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Old 26-10-2011, 17:06
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Thanks Angela - Interesting reading!
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Some good tips there guys and gals, my van suffers badly, that badly my roof was slightly damp above the bedroom window! I hate my back bedroom, so cold...brrrrrrr. The heater does make it warmer but I still get sopping windows

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Early and late season, my tip for dealing with condensation in the bedrooms - as soon as you get up, OPEN, the window, use a hand held wiper blade (you can pick them up in most hardware or supermarkets just a small wiper blade about 6" long with a plastic handle on) wipe downwards with the blade slowly to remove the excess moisture, it will run down OUTSIDE the caravan, then wipe the window over lightly with a clean dry piece of kitchen roll, also wipe the frame as this will probably we wet as well. Leave the window open for a while (keep checking if it has dried).
Repeat the process with your doors OR turn on your dehumidifier.

I do this every morning in all the bedrooms. I always keep an eye on the other windows and doors as well throughout the day, this helps to keep it at bay, just a quick wipe with dry kitchen paper helps a lot.
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Early and late season, my tip for dealing with condensation in the bedrooms - as soon as you get up, OPEN, the window, use a hand held wiper blade (you can pick them up in most hardware or supermarkets just a small wiper blade about 6" long with a plastic handle on) wipe downwards with the blade slowly to remove the excess moisture, it will run down OUTSIDE the caravan, then wipe the window over lightly with a clean dry piece of kitchen roll, also wipe the frame as this will probably we wet as well. Leave the window open for a while (keep checking that it has dried.
Repeat the process with your doors OR turn on your dehumidifier.

I do this every morning in all the bedrooms. I always keep an eye on the other windows and doors as well throughout the day, this helps to keep it at bay, just a quick wipe with dry kitchen paper helps a lot.
doesnt it run down inside the caravan and onto the windowsill? i know at home it runs down the window and overflows onto the windowsill....
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doesnt it run down inside the caravan and onto the windowsill? i know at home it runs down the window and overflows onto the windowsill....
Not if the window is open Tia.
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Really good concise info Angela, thank you

We would really like to share it with our members, if ok please feel to email on info@nacoservices.com
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Well done Angela. Good result.
I use a shower squeegee on my open windows and find it works brilliantly. Another tip from is that if you are cooking in the evening open a window in the kitchen if you can BUT make sure all the internal doors are closed, so the bedrooms and bathrooms don't get condensation. On the other hand when you do go to bed-keep the bedroom door slightly ajar so you get the flow through of air, that really makes a difference to condensation in the bedroom.
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Hi guys,

Some more useful tips here whilst the condensation could still be a concern

Hope it's useful guys
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Morning everyone, thought I'd refresh this thread as condensation is an issue at this time of year still.

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yes, I've put some of those condensation traps from the Pound Shop on the top of the wardrobes, tho to be fair its not been too bad. The black out liinings I put on the bedroom curtains seem to have helped.
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