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Old 02-13-2013, 06:45 PM   #11
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Just hope it works!!
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:35 PM   #12
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Thanks Gary for the link,
I found something similar here in US on Defender Marine website and ordered enough to do underneath and the bed sides. It's possible the solid bed bottom is pushing the heat up the cold sides. This stuff is supposed to disperse the body heat Hypervent Condensation Prevention Matting
I ordered 14 feet of the stuff but before installation I'm going to drill some air holes in the bed plywood under the mattress to allow more air circulation.
Heat, body heat or otherwise, isn't the problem. Water vapor is. The warm, moist air released by breathing all night in a basically closed space (the trailer) is condensing on the cool walls by the mattress when the dew point is reached. It's because little air circulates there and that part of the wall is colder than the more exposed interior walls.

The Hypervent product sounds interesting. When you get it, please let us know whether there is adequate space to put it between the mattress and the walls.
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Old 02-18-2013, 05:39 PM   #13
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I used Hypervent under my mattress in my truck camper and I never had a condensation or mold problem.
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Old 02-18-2013, 06:34 PM   #14
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We are using a big Damp Rid container. The first few times we checked, there was no water but the last time, there was plenty in there. Glad we have it.
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