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Old 07-22-2016, 07:20 AM   #1
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Dehumidifier use during summer?

Does anyone use a dehumidifier during the summer? Does it help the A/C perform better?

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Old 07-22-2016, 07:34 AM   #2
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We use one anytime we are out. Helps most in the early and late season camping however it still pulls moisture out with the AC on.

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Old 07-22-2016, 07:37 AM   #3
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We use one at home where the rv is stored when not I use. It does a great job. When we leave, it stays in the garage.
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Old 07-22-2016, 07:39 AM   #4
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During the summer with the AC on the digital display shows that the humidity stays at 48% 24/7... but in the non-summer months (with central heat running) we use one which keeps the walls from getting condensation on them.

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Old 07-22-2016, 09:21 AM   #5
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We use one 24/7, 365 days a year. It pulls moisture out of the air all the time!
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Old 07-22-2016, 10:48 AM   #6
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Interesting thoughts on the A/C

I also run one no matter the time of year and it consistently is removing moisture from the air. I cannot answer with any level of conviction your question about A/C... But it did make me wonder... I commented on another thread about Greyhawk's weak A/C that mine seemed to perform better then was being reported by many other members. Makes me wonder if the dehumidifier is making a difference.

Of course the only way to test it would to be trying camping without the dehumidifier, and I am not about to do that

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Old 07-24-2016, 06:59 PM   #7
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I use it when parked in my driveway, but not on trips.

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