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Mindyburd

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Condensation..or a leak?
« on: April 05, 2019, 12:40:13 PM »
We live full time in 2000 Dutchman supreme,
Windows were filling with water..googled it and the
Drain holes were clogged..that's alot of
Condensation!
I have water droplets forming on the ceilings of my slides..inside. At times it runs down the walls...
Is this condensation or a leak?
I've not been using anything for the humidity because..well I just learned about it with the windows.

Rene T

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Re: Condensation..or a leak?
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2019, 12:45:26 PM »
Most likely it is condensation seeing that there are 3 people living full time in the RV.  When cooking, make sure you run the vent fan above the stove and you can crack open a window. When showering turn on the ceiling exhaust fan in the bathroom. That should make a huge difference. When flushing the toilet, turn off the bathroom fan. If you don't, there's a chance you'll suck up some of the smell from your black tank.
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Mindyburd

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Re: Condensation..or a leak?
« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2019, 12:50:24 PM »
Thanks a ton..I appreciate your info!

Gizmo100

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Re: Condensation..or a leak?
« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2019, 10:04:43 PM »
You have to remember RV's were never designed to live in full-time. Although a LOT of people do live in them. The tips that Rene gave are right on the money. Some people get De-humidifiers to help control the humidity levels.

I'm assuming you are in a cold climate at this time. Water tends to condensate on the windows more when the RV is warm and the outside air is a lot colder
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Re: Condensation..or a leak?
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2019, 05:12:23 AM »
If it happens after a rain storm, it is a leak
Why not spray a hose on it and on the main roof on a dry day and see what happens?

Jack L