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Old 24-01-2019, 17:47
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Hi, recently moved in to a static (Cosalt boeing) and plan to live in it for a year or so... the cupboards above the bed and the wardrobes both have moisture on the walls but not at the top. So I don't think it's a leak other than putting heaters in there, what else can I do to prevent the moisture?
Would putting vents in the floor help at all?
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Old 24-01-2019, 21:43
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Hi, recently moved in to a static (Cosalt boeing) and plan to live in it for a year or so... the cupboards above the bed and the wardrobes both have moisture on the walls but not at the top. So I don't think it's a leak other than putting heaters in there, what else can I do to prevent the moisture?
Would putting vents in the floor help at all?
Thank you for any responses
Get yourself some hanging de humidifiers about 1.00 each..poundstrecher..asda etc...
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Old 25-01-2019, 09:25
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Hi, recently moved in to a static (Cosalt boeing) and plan to live in it for a year or so... the cupboards above the bed and the wardrobes both have moisture on the walls but not at the top. So I don't think it's a leak other than putting heaters in there, what else can I do to prevent the moisture?
Would putting vents in the floor help at all?
Thank you for any responses
Open the doors and let air movement assist in drying them out.
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Old 25-01-2019, 10:00
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Make sure there are no vents that have been blocked up, Ensure you have free air movement, get some Dehumidifiers cheap one or even an electric one.

Ensure you have some sort of heating to prevent condensation even if you leave Central heating on frost setting or oil radiators on low

But the main one is make sure you don't have blocked up vents and air is free to circulate
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Old 25-01-2019, 14:49
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Ok thanks, there are 2 vents in the bedroom itself, none of which are in the wardrobe.. is it worth putting one in the wardrobe to help airflow?
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Old 25-01-2019, 16:06
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Ok thanks, there are 2 vents in the bedroom itself, none of which are in the wardrobe.. is it worth putting one in the wardrobe to help airflow?
I think you need to look at the whole caravan when it comes to ventilation not just the wardrobe
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Old 25-01-2019, 16:22
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If you are living in the van permanently, I would invest in a proper electric dehumidifier. You will be amazed at the moisture it will collect. My son has a new house which is of an excellent thermal standard. He uses a dehumidifier when there are damp clothes on a clothes horse to dry them out. It works very well with no sign whatsoever of condensation. It could well be a good investment for you.
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Old 25-01-2019, 17:46
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We had this problem during cold weather, mainly when the bedroom was warm with heating on and the inside of the wardrobe still being cold, especially with it being on an outside wall. So opened up the wardrobe doors to let some heat in and moisture on the wall dried out. We had never suffered this problem during the summer, so just assumed condensation.
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