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Old 12-13-2014, 01:30 PM   #11
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We added hydravent behind all our cushions, under the bed and in closets that store towels and clothes. When we wake up in the morning we can quickly wipe down what needs it, open all the cabinet doors and turn on the heating strip in the airconditioner, lovely dry heat blowing around the trailer drying everything out.
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Old 12-14-2014, 03:52 PM   #12
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The next place to look for un-wanted condensation is your bed mattresses. I speak from year around living aboard various sailboats. The bottom side of my mattress foam would get quite wet from condensation caused from my body heat warming up the mattress foam which was placed against "cold" hull or bunk bottom structures. The best solution I found was to wrap the foam in plastic sheeting and stuff back into the upholstery covers. This worked great but I could never get used to the crunch and rattle of the plastic whenever I turned over at night. Then I tried those snap together tiles that form a grate. They worked pretty good but nothing worked quite as good as moving to a warm climate.
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Old 12-14-2014, 10:12 PM   #13
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Is Juneau considered a "warm" climate? I guess it is when compared to Fairbanks, but when we say "warm" I think we're using the term a bit differently than Alaskans are.
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Old 12-15-2014, 08:40 AM   #14
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Is Juneau considered a "warm" climate? I guess it is when compared to Fairbanks, but when we say "warm" I think we're using the term a bit differently than Alaskans are.
Hoping Juneau is reasonably warm when we head there in June. At least getting near 20°C (68°F) for a high, but will be happy with anything close to that. We are used to having to dress to suit the weather. Cooler for many of us northern folk beats the craps outta too hot, where fully undressed is still unbearable.
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Old 12-16-2014, 04:24 PM   #15
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I did some checking and the Reflectix 'added' as part of the extra installation package is rated as R-1. It looks to me like the foam on bonded to the vinyl adds a bit too. Maybe R-2.5 total?
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:13 PM   #16
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Correct me if I'm wrong, but I thought it was cpaharley2008 that when ordering his trailer had the mattress cut down by several inches so it would not be against the outside wall of the trailer. I have been toying with the idea as anything to have less condensation would help. Loren
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Old 12-16-2014, 05:24 PM   #17
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No touching, more air, no condensation.
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No touching, more air, no condensation.
So what you are saying is that this has worked out well for you and you would recommend it? Loren
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Yes, but I also immediately installed the hyper mesh underneath the mattress and on the one side and front walls. No condensation, but not sure if it is because on one or both changes. You can try it without the mesh and report back.
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