtopic.ph...8cddf9bd3829ab

The above is one person's solution to cupboard condensation. However, as noted, no check was done to see if there was condensation behind the insulation.
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